The Delaware State Bar Association offers a variety of seminars
for the continued professional development of its members.
FUNDAMENTALS SCHEDULE FOR 2017 (Registration forms will be available below, as they become available):
- Fundamentals of Real Estate – February 15, 2017
- Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedure – March 15, 2017
- Fundamentals of Will Drafting and Estate Administration – April 18, 2017
- Fundamentals of Law Practice Management and Technology – May 10, 2017
- Fundamentals of Civil Litigation – June 1, 2017
- Fundamentals of Family Law – TBA
- Fundamentals of Lawyer-Client Relations – TBA
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 1:00 PM
COVID-19-Spawned "Busted Deals": Contractual Rights, Obligations and Defenses to Performance 2020
3.0 hours CLE credit
The focus of this program will be a discussion of COVID-19 influenced and related litigation, specifically on enforcement and defenses to compliance with contractual obligations. Recognized by Chief Justice C. J. Seitz as relevant topics that lawyers in Delaware need to know, we offer this CLE. The Delaware primary trial courts, the Court of Chancery and the Superior Court, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, have been experiencing a significant increase in litigation surrounding the effects of the pandemic on contractual rights, obligations and defenses to performance.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM
Virtual Hearings Before the Board and Discovery, DMEs and Practical Reminders During the COVID-19 Crisis 2020
1.5 hours CLE credit
The Covid-19 epidemic has brought to a head an issue that has been debated for years: how practical are virtual hearings and what needs to be done to make them work? In this seminar, we identify practical steps lawyers and their firms can take to offer strategies in adapting to COVID-19 for Hearings before the Board along with practical reminders and current updates regarding Discovery, Depositions and DMEs.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Small Firms and Solo Practitioners Conference 2020
5.3 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
A chance for small firm practitioners to come together and discuss an interesting and useful program: 1) Multiple Employer Plans which allow small firms to join forces and have a single retirement plan with benefits; 2) Preferred Insurance Program - discussing insurance for overlooked gaps in coverage to help mitigate claims before they arise; 3) Complaints, Malpractice & Ethics - discussing exposure to client complaints, fee disputes, legal malpractice and ODC concerns. 4) Scaling Law Firm Growth Through Intake Policies and Procedures - tips on making more money by predictable processes and tracking leads. 5) An Ongoing Look at Billing Models and Alternative Fee Arrangements; 6) What I Wish They Taught Me in Law School - filling in the business information that law school doesn't teach.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 8:30 AM
Workers Compensation Seminar 2020: Practically Speaking
6.5 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
Program Highlights: Address from the Industrial Accident Board; In the Beginning: Initiating the Claimant's Case; Initiating the Employer's Defense; Discovery and Pre-Trial Matters; Keynote Address - The Art of Lawyer/Client Relations by Joshua W. Martin III; Witness and Client Preparation; Expert Witness Preparation; Trial Practice and Presentation; Case Law Update; Hot Topics in Ethics
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