HOME Line will host a legal education webinar – a 5 CLE-credit seminar, rebroadcast live over the web on Thursday, November 13, 2014. The seminar has been approved for 3.0 hours of Ethics and 2.0 hours of Elimination of Bias CLE credits. Those who register attend by internet and submit written questions via the webinar Q&A chat system. The webinar will include live video, audio lecture from attorney presenters, and on-screen presentations. Written electronic materials will be provided to registrants in advance. A system test for ensuring your computer has the capability to join the webinar is available here.
The seminars and times will be as follows with five-minute scheduled breaks between each session, all on Thursday, November 13, 2014: Fourth Annual Full Ethics and Elimination of Bias Training – Not Just for Public Interest Attorneys
- 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – “Working with Limited English Proficiency Clients and Clients with Disabilities” by Lael Robertson, Supervising Attorney of the Housing Discrimination Law Project, Legal Aid Society. (1.0 hour CLE Elimination of Bias credit approved).
- 11:05 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. – “The Elusive Search for Justice in Pro Se Litigation” by Judge Jay Quam. Judge Quam is the former Presiding Judge of Probate / Mental Health Court in Hennepin County, now assigned to hearing major felony cases. (1.0 hour CLE Elimination of Bias credit approved).
- 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. – “The Ethical View from (Adjacent to) the Bench” by Matthew Clementson, long-time Hennepin County District Court law clerk (1.0 hour CLE Ethics credit approved).
- 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – “Top Ten Ethical Issues Family Law Attorneys Need to Know” by James Vedder, an attorney specializing in family law at Moss & Barnett (1.0 hour CLE Ethics credit approved).
- 2:20 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. – “Ethical Concerns in Representing and Advising Landlord and Tenants” by Lawrence McDonough, Pro Bono Litigation Counsel with Dorsey and Whitney and former Managing Attorney of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s Housing Unit. (1.0 hour CLE Ethics credit approved).
Prices are set at very affordable rates, depending on which credits you wish to obtain:
- $100 for the entire 5-hour seminar,
- $50 for 2 hours of Elimination of Bias seminars,
- $60 for 3 hours of Ethics seminars,
- or $25/hour for each individual hour.