California is still under the 1990 draft regulations for transfers and spousal protections. This presentation will go over the eligibility basics and then treat strategies for eligibility for single and married applicants, using our existing transfer rules and keeping an eye on possible adoption of the Deficit Reduction Act rules.
In this compelling presentation, you will learn about the harmful physical and mental effects of alcohol and drug abuse and addiction. How do we recognize use and abuse of alcohol and other substances? Why are legal professionals prone to alcohol and drug abuse and addiction? What are the impacts to family, friends, employers, clients and colleagues of alcohol and drug abusers? When is it time to get professional help to intervene and preserve one’s health and career?
Women are 50.8% of the U.S. population. Yet, in virtually every field, they trail behind men in their representation in leadership positions. In its Women in the Workplace 2017 research study, McKinsey & Company found that, at major law firms, women attorneys constitute 45% of associates, but only 22.7% partners, and 19% of equity partners. The in-house legal environment doesn’t reflect significantly better representation in leadership positions either. While not providing the ultimate solution for obtaining gender parity in the legal field, this CLE program addresses a potential targeted tool women lawyers can use for career advancement and job satisfaction: cultivating sponsors.
This webinar will discuss the current state of the law concerning the Batson/Wheeler line of cases. The presenters will address who makes up protected classes, how and when to make objections alleging discrimination, how to defend against those objections, and what is the process for determining whether jurors have been excused for discriminatory reasons.