MCLE Crunch Time is almost over. The Law Library has four classes during the last 2 weeks of January. At our Downtown location, we have classes on how bias can impact your case, divorce mediation, and social media ethics. Our Vista location is hosting a class on successful negotiation. Each 1 hour class is $25, but library members can save $5 per class. Check out our upcoming classes for class details and registration information. Sign up today!

  • January 23 Downtown – Will Bias Cost You Your Next Case (BIAS) – The ability to recognize your biases and the biases of your opponent can save or lose your case. The session will cover recognizing and countering bias, finding the effects of bias in examiner’s and experts’s reports, and making implicit biases work in your favor.
  • January 25 Downtown- Divorce Mediation -The class covers the mediation process from the inside out and how it benefits your clients and your practice. There is an overview of divorce mediation and a discussion of how it can lead to positive results for dividing property and deciding on support amounts.
  • January 31 Downtown – Ethics Rules for Social Media (ETHICS) – Learn the ethical rules involved in using social media. The class will cover attorney advising, advising clients about the content of the social media posts, marketing and personal use by attorneys, and the use of social media in providing legal services. This is a DVD presentation, but it qualifies as participatory. It was shown earlier this month in Vista.
  • January 31 Vista – Successful Negotiation -1.5 hours for the same price as 1 hour. Learn how to negotiate sucessfully in many different situations. Topics include types of negotiation and mediation, the principled negotiator, standards of fairness, and case examples. This is a DVD presentation, but it qualifies as participatory.