It may be April Fools’ Day, but we’re not fooling around - this month’s programs cover a variety of interesting topics ranging from autonomous vehicles to employment issues with marijuana legalization.
If you can’t make a live webcast, don’t worry. All of our courses go on demand within 48 hours after airing (and you can check them out with our free trial).
The Legal Issues Surrounding Autonomous Vehicles. As autonomous vehicles become more of a reality, a host of legal issues arise. This program will cover the potential challenges of this new world, including vehicle regulation at the state and federal level, insurance liability, disruption in certain industries, and infrastructure adjustments. Airing April 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. (EST)
Don't Give Up Five Minutes Before the Miracle (Update). In this update to her compelling 2016 program, Laurie Besden will share her personal experience with drug addiction and discuss statistics of substance abuse and mental health disorders within the legal industry. In addition, she will identify resources available to help attorneys in distress. Airing April 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Police Liability Under Section 1983: The Year in Review. Stay up-to-date on the trends and controversies surrounding police liability under Section 1983. This program will cover recent Supreme Court cases dealing with police force, and topics such as taser use limitations and body cameras. Airing April 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
Counseling Your Client to Reduce Stress & Succeed in Litigation. In some cases, clients involved in litigation can experience a whirlwind of emotions including anxiety, fear, and depression. This program will provide insights into ways attorneys can embrace the role of counselor and guide their clients through the litigation process to the best outcome. Airing April 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Canna-business as Usual? A Guide to Approaching Marijuana in the Workplace. As more states legalize both medical and recreational marijuana, standard “drug-free” policies can pose challenges within the workplace. This program will help attorneys shepherd their clients through the rapidly changing legal landscape, addressing drug testing, drug-free workplace policies, and more. Airing April 30, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. (EST)
Katie was raised in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and decided to brave New York City after graduating with her M.A. in English Literature from Florida State University in 2018. When she is motivated to get off her couch, she frequents the movies, the theater, and the museums of the city.