Daily Educational Programming Schedule – By Area Of Law

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Showing Programs In The Following: Law Practice Management Track

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
3:45PM - 5:15PM

How to Avoid Malpractice Risk by Being a Pro at Understanding Your Professional Liability Insurance

Ethics, Law Practice Management, Solo and Small-Firm, Young Lawyers Track (Signature)

This seminar will first address understanding professional liability coverage for attorneys and law firms, including scope of coverage, what may be a claim, claims made policies, responsibilities for providing notice, the significance of the timing of reporting a claim, etc. An overview of how to read a legal malpractice policy will be provided, highlighting certain key terms, conditions, definitions, and exclusions. Next, we will delve into several real life, “trending” scenarios or hypotheticals and discuss whether coverage would be provided. The topics to be discussed include the following: Misrepresentations on application or renewal application, the “innocent insured” clause; Cyber and AI Risks and Exposures (to self, firm, clients and third parties and vendor risk considerations); Ethical Implications; Intersection between Ethics and Legal malpractice; and Considerations to be made regarding legal malpractice and claims when an attorney is retiring from a law firm and/or the practice of law, including long tail coverage. Finally, there will be a discussion as to the types of policies available to attorneys in New Jersey, as well as trends.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour), including 0.6 ethics/professionalism credits
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.0 professional practice and 0.5 ethics credits
PA CLE: 1.0 substantive and 0.5 ethics credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Kathleen J. Devlin, Esq., Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP
  
Speakers:
Greg Cooke, USI Affinity
Robert B. Hille, Esq., Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis, NJSBA Past President
Michael R. McAndrew, Esq., Law Office of Michael R. McAndrew LLC
Kimberly M. Parson, Esq., Rebar Kelly
Miles Winder, Esq., NJSBA Past President

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
3:45PM - 5:15PM

Insights from Law Firm General Counsel - The Ethics of Fee Collection: To Pursue or Not to Pursue, That is the Question!

Law Practice Management Track (Aqua)

Our popular program returns! Join us to hear about what issues law firms are facing, including navigating collections from clients, continuing issues facing the post-COVID workplace, and more.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour), including 1.8 ethics/professionalism credits
NY CLE (non-transitional): 1.5 ethics credits
PA CLE: 1.5 ethics credits

Moderator/Speaker:
James J. DiGiulio, Esq., O'Toole Scrivo
  
Speakers:
Darrell M. Felsenstein, Esq., Assistant Ethics Counsel and Statewide Fee Arbitrator Coordinator, Office of Attorney Ethics
Ronald Israel, Esq., Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Sarah J. Scott, Esq. Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Elizabeth J. Sher, Esq., Day Pitney LLP

THURSDAY, MAY 16
8:30AM - 10:00AM

Best Practices Make Perfect: Law Firm Management, Structure, Disputes, and Succession Planning

Law Practice Management, Young Lawyers Track (Luna)

A newly created YLD-sponsored CLE which will explore basic law firm management, structure, disputes, and succession planning. This CLE is designed for all attorneys in private practice or attorneys transitioning to private practice. Learn some best practices from this esteemed panel!Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 practice management credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pendingNJ New Admit: 1.8 law office management credits
CPE: 1.5 taxation credits

Moderator/Speaker:
Samuel J. Berse, Esq., Berse Law, LLC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Lisa Vignuolo, P.J.Ch., Middlesex
Jacob P. Davidson, Esq., Falk Flotteron & Davidson
Susan Miano, Marcum LLP
Joseph Natale, Esq., Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
Alicia F. Williams, Esq., NJ Lawyers Fund For Client Protection

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Managing Partners Roundtable

Law Practice Management Track (Studio 1)

Hear from the managing partners at the state's most prestigious firms and learn how they are navigating issues facing the profession, including mentoring attorneys new to the field, navigating work from home and return to the office, DEI matters and more.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Non-transitional): 1.5 practice management credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Peter J. Torcicollo, Esq., Gibbons PC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Patricia K. Costello, A.J.S.C. (Ret.), Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Patrick Fuller, Chief Legal Strategist, ALM
Chad M. Moore, Esq., Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP
Thomas P. Scrivo, Esq., O'Toole Scrivo LLC

THURSDAY, MAY 16
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Insta What?? Using Social Media to Ethically Build Your Brand

Ethics, Law Practice Management, Solo and Small-Firm, Technology Track (Luna)

There is no question that social media is a growing force for reaching clients and building a brand. This panel will show Solo and Small Firm attorneys who may not be familiar with using social media some of the tools they can use to reach new clients ethically. Specifically, panelists will demonstrate the following: 1) What a LinkedIn profile is, the type of information that should be posted on LinkedIn, and how LinkedIn can be used to reach potential new clients 2) What InstaGram is, the types of postings that can be made, and how it can be used to reach new clients 3) X (formerly Twitter) and TikTok – these present special challenges for attorneys but do reach a younger potential clientele base After these social media tools are demonstrated, panelists will then discuss (i) how you can use them and how the rules on attorney advertising and ethics apply to them and any pitfalls you need to be aware of, plus (ii) how to avoid the “appearance of impropriety.” Just because an attorney can do something, does not always mean they should. The appearance of impropriety is an important concern as well, especially if we want to maintain standards in our profession.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour), including 1.2 ethics/professionalism credits
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 0.5 professional practice and 1.0 ethics credits
PA CLE: 0.5 substantive and 1.0 ethics credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Thomas J. Perry, Esq., Hutt Shimanowitz & Plocker P.C.
  
Speakers:
Kelly Castor, Esq., Castor Law LLC
Marc D. Garfinkle, Esq., The Law Office of Marc Garfinkle
Cher Krumins-Beens, CKB Marketing and Branding
Donald Newman, Office of Small Business Advocacy, New Jersey Business Action Center
Elliot Stern, Accel Marketing Solutions, Inc.

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NJSBA Meetings and Events Calendar


From section, committee and division meetings with valuable CLE credit, to receptions and dinners and special events, the New Jersey State Bar Association regularly holds meetings so our members can meet their mandatory CLE requirements and network with the state’s largest attorney membership.

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2024 Mid-Year Meeting


The New Jersey State Bar Association is thrilled to announce the 2024 Mid-Year Meeting will be held in Dublin, Ireland at The Shelbourne Hotel, Nov. 2-9.

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2024 Annual Meeting & Convention


The New Jersey State Bar Association is thrilled to announce the 2024 Annual Meeting & Convention will be held at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa May 15-17

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Practice HQ Training Events


Lawyers aren't taught practice management skills, and the NJSBA is here to fill the gap — no matter whether you are just starting out, mid-career or thinking about wrapping up their practices. Our PracitceHQ is here to help with webinars, informative articles, free consultations, comparison charts and so much more.

Practice HQ Training Events

Decisis


The new NJSBA member benefit Decisis will help you level-up your legal research.

Decisis gives members access to a robust database of local and federal case law is necessary information often used to structure your case. Decisis provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive, and it’s a free benefit to all active New Jersey State Bar Association members.

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Networking Events


The NJSBA provides a host of networking events so members can maintain relationships with existing colleagues and make new connects. Join us at a baseball game, the hockey arena, for a community service project, or another event.

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Benefits Of Membership


As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), you will join a powerful network of 16,000 legal professionals across the state of New Jersey. NJSBA membership grants you access to year-round virtual and in-person networking events, leadership and professional development opportunities, member-only discounts, educational resources to help you stay in the know and much more!

Practice Management Tools


The NJSBA provides tools lawyers need to improve their practice, from our comprehensive PracticeHQ library of resources; a career center to find your next colleague or opportunity; an intuitive and high-powered legal research platform; and a robust Member Assistance Program to connect members, and those who live in their households, with experienced counselors and resources to address mental health needs.

 

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Membership helps you build and maintain a powerful network through our in-person and online events with attorneys all over the state.

 

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The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) offers an exclusive partnership opportunity to amplify your organization’s impact and drive success. By harnessing the power of the NJSBA legal community, you can connect with our vibrant network of 16,000 legal professionals from 35+ different areas of practice, unlocking unparalleled opportunities for growth and achievement.

 

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