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Sponsored by the Delaware State Bar Association 

2.0 Hour CLE credits for Delaware and Pennsylvania Attorneys

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CLE is a HYBRID CLE.  You may register for this event as a live participant or by Zoom.  Even if you register as a live participant, you will receive a Zoom link by email immediately which you may disregard if not attending by Zoom. (Check spam folders if you do not.) If you are going to attend the live session, you will report to the venue and check in.  Only live attendees will receive live CLE credits after 12/31/2021.

Office and Trial Practice 2021: 

Delaware and COVID-19 – A Retrospective

9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Kyle Evans Gay, Esquire
Connolly Gallagher LLP
Hon. Monica A. Horton
Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware

8:45 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Message from the Delaware Bar Foundation
Kyle Evans Gay, Esquire
Connolly Gallagher LLP

 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Part 1
Attorneys from the Office of the Governor and the Delaware Department of Justice, Civil Division will discuss their advisory roles in the State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The panelists will describe the process of drafting the State’s Public Health Emergency Orders, including the edits needed to address the continually evolving situation, and will also discuss the collaboration between the Governor’s Office and various State agencies, stakeholders, and constituents to help Delaware “flatten the curve.”
Danielle Gibbs, Esquire
Chief Legal Counsel
Office of the Governor
Aaron R. Goldstein, Esquire
State Solicitor
Department of Justice
 Allison McCowan, Esquire
Assistant State Solicitor
Department of Justice

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Part 2
During the COVID-19 pandemic, financial and economic factors had a significant impact on Landlord-Tenant issues.  The attorneys in the panel will discuss their roles in handling the legal response to those issues, including the availability of rental assistance and federal funding as well as the eviction moratorium. The panelists will describe different perspectives of the challenges various groups have faced, and may continue to face, as a result of these issues.
John S. Whitelaw, Esquire
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Donald L. Gouge Jr., Esquire
Donald L. Gouge, Jr. LLC
Hon. Alan Grant Davis
Justice of the Peace Court of the State of Delaware


This CLE will be conducted live and via Zoom. To register, visit www.dsba.org/cle and select this seminar, choosing whether you wish to attend live or by Zoom.  If registering for EITHER method, you will receive an email back from Zoom immediately providing you with the correct login information. If attending by zoom and you do not receive this email, contact DSBA via email: reception@dsba.org. The Supreme Court of the State of Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education cannot accept phone conferencing only. You must attend through a device that allows DSBA to obtain your Bar ID in order to receive CLE Credit. Your attendance will be automatically monitored beginning at the scheduled start time and will be completed when the CLE has ended. If you enter or leave the seminar after or before the scheduled star t /end time, you will receive credit only for the time you attended. Your
CLE credits will be submitted to the Delaware and Pennsylvania Commissions on CLE, as usual.

Naturally, if you attend the seminar live, you must sign in and we will use your attendance as the means for reporting the live credit.

DSBA Members $100
DSBA Government Members $90
Non-members (get member rate by JOINING) $200
Pennsylvania Credit – add: $8

* advertised price is for the standard member rate.


Those attendees who wish to receive CLE credit, other than from Delaware or Pennsylvania, should contact their individual State’s CLE Commission for credit. The Delaware State Bar Association can provide you with the Agenda (included in the Materials sent with your registration confirmation) and a Certificate of Attendance (upon completion of the webinar), which should meet the requirements of compliance.

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