Must-Watch July CLE: Provisional Waivers, Tribal Consultation, and More

Katie Carelli | July 1, 2020

While all 50 states have started to reopen, many states are seeing an uptick in cases, with the U.S. reporting the highest number of cases in a single day last week. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all aspects of life, including the legal field. Whether you’re looking for COVID-related legal content, or hoping for an escape from it, Lawline’s July lineup has something for you.

  • Provisional Waivers (I-601A): How to Optimize a Successful Outcome for Your Client. The Provisional Waiver is one of the few methods of obtaining permanent U.S. residency. This program will walk attorneys through the proper screening process, developing a strong strategy, reviewing the eligibility of clients, and preparing for the consular interview. Airing July 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
  • Effective Native American Tribal Consultation on Infrastructure and Other Projects. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) are two of many federal laws that require the federal government to consult with all affected Native American and Alaska Native tribes on energy and infrastructure projects. This program will address best procedures of effective Native American tribal consultation. Airing July 20, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)
  • Surviving an Economic Downturn: Pandemic Proof Your Small Law Firm. Personal injury attorneys are facing many issues in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This program details the future of civil jury trial through discussions of virtual mediations, remote depositions, and law practice management issues such as valuing law firm personnel, obtaining new clients, and streamlining your work. Airing July 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 some recent highlights: 

  • Conducting Internal Investigations 101. This program is designed to guide business attorneys through internal investigations, from the decision to bring in outside counsel to the contact and discussions with government attorneys. Originally aired on June 1, 2020
  • Using Social Media Evidence in Litigation. Social media is inescapable, and it can have a great impact on an attorney’s case. This program provides best practices for dealing with social media in an injury case, including the strategic use of social media and how to defend its use at trial. Originally aired on June 8, 2020
  • Recent Developments in Employee Health and Welfare Plans. Many new pieces of legislation, regulation, and litigation have affected health and welfare plans this year due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will cover guidance issued by the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services, and new legislation, such as the CARES Act and FFRCA. Originally aired on June 16, 2020

 

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  3. Pro Bono Strategies in Emergency Response to COVID-19

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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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