North Carolina Bar Association membership now offers you more than ever before, including access to up to 12 hours of quality On Demand CLE.
Each month, a new 1-hour On Demand CLE will be made available to add to your learning portal. Once you add that CLE to your portal, you can watch it for up to 90 days.
January Expert Series CLE:
North Carolina State Bar Ethics Review 2019
In this hour-long conversation, North Carolina State Bar Assistant Director Peter Bolac and Ethics Counsel Brian Oten detail the State Bar’s ethics process and review the formal ethics opinions adopted by the State Bar in 2019. This review covers ethical issues on topics including virtual currency, relationships with opposing parties and social media. Qualifies for NC State Bar Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit.Access Now
December Expert Series CLE:
Addiction in the Workplace
What is addiction? How can we recognize it in employees, loved ones and friends? Lewis Finch and Shannon Ware of Welwynn Outpatient Center share important and timely information on addiction in the workplace, providing facts and figures about addiction to answer these and other pertinent questions. With a goal of addressing the addiction instead of concealing it, Lewis and Shannon outline ways to help navigate a path to recovery.Qualifies for NC State Bar Substance Abuse/Mental Health credit.Access Now
November Expert Series CLE:
Finding, Gathering and Keeping Business and Legal Intelligence
To be a true partner and asset to your clients, you need to know their industry and how to help them succeed. This session provides you with the resources you need to know, how to use them and how to stay on top of emerging trends and news that affect your clients. Plus, learn how to create your own repository to recall the information when you need it.Access Now
This session satisfies the 2019 NC State Bar Technology Training requirement.
October Expert Series CLE:
Enforcement and Compliance Trends
Today’s climate of government enforcement against corporate wrongdoing includes scrutiny of global conduct at all levels of the company. More than ever, companies are expected to have effective compliance programs in place given the critical role those programs can play in preventing, detecting and resolving potential issues. This Expert Series CLE discusses the evolution of the focus on compliance programs and the elements of an effective program.Access Now
September Expert Series CLE:
I'm Sorry, Dave, But I Can't Let You Do That: Self-Driving Cars and the Law
After years of waiting, self-driving cars are here. Can the law keep up? The stakes are high: Trucking is the largest private-sector employer in several states. Municipalities rely on traffic revenue to keep the lights on. Multiple people have already been injured or killed. What will self-driving cars mean for this and the law? Where does liability reside? Do cars have black boxes? Who owns that data? Other IP? How secure are vehicles from hackers? What do the feds say about this? The states?Access Now
August Expert Series CLE:
Regulating Airbnb and Related Short-Term Rentals in Community and Condominium Associations
Airbnb has exploded in popularity nationwide. By using Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and other similar app-based platforms, it’s now easier for people to find and rent properties. With this comes unique issues involving enforcement of covenants and regulation of this new form of emerging short-term rental. This CLE provides a brief overview of North Carolina law and covers the regulation of short-term rentals and enforcement of rental restrictions in homeowners associations.Access Now
July Expert Series CLE:
The Special Cases of Special Counsel: Special Prosecutions and American History
Today’s news is full of references to the Special Counsel and the investigations and prosecutions that have been generated by his office. This CLE features a discussion between a former United States Attorney and an award-winning journalist about the history of special prosecutions in the federal courts, the law governing the work of special prosecutors, and how a special prosecutor manages the extraordinary cases that have impacts far beyond the court system.Access Now