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For more than 85 years the Delaware State Bar Association has organized and united the lawyers who practice in the State of Delaware and served as their professional association

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Upcoming Live Seminars

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Office and Trial Practice 2014
6.8 hours CLE credit including 4.0 hours Enhanced Ethics
Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE
This year’s program features former Chief Justice of Rhode Island, Frank J. Williams, a noted Lincoln scholar, discussing “Lincoln – A Litigator and A Judge.” The morning program has our all-star speakers discussing Ethical Problems in Family Law, Taking Care of Your Client By Taking Care of Yourself, Rules for Practicing Lawyers to Follow, Cutting Edge Issues on Social Media Ethics, Practical Ethics in Representing Clients. Following Justice Williams is a panel on deposition practice, then Order in the Court: What Delaware Judges Want You to Know, with five prominent judges. DSB10292014OFFIC
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Monday, November 3, 2014
Reverse Mortgages 2014
2.0 hours CLE credit
This seminar is a recap of the 2013 seminar plus important updates from 2014. Fundamentals of Reverse Mortgages; New Principal Limit Factor; New Withdrawal Guidelines; Non-Borrowing Spouse Rules; Mandatory Obligations (60% Rule); New Government Insurance Fee (0.5% VS 2.5%); Annuitized Monthly Check Scenarios; Costs of Reverse Mortgages – DSB11032014REVER
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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Enhance Your People Skills and Be a Better Lawyer
6.0 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association, Wilmington, DE
Webcast to Tunnell & Raysor, Georgetown, DE
No matter how well you know the law, to be most effective as an attorney you also need good skills with people. Just as you need to continually add to your knowledge of the law, so do you need to become ever more effective in interacting with your clients, your co-workers, people in the court system and beyond. This seminar focuses on valuable techniques, strategies, and principles to apply not only to your own clients, but also with those across the table. The topics discussed in this seminar impact professional civility and advance the goal of professionalism. When you increase your skills in working with others, you increase your ability to succeed in almost all aspects of work and life. This seminar is for everyone in the legal field. By attending this seminar, you will receive a copy of Cal Sutliff’s book, The Power of Your People Skills.
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The Veasey Report

Click here to access the complete document, “Report of Independent Counsel on Investigation of Violations of Delaware Campaign Finance and Related State Laws”

DSBA Mentoring Program

The DSBA Mentoring Program is designed to match newly admitted Delaware attorneys and those Delaware attorneys who have been practicing for less than three years who choose to participate with more experienced members of the Delaware Bar in their substantive area of practice or some other area of interest where the requesting mentee desires mentoring.

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Voluntary Good Practices Guidelines

Voluntary Good Practices Guidance to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
The Voluntary Good Practices Guidance for Lawyers to Detect and Combat Money Laundering and
Terrorist Financing (the “Voluntary Guidance”) has been developed by the ABA Task Force on Gatekeeper
Regulation in the Profession, working with other state and local bar associations, including with members of
the Delaware State Bar Association, and specialty […]

The DSBA Bar Journal App is here!

DSBA Members: Put the DSBA Bar Journal in the palm of your hand!
Available for Android and coming soon for iPhone and iPad. It’s free to download and use.
The Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association app allows you to view current and past issues going back to 2009 on your Android device*.

* Requires PDF viewer (Available on the App Store).

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