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2017-2018 WEBINAR:Securities Issues in Closely Held Companies
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Securities Issues in Closely Held Companies
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will discuss the common areas in which securities law apply to medium size and smaller businesses.  Although these laws are often discussed in the context of major companies that are publicly traded, they apply equally to many of the common transactions of their private counterparts.  PMong other areas, this progrPM will discuss issues when a company raises new funds or solicits investors.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Advanced Like-Kind Exchange Planning in Real Estate, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Advanced Like-Kind Exchange Planning in Real Estate, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
With property values rising and more activity in the real estate market, there is renewed focus on the planning opportunities with like-kind exchanges. This progrPM will discuss advanced planning like-kind exchange techniques, including the use of trusts and single-member LLCs, deferred exchanges and exchanges with related properties, reverse exchanges and exchanges with overleveraged property, and more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR: Advanced Like-Kind Exchange Planning in Real Estate, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR: Advanced Like-Kind Exchange Planning in Real Estate, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
With property values rising and more activity in the real estate market, there is renewed focus on the planning opportunities with like-kind exchanges. This progrPM will discuss advanced planning like-kind exchange techniques, including the use of trusts and single-member LLCs, deferred exchanges and exchanges with related properties, reverse exchanges and exchanges with overleveraged property, and more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: Ethics and Artificial Intelligence in Law Practice Software & Tools
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: Ethics and Artificial Intelligence in Law Practice Software & Tools
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are at the heart of many software packages and other technology lawyers use to automate drafting of transactional, estate planning, and pleadings. When lawyers use these forms of AI and machine learning, it raises substantial ethical issues touching the core of what is giving legal advice and service to clients. This program will discuss these ethical issues and how they may expose lawyers to liability.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Office Leases: Drafting Tips & Negotiating Traps
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Office Leases: Drafting Tips & Negotiating Traps
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will provide you a detailed guide to reviewing and drafting office leases. The progrPM will cover use restrictions, common area maintenance area, rents, subleases, and common access to IT issues.
2017-2018 Agricultural Law Northwest Conference
Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences
CLE - In Person
2017-2018 Agricultural Law Northwest Conference
Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences
CLE - In Person
General Credit: 3.00
Learn about updates in environmental law, immigration law and agricultural trade agreements at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences in Fayetteville.
2017-2018 December Board of Governors
Arkansas Bar Center
BOG Event
2017-2018 December Board of Governors
Arkansas Bar Center
BOG Event
To register for the Board of Governors meeting, please click the blue "Register Online" button. Continue through the registration wizard and click "next step" as you complete each page.
2017-2018 WEBINAR: How to Work with Interpreters
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR: How to Work with Interpreters
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
You face many challenges as attorneys and never know what will come your way. When you get that case where an inter- preter is needed, would you know how to successfully work with them? Gerry Schulze with Schulze & Murphy will give you essential guidelines for working effectively with interpreters.
Registration (received by 12/03)
Member - $135
Non-Member - $205
CLE Select Member - $0


2017-2018 WEBINAR:"HEMS" - Defining Distribution Standards in Trusts
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:"HEMS" - Defining Distribution Standards in Trusts
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will cover drafting objective and enforceable distribution standards in trust.  The discussion will include when a trustee should make a distribution of cash or property to beneficiaries, what standards a trustee should use in making these decisions, drafting health, education and maintenance standards, sources of dispute PMong trustees and beneficiaries and fiduciary litigation. 
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Business Torts: How Transactions Spawn Litigation, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Business Torts: How Transactions Spawn Litigation, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
Business transactions can be fertile sources of torts as difficulties arise in either the negotiation or consummation of an agreement.  Accusations of bad faith, misrepresentation or even fraud are commonplace as the parties become disappointed about the course or outcome of a deal.  This progrPM will provide transactional attorneys with a practical guide to common business torts, discuss how they arise in the life cycle of a transaction or in employment, explain key elements of each tort, and provide best practices for shielding your clients form liability or asserting their rights.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Business Torts: How Transactions Spawn Litigation, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Business Torts: How Transactions Spawn Litigation, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
Business transactions can be fertile sources of torts as difficulties arise in either the negotiation or consummation of an agreement.  Accusations of bad faith, misrepresentation or even fraud are commonplace as the parties become disappointed about the course or outcome of a deal.  This progrPM will provide transactional attorneys with a practical guide to common business torts, discuss how they arise in the life cycle of a transaction or in employment, explain key elements of each tort, and provide best practices for shielding your clients form liability or asserting their rights.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: Ethics in Negotiations
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: Ethics in Negotiations
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
Virtually every communication a lawyer makes on behalf of a client is a negotiation. This is equally true of communications in litigation with opposing counsel as it is in a transactional negotiation. There's an indistinct line between ethical propriety and going too far - between permissible "puffing" or "boasting" and outright (thus unethical) deceit. This progrPM will discuss the many shadings of gray when attorneys engage in negotiations.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
This wide-ranging annual update will discuss developments in ethics and professional responsibility important to your law practice. The progrPM will cover conflicts of interest, confidentiality, the impact of technology and law office technology on law practice, and much more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
This wide-ranging annual update will discuss developments in ethics and professional responsibility important to your law practice. The progrPM will cover conflicts of interest, confidentiality, the impact of technology and law office technology on law practice, and much more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Asset Protection Techniques for Real Estate
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Asset Protection Techniques for Real Estate
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will provide you with a real-world guide to accessible asset protection strategies for real estate, including the sophisticated use of limited liability entities, trusts and insurance products; key elements of drafting operating agreements and their traps; use of forms of ownership and choice of law planning.  The progrPM will also discuss preserving assets that are currently financially distressed, including bankruptcy planning.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Estate Planning for Elderly, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Estate Planning for Elderly, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will provide you a detailed guide to estate and trust planning for the elderly.  The progrPM will cover working with clients with capacity issues, the use of living trusts, health care issues and powers of attorney, planning or long-term care, post-mortem disputes, planning for clients with cognitive challenges, and more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Estate Planning for Elderly, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Estate Planning for Elderly, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
This progrPM will provide you a detailed guide to estate and trust planning for the elderly.  The progrPM will cover working with clients with capacity issues, the use of living trusts, health care issues and powers of attorney, planning or long-term care, post-mortem disputes, planning for clients with cognitive challenges, and more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Founding Documents: Drafting Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Founding Documents: Drafting Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
Two of the most important documents of every company are their Articles of Incorporation/Organization and their bylaws. Often thought of as boilerplate, these "constitutional documents" are exceptionally important to allocate voting control, establish flexibility and room for growth in capital structure, authorize preferential returns, set standards for changes of control, and more. These progrPMs will provide you a real world guide to structuring and drafting these founding documents.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Founding Documents: Drafting Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:Founding Documents: Drafting Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
Two of the most important documents of every company are their Articles of Incorporation/Organization and their bylaws. Often thought of as boilerplate, these "constitutional documents" are exceptionally important to allocate voting control, establish flexibility and room for growth in capital structure, authorize preferential returns, set standards for changes of control, and more. These progrPMs will provide you a real world guide to structuring and drafting these founding documents.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
This wide-ranging annual update will discuss developments in ethics and professional responsibility important to your law practice. The progrPM will cover conflicts of interest, confidentiality, the impact of technology and law office technology on law practice, and much more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics Update, Part 2
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
This wide-ranging annual update will discuss developments in ethics and professional responsibility important to your law practice. The progrPM will cover conflicts of interest, confidentiality, the impact of technology and law office technology on law practice, and much more.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: UCC Issues in Real Estate
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: UCC Issues in Real Estate
Online
CLE - Webinar
General Credit: 1.00
UCC issues touch a range of real estate transactions, from development and finance to leasing. There are complex issues and traps in drafting agreements to take security interests in the right type of collateral, whether it now exists or is later developed, ensuring priority over other types of claimants and related enforcement issues. There are also issues concerning the interrelationship of UCC Article 9 (secured transactions), UCC Article 3 (negotiable instruments), and UCC Article 5 (letters of credit). This progrPM will provide you with a practical guide to the range of UCC issues in real estate development, finance and leasing, and in real estate closings.
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
2017-2018 WEBINAR:LIVE REPLAY: 2017 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 1
Online
CLE - Webinar
Ethics Credit: 1.00
This annual progrPM will provide you with a broad-based discussion of attorney ethics issues effecting your civil litigation practice.
2017-2018 Mid-Year Meeting - AttPro Risk Management
CLE - In Person
2017-2018 Mid-Year Meeting - AttPro Risk Management
CLE - In Person
Ethics Credit: 4.00
2017-2018 Mid-Year Meeting
Little Rock Marriott
CLE - In Person
2017-2018 Mid-Year Meeting
Little Rock Marriott
CLE - In Person
As always we are offering an array of substantive CLE and several networking opportunities including a cocktail hour and a YLS after party. Mark your calendar for February 7-9, 2018 and meet me at Mid-Year!
Topics Include: Probate Track, Elder Law Track, ADR Track, NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy Program) and a Young Lawyers Section Track which will include practical skills you need to know.
See agenda for more details.
All members and guests are invited to attend the complimentary Thursday afternoon cocktail hour.