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Appellate Law  

Representative appellate law programs include:  

  • Anatomy of an Appeal
  • Anticipating Appeals in Family Law Cases
  • Ethics for Attorneys Handling Appeals
  • Myron Moskovitz on Winning Appeals and Writs
  • Six Essentials Every Trial Lawyer Must Know About Appeals
  • Smith and McGinty on Legal Writing
  • The Art & Science of Appellate Oral Argument
  • Writ Procedure in the Superior and Appellate Courts
  • What Trial Lawyers Need to Know about Appeals
  • Writ Procedure in the Superior and Appellate Courts

Business Litigation

Representative business litigation programs include:

  • Arbitration in Employment Cases
  • Attacking the Pleadings
  • Complex Litigation: Practical Approaches to a Legal Labyrinth
  • Conducting Internal Investigations
  • Drafting Complaints, Cross-Complaints and Amendments
  • Electronically Stored Information and the Ethical Duty of Competence
  • Fighting the Forced Arbitration Clause
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Quelling Clients’ Fear of Video Mediation (And Yours Too)
  • Tips and Strategies for Your Next Voir Dire


Representative cannabis programs include:

  • Land Use & Zoning Regulation of Cannabis Businesses
  • Canna Talk with Matt Kumin: Part 1: An Overview of Cannabis Law
  • Canna Talk with Matt Kumin: Part 2: Intellectual Property Rights; Who Owns the Cannabis?
  • Canna Talk with Matt Kumin: Part 3 – Cannabis Cultivation and the Environment
  • Canna Talk with Matt Kumin: Part 4: Litigating Cannabis Disputes
  • CEQA Challenges to the Cannabis Industry
  • Ethically Navigating Local and State Licensing for Cannabis Businesses
  • Landlords, Tenants, and Marijuana Laws
  • Marijuana Law Update
  • Cannabis Enforcement After Legalization

Criminal Law

Representative criminal law programs include:

  • A Practical Approach to Felony Sentencing
  • Anticipating the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions
  • Criminal Jury Selection: Tipping the Scales toward Justice
  • DUI Forensics
  • Gangs and Gang Enhancements
  • Gun Relinquishment Prior to Sentencing
  • Money Bail
  • Overview of Domestic Violence in Criminal Law
  • Post-Conviction Relief Options In Addition To Prop 47
  • Sex Offender Registration under the Three-Tiered System

Employment Law

Representative employment law programs include:

  • Arbitration in Employment Cases
  • Best Practices Before the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
  • Beyond The FMLA: Meet The Leave Laws Often Left Behind
  • Co-Employment and Joint Employer Liability
  • Defending Employers Against Retaliation Claims
  • Developments in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII and FEHA
  • Dynamex with Richard Simmons
  • Litigating PAGA Claims
  • Preparing Your Client for Mediating an Employment Case
  • Settling Employment Cases: Coming to Terms and Drafting the Agreement

Family Law

Representative family law programs include:

  • A Non-Adversarial Approach to Pre-nups and Post-nups
  • Attorney Fees in Family Law Matters
  • Avoiding Tax Traps in Spousal Support Orders
  • California Family Law and Recent Covid-19 Effects
  • Child Custody and Substance Abuse Allegations
  • Domestic Violence: Decoding Abuse across Cultures
  • Effective RFO Practice – Motions for Family Law Attorneys
  • Litigating Date Of Separation In Divorce Cases
  • Marital Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
  • Using Marital Standard Of Living In Spousal Support Determinations

Law Practice Management

Representative law practice management programs include:

  • Building and Maintaining Strong Client Relationships
  • Case Interrupted: What To Do When Your Client Dies
  • Communication Techniques that Build Trust and Respect
  • Complying with the New Trust Accounting Rules
  • Creating a Digital Marketing Plan for Your Firm
  • Defending Your Online Reputation as an Attorney
  • Fee Agreements: A Lawyer’s Most Effective Tool to Manage Expectations, Protect Themselves, and Get Paid
  • Head in the Cloud, Fingertips on the Keyboard – Managing Client Information and Your Practice
  • Managing Opposing Counsel
  • Outsourcing for Solos and Small Firm Attorneys

Litigation Practice & Procedure

Representative litigation programs include:

  • Anti-SLAPP 101
  • Attacking the Pleadings
  • Complex Litigation: Practical Approaches to a Legal Labyrinth
  • FRCP Amendments – Keeping Discovery in Perspective
  • Meet and Confer For The New Millennium: Conduct Expected in Discovery Disputes
  • Preparing for and Taking a Deposition
  • Pre-Trial Motion Strategies
  • Strategic Tips for Compelling Discovery Responses
  • The Strategic Use of Motions During and After Trial
  • Tips for Drafting Contention Interrogatories

Real Property

Representative real property programs include:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in the context of Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Broker Liability
  • Commercial Lease Renegotiation in the Age of COVID
  • Conservation Easements: Tax Benefits, Effective Drafting, and Enforcement
  • Construction Insurance: Protecting Your Client & Avoiding Common Traps
  • Costa Hawkins Update
  • Documenting the Sale: Problems Pre-Closing
  • Handling Commercial Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Tree Law in California Neighbor Disputes

Trusts & Estates

Representative trusts & estates programs include:

  • The 42nd Annual UCLA/CEB Estate Planning Institute (2020)
  • Amending a Revocable Living Trust
  • Asset Sales after the Surviving Spouse’s Death—Are Traditional Bypass Trusts Still Viable?
  • Estate Accounting: Discharging Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Estate Litigation: Challenges to the Validity of Trusts and Estates
  • Drafting Revocable Trusts: Tricky Clauses
  • Elder Law Fundamentals: Estate Planning for Elderly Clients
  • Litigating Ambiguities and Mistakes in California Wills and Trusts
  • Gaw on Subtrust Funding
  • Understanding Heggstad Petitions

Business Entities

Representative programs covering the formation, operation, governance, and dissolution of business entities include:

  • Choosing a Business Entity
  • Crowdfunding
  • Director and Officer Fiduciary Duties and Liability
  • Dissolving Business Entities
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Representing Charitable Nonprofits: Formation and Exemption
  • Representing Charitable Nonprofits: Helping Nonprofits Engage with Confidence in Ongoing Operations
  • Representing the Startup: Early Equity & Employment Problems
  • Social Enterprise Legal Structures
  • The Basics: Business Exit Strategies

Business Transactions

Representative contract and commercial transaction coverage includes:

  • An Overview of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Law
  • Business Succession Planning: Part 3: Intrafamily Business Transfers
  • California Consumer Privacy Act: How it Might Affect Your Business
  • Creditors’ Rights and Remedies
  • E-Contracts and E-Signatures
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Secured Transactions 101
  • Seven Deadly Sins of Construction Contracting: Reducing Risk Before the First Nail is Hammered
  • Drones: A New (Legal) Frontier


Representative competence (special requirement) programs include:

  • Attorney Wellness
  • Competence and Addiction
  • Coping Effectively with Stress and Trauma Exposure in your Legal Practice
  • How to Train Your Brain for Success with Less Stress
  • Incorporating Mindfulness into Your Law Practice
  • The Mind of an Attorney
  • The New Rules of Professional Conduct: Discrimination and Competence

Elimination of Bias  

Representative elimination of bias (special requirement) coverage includes:

  • Advocacy in the Face of Bias
  • Bias at the Firm
  • Cultural Competence in Working with Transgender Clients
  • Cultural Competency in Representing LGBT+ Asylum Seekers
  • Eliminating Bias in ADR
  • Elimination of Bias Across the LGBTQ Spectrum
  • Implicit Bias: Interrupting Bias in the Legal Profession
  • Transforming Workplace Culture in the Era of #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter, and More
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era
  • Trailblazing Lawyer Fay Stender Challenging Discrimination in the Courts


Representative evidence programs include:

  • Cutting-Edge Issues With Smartphone Evidence
  • Effective use of the PMK Deposition
  • Evidence: How and Why to Make an Offer of Proof
  • Evidence: Objecting to Expert Opinion Testimony at Trial
  • Evidence: Tips for Effective Direct and Cross Examination
  • GPS and Cell Phone Forensics in the Real World
  • Objections: Best Practices for Objecting to Evidence at Trial
  • Strategic Tips for Cross Examining Expert Witnesses
  • Objections: What Objections Can I Make at a Deposition?
  • Objections: Objecting to Written Discovery Requests

Land Use, Environmental, and Natural Resources

Representative land use and environmental law programs include:

  • CEQA Challenges to the Cannabis Industry
  • Hot Topics in CEQA
  • The Map Act
  • Mixed-Use Developments
  • The Challenges of Redevelopment Projects
  • Overview of the CA Coastal Act and Cutting Edge Issues around Coastal Permitting
  • Update: Land Use & Zoning Regulation of Cannabis Businesses
  • Development and Land Use in the Age of COVID-19

Legal Ethics

Representative legal ethics (special requirement) coverage includes:

  • Electronically Stored Information and the Ethical Duty of Competence
  • An Attorney’s Guide to Ethically Navigating the Social Media Landscape
  • Ethical Landmines In Fiduciary Representation
  • Ethics for Attorneys Handling Appeals
  • FAQs: The Lawyer’s Duty of Confidentiality
  • Legal Ethics Online
  • New Year, New Bar, New Rules of Professional Conduct
  • The Basics: Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Ethically Working with Contract Attorneys
  • The Ethics of Social Media

Personal Injury

Representative personal injury programs include:

  • Exculpatory Clauses in Personal Injury Cases
  • Fighting the Forced Arbitration Clause
  • How to Properly Prepare and Serve a CCP Section 998
  • Lien and Mean: Effectively Dealing with Liens During Litigation and at Trial
  • Persuasive Opening Statements & Closing Arguments
  • Vicarious Liability Under the Vehicle-Use Exceptions to the Going-and-Coming Rule
  • We’ve Got You Covered: Reading & Understanding Insurance Policies
  • What Trial Lawyers Need to Know about Appeals
  • Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sexual Assault
  • The Basics: Potential Insurance Coverage

Tax Law

Representative tax law programs include:

  • Basis Consistency
  • Complications with Inheriting an IRA
  • Federal Estate Tax Returns: A Practical Overview
  • So What Does Portability of the Estate Tax Exemption Mean?
  • Tax and Estate Planning Considerations for Foreign Persons Owning U.S. Assets
  • Tax Consequences of Owning Property in a Foreign Jurisdiction: Canada and Mexico
  • Tax Penalties
  • Tax Planning and Compliance for Individuals Who Change Citizenship or Immigration Status
  • Tax Planning for the Multinational Family
  • Understanding Prohibited Transactions and Self-Directed IRAs

Workers’ Compensation

Representative workers’ compensation programs include:

  • Apportionment to Genetic Factors – The Rice Case, Part 1
  • Breakthrough Thinking in Causation of Injury & The Rice Case – Part 2
  • Duty to Disclose 3rd Party Claims in Workers’ Compensation Cases
  • Legal Strategies & Disability Rating Errors
  • Marijuana & Workers Compensation
  • Medical Issues in Workers’ Compensation
  • Return to Work & The Interactive Process
  • Workers’ Compensation Intensive Course – Disability Evaluation
  • Workers’ Compensation Intensive Course – Trial Procedures
  • Workers’ Compensation Intensive Course – Medical Knowledge & Issues

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