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, October 20, 2020 - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Fastcase Webinar 2020
1.5 hours CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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This training is designed for all Fastcase users, from new to experienced users. DSBA offers all its members free access to this excellent research tool which the ABA has indicated is equally used by lawyers as LEXIS or Westlaw. The presentation covers basic legal research tips for efficient, effective legal research as well as a tour of Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute searches in Fastcase 7.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 10:00 AM
CLE on Tap 2020: Diversity in the Craft Alcohol Business in Delaware
2.0 hours CLE credit
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Understand the Law of the Craft Brewing Business as well as Home Brewing and Brew Pubs. Discuss the current trends in this industry and examine how diversity figures into various enterprises.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:00 PM
The Delaware State Court and Widener University Delaware Law School Two-Part COVID-19 Summit 2020
3.5 hours CLE credit
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The Summit will be presented on two consecutive days for a total of 3.5 CLE credit hours. The Chief Justice, the Chief Judge of each State Court and the Dean of Widener University Delaware Law School will brief the Delaware Bench and Bar on the state of each organization as a result of COVID 19. Questions will be entertained.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 11:45 AM
Office and Trial Practice 2020: The Effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic
2.0 hours CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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These are interesting times for the practice of law! Hear from the Chief Justice and leaders in the bar on the top ways to manage staff anxiety and address new work-life balance challenges. Our panel will provide best practices on how to interact with clients, the Court and colleagues during this unprecedented period. We will be discussing the ways to adapt to an ever-changing legal climate and new policies and procedures. Keynote: The Intersection of Public Health and the Law in Response to a Pandemic

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 8:30 AM
SHORT TOPICS IN REAL ESTATE 2020
3.8 hours CLE credit
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This year's program includes: Land Use Update, Recent Case Law Update; Reassessment in Delaware; Recent Amendments to the DE LLC Act and Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Title Insurance in 2020; Mechanic's Liens and Transactions; The Impact of Coronavirus on the Real Estate Industry.

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Monday, November 16, 2020 - 4:00 PM
Beyond the Bench: 1st in a Series - Joshua Martin & E. Norman Veasey
1.5 hours CLE credit
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Please join us for a new series of CLEs in the form of a Zoom Dialogue, each for 1.5 hours of CLE credit. Retired Delaware Federal and State Court Judges (2 in each session) will discuss anecdotes on and off the bench, anxieties of moving to the next chapter, and what they have done or are now doing with their careers. This series should be of particular interest to current members of the Bench, who may find themselves looking to begin new chapters following their judicial careers. It should also be of interest to members of the Bar who may aspire to have careers on the bench in the future. It will give them a glimpse into what may follow. This first presentation features Joshua Martin III, the first black Superior Court judge and E. Norman Veasey, former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:00 PM
Behind the Cool Image 2020-2021: Lawyering in the 21st Century Workshop 2 - The Burden of Proof; Letting Go of Unwanted Perfectionism
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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A SERIES OF FOUR WORKSHOPS IN 2020 - 2021. Who should attend? Everyone! Whether you have been practicing 2 years or 40 years. Lawyers and judges will learn new strategies for fitness through positive change and wellness. DE-LAP's Behind the Cool Image: Lawyering in the 21st Century is pleased to host: “ASK WHAT MATTERS?!” a Well-Being consulting, training, and coaching company for Law Firms and the Legal Community, who will facilitate DE-LAP’s monthly, free webinars on Zoom.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Recent Developments and Changes in Commercial Law 2020
3.0 hours CLE credit
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This annual seminar on the development of Commercial Law looks at the statutes, case law, and practices which affect the life blood of Delaware- Program Highlights : Analysis of Contractual Considerations in Light of COVID; Recent Developments in Unclaimed Property in Delaware; Recent Statutory Amendments and Cases Involving Delaware Corporations; Recent Statutory Amendments Involving Delaware Statutory Trusts; Recent Statutory Amendments and Cases Involving Delaware LLCs and Limited Partnerships

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00 AM
Transitioning Toward Authenticity - Issues Facing Transgender People 2020
2.0 hours CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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Grace L. Mead, Esquire and Sarah McBride will speak to a wide range of issues faced by transgender people, including those faced by openly transgender women in professional environments like law. They will begin by framing the moderated discussion with an overview of the international medical consensus driving recent court decisions and policy-making. They will also discuss the changes in the legal and societal landscape from when each began grappling with her identity many years ago to the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia this summer. They encourage participants to submit questions to Grace in advance at gmead@stearnsweaver.com in order to make as much of the two hours as possible.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Behind the Cool Image 2020-2021: Lawyering in the 21st Century Workshop 3 - Take Charge: Navigating Work, Home and other Competing Priorities
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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A SERIES OF FOUR WORKSHOPS IN 2020 - 2021. Who should attend? Everyone! Whether you have been practicing 2 years or 40 years. Lawyers and judges will learn new strategies for fitness through positive change and wellness. DE-LAP's Behind the Cool Image: Lawyering in the 21st Century is pleased to host: “ASK WHAT MATTERS?!” a Well-Being consulting, training, and coaching company for Law Firms and the Legal Community, who will facilitate DE-LAP’s monthly, free webinars on Zoom.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Behind the Cool Image 2020-2021: Lawyering in the 21st Century Workshop 4 - POWER UP: PRACTICAL APPROACHES FOR ACCESSING AND MAINTAINING ENERGY AND ENGAGEMENT
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
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A SERIES OF FOUR WORKSHOPS IN 2020 - 2021. Who should attend? Everyone! Whether you have been practicing 2 years or 40 years. Lawyers and judges will learn new strategies for fitness through positive change and wellness. DE-LAP's Behind the Cool Image: Lawyering in the 21st Century is pleased to host: “ASK WHAT MATTERS?!” a Well-Being consulting, training, and coaching company for Law Firms and the Legal Community, who will facilitate DE-LAP’s monthly, free webinars on Zoom.

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Monday, March 22, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Destination CLE 2021: Big Island
15.5 hours CLE credit (includes 11.0 hours Enhanced Ethics credit)
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Have you ever taken a vacation and still earned CLE credits? DSBA has partnered with DestinationCLEs to bring you to Hawaii's big island for a three day seminar filled with instruction and excursions. Learn about Lawyer Wellness, the Future off Law through AI, apps and other new trends, Valuation of Business, Professional Ethics, Client's Financial Statements, Virtual Law Practice and much more. Network and experience the beautiful scenery. Opt-in excursions are also available. You won't be able to register online with DSBA, so please download the brochure and go to the DestinationsCLE website to learn more or to sign up. We'll take care of recording your credits, you enjoy the CLE! (PA credit not available)

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