After a brief holiday break, we have jumped back into MCLE Crunch Time! We have an MCLE webinar every day for the next [business] week, including one hour of hard-to-find Legal Ethics credit! Here is a list of our exciting topics:

  • Wed., Jan. 6: Speedwriting: From Brain to Brief in a Hurry: This presentation uses techniques developed by nonlawyer, professional writers to enable lawyers to take complex, multi-issue matters and organize them quickly, logically, and systematically. Presenter Randall Christison, Esq., has practiced law for over 35 years, focusing on civil litigation and on training lawyers.
  • Thurs., Jan. 7: The Law of Victim Restitution and Procedure: This webinar will cover an overview of California victim restitution laws and the procedure for obtaining victim restitution orders. Presenter Dep. City Attorney Sheila Ferguson, Esq., has specialized in victim restitution for the past two years handling all restitution matters in the Criminal Division’s General Trial Unit.
  • Fri., Jan. 8: Dealing With the Media: What You Can & Can’t Say (Ethics Credit): Media attention in a case you are handling can raise a lot of issues, including many ethical considerations. In this webinar, Professor and Witkin Award recipient Martin Kruming, Esq., will share his knowledge of media law and ethics with attendees.
  • Mon., Jan. 11: What You Need to Know About the ADA and Public Accommodations: In this webinar, Pacific ADA Center Program Manager Jan Garrett, Esq., will discuss what types of facilities are public accommodations subject to barrier removal requirements and the “readily achievable” barrier removal concept.
  • Tues., Jan. 12: Survey of Name, Image, and Likeness Landscape in College Sports: Online streaming of sports events has created more digital space for advertising, which creates more opportunities for athletes to enter into advertising deals. Founder & Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer, Jeremy M. Evans, Esq., will discuss current trends in sports licensing, including the pros and cons of California’s “Fair Pay to Play Act” which allows amateur athletes to enter into endorsement deals.

These webinars are just the first five of the dozen MCLE webinars we have scheduled for January. These webinars are part of our series of continuing legal education (CLE) classes. Since the physical locations of the library closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have transitioned our CLE programs online as webinars. These courses have been in high demand and spaces fill up quickly so, please, sign up now to reserve your spot! You will receive an email with your login information after registering for the event.

And, if you are an MCLE Class Package holder, you can use your promo code when registering for the class to take advantage of your free MCLE webinars! MCLE Class Package holders pay a flat rate of $75 and can attend unlimited classes between the date they sign up and January 1, 2022.  If you have any questions about our webinars or our Borrowing or MCLE Class Packages, please contact us by emailtelephone, or Virtual Front Desk (weekdays between 2 pm and 4 pm). Or, you can sign up for a telephone appointment with a reference librarian to get your questions answered in real-time.