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Text Messages & Litigation: Discovery and Evidentiary Issues

$79.00

Text messaging is main stream. Clients generate virtual reams of data when they message with business partners, vendors, employees, and even public. This is a rich vein of electronically stored information that is potentially discoverable in formal litigation or pre-litigation.  Because texting is so convenient, casual and almost reflexive, the caution clients exercise in other forms of communication are often disregarded when texting, including when they text with their lawyers. This program will provide you with a practical guide to obtaining text messages, the risks of discovery in litigation, and related issues. Obtaining text messages – working with mobile carriers Timing – how long are texts kept and in what form? Discovery issues – obtaining texts from parties or other sources Issues related to encrypted messaging services How strategies differ for plaintiffs and defendants   Speaker: Stanley E. Woodward Jr. is a partner in the law firm Brand Woodward Law, where he has a broad civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense practice.  He also conducts internal corporate investigations.  He serves as an adjunct professor of law at Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, where he teaches pre-trial litigation and employment law. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to Judge Vanessa Ruiz of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and Judges Joan Zeldon and Judge Rufus King III of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  Mr. Woodward earned his B.A., cum laude, and his M.S., magna cum laude, from American University, and his J.D., cum laude, from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.

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  • 12/23/2021
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Rights of First Offer First Refusal in Real Estate

$79.00

Rights of first refusal and rights of first offer in real estate transactions act a mechanism for certain parties to retain voting control or economic position within an organization among other uses. But these mechanisms are often misunderstood and not precisely drafted. This program will provide you with a real-world guide to these differences between these two tools the circumstances in which each is best used and key tips for drafting.

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  • 12/18/2021
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Trust and Estate Planning for Pets

$79.00

For many clients particularly the elderly the most urgent concern they have in an estate plan is that their pet the source of consolation over many years is taken care of once the client dies. This desire often runs up against the limits of what substantive law allows or can achieve. This program will discuss the statutory versus common framework of estate planning for pets traditional versus statutory trusts standards for fiduciaries and caregivers distributions to caregivers for the pet and for themselves and designation of a remainder beneficiary.

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  • 12/17/2021
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Estate Planning for MDs JDs CPAs Other Professionals Part 2

$79.00

Planning for knowledge professionals ? physicians lawyers accountants and others ? brings special challenges. These professionals tend to concentrate wealth in qualified retirement plans but leave behind businesses or practices with little residual value. These professionals also tend to be the target of substantial challenges to their wealth in the form of contractual and tort claims creditor claims and spousal claims. This program will discuss the nature of working professionals? estates and threats to wealth depletion practical strategies for preserving wealth and creating income using financial products and trusts and the use of LLCs trusts and other wealth protection vehicles.

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  • 11/14/2021
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Ethics and Changing Law Firm Affiliation

$79.00

The program will cover ethics for the departing attorney and his or her former law firm. Communications with a departing attorney?s clients the ownership and transfer of client files diligence for the firm the lawyer is joining and malpractice issues among others will be covered.

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  • 11/9/2021
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LLC/Partnerships Interests: Collateral Pledges and Security Interests

$79.00

This program will discuss the process of pledging an ownership stake as collateral for credit best practices for lenders to perfect their interests review what economic and governance rights lenders succeed to on foreclosure and the impact of the pledge and foreclosure on the entity itself and potentially its other owners. Among other topics the program will cover application of UCC Article 9 to these security interests duties and remedies of secured parties and the impact of the pledge and foreclosure on the other owners of the entity.

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  • 11/1/2021
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Revenue Share Agreements in Business

$79.00

This program will cover structuring and drafting revenue share agreements in business agreements. The program will cover scope the revenue subject to share crucial accounting and reporting issues remittances and much more.

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  • 10/31/2021
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Liquidation: Legal Issues When a Client Decides to Close a Business

$79.00

This program will provide you with a practical guide to the tax and non-tax issues when a client decides to close and liquidate a business. The program will cover practical steps with secretaries of state creditors and counter-parties. It will also discuss major tax issues successor liability issues and assignments of interest.

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  • 10/25/2021
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The Ins-and-Out of Licensing Technology Part 1

$79.00

The program will provide transactional attorneys with a practical guide to the major provisions of licensing agreements including royalties warranties confidential information limitation on liability diligence and more. If your clients either licenses in technology like software or licenses out technology to customers this program is essential learning.

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  • 10/5/2021
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The Ins-and-Out of Licensing Technology Part 1

$79.00

The program will provide transactional attorneys with a practical guide to the major provisions of licensing agreements including royalties warranties confidential information limitation on liability diligence and more. If your clients either licenses in technology like software or licenses out technology to customers this program is essential learning.

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  • 10/4/2021
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