Events

Events

Sep
25
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Webinar: Sue Unto Others As You Would Have Them Sue Unto You

Increasingly, lawyer civility and congeniality is becoming a thing of the past. Yet, it doesn't have to be that way. In this humorous presentation, veteran attorney and legal humorist Sean Carter will remind you that zealous advocacy does not require you to be a zealot. 

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. Credit is pending in Missouri.

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Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Webinar: Fantasy Supreme Court League: The 2018 Season

Step right up to participate in the Fantasy Supreme Court League. In this unique presentation, Sean Carter humorously recaps the significant cases of the most recent term. After receiving the facts of each case, you will compete with lawyers from across the country by attempting to remember (or guess) the outcome and "vote spread" of each case.

 Approved for 2.0 hours of general CLE credit in Kansas & 2.4 hours of general credit in Missouri.

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Oct
4
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Webinar: Yakety Yak! Do Call Back!: The Ethical Need for Prompt Client Communication

While it is important to comply with every obligation of the ethics canon, the obligation to promptly communicate with the client may be the most important. Lawyers who flaunt this rule leave their clients with no choice but to contact the state bar in a desperate attempt to seek answers to their questions. And, of course, by that point, the disciplinary authorities will have a long list of questions of their own. 

 In this insightful webinar, legal humorist Sean Carter will provide lawyers with practical tips for how to meet the increasingly difficult of burden of talking, emailing and texting to each client’s content.

 Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas & Missouri.

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Oct
5
11:30 AM11:30

Inn of Court - October 2018 Ethics CLE

A special ethics CLE will be held at the Douglas County Judicial Center, where a representative from the Office for Attorney Discipline will present on current concerns for Kansas lawyers.  Following this presentation, participants will engage with a moderated panel of district court judges.

Costs for this event are NOT included in the annual dues for Inn members.  In order to receive CLE credit, Inn Members will need to pay $25 and non-members will need to pay $55.  Checks should be made out to the Judge Hugh Means Inn of Court.  

RSVP here: http://www.innofcourtlawrenceks.org/2018-ethics-cle-rsvp

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Oct
24
7:00 AM07:00

Self Defense for Women

Douglas County Sheriff's Office instructors will share safety information, teach some basic defense techniques and give participants a chance to practice the techniques themselves. The class is October 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dale Willey Automotive, 2800 Iowa, in Lawrence.

The class is open to females ages 12 and older. No need to RSVP, just show up. A $5 donation is suggested, which will benefit Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County. Call 785-832-5203 if you have any questions.

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Oct
24
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Webinar - Yelp, I've Fallen for Social Media and I Can't LinkedOut: The Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the other social media tools have become ubiquitous in our high-tech society. And while social media can undoubtedly help lawyers to enhance their networks of colleagues, clients and prospective clients, it can also ensnare the unwary in a web of ethical violations.

 Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. Pending approval in Missouri

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Oct
31
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Webinar - A Nightmare on Ethics Street: Don't Fall Asleep on Your Ethical Obligations

On Halloween 2011, more than 700 lawyers from across the country screamed (in delight) as they experienced the first ever CLE webinar spooktacular -- A Nightmare on Ethics Street. Exactly seven years later, acclaimed humorist Sean Carter will be back with all new tales of real-life ethical nightmares. In this fun (and sometimes, frightening) webinar, Carter draws upon recent disciplinary cases to demonstrate the ethical danger for attorneys who fall asleep on their ethical obligations.

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. CLE credit pending in Missouri.

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Sep
14
10:30 AM10:30

Webinar Opportunity: Federal Magistrate Judge Positions in Kansas

The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas is hosting a webinar on Friday, September 21 at 12:00 PM (CST) about federal magistrate judge positions in Kansas. The webinar will cover the following topics:  
 
1. Magistrate Judge Duties
2. Salary and Benefits of a Magistrate Judge 
3. Recruitment/Reappointment Process
4. Question & Answer Session
 
Participation is limited to 200 people and may be done anonymously from your computer. If you are unable to attend the live webinar on September 21, we hope to post a recording on the court website shortly thereafter.
 
Please RSVP by clicking on the following link to register:
 
http://www.ksd.uscourts.gov/ksd_calendar/main/event/3108 
 
After you register, you will receive instructions about how to join the webinar.

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Sep
10
1:00 PM13:00

Drafting Gun Trusts

Why and How Gun Trusts are Used

Gun collections can hold a special significance to your clients and are often the part of the estate that is bequeathed to specific beneficiaries. When Title II weapons are involved, additional restrictions apply to their ownership, use and transfer. This practical course offers an objective legal analysis of the use of gun trusts, and will allow you to help your clients successfully and legally transfer these unique heirlooms to their heirs. Register today!

  • Trace the history of federal gun law and get an update on current legislative efforts.
  • Clarify how guns are classified and how firearms and accessories are regulated under the NFA.
  • Review the fundamentals of gun trust drafting and compare using trusts vs. business entities for gun ownership.

Who Should Attend

This timely legal course is designed for attorneys. Trust administrators/officers and paralegals may also benefit.

Course Content

  1. U.S. Gun Laws Overview
  2. Firearms Regulated
  3. The Gun Trust
  4. Drafting a Gun Trust
  5. Survey of Selected Advanced Planning Issues
  6. Firearms Forms of Note
  7. Liability Considerations
  8. Future of Gun Legislation and Gun Entity Planning

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Credits:  1.50 hours

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Aug
31
12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar - The Ethical Issues Representing a Band - Using the Beatles as a Case Study

An Internet for Lawyers Production:  Rock-n-Roll Law Intellectual Property/Copyright Series - The Ethical Issues Representing a Band - Using the Beatles as a Case Study

In this program, attorney/songwriter Jim Jesse continues his discussion of copyright law as it applies to the ethical issues a lawyer could encounter when representing the very specific business entity that is a band. Jesse uses specific fact patterns from the later portions of The Beatles career to illustrate these principles, including copyright infringement, as well as:

Ethical Issues in George Harrison My Sweet Lord Case (The Featured Case) / Breach of Fiduciary Duty / Conflict of Interest – MRPC 1.7, 2.1

Ethical Issues Regarding Band/Organization Dissolution – MRPC 1.13, 1.14

Ethical Issues and Conflict of Interest in Representing Competing Interests in a Group – MRPC 1.7, 2.1

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. CLE credit pending in Missouri.

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Aug
29
9:00 PM21:00

Title Due Diligence: Complex Issues & Answers - Video Webcast

Get Answers to Your Most Complicated Title Questions

Spot and fix complicated title commitment issues, read land surveys, resolve title defect complexities and handle other title problems in this focused, 6-hour title due diligence program. Avoid or troubleshoot title due diligence complications and get your questions answered - register today!

  • Explore an array of title difficulties - from everyday frustrations to more unique scenarios.
  • Spot and fix complicated title commitment problems.
  • Enhance your survey reading skills and get solutions to survey-related complications.
  • Find out what to do with sticky liens, defective documentation and ownership discrepancies.
  • Learn how to overcome critical issues in quiet title actions.
  • Guard clients from land use problems and environmental hazards.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals and title agents will also benefit.

Course Content

  1. Spotting and Fixing Complicated Title Commitment Issues
  2. Reading Land Surveys: Spotting Issues That Put Ownership in Question
  3. Resolving Title Defect Complexities
  4. Quiet Title Suits as a Means to Resolve Title Problems
  5. Sticky Land Use, Zoning and Environmental Issues
  6. Handling Other Title Difficulties
  7. Legal Ethics Challenges

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Credits:  7

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Aug
29
12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar - Rock-n-Roll Law Intellectual Property/Copyright Series

An Internet for Lawyers Production:  Rock-n-Roll Law Intellectual Property/Copyright Series - The Exclusive Rights (and Revenue) You Get With Music

In this program, attorney/songwriter Jim Jesse explores "the meat" of music copyright law, as he walks you through ALL of the revenue sources songs can generate for your music clients. Jesse takes a wholistic approach to the discussion of the six exclusive rights that come along with any song copyright: reproduction, distribution, public performance of the composition and the master, derivatives, and public display. He details each of those rights in the order they would arise during the songwriting/recording process. Particular emphasis is focused on mechanical royalties, performance royalties, licensing, and publishing. The program also covers the permissions necessary to license the works of others.

Approved for 1.0 hour of general CLE credit in Kansas. Pending approval in Missouri.

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Aug
29
9:00 AM09:00

Special Needs Trusts in a Nutshell - Video Webcast

Effective Planning Strategies for Beneficiaries With Special Needs

Do you understand all the requirements, procedures and pitfalls of fiscal planning with supplemental needs trusts? This legal course will provide you with all the specialized skills required to provide special needs beneficiaries with financial structure and stability. Offer your clients the guidance and peace of mind they so desperately need - register today!

  • Explore effective ways of funding supplemental needs trusts.
  • Learn how the client's present and future disability and needs are assessed more accurately.
  • Determine whether a client qualifies as a beneficiary of a special needs trust.
  • Review sample trust documents for drafting tips to create airtight trusts.
  • Understand and communicate the limitations of SNTs and ensure reasonable client expectations.
  • Predict the intentional and unintended tax consequences of SNTs.

Who Should Attend

This legal course offers a practical guide to supplemental needs trusts that will benefit attorneys. Others who may benefit from this course include trust officers, estate planners, accountants, and paralegals.

Course Content

  1. What SNTs are, Their Functions, Alternatives
  2. Client's Future Needs and Benefits Eligibility
  3. Types of SNT Structures and Their Uses
  4. SNT Drafting and Interpretation
  5. SNT Funding, Administration, and Termination
  6. Tax Implications of SNTs
  7. Legal Ethics Essentials

Kansas Continuing Education Credits: 7.00 -  KS

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Aug
22
12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar - Technology: Slave or Servant - Time, Task, Document & Email Management

An Internet for Lawyers Production:  Technology: Slave or Servant - Time, Task, Document & Email Management

Own your technology – Don’t let it own you! 

Learn how to manage your daily tasks and how technology can help you to improve client communication and achieve your professional goals Enhance your time management and technology skills to regain control of your law practice… and your life. Learn the pathway to a productive, more paperless law practice. Most lawyers feel they are being over-run with paper, and ironically, the more paper lawyers have, the harder it is to find what they’re looking for.

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of LPM in Kansas . Credit is pending in Missouri

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Aug
16
8:30 AM08:30

Estate Planning: Top 8 Tools to Know

Program Description

Strategically Use the Top Estate Planning Tools

The estate planning process is often charged with emotion and filled with legal confusion for clients. Attorneys not only need in-depth familiarity with the top estate planning tools, but also need to know how to strategically use them to their best effect if they want to build their reputations as go-to practitioners. In this comprehensive overview of top estate planning tools, our experienced faculty will go over how to strategically use wills, trusts, advanced directives and more. No matter if you are new to the estate planning arena or are an experienced practitioner in need of a refresher, you are sure to take away valuable techniques you can use to provide maximum benefit to your clients - register today!

  • Create wills that prevent future conflict and confusion.
  • Ensure you are using the right trust structure when setting up revocable living trusts.
  • Structure intentionally defective grantor trusts to avoid critical problems.
  • Make sense of IRS rules regarding retirement benefit planning.
  • Take advantage of portability, step-up basis and other essential tax minimization tactics.
  • Preserve access to public benefits when creating special needs trusts.
  • Make sure healthcare wishes are clearly stated in advance medical directives.
  • Strategically use prenuptial agreements as estate planning tools

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar offers an overview of the best practices in estate planning and will benefit:

  • Attorneys
  • Financial Planners
  • Accountants and CPAs
  • Trust Officers
  • Paralegals

Course Content

  1. Will Strategies to Prevent Conflict and Confusion
  2. Revocable Living Trust Tactics
  3. Grantor Trust Structuring Tips: Tax Savings and Problem Avoidance
  4. Retirement Benefit Planning Techniques
  5. Tax Minimization Tactics: Portability, Step-Up Basis and More
  6. Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) and ABLE Account Strategies
  7. Advance Directive Tips: Making Healthcare Wishes Explicit
  8. Prenuptial Agreements as Estate Planning Tools
  9. Ethical Considerations

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State
CLE 8.00 -  KS*

Location:  Clarion Hotel, 12601 W. 95th St, Lenexa, KS 66215

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Aug
15
12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar - Don't Try This At Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers

A Mesa CLE Production:  Don't Try This At Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers

Lawyers on our favorite legal dramas - Boston Legal, The Practice, L.A. Law - often act in ways that would cause significant trouble for actual lawyers. In this multimedia presentation, legal humorist Sean Carter demonstrates some of the worst of TV lawyer behavior and explains how similar (although less severe) behavior sometimes creeps into the actual practice of law, decreasing a lawyer's ability to best serve his or her clients and uphold the ideals of the profession.

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit , including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. Credit is pending Missouri.

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Aug
8
12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar - Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter

A Mesa CLE Production:  Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter: What Lawyer Jokes Say About Our Ethical Foibles

In this one-of-a-kind ethics presentation, legal humorist Sean Carter explores the topic of lawyer jokes, whether they have any basis in fact and what they say about attorneys' adherence to the rules of professional conduct. He does so through the use of video clips dramatizing these jokes. He also will use audience polling and questions from attendees to spread the "laughter." 

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit , including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas. Credit is pending in Missouri.

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Jul
11
12:00 PM12:00

Overcoming Procrastination - How to Kick the Habit - Webinar

Procrastination creates undue stress. Delaying work can be a form of self-sabotage, affect productivity and result in errors. This session will focus on helping lawyers to complete work with more control and less crisis management. Attendees will learn: how to recognize your individual style of procrastination and overcome it; how to break down legal work into component parts so it doesn’t appear so overwhelming; and, how to focus on what you really need to accomplish.

Presented by Irwin Karp, Esq.

 Pending CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri

Click here to register. Please note there will be no refunds for canceled or missed programs.

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Jul
3
12:00 PM12:00

Cybersleuth Investigative Series: How To Be Your Own Private Investigator With Pay Investigative Research Databases - Webinar

When you can’t find what you need for free on the Internet, or if searching site-by-site and/or jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction is not worth your time, consider subscribing to a pay investigative research database. These databases collect information not only from public record and “publicly available” sources, but also from credit header and proprietary sources, from as many jurisdictions as possible. The information is then integrated into one large searchable relational database, with results that practically allow you to create a dossier about your subject. We will illustrate how to use these types of databases by using TLOxp as our example (but the seminar will be useful even if you subscribe to another investigative research database such as Accurint, PeopleMap, or CLEAR). We will also discuss what federal and states laws come into play when you attempt to get certified to use these databases.

·        What’s available at TLOxp.  Find out how to get certified to use TLOxp. Learn to find missing people, even when you don’t know their last name.  Discover reverse searching (by phone number, address, email address, Social Security Number, and more).  Uncover relationships.  Get business background reports.  Find real property ownership (and who holds the mortgages). Create dossiers about people, from criminal records and bankruptcies, to domain ames, social media profiles, and vehicle sightings, and much more. 

What’s not available at TLOxp?

Pending CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri.

Presented by Carole Levitt, JD MLS & Mark Rosch

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Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

The Essentials (and Craziness) of Music Copyright Law with Ethics

Learn the basics (and much more) of Music Copyright Law following the career of The Beatles with TWO hours of ethics.

Website:  http://rocknrolllaw.com

Location:  Museum at Prairie Fire, 5801 W 135th St
                 Overland Park, KS 66224 United States

Organizer:  Rock N’ Roll Law

Phone:  785-550-9346

Email:  jimjesse@rocknrolllaw.com

Website:  rocknrolllaw.com

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Jun
28
8:00 AM08:00

UMKC - Review of the Law 2018

Location:  Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66211

Missouri CLE:  8.0 hours, incl. 2.0 ethics   |    Kansas CLE: 8.0 hours, incl. 2.0 ethics     

8:00 A.M.  Registration

8:20-9:10 A.M. Family Law Update
   June 21 ~ Anne E. Burke and Jace McClaskey, Burke McClasky Stevens
   June 29 ~ Anne E. Burke and Shea Stevens, Burke McClasky Stevens
 
9:10-10:00 A.M. Immigration Law Update
Mira Mdivani, Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm
 
10:00-10:15 A.M. Break

10:15-11:05 A.M. Intellectual Property Law Update
Tom Luebbering, Hovey Williams, LLP

11:05-11:55 A.M. Litigation Update
Chris Turney, Van Osdol PC

11:55-1:00 P.M. Lunch (on your own)

1:00-1:50 P.M. Kansas Criminal Law Update
Steven J. Obermeier

1:50-2:40 P.M. Estate Planning Update
Lynn Bayes-Weiner, Law Offices of Jay Thomas, P.A.

2:40-2:55 P.M. Break

2:55-3:45 P.M. ETHICS:  Kansas Ethics & Professionalism Update
Matt Vogelsberg, Office of Kansas Disciplinary Administrator
 
3:45-4:35 P.M. ETHICS:  Ethical Considerations in the Use of Social Media in Litigation
David R. Cooper, Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith, LLP

4:35 P.M.  Adjourn

EVENT CONTACT PERSON:  UMKC CLE at 816-235-1648 or umkccle@umkc.edu

EVENT SPONSOR:  UMKC CLE

CLE CREDIT MO 8.0, incl. 2.0 ethics | KS 8.0, incl. 2.0 ethics

COST$45 per hour; $360 unlimited hours

REGISTRATION:  www.umkclawcle.org…

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Jun
27
1:00 PM13:00

M0/KS Webinar: The Essentials of Music Copyright Law with Ethics

Learn everything you need to know about music copyright law. Learn what is a copyright, how to get one, why it’s important to register your songs, and all the important rights and revenues you get with music copyrights. Plus, discussion will be had concerning the ethical issues in representing a band, all with The Beatles as a case study.

Website:  http://rocknrolllaw.com

Organizer:  Rock N’ Roll Law

Phone:  785-550-9346

Email:  jimjesse@rocknrolllaw.com

Website: rocknrolllaw.com

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Jun
25
12:00 PM12:00

Clear and Effective Communications With Clients, Colleagues and Staff - Webinar

Learn the essential elements of clear communications and tips for assuring clear and effective communications with your clients, colleagues, and staff.

Rule 1.4 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct directs attorneys to “keep the client reasonably informed” about their matters through clear and timely communications. Lawyers who are busy litigating, deal-making, or otherwise advising clients, however, don't always communicate as well as they should with clients, other lawyers, or their own staff.

Their cryptic notes, hurried questions, and unclear instructions can lead to:

•           assignments without context

•           unfounded assumptions

•           failure to provide enough time for clear communications

•           hoarding of tasks until the last minute

Attendees will learn how more effective communication can help them avoid:

•           wasted time

•           rushed jobs

•           stress

•           frustration

•            failure to receive informed consent (as defined by Rule 1.0 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct) due to last minute communications 

Approved for 1.0 hour CLE credit, including 1.0 hour ethics and professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.

Presented by Irwin Karp, Esq.

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Jun
25
8:30 AM08:30

Business Law: Top Challenges

Learn How to Tackle the Most Difficult Business Law Problems You Face

You commonly face thorny challenges when advising your business clients. In this full-day, comprehensive program, we've gathered the top challenges you face as an attorney and compiled them to create this real-world guide that is designed to equip you with real solutions to help you better handle sticky situations that arise on an everyday basis. Taught by skilled attorney faculty that have been in the trenches and fully understand the problems that you face, this advanced level course will help you tackle the top challenges head on AND ensure that your clients are pleased. Register today!

  • Find out what contract clauses cause the party to litigate.
  • Learn how to deal with bad contracts clients have signed.
  • Examine how to overcome obstacles in operating agreements, partnership agreements, venture agreements, buy-sell agreements, and other business arrangements and agreements.
  • Overcome complications in selecting the right entity for the client's specific needs..
  • Find out how to better coordinate communications between attorney, business client and other business advisor/client and firm communications.
  • Overcome non-compete and non-disclosure agreement problems.
  • Examine proper worker classification such as independent contractor vs. employment classifications.

Who Should Attend

This advanced level seminar is designed for attorneys. Accountants and paralegals may also benefit.

Course Content

  1. Contract Conundrums and Transaction Difficulties
  2. Top Business Formation Challenges
  3. Maintaining Ethics in Business Law
  4. Operating the Business - Top Challenges
  5. Intellectual Property Problems
  6. Employment Law Issues

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State
CLE 7.00 -  KS*
CLE 7.20 -  MO*

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 7.00 *

* denotes specialty credits

Local attorney Laura McInerney is a presenter

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Jun
19
12:00 PM12:00

The Ethics of Delegation - Webinar

Many lawyers have not mastered effective delegation techniques probably because nobody ever taught them the basic skills. They are missing the opportunity to leverage their own talents by delegating projects and tasks to other lawyers, legal professionals and strong support staff. Besides, lawyers are bound by MRPC 5.1 and 5.3 relating to ethical responsibilities in the supervisory context. Workplace outcomes are no doubt adversely affected when delegations go astray. Lawyers and staff at all levels will benefit from the techniques explored in this program.

Special tips will be provided for Micromanagers, Procrastinators and their victims. Those attending this session will learn: 1. Fundamentals of effective delegation 2 Strategies to overcome the syndrome of “delegation reluctance” 3. How to identify and modify typical unproductive delegation behaviors Tools distributed include: The Responsibility Shift, Handling Outcomes, The Mistake Process (for Delegator and Delegatee).

Presented by Cynthia Sharp, Esq.

Approved for 1.0 hour CLE credit, including 1.0 hour ethics and professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.

Click here to register. Please note there will be no refunds for canceled or missed programs.

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Jun
18
8:30 AM08:30

Firearm Law

Confidently Navigate the Complexities of Firearm Laws - From the Gun Show to the Holster

The constitutional protection of individual gun rights has never been stronger, but regulatory and liability concerns can hamper even the most responsible owner. Is your knowledge of federal, state and local law effective enough to protect your client from criminal or civil charges? Let our judge and attorney faculty give you the insight you need. Learn the difference between Title 1 and Title 2 firearms, the requirements for selling at a gun show versus selling to a private party, and more. Make sure your clients are able to exercise their Second Amendment rights while avoiding liabilities that can put themselves or others at risk. Register today!

  • Understand the lesser-known constitutional aspects of firearms law, including the First Amendment issues that surround gun shows.
  • Know how the Firearms Owners Protection Act affects the possession of automatic weapons.
  • Find out the legal requirements for an individual who buys multiple handguns in the same purchase.
  • Recognize what Title 2 firearms are and the unique purchasing and taxation requirements that come with them.
  • Get an overview of the legal requirements that govern firearms dealers, including audits by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
  • Learn how to fight gun confiscations by law enforcement and contest errors in background checks.
  • Identify situations in which you should or must break confidentiality with your client.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is intended for attorneys. The content will be useful for law enforcement, government officials, firearm dealers and advocates for gun rights or gun control. Paralegals may also benefit.

Course Content

  1. Constitutional Components of Firearms Law
  2. State and Federal Firearms Laws: What Attorneys Need to Know
  3. Kansas Concealed and Open Carry Law
  4. Title 1 Firearms and Their Regulation
  5. Title 2 Firearms: Unique and Misunderstood
  6. Firearms Dealers and Licensing Requirements
  7. Gun Ownership Legal Concerns
  8. Ethical Considerations When Representing Gun Owners or Dealers

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State
CLE 7.00 -  KS*
CLE 7.20 -  MO*
* denotes specialty credits

Local attorney, John Solbach, is a presenter.

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Jun
14
5:30 PM17:30

Douglas County Bar Association Summer Social

Where:    Judge Sally Pokorny's Home (MAP)
                402 N. Daylily Drive
                Lawrence, KS 66049

Please RSVP by June 8, 2018

Cost:  $15.00 per person

Hosted by the Douglas County Bar Association.  There will be assorted heavy hors d'oeuvres from Merchant's Pub & Plate as well as complimentary beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. 

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Jun
14
8:00 AM08:00

UMKC - Review of the Law 2018

Location:  Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66211

Missouri CLE:  8.0 hours, incl. 2.0 ethics   |    Kansas CLE: 8.0 hours, incl. 2.0 ethics     

8:00 A.M.  Registration

8:20-9:10 A.M. Family Law Update
   June 21 ~ Anne E. Burke and Jace McClaskey, Burke McClasky Stevens
   June 29 ~ Anne E. Burke and Shea Stevens, Burke McClasky Stevens
 
9:10-10:00 A.M. Immigration Law Update
Mira Mdivani, Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm
 
10:00-10:15 A.M. Break

10:15-11:05 A.M. Intellectual Property Law Update
Tom Luebbering, Hovey Williams, LLP

11:05-11:55 A.M. Litigation Update
Chris Turney, Van Osdol PC

11:55-1:00 P.M. Lunch (on your own)

1:00-1:50 P.M. Kansas Criminal Law Update
Steven J. Obermeier

1:50-2:40 P.M. Estate Planning Update
Lynn Bayes-Weiner, Law Offices of Jay Thomas, P.A.

2:40-2:55 P.M. Break

2:55-3:45 P.M. ETHICS:  Kansas Ethics & Professionalism Update
Matt Vogelsberg, Office of Kansas Disciplinary Administrator
 
3:45-4:35 P.M. ETHICS:  Ethical Considerations in the Use of Social Media in Litigation
David R. Cooper, Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith, LLP

4:35 P.M.  Adjourn

EVENT CONTACT PERSON:  UMKC CLE at 816-235-1648 or umkccle@umkc.edu

EVENT SPONSOR:  UMKC CLE

CLE CREDIT MO 8.0, incl. 2.0 ethics | KS 8.0, incl. 2.0 ethics

COST$45 per hour; $360 unlimited hours

REGISTRATION:  www.umkclawcle.org…

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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

FAMILY LAW FROM A TO Z

Successfully Resolve Your Clients' Family Law Issues

When families run into difficulties, they are dealing with highly emotional situations that may cloud their judgment and prevent them from making rational long-range decisions. As a family law attorney, it's your job to help clients through family law issues with knowledge, insight and compassion. Developing these skills and sensitivity can take years to perfect, but you can get the knowledge and techniques you need in just one day. Join us as the presenters explore legal updates, procedural tips and problem solving strategies critical to family law success.

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Product ID#: 79112ER

Location:  Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Overland Park-West,

8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

Cost: $359

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Jun
5
12:00 PM12:00

Live Teleconference - Domestic Violence Issues in Family Law

Abuse Allegations Fundamentals in Family Law

Are you prepared to handle family law cases that involve domestic violence? Let our experienced faculty guide you through the essentials you need to know for these tricky situations. Explore what information is necessary to prove domestic violence, how protective orders and restraining orders work and how they are enforced, the fundamentals of digital abuse and harassment and much more. Protect your client’s best interests - register today!

  • Discuss how protective orders, restraining orders and emergency orders are enforced.
  • Learn about rights a person has concerning firearms in domestic violence situations.
  • Review considerations for custody and visitation.
  • Examine ways to defend against false allegations.

Who Should Attend:  This course is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit from attending.

Course Content

  • Proof of Domestic Violence
  • Protective Orders vs. Restraining Orders
  • Enforcement of Protective Orders, Restraining Orders and Emergency Orders
  • When Social Agencies Get Involved
  • Firearms and Domestic Violence
  • Digital Abuse and Harassment
  • Custody and Visitation Considerations
  • Witness Examination - Cross-Exam Questions
  • Defending Against False Allegations

Continuing Education Credit:  1.5 hours

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Jun
1
8:30 AM08:30

As Judges See It: Top Mistakes Attorney Make in Family Court

How to Impress Family Court Judges and Build Your Reputation

This course brings you face-to-face with the current family court judges - hear them share their expectations and preferences to help you make the best of your litigation efforts. Explore the egregious errors you must avoid at all costs so as not to jeopardize your case and damage your professional reputation. Register today!

  • Hear from the judges themselves what works and what doesn't in their courtrooms.
  • Explore key factors that help the judges make custody and support decisions.
  • Get a better handle on court investigations and their role in specific cases.
  • Learn how dissipation and income disparity are reviewed by the local triers of fact.
  • Draft better briefs and motions with direct guidance from the judges.
  • Get tips for obtaining and admitting smartphone, email and social media evidence.
  • Learn to tackle sensitive client situations without overstepping the ethical rules.
  • Improve your courtroom presentation: find out what works and what doesn't.

  Course Content

  1. Local Family Court Procedure: What Attorneys MUST Know
  2. Case Scheduling and Keeping the Court Apprised of Case Updates
  3. Parenting Time/Custody - Critical Factors that Help the Judges Make Decisions
  4. The Role of Psychological Evaluations and Court Investigations
  5. How Judges Determine Enforceability of Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  6. Support Orders and Deviation from Guidelines
  7. Legal Ethics Mistakes Attorneys Need to Stop Making
  8. Motions and Briefs: What Judges Don't Want to See and How to Get to the Point Quickly
  9. Equitable Assets/Debts Division: Specific Assets that Cause the Most Problems and Delays
  10. Dissipation of Assets: What Proof is Needed?
  11. How Income Disparity Between Spouses Affects the Judges' View of the Case
  12. Admissibility of Smart Phone and Social Media Evidence
  13. Issues that Should be Resolved Without the Judges' Involvement
  14. Case Presentation: What Judges Prefer and Prohibit
  15. Contempt in Family Court

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State
CLE 7.00 -  KS*
CLE 7.20 -  MO*
* denotes specialty credits

Douglas County District Court Judge Amy Hanley is one of the Panel's distinguished judges.

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