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Top 10 New Developments in Law Practice for 2018

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An all-new 2018 webcast edition of our annual look at some of the biggest new trends in the law & law practice!  Presented in a fast-paced manner, with an emphasis on "what you need to know."  

All-new topics in this year's course include:

  • Tax reform for the non-tax lawyer:  What it means for your clients and your law firm
  • Harassment & Discrimination law: A primer
  • Internet contracts and e-signatures: The new law
  • Family law developments: School football as an issue in custody
  • State Stipends to lawyers who practice in under-served counties and fields of law
  • Update on Top 10 Trends from past years: drones, the gig economy, etc.
  • Ethics: New law on extra-jurisdictional practice and the unauthorized practice of law


  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Agenda for Tuesday, the 26th of February 2019

    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 -  9:25am - #1 - The New Tax Law: What it means for your clients and your law firm

    9:25am -  9:40am - #2 - Family Law:  (a) Free-Range Parenting, & (b) Youth Football Issues in Child Custody

    9:40am - 10:00am - #3 - The Law of Harassment:  The Essential Primer

    10:00am - 10:10am - Break

    10:10am - 10:20am - #4 - Inclusion Clauses in Contracts:  Live from Hollywood!

    10:20am - 11:30am - #5 - Update from Last Year's Top 10 Trends:  Digital Assets:  Now we have forms!

    11:30am - 11:35am -  Break

    11:35am - 12:20pm - #6 - Update on Last Year's Top 10 Trends:  Drone law:  Regulatory and insurance changes

    12:20pm - 1:35pm -  Lunch Break 

    1:35pm  -  2:20pm -  #7 - e-Contracts & e-Signatures: The paperless world

    2:20pm  -  2:50pm - #8 - Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrency

    2:50pm  -  3:00pm -  #9 - Incentives for Lawyers Practicing in Rural Areas

    3:00pm  -  3:15pm - Break

    3:15pm  -  4:15pm -  #10 - The Ethics of Technological Competence (ethics)

    Due to technical requirements, customers must attend a live webcast in its entirety to receive credit for attendance. No partial credit can be accommodated.