Must-Watch January CLE: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Protest Lawyering, and More

Katie Carelli | January 2, 2020

New year, new CLE. Start the year off on the right foot with Lawline’s January lineup of live webcasts. With topics ranging from alternative dispute resolution to new technology in the legal field, there’s something for everyone. Check out some January highlights below. 

  • How to Prepare and Succeed in Using Expert Testimony in ADR. Learn how to best prepare for the use of an expert witness in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with this program, which covers the differences between the use of an expert in mediation and arbitration, whether the Daubert rules apply, and how to effectively deploy and cross-examine an expert witness. Airing Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Protest Lawyering Part II: Mass Arrest Arraignments. In this follow-up to his 2019 program “Protest Lawyering: From the Street to the Courtroom,” Wylie Stecklow continues his discussion on mass arrest defense, including best practices for getting your client out of jail following arraignment and how to protect your claims for a civil rights suit. Airing Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)
  • Disaster Preparedness for Lawyers. Disasters are unpredictable and lawyers must prepare in advance to protect their clients. This program will address how to protect confidential information, and the importance of maintaining competence and confidentiality during instances of disaster. Airing Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)

If you can’t attend 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). Check out recent highlights:

  • Ethical & Professional Responsibility Traps Waiting for Corporate Counsel. In-house counsel face some of the most challenging ethical issues in the legal profession. This program dives into these issues, ways to identify them, and how to avoid them. Originally aired on December 10, 2019
  • Combatting Cybersquatting: ICANN's Rights Protections Mechanisms. In the cyber marketplace, it is important for businesses to understand the difference between cybersquatting and the lawful registration of domain names in order to protect their trademarks. This panel program will walk attorneys through the differences, and discuss the protection mechanisms implemented by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICAAN). Originally aired on December 10, 2019
  • How is InsurTech Impacting the Insurance Industry? Since 2015, new industry offerings combining insurance and technology (“Insurtech”) have changed the insurance industry. This program introduces attorneys to the opportunities and obstacles that Insurtech presents, its various business models, and how these models can be used by legacy insurance carriers. Originally aired on December 16, 2019

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Written by Katie Carelli

Katie was raised in Fort 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.

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