Upcoming Seminars

The Delaware State Bar Association offers a variety of seminars

for the continued professional development of its members.

 

FUNDAMENTALS SCHEDULE FOR 2017 (Registration forms will be available below, as they become available):

  • Fundamentals of Real Estate – February 15, 2017
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedure – March 15, 2017
  • Fundamentals of Will Drafting and Estate Administration – April 18, 2017
  • Fundamentals of Law Practice Management and Technology – May 10, 2017
  • Fundamentals of Civil Litigation – June 1, 2017
  • Fundamentals of Family Law – TBA
  • Fundamentals of Lawyer-Client Relations – TBA

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Meditation for Lawyers, the Ultimate Relaxation Response (Behind the Cool Image 2018, workshop 3)
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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According to the Rules of Professional Conduct an attorney must be fit. The astute attorney, however, understands that fitness means more than just fitness of legal expertise; it means also those qualities of physical, mental and psychological health that enables a lawyer to carry out the demands and the responsibilities to their clients and to their profession. More specifically, the fit attorney practices law while practicing personal wellness. Carol P. Waldhauser. Each Workshop is free to attend or $50 to receive CLE credit. Always popular and also back by popular demand, Dr. Jim Walsh will discuss and show us where the mind goes, our energies follow – Meditation Training for Lawyers.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Best Practices: Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors in the Court of Chancery 2018
1.0 hour CLE credit
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This seminar will address best practices for the filing and conduct of Assignments of the Benefit of Creditors in the Delaware Court of Chancery.  In particular, this seminar will explain the process, timing and procedural best practices and review the statutory predicate for these proceedings.  In addition, the panel will detail what sort of factual circumstances best lend themselves to this approach as an alternative to a federal bankruptcy filing.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Cross Jurisdiction Enforcement: Getting Paid When the Money is Overseas 2018
3.0 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
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This presentation is intended to educate practitioners on enforcing judgments in Delaware, as well as in foreign jurisdictions. It is the panel’s intent to identify the challenges related to this ever-evolving area of the law and provide local practitioners with a guide of best practices. The presentation will begin with a keynote address from The Honorable Eric M. Davis of the Delaware Superior Court. The panel will discuss how to domesticate a foreign judgment in Delaware, as well as how to domesticate a Delaware judgment in a foreign jurisdiction. On this point, the panel will discuss mechanisms that practitioners can use to reach assets in foreign jurisdictions, which will include insight from collection professionals and government regulators. As many of these mechanisms evolve with the advancement of technology, this discussion will involve identifying the challenges presented by new technology when seizing assets. Practitioners will also learn of methods to address risks and dispute resolutions, and obtaining credit insurance. The presentation will also include one (1) credit of ethics, specifically, ethical considerations in cross-border collections and enforcement efforts.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Role of the Ad Litem Attorney in Chancery Court Guardianships 2018
3.8 hours CLE credit
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Topics: Overview of the Guardianship Process-The Role of the Attorney ad Litem (AAL)-New Chancery Rules Affecting Guardianships-Supported Decision Making-Contested Proceedings-A View from the Bench: The Masters' Perspective on the Role of the AAL and Contested Guardianship matters in Chancery Court

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Litigation Academy: Session VI - Jury Instructions, Closing Arguments and Wrapping Up
3.0 hours CLE credit (includes 0.5 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
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The Litigation Academy fills a growing experience gap for new lawyers, and serves the court and public by ensuring higher-quality representation. The sixth session is on Pretrial Actions such as the filing of motions to dismiss or 12b6 motions, depositions, experts, pretrial stipulations, privilege logs and an attorney's obligation to review discovery with an ethical focus on proponent and recipient privilege logs. The Litigation Academy is a 6-session series of programs (9/11; 9/18; 10/18; 10/31; 11/13; and 12/5) aimed at developing practical litigation and trial skills. The series, of which the entirety will be moderated by The Honorable M. Jane Brady, prepares local practitioners of all ages with practical hands-on litigation and trial training. In an era when fewer disputes reach court, with far fewer tried to verdict, the Litigation Academy fills a need for attorneys to develop these practical skills.

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Friday, December 7, 2018
Family Law Update 2018
6.3 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
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This annual family law seminar focuses on several important issues: Dividing Student Loan Debts in Divorce; Effects of the New Tax Code on Alimony and Other Ancillary Matters; Counseling a Client with Addiction; Update from the Family Court Bench; Child Support Update; 2018 Case Law Update.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Movie Night at DSBA 2018 - Elf
1.0 hour CLE credit
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Elf is a 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell as man raised as an elf at the North Pole who, after inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, is sent to the U.S. in search of his biological family. In the CLE seminar that follows a screening of Elf, a panel will discuss adoption, which involves the rights of three "triad members": the birth parents, the child, and the adoptive parents. Professionals working in adoption need to act ethically to ensure the rights of all parties are protected at all points in the process.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Rational Thinking or How to Challenge Your Flawed Thoughts (Behind the Cool Image 2018, workshop 4)
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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According to the Rules of Professional Conduct an attorney must be fit. The astute attorney, however, understands that fitness means more than just fitness of legal expertise; it means also those qualities of physical, mental and psychological health that enables a lawyer to carry out the demands and the responsibilities to their clients and to their profession. More specifically, the fit attorney practices law while practicing personal wellness. Carol P. Waldhauser. Each Workshop is free to attend or $50 to receive CLE credit. Resilience thrives on positive thoughts not negative. Learn tips and skills for overcoming toxic thinking.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Workers' Compensation Breakfast Seminar 2019
3.3 hours CLE credit
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Program Highlights: Keynote Address by the Honorable Paul R. Wallace; Section 2311 - Who has to Prove What?; The Impact of Pre-Existing and Intervening Injuries; Subrogation and Settlement; Surgery Issues - Cutting to the Chase; Case Law Update.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Yin Yang: Assertiveness and Anger Management for Lawyers (Behind the Cool Image 2018, workshop 5)
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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According to the Rules of Professional Conduct an attorney must be fit. The astute attorney, however, understands that fitness means more than just fitness of legal expertise; it means also those qualities of physical, mental and psychological health that enables a lawyer to carry out the demands and the responsibilities to their clients and to their profession. More specifically, the fit attorney practices law while practicing personal wellness. Carol P. Waldhauser. Each Workshop is free to attend or $50 to receive CLE credit. Learn how to be assertive without being aggressive.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Wellbeing Through Time Management for Lawyers (Behind the Cool Image 2018, workshop 6)
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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According to the Rules of Professional Conduct an attorney must be fit. The astute attorney, however, understands that fitness means more than just fitness of legal expertise; it means also those qualities of physical, mental and psychological health that enables a lawyer to carry out the demands and the responsibilities to their clients and to their profession. More specifically, the fit attorney practices law while practicing personal wellness. Carol P. Waldhauser. Each Workshop is free to attend or $50 to receive CLE credit. Well-known Virginia attorney Daniel Robey will show us how to achieve less stress through time management.

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