Every aspect of the legal industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at Lawline, we’re doing our part to help attorneys adjust to a rapidly shifting legal practice with a series of free CLE offerings, free non-CLE webinars, and short briefings designed to answer specific questions attorneys have about their practice.
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Please note these webinars are not for CLE credit.
Shifting to a Remote Law Practice in Response to COVID-19. Attorneys have increasingly found themselves working remotely in response to COVID-19. This webinar, presented by Oscar Michelen and Scott Limmer, will cover the impact that COVID-19 has had on law practices, how attorneys can best adapt to working remotely, and what systems and technologies attorneys can employ in order to successfully shift to an online practice. Recorded on March 25, 2020.
Updating Your Coronavirus Response Plan: A How-To Guide for Employers. This webinar, presented by Susan Gross Sholinsky and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, will answer frequently asked questions by employers about how to respond to constantly changing laws and regulations due to the Coronavirus pandemic, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the impact of stay-at-home orders, and resources to maintain business continuity. Recorded on March 30, 2020.
Using Technology to Counsel Vulnerable Clients in a Crisis. In this time of crisis, attorneys need to be able to shift their firm online and know how to best prepare and advocate for clients in a virtual setting. This webinar, presented by Maren Miller Bam, will cover tools and tips to do so, including routing phone calls, using DocuSign, posting on social media, telephonic hearings, and virtual conferences. Recorded on April 1, 2020.
Immigration Updates and Strategies Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on immigration-related agencies like the Department of State, USCIS, ICE, CBP, EOIR, and DOL. This webinar, presented by Matthew Blaisdell, Valentine Brown, and Christian Park, will cover the latest information from these agencies on travel bans, application filing, court appearances, the H-1B lottery, and more. Recorded on April 1, 2020.
Creative Estate Planning in the Time of Coronavirus. This webinar, presented by Kim Murphy and Lisa Campo, helps attorneys offer quality estate planning services in the time of COVID-19 with discussions of holographics wills, electronic signatures and notarizations, and video-conferencing witnesses. Recorded on April 2, 2020.
Managing Your Coronavirus Response Plan: FAQs for Employers. In this update to their previous webinar, Susan Gross Sholinsky and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper answer more frequently asked questions by employers, and provide an overview of federal, state, and local leave laws, various unemployment insurance laws, the impact of furloughs, and return to work issues. Recorded on April 13, 2020.
Managing Your Coronavirus Response Plan: FAQs for Employers (Update). In this third webinar update, Susan Gross Sholinsky and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper discuss various unemployment insurance laws, the impact of furloughs, the continued impact on businesses in states with stay at home orders, how to manage essential employees, how to keep your workplace virus-free, and what happens when the economy re-opens.
COVID-19 Pandemic: Federal Special Education Update. This webinar reviews federal legal developments in the area of special education arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, including directives issued under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stimulus Act (CARES), as well as the challenges surrounding distance learning, what parents can do to protect the rights of students with disabilities, and how attorneys can support families in asserting their rights.
COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and the New Era of Sports. The COVID-19 pandemic and social protests resulting from the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others have had repercussions in the sports arena. This webinar will discuss the effects of event cancellations on player salaries, the future of the Olympics, and leagues' and teams' reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement.
State of the Practice Area Roundtable: Insurance Law. In this first in our series of practice area roundtables, Peter Halprin and Mikaela Whitman discuss the effects of COVID-19 on insurance law, trends and struggles currently seen in the practice, and what the future of insurance law might be.
How to Win Your Audience: Virtually and In-Person. This webinar will run through strategies and tips for successful public speaking, both virtually and in person, including how to best organize presentations, how to present without reading, and how to deal with nerves.
Pivot Your Marketing in Response to COVID-19. Join Janet Falk as she covers resources and tactics firms can use to connect with prospective clients in our “new normal”, including newsletters, resource centers, webinars, podcasts, YouTube channels, and more.