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Meredith Cohen

Meredith Cohen

Meredith is the Director of Accreditation at Lawline but has taken on a number of diverse roles within the company over the years, and has handled just about everything from managing customer databases to doing post-production work on courses. Since joining the Lawline team in 2012, she has gotten her MBA online, done some world traveling, and hand-fed an ostrich. She loves singing off-key in the car, shouting out the questions on ‘Jeopardy!’ and eating dessert first.

Defining the Rules: South Carolina Substance Abuse

By Meredith Cohen on Feb 22, 2018 2:00:00 PM in CLE

Once every three years, South Carolina attorneys are required to complete one Substance Abuse and Mental Health credit as part of their two-credit Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility requirement. We’ve created a guide to help you...

What You Need to Know for the South Carolina CLE Deadline

By Meredith Cohen on Feb 21, 2018 1:30:00 PM in CLE

February means a number of exciting events - watching footballcommercials on Super Bowl Sunday, celebrating love chocolate on Valentine’s Day, and savoring those last few weekends of playing winter sportsreading by the fire. But for attorneys in...

Defining the Rules: California Competence Issues

By Meredith Cohen on Jan 30, 2018 5:05:47 PM in CLE

California attorneys whose last names start with the letters H through M must complete and report their 25 MCLE credits by January 31, 2018 (that’s this week, people!). Part of this requirement includes one credit-hour of Competence Issues - but...

Defining the Rules: California Elimination of Bias

By Meredith Cohen on Jan 24, 2018 2:00:00 PM in CLE

By January 31, 2018, California attorneys whose last names start with the letters H through M must complete and report their 25 MCLE credits. One of the requirements that many attorneys frequently have trouble fulfilling is the one credit hour of...

What You Need to Know for the California CLE Deadline

By Meredith Cohen on Jan 16, 2018 11:45:00 AM in CLE

It’s January again! While parts of the country are plunging into frigid temperatures and blizzards, many attorneys in the Golden State are buckling down and working on their CLE requirement. That’s because the deadline to complete the three-year...

Changes to the Oregon CLE Requirements: What You Need to Know for 2018

By Meredith Cohen on Dec 11, 2017 10:30:00 AM in CLE

If you’re due to finish your CLE requirement in 2018 or 2019, listen up! The Oregon Supreme Court released some changes to the MCLE requirements that will be going into effect on January 1, 2018.

Updates to the Wisconsin CLE Rules: What Attorneys Need to Know

By Meredith Cohen on Nov 17, 2017 11:30:00 AM in CLE

Ah, December in Wisconsin. Snow is falling, the Packers are playing, and of course, attorneys are finishing up their CLE requirements.

Immigration and Diversity: Spotlight on Camille Mackler's Course

By Meredith Cohen on Aug 9, 2013 4:54:40 PM

The United States is known for being a "melting pot" of culture. That is to say, we've historically been a very big supporter of immigration from all over the world. As it turns out, the government is so keen on getting a rich and diverse mix of...

Medicaid Planning: Spotlight on Matthew Seidner's Course

By Meredith Cohen on Aug 8, 2013 5:04:03 PM

The national debt is one of the largest issues facing this country today. Many have proposed solutions to reducing the deficit and paying this debt, albeit with political resistance from one party or another. One touchy subject in this discussion is...

Oops! Employee Mistakes and Litigation: Spotlight on Lauren Ellerman's Course

By Meredith Cohen on Aug 7, 2013 4:52:50 PM

Everybody makes mistakes. It's why pencils have erasers, why keyboards have a backspace key, and why Gmail lets you retract that email you didn't mean to send to the entire office. In fact, email blunders are one of the most common ways in which...