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Review of Indiana’s New Child Support Guidelines – Course #258175

Presented by Hon. Les Shively, Vanderburgh Superior Court


1 CLE

On January 1, 2020 the new Indiana Child Support Rules and Guidelines went into effect.  In this course Judge Les Shively reviews these amendments.

1 CLE

On January 1, 2020 the new Indiana Child Support Rules and Guidelines went into effect.  In this course Judge Les Shively reviews these amendments.

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Update on Bankruptcy Statutes, Rules and Cases – Course #258174

Presented by Robert Musgrave, Trustee – Chapter 13 Trustee's Office, Andrew Ozete – Farmer Scott Ozete Robinson & Schmitt and Dax J. Miller – The Law Offices of Dax J. Miller


1 CLE

In this course, the speakers will highlight the statute and rule changes in bankruptcy practices including statutory changes and local rule changes.

1 CLE

In this course, the speakers will highlight the statute and rule changes in bankruptcy practices including statutory changes and local rule changes.

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1031 Exchange: Legal and Practical Considerations – Course #258173

Presented by Chris Wischer – Stoll Keenon Ogden and Joe Kiefer, President and Managing Broker – Hahn Kiefer Real Estate Services


1.0 CLE

What is a Like-Kind Exchange and how does it work?  Under Section 1031 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, a taxpayer may defer recognition of capital gains on the exchange of like-kind real property.  This course covers

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1.0 CLE

What is a Like-Kind Exchange and how does it work?  Under Section 1031 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, a taxpayer may defer recognition of capital gains on the exchange of like-kind real property.  This course covers many of the legal, and practical, considerations when dealing with a like-kind exchange.

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Real Life Administration of Trust Discretionary Standards – Course #252891

Presented by Patrick Koontz, Vice President and Sr. Trust Officer – Fifth Third Bank and David G. Harris, Vice President and Sr. Trust Officer – Fifth Third Bank


1 CLE

A Discretionary Trust is a trust in which the Trustee typically has some level of control over the extent to which beneficiaries are entitled to a distribution and under what circumstances.  In this course, you will be given the

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1 CLE

A Discretionary Trust is a trust in which the Trustee typically has some level of control over the extent to which beneficiaries are entitled to a distribution and under what circumstances.  In this course, you will be given the nuts and bolts of discretionary trusts, particularly from the trust administration side, and why they are important.

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The Culture of Inclusion: Inclusion Starts with You – Course #252890

Presented by Cathy Nestrick, VP and General Counsel; Director of Diversity and Inclusion – Berry Global


1 NLS

Culture in a corporation, a law firm, any workplace matters: it is a company’s personality that causes people to stay, or leave. Without inclusive practices and greater diversity, your firm or company has a greater risk of faili

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1 NLS

Culture in a corporation, a law firm, any workplace matters: it is a company’s personality that causes people to stay, or leave. Without inclusive practices and greater diversity, your firm or company has a greater risk of failing. At the completion of this course, you will have tools to take back to your law firm and the people you work with that will make you think about how you are practicing law.

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Ethical Lessons from The Godfather – Course #252889

Presented by Judge Margret Robb, Indiana Court of Appeals


1 CLE/1 Ethics

Wildly regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, The Godfather focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone. In this course, Judge Margret Robb interprets what the unwritten rules from the mo

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1 CLE/1 Ethics

Wildly regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, The Godfather focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone. In this course, Judge Margret Robb interprets what the unwritten rules from the movie mean in regard to Rules in Indiana.

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Your Law Practice and Social Media: The How To – Course #252888

Presented by Lane Siesky, Siesky Law Office


1 CLE

To be a lawyer in today’s world requires knowledge of social media. Why should you care?  Why does it matter? In this course, you learn how social media can make, or break your client’s case.

1 CLE

To be a lawyer in today’s world requires knowledge of social media. Why should you care?  Why does it matter? In this course, you learn how social media can make, or break your client’s case.

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The Ethics of Dual Representation – Course #252887

Presented by Jamie Andree, Volunteer Lawyer with Indiana Legal Services


1 CLE/1 Ethics

This course will cover ethical issues that may arise with dual or joint representation when attorneys consider representing more than one individual in the same civil matter. We will cover a few examples of circumstances when dual

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1 CLE/1 Ethics

This course will cover ethical issues that may arise with dual or joint representation when attorneys consider representing more than one individual in the same civil matter. We will cover a few examples of circumstances when dual representation may arise, the governing rules, and practice tips.

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Consumer Bankruptcy Series: Case Law Update – Course #251377

Presented by Andrew Ozete, Farmer Scott Ozete Robinson & Schmitt


1 CLE

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll learn about the law…it’s everything you wanted and more! In this course, you will learn about changes to preference suits, businesses involving the cannabis industry, interplay of 363 and

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1 CLE

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll learn about the law…it’s everything you wanted and more! In this course, you will learn about changes to preference suits, businesses involving the cannabis industry, interplay of 363 and confirmation, and the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Lifecycle of an LLC: Creating, Voluntarily Dissolving and Reinstating – Course #251376

Presented by William Cartwright


1 CLE

In this course, Will Cartwright discusses the lifecycle of an LLC from creation, dissolution to reinstatement.

1 CLE

In this course, Will Cartwright discusses the lifecycle of an LLC from creation, dissolution to reinstatement.

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My Client Is Mentally Ill… NOW WHAT? – Course #251374

Presented by Judge Les Shively and Magistrate Jill Marcrum


1 CLE

Several years ago, the State of Indiana reduced the resources for the mentally ill.  As a result, our jails became triages for those with mental health issues who committed low-level crimes.  It becomes a revolving door – crime

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1 CLE

Several years ago, the State of Indiana reduced the resources for the mentally ill.  As a result, our jails became triages for those with mental health issues who committed low-level crimes.  It becomes a revolving door – crime committed, arrested and put in jail, released; crime committed, arrested and put in jail, released.  This course discusses the resources available through our Court system to those with mental health issues.

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How to Write Ethically – Course #251375

Presented by Judge Melissa S. May, Indiana Court of Appeals


1 Ethics

This course provides basic helpful hints and pointers for attorneys on the ethics of writing not only for legal documents but every day situations.

1 Ethics

This course provides basic helpful hints and pointers for attorneys on the ethics of writing not only for legal documents but every day situations.

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E-Writing and E-Reading in the Digital Age – Course #251373

Presented by Judge Margret Robb, Indiana Court of Appeals


1 CLE

The way you write and read in the practice of law is changing.  This course will cover the issues to consider when reading and writing in the digital age.

1 CLE

The way you write and read in the practice of law is changing.  This course will cover the issues to consider when reading and writing in the digital age.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Expunging Your Client’s Convictions – Course #251372

Presented by Judge Les Shively and Shaunda Lynch


1 CLE

Expungement law is not intended to only clean a person’s criminal record, it is intended to help change someone’s life.  This course will give you an overview of the law of expungements, how it works and tips from the practitione

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1 CLE

Expungement law is not intended to only clean a person’s criminal record, it is intended to help change someone’s life.  This course will give you an overview of the law of expungements, how it works and tips from the practitioners’ perspective of expunging your clients’ convictions.

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Murder at the Intersection of a Criminal Law Right and a Civil Law Responsibility: Kohm v. Gash – Course #251370

Presented by Judge Robert Pigman, Vanderburgh Superior Court


1 CLE

This case drew national recognition to a small town in southern Indiana. At the age of 11, Kathy Kohm, disappeared from Santa Claus, Indiana. The evidence linking suspect Stanton Gash to the disappearance was loose but overwhelmin

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1 CLE

This case drew national recognition to a small town in southern Indiana. At the age of 11, Kathy Kohm, disappeared from Santa Claus, Indiana. The evidence linking suspect Stanton Gash to the disappearance was loose but overwhelming. The turn of events in the case leaves the court with a murder at the intersection of a criminal law right and a civil law responsibility.

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Probate 30 For 30: 30 Lessons I’ve Learned In 30 Years of Experience – Course #251369

Presented by Wilfred C. Bussing III (Bill)


1 CLE

In April 1989, Wilfred (Bill) C. Bussing III opened his law practice.  This course is a play on the ESPN’s popular documentary “30 for 30” with 30 helpful hints Mr. Bussing has learned in 30 years of practice.

1 CLE

In April 1989, Wilfred (Bill) C. Bussing III opened his law practice.  This course is a play on the ESPN’s popular documentary “30 for 30” with 30 helpful hints Mr. Bussing has learned in 30 years of practice.

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The Lawyer Well-Being Movement…Is There Really Such A Thing? – Course #251371

Presented by Terry Harrell


1 Ethics

This CLE is a presentation on the Lawyer Well-Being Movement and what that means for bar associations, legal employers, and all of us as individuals.  The presentation reviews the research on lawyer well-being, the work of the Na

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1 Ethics

This CLE is a presentation on the Lawyer Well-Being Movement and what that means for bar associations, legal employers, and all of us as individuals.  The presentation reviews the research on lawyer well-being, the work of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, and the work of the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession.  It then explores what we can do as employers and as a bar association to change our work culture to one that supports well-being.  The end of the presentation reminds us not to forget about our individual well-being as we are working on the systemic issues and includes an exercise to evaluate what we need to do in terms of our own self-care.

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Does Transferring Title Transfer Trouble to You? Ethical Consideration in Real Estate Transactions – Course #251367

Presented by Seth Zirkle


1 Ethics

Does Transferring Title Transfer Trouble to You? Ethical Consideration in Real Estate Transactions. In this course, Mr. Zikle with discuss Conflicts of Interest/Liability in Title Examination, Duty of Disclosure, Attorney’s Fees a

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1 Ethics

Does Transferring Title Transfer Trouble to You? Ethical Consideration in Real Estate Transactions. In this course, Mr. Zikle with discuss Conflicts of Interest/Liability in Title Examination, Duty of Disclosure, Attorney’s Fees and Hot Topics in Real Estate Transactions.

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Drafting an Easement: Real World 101 – Course #251368

Presented by Seth Zirkle


1 CLE

In this course, you will learn the basics of what you need to know to draft an easement.

1 CLE

In this course, you will learn the basics of what you need to know to draft an easement.

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An Appellate Survival Guide – Course #251365

Presented by Katie Boren


1 CLE

Procedural pitfalls to avoid in your next state court appeal.

1 CLE

Procedural pitfalls to avoid in your next state court appeal.