MCLE Materials

Click on the session titles below to view the individual MCLE materials for each session. If there is not a link provided, that session does not have any MCLE materials available.

The number to the right of the session title in parenthesis indicates the number of MCLE hours you will earn by attending. MCLE hours marked with an asterisk (*) are ethics hours.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

10:15 – 12:15 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Law-Justice and the Holocaust – The Role of Judges in Safe Guarding Democracy (2.0)
1:00 – 4:00 Poverty Simulation & Economic Justice Seminar (3.0)
2:00 – 3:30
Effective Memory Skills: Making Your Case with a Better Memory (1.5)

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

8:30 – 9:30 PLENARY SESSION: Wellness for the Profession: Strategies and Activities That Work (1.0)

Breakout Sessions

9:45 – 10:45 Seersucker and Civility: How to Dress and Behave Like a Lawyer (1.0)*
9:45 – 10:45 How to Address the Reality of Alcoholism, Addiction, and Mental Health Issues Among Alabama Attorneys (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Alabama Dispute Resolution: How Are We Using It? (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Public Service in the Political Arena (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Standardization of Legal Opinions Governed by Alabama Law (1.0)

Breakout Sessions

11:15 – 12:15 Lawyers in Search of a Soul: Building a Better Profession (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 Attorney Advertising in Alabama: Concerns, the Law, New Issues & Effectively Marketing Your Firm While Maintaining Compliance with the Rules (1.0)*
11:15 – 12:15 Scams Targeting Attorneys: Will You be a Victim? Part A ; Part B ; Part C ; Part D (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 The Alabama Budget and Budget Process Part A ; Part B (1.0)

Breakout Sessions

2:00 – 3:00 Labor and Employment Law Update: Recent Developments and Their Impact on Employment in Alabama (1.0)
2:00 – 3:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Legal Industry Trends: In-House/Outside Counsel Roundtable (1.0)
2:00 – 3:00 Current Issues in Criminal Defense Law (1.0)
2:00 – 3:00 Primer on Qui Tam Actions against Federal Government Contractors (1.0)
2:00 – 3:00 Developments in Campaign Law in Advance of 2018 Elections / Alabama Ethics Act: Recent Opinions and Rulings (1.0)

3:15 – 4:45 Implicit Bias: A Frank and Continuing Conversation from the Bench’s, the Educator’s and the Practitioner’s Perspectives (1.5)

Friday, July 14, 2017

8:30 – 9:30 PLENARY SESSION:  The Future of Education in Alabama and Its Effect on the Legal Profession (1.0)

Breakout Sessions

9:45 – 10:45 Best Ways to Handle Social Media in Your Law Practice (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Beyond APTI – A Comprehensive Approach to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform in Alabama (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Alabama Law Institute 2017 Legislative Update (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 The Business of Being a Lawyer – Economics, EQ and Finance: What Every Lawyer Should Know (1.0)
9:45 – 10:45 Family Law Update and Business Meeting Part A ; Part B (1.0)

Breakout Sessions

11:15 – 12:15 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Future of the Profession: How the Delivery of Legal Services Affects Main Street’s Bottom Line Part A ; Part B (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 Getting & Keeping the Business: A Discussion with In-House Counsel (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 Hurdles Low and High: Standards of Review on Appeal (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 Introduction to Lawyer University: Overview of Courses Available – Marketing, Technology, Business Planning and Trends in Substantive Law (1.0)
11:15 – 12:15 Current Topics in Bankruptcy: Dischargeability of Taxes and Student Loans and the State of Structured Dismissal Part A ; Part B ; Part C (1.0)

1:00 – 2:00 Preserving the Past, Promoting the Future: Leveraging Historic Tax Credits Part A ; Part B ; Part C ; Part D (1.0)
1:00 – 2:00 An Update of Substantive Workers’ Compensation Case Law from 2016-present (1.0)
2:15 – 3:15 Review of United States Supreme Court Cases – October 2016 Term (1.0)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

9:15 – 11:15 Grand Convocation (2.0)