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The California Legal Pathways Collaborative (CLPC) invites Law Academy Teachers, Advisory Boards, Administrators and Volunteers to join CLPC for our symposium supporting and enhancing our law academy partnership for the ongoing success of our law academies and students. Read more
Many lawyers feel hesitant to try meditation, which can seem alien and inaccessible from the vantage point of a professional culture that places great value on logic and reason. The authors of The Anxious Lawyer describe how meditation and mindfulness practices support a more effective and enjoyable legal practice as well as better self-understanding, more rewarding relationships, and a deeper feeling of connection with the world. Read more
The ethics rules are all about deterring bad conduct…and who has conducted themselves badder than the worst thieves in history? Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he unearths the stories of some of the worst crooks in history and reveals the ethics lessons that lie beneath.  Read more
Walking is a dance. Learn to do it gracefully to save your knees, hips, and back. Join us for an insightful hour as we explore the fascinating interplay between walking, posture, memory, and movement. We'll delve into how our bodies adapt to trauma, the long-term implications of these changes, and strategies to restore confident, balanced walking. This presentation promises to change the way you think about every step you take. Read more
Cannabis licensing in CA is highly regulated and somewhat unique. This presentation is designed to provide a roadmap for attorneys working in the cannabis space to better understand the context of what due process is provided by CCAP and the procedural requirements before an appeal can be filed with CCAP. Read more
In the realm of labor and employment law, few events stand as testament to longevity and relevance quite like the Advanced Wage and Hour Conference and the Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section. Read more
Sometimes, the law provides a cruel tease. We think we finally may get an answer to something, perhaps filling a gap in authority that we see on a recurring basis. Read more
Only the CLE performer, Stuart Teicher, can weave together three seemingly unrelated things into a coherent explanation of the rules on conflicts. You’ve got to see it to believe it. Join Stuart as he explains how: …Rule 1.10 is best explained by the time he broke his nose during a pickup basketball game …a hypothetical case about Spider-Man teaches “direct adversity” …Stuart’s crush on a particular entertainer explains Rule 1.7 …the Russian Invasion of the Ukraine poses explains the rule on withdrawing. Read more
The speakers will cover the basics of understanding and analyzing potential conflicts of interest, including in the contexts of current and former clients, joint representations, subpoenas, and business dealings with clients, among others.   They also will address vicarious disqualification and ethical screens. Read more
Join us for the 2024 Solo and Small Firm Summit, June 13-14. This will be a virtual conference, so you can tune in from anywhere! Read more

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