The Delaware State Bar Association offers a variety of seminars

for the continued professional development of its members

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Attorney Skills Development: Best Practices for Representing Clients in Superior Court Rule 16 Mediations (9/16/15)
1.0 hour CLE credit (includes 0.5 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
This seminar will assist attorneys to hone their skills representing clients in mediations taking place pursuant to Superior Court Civil Rule 16.  The following topics will be covered:  deciding when mediation will be most effective, communicating with opposing counsel concerning mediation, preparing effective mediation statements, advocating effectively and appropriately during the mediation conference, and preparing your client and yourself for the mediation conference. DSB09162015ATTOR

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Medicare Basics: Advising Your Clients (9/24/15)
1.0 hour CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
This seminar will cover: 1) who qualifies, 2) enrollment, 3) options or co-ordination of benefits for working beneficiaries or spouses of working or retired beneficiaries with employer provided coverage, 4) what Medicare does and does not cover, and 5) the options of original Medicare plus the Medicare supplemental insurance policy and prescription drug plan versus a Medicare Advantage Plan with prescription drug coverage. DSB09242015MEDIC

Friday, September 25, 2015
Supreme Court Review 2015: A Discussion of Decisions at the Highest State and Federal Judicial Levels (9/25/15)
3.3 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
Professor Alan E. Garfield, Distinguished Professor of Law at the Delaware Law School, will discuss significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and Ashley R. Altschuler, Esquire, Gretchen S. Knight, Esquire, Cassandra Faline Roberts, Esquire, Joseph R. Slights III, Esquire, and Nicole Marie Walker, Esquire will talk about leading Delaware Supreme Court decisions. DSB09252015SUPRE

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Cyber Security for Law Firms: Ignorance Is Not a Defense (9/30/15)
1.5 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
In today's wireless world, cyber attacks on both large and small law firms are becoming increasingly common. You've seen that hackers are targeting more law firms, and you should know that a lawyer's professional liability insurance only covers limited cyber exposures. Learn how to protect your systems and keep your firm's electronic data safe and secure. DSB09302015CYBER

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Special Education Advocacy for Students with Disabilities (10/6/15)
3.0 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
History and Overview of Special Education; Advocacy for Students:Common Problems and Solutions; Ethical Considerations; Forums and Remedies to Resolve Special Education Disputes. DSB10062015SPECI

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Managing E-Discovery Effectively: Meeting the Expectations of Your Clients and the Court (10/15/15)
3.0 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor

Monday, October 19, 2015
Office and Trial Practice 2015 (10/19/15)
7.0 hours CLE credit (includes 5.0 hours Enhanced Ethics credit)
Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE
The Basics in Starting Up a Law Practice; Common Ethics Traps; Ethical Problems in Corporate Litigation; Social Media Ethics Update; The Ethics and Principles of Witness Preparation in Civil and Criminal Cases; Magna Carta, 1225 - 2015; Learn Ten Office Practice Technology Tips Without Glazing Over; Ethics in the Office; DSB10192015OFFIC

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Overview of ADR Law in Delaware and Discussion of Recent Developments, including the Enactment of the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act. (10/22/15)
3.0 hours CLE credit
DSB10222015OVERV

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tax Issues Facing Small Businesses (10/28/15)
3.0 hours CLE credit (includes 1.0 hour Enhanced Ethics credit)
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
This CLE will cover a number of tax related decisions facing small business owners, from the proper choice of entity to the liquidation business. Areas covered will include federal taxes and filings, passive loss rules, capitalization versus loans, depreciation, Section 1244 stock, and many more. Topics include: Choice of Entity and Preliminary Tax Considerations and Elections; Tax Implications of Day-to-Day Operations and Liquidations; Ethics Update: A Review of Circular 230. DSB10282015TAX_I

Friday, November 13, 2015
Attorney Ad Litem for Guardianship Training in the Court of Chancery (11/13/15)
4.0 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Confidentiality in the Age of Cyber (In)Security (12/9/15)
2.0 hours CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
Delaware State Bar Association
Georgetown - Tunnell & Raysor
DSB12092015CONFI

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Family Law Update 2015 (12/15/15)
6.3 hours CLE credit
Christiana Hilton