Lectures & Events

 
October 2016
Wednesday
5
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Kirk J. Nahra partner with Wiley Rein LLP
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Franita Tolson
Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
13
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
14
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: David J. Garrow, Distinguished Research Professor of History and Law, University of Pittsburgh
Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University
Theodore M. Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina former Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Approved for 4.5 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
15
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
18
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
October
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kevin C. McMunigal
Professor of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
25
October
2016
The Rattlesnake Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Rattlesnake Club
300 River Pl Dr
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Friday
28
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Leo M. Gordon
U.S. Court of International Trade
Webcast live
November 2016
Tuesday
1
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Matt Herndon, Chief Legal Officer & Vice President of Government Affairs Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
9
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation
Juscelino F. Colares, Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Avidan Y. Cover, Associate Professor of Law, Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Jonathan L. Entin, David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science
Richard Gordon, Director of the Financial Integrity Institute Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Professor of Law
B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Joseph White, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy Department of Political Science
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
11
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
16
November
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
19
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Professor of Law and Associate Director, LLM Lawyering Skills Program
Jean McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Law
Andrew Pollis, Professor of Law
Cassandra Burke Robertson, Professor of Law
2 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
February 2017
Friday
10
February
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal
Columnist, The New York Times
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner
Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance
Professor Business and Society
Center for Business and Human Rights
NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Solo and Small Firm Seminar
Sponsor
Feb. 5 & Feb. 6: Two-Day Case Western Reserve University School of Law Career Services Office Seminar
FEB 5, 2010
11:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This seminar will focus on key issues for attorneys who are thinking about establishing their own practice in Ohio and for attorneys who are already practicing in a solo or small firm setting. The seminar will address broad topics such as the challenges of competing with large law firms and the concept of functioning as a general practice attorney. At the same time, attendees will learn necessary nuts and bolts for functioning as a small practice in Ohio, including tax obligations, practice management, financing, and technology. Speakers who will lead the discussions all have experience at solo and small practices, most within the state of Ohio. Carolyn Elefant, author of "Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be" will speak on both days.
Additional Information
* CLE credit is $200


DAY ONE SCHEDULE

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Registration

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Introduction: The Future of Law Practice.
Speaker: Carolyn Elefant

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Solo and Small Firm Practice: Running with Big Law. Speakers: Chris Guarnieri, Louise Mosher and Bob Sweeney

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Break

2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Business Taxes: Solo and Small Firm Tax Obligations. Speaker: Joseph Stepan


DAY TWO SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Registration

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Nuts and Bolts of Law Practice Management: Business Plans, Marketing, Billing and Fee Structures, Handling Client Funds, Networking. Speaker: Carolyn Elefant

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Banking/Financing: How Do I Pay For It? Speaker: Dennis Boose (Dollar Bank)

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Representing the Individual: What It Means to Be a General Practice Attorney. Speaker: Paul Kerson

1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Technology: What Do I Need to Start a Practice and What Do I Do With It When I Have It? Speakers: Dean Boland and Afif Ghannoum



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