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Connecticut Lawyer magazine is a prime member benefit that contributes to your professional growth; informs readers of important legislative changes, court decisions, and other issues arising in the legal profession; and keeps members abreast of CBA activities.

If you would like to submit an article for consideration, have information for the “CBA News & Events” section, or have any other editorial inquiries, please contact the Associate Editor at lzwiebel@ctbar.org. Please review our editorial guidelines on subject matter, format, and deadlines.

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Serve More Clients with Limited Scope Representation Tools CLE

Wednesday, May 10
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CBA Law Center

About the Program
Grow your practice by serving clients who have money but cannot afford to hire a full-service attorney. This seminar will teach you how to offer limited scope representation, coaching, and packages to expand your practice, and the communications techniques necessary to avoid getting grieved.

You Will Learn

  • About limited scope representation, unbundled legal services, and alternative business models, whether they are right for your practice, and how to integrate them into your toolkit
  • Best practices for written communications, including engagement/disengagement letters, with a focus on creating sustainable limited representation relationships
  • Ethical considerations at the beginning of attorney-client relationships, and the special concerns in limited representations
  • How to maintain the boundaries of limited scope representations

CLE Credits
CT: 2.5 CLE Credits (0.5 Ethics/2.0 Professional Practice)
NY: 3.0 CLE Credits (0.5 Ethics/2.5 Professional Practice)

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Now Available: New Advance Release CBJ Article

CBJView the latest advance release article of the Connecticut Bar Journal before it comes out in the next issue!

Business Litigation: 2016 in Review
by William J. O’Sullivan

This article is a summary of two appellate court decisions in which substantial damage awards were vacated due to lack of supporting documentary evidence.

To see the full version of this week’s Weekly Docket, click here.

Member Benefit: Golf at TPC River Highlands

Spring is here! Don’t pass up your opportunity to golf at the recently updated TPC River Highlands, a world-class championship 18-hole course in Cromwell.

Access this members-only club through the CBA’s corporate membership. For only $175 per year, CBA members get to book tee times and use meeting room facilities.

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To see the full version of this week’s Weekly Docket, click here.

The I-9 Form and Immigration Compliance under the New Administration

Friday, April 7
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CBA Law Center

About the Program
With new administration focused new immigration enforcement and compliance, learn what you need to know to help your clients ensure their I-9 forms are in order if the government comes knocking.

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (2.0 Professional Practice)

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DCF Insider Tips for the Criminal and Family Attorney

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Quinnipiack Club
New Haven

About the Program
This seminar will provide an introduction to the process of how a case is investigated from intake to litigation by the Department of Children and Families. There will be further discussion regarding how involvement with DCF can impact your client’s case, whether in a criminal or family court context.

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (Professional Practice)

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