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Top 10 New Trending Topics in Law Practice for 2023

December 29th, 2023 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Central Time

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In our 9th annual "Top 10" course of study, we provide a fast-paced overview of some of the biggest recent trends that will likely have a profound impact on how we practice law in the years to come.

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Please note:  Some of the material in this webcast is also featured in two or our newer On-Demand courses -- "Five Trending Topics Every Lawyer Should Know About" and "Ethics of Artificial Intelligence."   Therefore, if you purchase this webcast, you probably will not want to also purchase the mentioned On-Demand courses, since some of the material will be duplicative.

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  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Agenda for Friday, the 29th of December 2023




      8:30am    9:55am       # 1  -  The Post-COVID Future of Remote Court Hearings

                                            # 2  -  New Sources of Competition for Private Law Firms

                                            # 3  -  The Sudden Rise of the “Paralegal Practitioner”

       9:55am   10:10am             Break

     10:10am   11:45am    # 4  -  Emerging New Law on Electronic Wills

                                            # 5  -  The Promise & Peril of Artificial Intelligence

      11:45am    1:00pm              Lunch Break  (on your own)

       1:00pm     2:05pm      # 6  -  Major Changes in Family Law

                                                                -  The “Grey Divorce” Phenomenon

                                                                -  An Explosion in Prenuptial Agreements

                                                                -  The New Focus on Legal Custody

                                                                -  No-Fault Divorce Under Threat

                                              # 7  -  New Frontiers in Business Law

                                                                  -  New Article 12 of the UCC

                                                                  -  Tax Law Changes

        2:05pm     2:20pm            Break

        2:20pm    3:10pm       # 8  -  The Impact of the New Generation Gap on Law                                                             Firms    

                                              # 9  -  The Recoverability of Ephemeral Financial Data

        3:10pm     3:15pm             Break

        3:15pm    4:15pm       # 10 -  The Ethics of the Expanding Technology Gap 


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