Live CLE Replay Service

CLE Replays on YOUR schedule

Announcing our new Live CLE Replay Service!

Live CLE Replays

In order to better accomodate your busy schedule, we now offer Live CLE Replays here at the MBA building by request. Simply select a program, give us a call and let us know what time and day works for you. We'll make sure the video is ready to go so you can stop in, watch the replay, and be on your way! Best of all, credits earned will go towards your live CLE credit requirement.

Details:

Live CLE Replay Programs


Trial Advocacy Series: Closing Argument and Themes (Part 4 of a 5 Part Series)

Length: 1.0 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35.00 (members); $45.00 (non-members)
Category: Trial Law
Date Recorded: 9/18/2019

In the fourth of five trial advocacy CLE programs, learn from two greats how to craft closing arguments and themes that will sway jurors and lead to favorable verdicts.

 

If You Ever End Up in Court - Basic Trial Principles for Non-Trial Lawyers

Length: 1.0 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35.00 (members); $45.00 (non-members)
Category: Real Estate; Trial Law
Date Recorded: 9/5/2019

This program, presented by the MBA Real Estate Committee, will identify basic trial principles for non-trial lawyers to know and use if and when they ever end up in court, including opening statements, direct and cross examination of both law and expert witnesses, and closing arguments.

 

The Impaired Lawyer

Length: 1.0 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $35.00 (members); $45.00 (non-members)
Category: Health; Well-Being
Date Recorded: 8/28/2019

Recent studies show that there is a dramatic increase in impairment due to alcoholism, addiction and mental health disorders among members of the legal profession. This CLE will cover recent statistical findings involving lawyers and their mental wellness, along with discussing: 1) The early warning signs of impairment 2) How to best approach the impaired individual 3) The services that Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers provide to lawyers, judges, their family members and law students 4) A close look at the existing barriers which prevent lawyers and judges from seeking the help they need 5) The role education plays in breaking the stigma and fear associated with addiction and mental illness in the legal profession 6) Special emphasis will be placed on the danger of enabling behavior among the peers of the impaired lawyer or judge and how it can actually prevent treatment by reinforcing the denial that so-called "high functioning" impaired individuals exhibit.

 

The Role of Counsel in Representing the Alleged Incapacitated Person

Length: 2.0 Hours
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive and 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $70.00 (members); $90.00 (non-members)
Category: Probate & Tax, Elder Law, Rules of Orphans' Court
Date Recorded: 7/23/2019

This CLE includes: 1. Substantive considerations in representing the alleged incapacitated person. 2. Ethical considerations in representing the alleged incapacitated person. 3. Changes to the Orphans' Court Guardianship Rules..

 

The New Pennsylvania Arbitration Law Effective July 1, 2019

Length: 1.5 Hours
Credits: 1.5 Hours Substantive
Price: $52.50 (members); $67.50 (non-members)
Category: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Date Recorded: 6/19/2019

As the Federal Arbitration Act of 1925 and the Pennsylvania Uniform Arbitration Act of 1958 have never been amended, the new Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, effective July 1, 2019, mandates numerous changes to arbitration practice in Pennsylvania. It abolishes common law arbitration and addresses arbitrability, the initiation of arbitration, arbitrator impartiality, qualification and immunity, discovery, provisional remedies, issuing, modifying and vacating awards, attorney fees and many other new requirements. Learn 21st Century Arbitration, new rules and avoid exposure to malpractice issues.

 

Trial Advocacy Series: Direct & Cross of Lay & Expert Witnesses (Part 3 of a 5 Part Series)

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Trial
Date Recorded: 6/12/2019

In the third of five trial advocacy CLE programs presented by the MBA Trial Lawyers Section, learn the fine art of direct - and cross - examination from two of Pennsylvania's most accomplished jurists.

 

Elder Law Ethics and the Disciplinary Board

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Elder Law, Ethics
Date Recorded: 5/28/2019

Former Disciplinary board counsel and current member Samuel D. Miller, III, Esq. and Philip D. Press, Esq. provide education on ethics and best practices.

 

Law Office Technology - Sticking Your Head in the Sand Won't Work Anymore

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Legal Technology, Real Estate, Cyber Security
Date Recorded: 5/3/2019

Many lawyers have proceeded into the technology age kicking and screaming. They know it's how they should use it, they understand -- but may not admit -- that it makes them more efficient. But in the end, it seems that many lawyers are only adopting technology because they must. Not because they should. This practice program will highlight how lawyers can adopt technology, regardless of skill level, while also complying with their ethical obligation to be technologically competent.

 

Why Just Talking About Diversity in Your Law Firm is Not Enough

Length: 2 Hours
Credits: 2.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $70 (members); $90 (non-members)
Category: Diversity
Date Recorded: 4/18/2019

Why isn't just talking about diversity in your law firm enough? Is your law firm really committed to advancing diversity? Is your law firm fair and just when it talks about inclusion? Our panelists are seasoned attorneys with unique perspectives for law firms who are committed to advancing diversity. They will discuss the difficulty and reality of putting together a diverse legal team but the importance of it. They will discuss client expectation and the demand for lawyers who are culturally diverse.

 

Real Estate Presents: Uncivil Procedure - Is Law Getting Meaner?

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Real Estate
Date Recorded: 4/18/2019

In a recent readers' poll conducted by The Legal Intelligencer, 94% of respondents said a lack of civility was a growing problem in the legal profession, noting a general unwillingness among opposing counsel to compromise and an increasing willingness to hurl insults and accusations at their adversaries. This program will review the findings of that survey and examine what factors might be contributing to these perceived bad attitudes among attorneys.

 

Trial Advocacy Series: The Beginning of Trial - Voir Dire & Opening Statements (Part 2 of a 5 Part Series)

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Trial Lawyers
Date Recorded: 4/17/2019

In the second of five trial advocacy CLE programs presented by the MBA Trial Lawyers Section, learn from two greats how jury selection and opening statements can influence trial outcomes.

 

Trial Advocacy Series: Pretrial Preparation (Part 1 of a 5 Part Series)

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Trial Lawyers
Date Recorded: 3/27/2019

Learn all about Montgomery County's new custody procedures from an all-star panel of judges, practitioners, and local experts. This comprehensive program covers the entire process from mediation to order.

 

Toby L. Dickman Seminar: Family Law 2.0 - A Child-Centered and User-Friendly Approach

Length: 3 Hours
Credits: 2.0 Hours Substantive; 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $105 (members); $135 (non-members)
Category: Family Law
Date Recorded: 11/9/2018

Learn all about Montgomery County's new custody procedures from an all-star panel of judges, practitioners, and local experts. This comprehensive program covers the entire process from mediation to order.

 

The Nuts and Bolts of the Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption Process

Length: 3 Hours
Credits: 2.0 Hours Substantive; 1.0 Hour Ethics
Price: $105 (members); $135 (non-members)
Category: Family Law, Orphans' Court
Date Recorded: 3/1/2018

Any lawyers representing parties or children in family matters, juvenile matters and Orphans' Court cases and/or any attorneys who accepts Court Appointments in these areas should check out this fact-filled seminar outlining the adoption process focused upon Termination of Parental Rights matters. The seminar includes the TPR process, procedures and current caselaw. Also, the experts will explore reasons for termination and adopting, alternatives and post adoption issues.

 

Rule 200: You Have Been Ordered to a Case Management Conference, Now What?

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Rules of Civil Court
Date Recorded: 11/30/2017

You have been or are about to be ordered to appear at a Case Management Conference for the case you filed in 2016. Know what to expect and what your options are. Local Rule 200 requires that all new cases filed on or after January 1, 2016 would be presumptively trial ready within eighteen months. That time is now for many cases. If you have not filed a trial ready certificate, the Court will be ordering you to attend a Case Management Conference before a Civil Court Master. This CLE features: Deputy Court Administrator Denise Vicario, Esq. to provide an overview of how you will arrive at a Case Management Conference; Civil Case Masters John Savoth, Esq. and Phil Gazan, Esq. to discuss the Case Management Conference and the Court's expectations; and Bruce Pancio, Esq. from the MBA's Center for Mediation and Arbitration to discuss your options for proceeding to mediation or arbitration on your case, which is about to be listed as trial ready.

 

Eviction Prevention and Intervention Coalition ("EPIC") Volunteer Training - Learn How to Handle MDJ Eviction Hearings from Experienced Practitioners

Length: 1.5 Hours
Credits: 1.5 Hours Substantive
Price: $52.50* (members); $67.50* (non-members) *Fee waived if you volunteer for an EPIC session - click here for more info.
Category: General Practice
Date Recorded: 11/30/2017

This program is designed for attorneys interested in representing tenants in Magisterial District Court hearings. Topics covered will include an overview of Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant law, defending a Landlord-Tenant Complaint, and negotiating settlements to prevent evictions. By completing this training, you will be prepared to serve as a volunteer in the courtroom of Magisterial District Judge Margaret Hunsicker, collaborating with the Montgomery County Housing and Community Development Office in an innovative Eviction Prevention pilot program.
The CLE is FREE for any member who volunteers for at least one morning or one afternoon for this groundbreaking pilot program.

 

Regulatory Takings Claims, Zoning Cases and Other Current Land Use Trends

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Real Estate, Municipal Law
Date Recorded: 10/24/2017

1. A discussion of important recent land use decisions
2. SCOTUS decision in Murr v. Wisconsin
3. Recent cases from the Poconos dealing with short-term rentals of residences (the AIRBnB Trend)
4. The burden of objectors in special exception/conditional use proceedings
5. Inter Alia

 

PennDOT Update from the Secretary of Transportation - Planning With Our Communities

Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1.0 Hour Substantive
Price: $35 (members); $45 (non-members)
Category: Real Estate
Date Recorded: 10/19/2017

The PennDOT Connects program expands on the Department's requirements for engaging local governments and planning partners by requiring collaboration with stakeholders before project scopes are developed. PennDOT Connects aims to transform capital and maintenance project development by ensuring that community collaboration happens early, and that each project is considered in a holistic way for opportunities to improve safety, mobility, access and environmental outcomes for all modes and local contexts. Earlier collaboration will ensure that projects meet current and projected needs as much as possible, and can reduce costly changes later in the project development process. Pennsylvania is a nation leader in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles research. Testing is being done by multiple companies in the Pittsburgh region a well as research occurring at Carnegie Mellon, Penn State (particularly for trucks), and the University of Pennsylvania. PennDOT is also nationally recognized as being in the forefront of policy development to support the new industry and for the development of a strategic plan to identify how we need to adapt to the complement industry.

 

New Public Access Rules Effective January 6, 2018

Length: 1.5 Hours
Credits: 0.5 Hour Substantive, 1 Hour Ethics
Price: $52.50 (members); $67.50 (non-members)
Category: Probate and Tax
Date Recorded: 10/2/2017

Learn about the newly adopted rules (effective 1/6/18) of the PA Supreme Court governing Appellate and Trial Court Records as you are responsible. Learn about what you need to redact to protect your client!

 

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