Top 10 New Developments in Law Practice for 2017
December 19th, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Central Time
An all-new 2017 edition of our annual look at some of the biggest new developments in the law & law practice! Presented in a fast-paced manner, with an emphasis on "what you need to know."
Agenda for Tuesday, the 19th of December 2017
8:30 am Central Time - Webcast Begins
(Please register and sign into the website at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start)
(Agenda is approximate and tentative)
8:30am - 9:40am - #1 - Digital Assets - The new law on dealing with a decedent's digital assets (e-mail and social media accounts, digital photos, e-books, digital music, BitCoin, etc.) in Wills drafting and probate
9:40am - 9:55am - #2 - The New Law School Experience - That new laywer you hire may have had a very different life in law school!
9:55am - 10:10am - #3 - The Emerging "Gig" Economy - The emerging law governing the rapidly expanding use of free-lance and temporary workers.
10:10am - 10:25am - Break
10:25am - 11:15am - #4 - New Technology for Lawyers & The Risks of the "Always- Connected" World - New technologies that can sneak up and have a major impact on your civil cases (as well as your ethics obligations).
11:15am - 12:00pm - #5 - New Copyright Hazards for Small Business Clients - Another player complicates the precautions that every small business should take to avoid crippling copyright issues.
12:00pm - 1:15pm - Break
1:15pm - 1:35pm - #6 - Follow-Up on Developments in the Law of Pets - New laws affecting Fido and Fluffy!
1:35pm - 2:30pm - #7 - Follow-Up on Developments in the Law of Drones - Some of the new regulations on drones get grounded.
2:30pm - 2:45pm - Break
2:45pm - 3:15pm - #8 - Free Speech in Flux - All eyes are on the Supreme Court as changing social norms impact our attitudes on the right of free speech.
3:15pm - 4:00pm - #9 - The Ethics of Technological Competence (ethics)
4:00pm - 4:15pm - #10 - The New Ethics of Age Bias (ethics hour)
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