[6/17/21 Zoom Meeting] Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Speaker: Peter Roldan, partner, Emergent LLP

This presentation will cover:

  • Whether there is insurance coverage for loss of business income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Summaries of key coverage provisions and exclusions and how have courts interpreted these terms
  • Upcoming appellate cases that will affect how insurers and policyholders litigate these claims

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[6/3/21 Zoom Meeting] If you have a brain, you have bias!

If you have a brain, you have bias!

Speaker: Matthew Cahill, President of Percipio Company

This session calls us to rethink bias. Where it originates (our brains), how it travels (through our behaviors), and how it impacts our personal and professional lives. The unconscious bias framework provides a common language for engaging in deeper workplace conversations and creating more inclusive organizations.

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[4/15/21 Zoom Meeting] Handling Dental Malpractice Cases

Handling Dental Malpractice Cases

Speaker: Mark J. Zanobini, Law Office of Mark J. Zanobini, PC

This presentation will cover the following:

  • Discover all of the different ways that dental treatment can go wrong.
  • How to evaluate a Dental Malpractice case.
  • Pitfalls in handling dental negligence cases.
  • Recognizing a good dental negligence case.

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[3/18/21 Zoom Meeting] Stress in the Pandemic from an Old Trial Lawyer’s Perspective

Stress in the Pandemic from an Old Trial Lawyer’s Perspective
Speaker: Gary Gwilliam, California Consumer Trial Attorney

This presentation will cover:

  1. The shifting future of the legal profession since the pandemic
  2. Thoughts on stress management, breathing and self-care for lawyers
  3. How to avoid the pitfalls of substance abuse in these difficult times
  4. The potential for virtual trials

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[3/4/2021 Zoom Meeting] Confidentiality: Staying Out of Trouble

Confidentiality: Staying Out of Trouble
Speaker: Jonathan I Arons, California Legal Ethics Attorney
  1. confidentiality requirements in responding to negative postings on social media platforms
  2. issues in remote practice including depositions and trials

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[2/18/21 Zoom Meeting] Slouching Towards Huntsville – Effective Representation of Clients Who are Victims

Slouching Towards Huntsville – Effective Representation of Clients Who are Victims
Speaker: Richard J. Palenchar, Esq, Palenchar Law Firm APC

This presentation will cover:

  1. CA Penal Code § 679.01(b); TX Code of Criminal Proc. Art. 56.01 (1) – Debunking Victimhood
  2. CA Constitution Art. 1 § 28 (b) – Victims’ Bill of Rights
  3. The Unbearable Trial – 2” – Implicit Bias – Victim Impact Statement
  4. Related Civil Proceedings – Dangerous Condition – Criminal Activity
  5. Suffering & Psychological Resilience – Survivor’s Guilt
  6. Forgiving the Dead Man Walking
  7. Slouching towards Huntsville
  8. Kindnesses – Big and Small
  9. Resources

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[2/4/21 Zoom Meeting] COVID 19 Legislative Updates – Consolidated Appropriation Act 2021 (more free money)

COVID 19 Legislative Updates – Consolidated Appropriation Act 2021 (more free money)
Speaker: RONALD S. MOSS, Eckhoff and Company Certified Public Accountants
  1. California grants of up to $25,000 for Covid affected businesses
  2. Payroll Paycheck Protection Loans: Round 1 and Round 2
  3. Loan Forgiveness Explained
  4. Employer Retention Credit
  5. Deferred payment of Social Security Taxes
  6. Flexible Spending Account relief
  7. Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account relief
  8. Employer Student Loan Repayment

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[1/21/21 Zoom Meeting] Proposition 19: Winners & Potential Losers after February 15, 2021

Proposition 19: Winners & Potential Losers after February 15, 2021

Speaker: Loren M. Lopin, Attorney At Law, Trusts & Estates P.C.

1. How Prop 19 both expands and limits Prop 13.
2. Prop 19 Legislative objective: Closing the Lebowski Loophole.
3. The current property tax structure until February 152021, and changes to property tax reassessments after February 152021.
4.  Potential solutions and pitfalls to be avoided.
5. There is no one size fits all solutions for Prop 19. Every property owner’s potential solution is fact specific.

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[12/17/20 Zoom Meeting] Essential Roadmap to Divorce

Essential Roadmap to Divorce

Speakers:
Amanda Keith, Home Equity Retirement Specialist
Patricia De Fonte, Estate Planning Attorney @pdefonte
Alice Shikina, Mediator @ashikina
Karen D. Sparks, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

While a qualified family law attorney can help you with foundational asset division and custody, there are other crucial factors to consider when contemplating divorce. Factors include:

• How can you ensure your assets are divided in a way that benefits you in the long term?
• How can you revoke your former spouse’s rights to make medical and other important decisions
for you if you become incapacitated and cannot speak for yourself?
• How can you rearrange your finances to stay in your home after the divorce?
• How can you calmly discuss these issues with your spouse in order to establish a mutual resolution?

Whether you are contemplating divorce, or you have clients who look to you for guidance and support, this workshop will introduce you to trusted professionals who collaborate with family law attorneys and divorcing clients to ease the transition for better financial and emotional outcomes.

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.

[10/1/20 Zoom Meeting] Domestic Violence in Close QuartersDuring COVID-19 – Resources for Victims and Wrongfully Accused

Domestic Violence in Close Quarters During COVID-19 – Resources for Victims and Wrongfully Accused

Speaker: Tracy C. Miller, Esq., Domestic Violence Legal Center

This presentation focuses on properly handling domestic violence issues and safety plans for victims in our brave new world, with discussion of “shelter in place orders,” exceptions and safety plans for victims of domestic violence. The program also includes the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the wrongfully accused, and practical pointers for successful virtual domestic violence litigation.

Please note this video is not offered for MCLE credit. We are only authorized to give credit to those who attend at the time of the presentation.