This Week’s MCLE Lineup Includes 1 Hour Bias Credit
The deadline for continuing legal education credit is only two weeks away! Fortunately, we have a week of lunchtime classes to fulfill your MCLE needs, including a Friday class that provides one hour of Bias Credit. Each 1 hour class is regularly $25, but there are two programs that can make them even more economical. Check out our Unlimited MCLE pass or our Discount pass. Sign up today! All classes are Downtown and start at noon.
- Tuesday, January 14 – Employment Law Update – This program will focus on hot topics and recent changes in labor and employment law. Some of the topics that will be discussed include recent changes in the law regarding: new employment legislation passed in 2019, wage and hour update, harassment, discrimination and retaliation, disability discrimination, and medical leave.
- Wednesday, January 15 – Move-Away Orders in Family Law – This session will provide an overview of the law related to move-away orders, which are required when parents are separated or divorced and one parent wishes to relocate with the child. Topics discussed during this class will include: determining the proper standard to apply, Montenegro orders and analysis, and the “Best Interest” analysis, The La Musga factors.
- Thursday, January 16 – Federal Indian Law 101 -This session will provide an overview of federal Indian law, and will discuss: tribal sovereignty, criminal jurisdiction, civil jurisdiction, tribal sovereign immunity, Indian Child Welfare Act, gaming, land use and environmental regulation.
- Friday, January 17 – Will Bias Cost You Your Next Case? (Bias Credit) – Bias in the courtroom is a prevalent problem. The ability to recognize your biases, the biases of your opponent, and expert witness bias, can save or lose your case. This presentation introduces the six forms of courtroom biases identified in Black’s Law Dictionary, plus expert witness bias. You learn how to recognize these biases in yourself, your expert witnesses and the opposition.
If you can’t make it to our live MCLE classes, we have dozens of self-study MCLE audio recordings, including recordings that provide Legal Ethics, Competency, and Elimination of Bias credits. You can listen at the library or can check them if you join our borrowing program.