April 7, 2006
CLE compliance crunch
Looking for credit to fulfill your legal education requirements? The Columbus Bar is offering programming throughout the month of April to help you become informed as well as to meet the Supreme Court deadline for compliance!
Need a primer on employment law? "What Your Clients, Friends, and Especially Your Family Expect You to Know about Employment Law" is being presented on April 11 from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. This basic three-hour video replay features David C. Faure discussing employment-at-will and its exceptions, including promissory estoppel, contract claims, and wrongful discharge; discrimination claims discussed by Robert W. Edmund; and Myra L. McKenzie with an overview of employment law issues such as FMLA, NLRA, and FCRA.
See James A. Zitesman on April 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for a video replay of "Residential Real Estate." He discusses contract review considerations including counter offers, financing provisions, home sale contingency, earnest money deposit, and inspections in addition to a discussion of relevant case law, new build considerations, relocations, contract termination and breaches, as well as closing representation. Valuable information for any practitioner, this three-hour seminar will help you with clients and family in need of real estate advice.
For the sports fan, you can't miss with "Hot Issues in Sports Law" on April 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Whether your team is the Blue Jackets, the Cincinnati Reds or the Buckeyes, this event offers an entertaining 3.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit. Hear Gregory W. Kirstein, General Counsel for the Columbus Blue Jackets, speak about the new NHL collective bargaining agreement and its effect on sport, while Brian M. Goldberg of Riverfront Sports Management tells about the negotiation of the MLB contract and endorsement deals. December attendees were mesmerized as Mark J. Kessler, Jeffrey Chilcoat and Buckeyes Matt Calhoun, Raymont Harris and Maurice Hall examined the ethical representation of the professional athlete and the selection of an agent in their in-depth discussion of the controversy regarding the Philadelphia Eagles and Terrell Owens and his agent's role.
Finally, learn the ins and outs of owning or representing clients who own "Vacation, Second Home or Investment Home Property" on April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This three-hour video will help you with purchasing considerations, the taxing aspects of ownership and post closing, time shares and residency issues involved in ownership of additional property. Whether you are considering purchasing or already own, let Craig M. Stewart, John J. Parisi and Steven L. Heiser provide essential advice regarding ownership.
Ethics, professionalism, and substance abuse seminars are also being offered on April 13 from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. and on April 28 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
To register, visit www.cbalaw.org or phone 614/221.4112. The cost for each of the above seminars is $85 prepaid/$95 day of for members, $115 prepaid/$125 day of for non-members and $55 prepaid/$65 day of for paralegals.