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Upcoming Live Seminars

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Fundamentals of Lawyer-Client Relations (2/24/16)
6.5 hours CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
What Is a Conflict of Interest?; Avoiding Disciplinary Complaints; Working with the Difficult Client; Lawyers Assistance Program and Professional Guidance Committee; The Bounds of Zealous Advocacy; Your Client and Ethical Considerations in Alternative Dispute Resolution; Attorney Recordkeeping and Timekeeping; Fee Disputes: How to Avoid Them and How to Address Those That Arise; nternet, Social Media, and Acceptable Communications with/about Your Client; The Delaware Way. DSB02242016FUNDA

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Friday, March 4, 2016
Women and Law Retreat 2016 (3/4/16 - 3/5/16)
8.3 hours CLE credit (includes 2.3 hours Enhanced Ethics credit)
Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center
Friday, March 4: #ENOUGHWITHTHESELFIE; Keynote Address: Sex Scandals, Sex Politics, and the Law of Libel Speaker; Can You Bring Home the Bacon and Fry It Up in a Pan?; In Search of the Resilient Ideal Self of the Female Lawyer. Seen Through the Lens of the SPIRE Model: Spire, Aspire, Inspire, Respire, Perspire and Transpire. Saturday, March 5: Have We Come a Long Way Baby?: Perspectives from Newer Members of the Bar; Speed Dating for Lawyers and Learning the Word “No”; Inside the Judge’s Chamber. dsb03042016WOMEN

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Finance for Lawyers 2016 (3/22/16)
5.5 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
Having an understanding of the key elements of finance is important in helping your clients with their problems and in meeting their objectives and goals. This seminar will introduce you to the processes involved in creating those statements. Once you understand accounting principles, you’ll be able to understand a financial statement, formulate successful inquiries, and communicate effectively with clients, business and financial colleagues. Topics include: Foundations of Modern Accounting and the Basic Equation of Finance; Financial Statements; Accounting Methodologies and Principles; Who’s Who in Financial Reporting; Private Company Accounting; Key Numbers and Ratios; Present Value Concepts and Business Valuations; The Lawyer’s Role in Financial Audits; Basic Concepts of Financial Investment; Financial Fraud Scheme. dsb03222016Finan

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News & Events

Delaware Law Review 15.2

The next issue of the Delaware Law Review is now available. Please click here to view the full issue.

The 2016 Delaware Legal Directory

To order the 2016 Delaware Legal Directory, your resource for information about attorneys, law firms, and the practice of law in Delaware and available January 2016, please click here and complete the order form.

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”

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 bar […]

Final Report of Survey of DSBA Members To Assess the Presence of Conditions that Hinder Their Practice of Law

Click here to access the DSBA Disabilities Survey Report conducted on behalf of the Delaware State Bar Association by the Center for Community Research and Service in the School of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Delaware.

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).

To download the app, […]