CLE Calendar

Practice in a Flash: Litigation 101 Series - 2 hours of CLE for $25 
Click here to download the registration brochure
Learn what you didn’t learn in law school with the Young Lawyers Division’s CLE series “Practice in a Flash: Litigation 101.” The series will take you step-by-step through the litigation process with sessions on case evaluation and initiation; depositions and discovery; motion practice; mediation and negotiation; trial; and ethics and civility. The six sessions will be held at the Mississippi Bar Center (643 North State Street) in Jackson from 11:00 - 1:30. Click here to download the series schedule and registration information.

Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program - Jackson – Friday, April 28, 2017
Click here to download the registration brochure
The Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar is sponsoring the “Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program” which has been approved by the MS Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the recent CLE rule change. Click here for more information about the rule change. This program is by Young Lawyers for Young Lawyers and modestly priced at $150 for 6 hours of CLE. Whether you are effected by the rule change or not, all attorneys are welcome to attend these CLEs. Registration information and additional details about the program and upcoming dates are available by clicking here. Download the registration brochure here. 


2017 Business Law Legislative Update – Jackson -
May 3
Click here to download the registration brochure
The Business Law Section of The Mississippi Bar is pleased to host the 2017 Update on Mississippi Business Law CLE Seminar. The CLE Seminar will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Mississippi Bar Center located at 643 North State Street in Jackson. The goal of this CLE Seminar is to provide a valuable 3-hour business law compliance seminar. Learn from the Speaker of the House, a Senator and a Representative about recent laws passed by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2017 session. In addition, a representative from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office will present on a range of topics that affect business law generally in Mississippi. Seating is limited at the Bar Center. Download the registration brochure here.
 

Gaming Law Section CLE Seminar – Biloxi – May 3
Click here to download the registration brochure
The Gaming Law Section of The Mississippi Bar will host a two-hour CLE “What are the odds? A look into sports wagering operations, technology and regulation” on Wednesday, May 3 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Treasure Bay Casino in Biloxi (this will coincide with the annual Southern Gaming Summit that week). The CLE will be presented by Chris Dougan with Genius Sports. Genius Sports, based in London, is a global leader in sports data technology and distribution. The CLE presentation will focus on how Genius Sports works with leagues, regulators and governments to combat game-fixing and maintain integrity in sports and sports wagering through consultancy, monitoring and investigations. Focus will be on navigating the various legal and regulatory environments the company is faced with, and how they stay ahead in the ever-changing sports betting environment. Also highlighted will be how the company uses data capture technology to distribute statistics in real-time to fans worldwide. There will also be a brief legal update on the new Fantasy Contact Act passed by the Mississippi legislature this year, and a look at the status of additional sports wagering laws passed across the U.S. recently. Download the registration brochure here.

Health Law Section presents Health Care Law Updates 2017 – Jackson – May 5, 2017
Click here to download the registration brochure
The Health Law Section of The Mississippi Bar will present a 4-hour CLE Seminar, including one hour of ethics, on the recent changes in the area of Health Care Law. Attendees will receive updates on the recent changes to the State Board of Medical Licensure Regulations and changes regarding  the Certificate of Need (CON) policies and procedures as well as delve into the litigation area of health law. The ethics hour will provide the practitioner with advice on what to do when you get a Bar Complaint. This seminar will provide timely information to health care lawyers as well as to general practitioners with health care and non-health care business clients. To download the registration brochure, click here.


CLE on the Road in Gulfport – May 19
The Bar's final CLE on the Road Seminar for 2016-17 will be held on May 19 at the Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront Hotel. 6 hours of CLE credit (including 2.5 hours of ethics) will be offered. Topics include judicial updates from Chancellor Sandy Steckler and Circuit Judge Lisa P. Dodson. Also, presenting will be Chip Glaze, Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program Director; Adam Kilgore, General Counsel; Tom O’Connor, Advanced Discovery: and Glenda Snodgrass, The Net Effect. Pre-registration cost is $130. At-door registration is $150 and is limited to availability. The Bar's CLE on the Road programs provide lawyers an opportunity to obtain quality CLE at an affordable price without having to travel a long distance. The Bar encourages lawyers on the Coast and surrounding areas to take advantage of this low cost CLE program. Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend. Registration/Agenda.

Labor & Employment Law Update – Friday, May 19
Click here to download the registration brochure
The Labor and Employment Law Section of The Mississippi Bar will hold its annual seminar on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the United States District Courthouse for the Southern District of Mississippi in Jackson.  The 6.0 hour CLE credit seminar, including 1 hour of ethics, will cover topics relevant to all who practice in the Labor and Employment Law field, as well as general practitioners and business lawyers who seek a broader understanding of labor and employment law issues in Mississippi.  The seminar will feature U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan, III, U.S. Southern District of Mississippi Clerk Arthur Johnston, and well known plaintiff and defense lawyers. To download the registration brochure, click here

Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program in Gulfport – Thursday, June 1, 2017

Click here to download the registration brochure
The Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar is sponsoring the “Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program” which has been approved by the MS Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the recent CLE rule change. Click here for more information about the rule change. This program is by Young Lawyers for Young Lawyers and modestly priced at $150 for 6 hours of CLE. Whether you are effected by the rule change or not, all attorneys are welcome to attend these CLEs. Registration information and additional details about the program and upcoming dates are available by clicking here. Download the registration brochure here. 

Enroll Now! Deposition Academy – June 15-16, 2017
Click here to download the registration brochure
Limited to 40 registrants - Back by popular demand, the Deposition Academy will take place on June 15-16, 2017, at the Mississippi Bar Center (643 North State Street in Jackson). The two-day program will consist of one day of instruction and one day of mock depositions, during which program attendees will observe accomplished litigators conduct the deposition examination of a Rule 30(b)(6) witness, a party, and an expert witness. The Deposition Academy sold out quickly last year, so don’t wait to register. Each attendee will receive 14.0 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics, for completing the two-day Deposition Academy. For questions, please contact Rene’ Garner at rgarner@msbar.org. To download a registration form and addition information, click here.

 
Upcoming YLD Sponsored CLE TELESEMINARS
The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division sponsors a series of new and timely CLE Teleseminars, which you can easily access from the convenience of your office or home phone. Register and review available courses online for these teleconference CLE seminars at http://ms.webcredenza.com.  All programs are available live at 12:00 p.m. CT and are presented by National speakers with written material and live Q&A. These CLE Teleseminars cover a broad range of legal topics, including Business and Commercial law, Real Estate Planning and Services, Estate and Trust Planning and Administration, Tax Planning, Civil Litigation, Ethics and much more! To see what topics are being covered in your area of practice, click here. For additional information, email Rene' Garner at The Mississippi Bar at rgarner@msbar.org.  

 

YLD Offers Webcasts -Earn CLE Credit From Your Computer
The Young Lawyers Division is now offering on-demand streaming CLE webcasts which you can login to view anytime, day or night, from your computer to earn CLE credit! Check out the newest topics available: Advice from the Bench, Business Entities, E-Discovery, From Trial to Appeal, A Few Tips Along the Way, Law Practice Management and Reasons Lawyers Get Sued (Ethics Hour). Visit the website by going to: msbar.fastcle.com. For additional information, email Rene' Garner at The Mississippi Bar at rgarner@msbar.org.