CLE Courses

MCLE course credit not available for courses more than 5 years old, even if a certificate is generated.

Is there domestic violence? Looking beyond your client

This presentation is designed to provide constructive information on the nuances of domestic violence in family law cases and how a domestic violence consultant/advocate could be beneficial.  This presentation will cover topics such as strangulation, traumatic brain injury, coercive control, economic abuse, animal abuse to name a few.


ELIMINATING BIAS IN FAMILY LAW, Part 2: An Overview of Implicit Bias and Decision-making

Over the last decade, research in social psychology and brain science has enabled scientists to better understand how humans make decisions and what influences or shapes human decision-making and interactions. This highly interactive session explores what has been learned from implicit bias research and how our biases contribute to systemic and persistent racial and ethnic disparities.


Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Mistakes, Malpractice Claims, and What to Do When One Happens to You

Unfortunately, most lawyers will experience a malpractice claim (or the threat of a claim) at least once in their career.  For most, this is unsettling and daunting.  This program is designed to familiarize participants with the anatomy of a claim and will address what happens when someone makes (or threatens) a claim against you, what not to do, what your insurance carrier will expect, and what happens when the State Bar is involved.  While hopefully you’ll never need this information, you’ll be glad you have it in your back pocket, just in case.


ELIMINATING BIAS IN FAMILY LAW, Part 1: Understanding Race and Social Dominance: White Supremacy, Structural Racism, and the American Legal System

United States history is founded in the bedrock of white supremacy and racism. From the Colonial Era to the present, race and indigeneity have shaped the lived experiences of all people within the nation. Sadly, across the centuries, the legal system has protected and legitimized structural racism rather than eliminating or meaningfully challenging it. This lecture will examine ways the legal system has enforced and protected white supremacy and structural racism across the centuries.