Must-Watch October CLE: Attorney Impairment During COVID, Hot Topics in Trade Secrets, and More

Katie Carelli | October 1, 2020

October is here, and the 2020 election is right around the corner. This month, Lawline is bringing you election-themed content, while continuing to keep you up-to-date on shifts in the legal landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you want to gain insight into recent immigration updates, help your clients stay compliant with political donations, or learn about recent developments in trade secrets law, something is sure to pique your interest. Check out these highlights: 

    • Surveying the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration Compliance (Update). This program identifies the impact that COVID-19 has had on immigration issues, such as changes to the Form I-9, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) policies, USCIS operations, and more. Airing October 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
    • Political Issues for 501(c)(3) Nonprofits. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit can do a lot of good in this country, however, they are often advised not to engage in political action. This program will walk attorneys through tools, tricks, and avenues attorneys can find for political engagement by a 501(c)(3) organization. Airing October 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
    • Hot Topics in Trade Secrets: The In-House Counsel Perspective. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging for businesses to keep trade secrets private due to new methods of working. This program will discuss the many recent challenges and opportunities businesses face in protecting trade secrets. Airing October 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.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:

    • Estate Planning and Pandemics: What Lawyers Should Consider for Both Their Practice and Personal Affairs. The fear of contracting COVID-19 has prompted many people to re-examine their planning documents and advance directives. This program will review how to best protect client assets, and which estate planning documents are most important. Originally aired on September 10, 2020
    • Understanding Congressional Oversight and Presidential Immunity. Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Vance were two major 2020 Supreme Court decisions dealing with congressional oversight and presidential immunity. This program reviews both cases in detail, analyzes legal theories at play, the Court’s decisions, and the impact these cases might have on congressional oversight and presidential power moving forward. Originally aired on September 24, 2020
    • Election Protection for Attorneys: How to Help Voters in 2020. The 2020 election is fast-approaching and highly contentious. This program will identify the major problems that many voters are facing and how to overcome them, and discuss voting mechanics such as voter registration, provisional ballots, early voting, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more. Viewers are encouraged to sign up as poll workers or Election Protection volunteers! Originally aired on September 25, 2020


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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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