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2015 Family Law Case Update: The Perspective from the Bench

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

This class will provide family law and general practitioners with a review of the top new family law cases from the perspective of a sitting family law judge. Learn important practice tips from these cases in several areas of family law, and review the most significant changes and trends.

Class covers:

  • Child custody
  • Marital agreements
  • Domestic violence
  • Child & spousal support
  • Division of property

Presented by Hon. Judge Mark Juhas
Judge Mark A. Juhas sits in a general family law assignment on the Los Angeles Superior Court and has done so since November 2002. He attended the Colorado College and received his JD in 1979 from Seattle University School of Law. He is the chair of the California Commission on Access to Justice, and is member of several committees for the Los Angeles Superior Court including chair of the Access and Fairness committee. For the Judicial Council he is currently on the CJER Governing Committee and chairs the Family and Juvenile Advisory Committee for the Judicial Council. He was a member of the Elkins Family Law Task Force, Elkins Family Law Implementation Task Force and the Self- Represented Litigant Task Force. He regularly teaches for, among others, the Los Angeles Superior Court's education program, CJER, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and Southwestern Law School.

Earn 1 hour general MCLE credit

 

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Registration fees: 
$35 for the class (non-refundable payment reserves seat)
Parking and lunch options available during registration

 

Last Updated: Monday, 15 December 2014 11:31

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Internet for Lawyers Seminars: Become a Super Google Searcher

Friday, January 30, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Learn why lawyers now have a “duty to Google” and how you can become a super Google searcher for many of your legal and investigative research needs. You will receive instruction and tips from recognized Internet research authorities and Google gurus – Carole Levitt, Esq. and Mark Rosch, who literally wrote the book on the subject: Google For Lawyers (ABA 2010). They also co-authored The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet (IFL Press 2015), which is chock full of the latest Google search tips (and will be included in the seminar materials).

Class covers:

  • Find hidden Google search features, secrets, & shortcuts
  • Create more targeted searches with little known Google Advanced Search functions
  • Set up free alerts
  • Conduct reverse image searching (and why)
  • Resurrect deleted web pages

Presented by Caole Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
Carole Levitt is the founder and President of Internet For Lawyers. She is an internationally recognized investigative, legal, and social media research CLE seminar speaker and best-selling ABA author of seven Internet research books. Previously, Carole was a California attorney, a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles, and a Legal Research and Writing Professor at Pepperdine School of Law.

Mark E. Rosch, Vice-President of Internet for Lawyers, is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the subjects of using the Internet for investigative and background research. He writes, speaks, and tweets extensively about legal technology for firms, and on how to use the Internet for marketing and productivity. Mark is the co-author of six bestselling books on these topics (published by the ABA’s Law Practice Division).

Earn 2 hours general MCLE credit.

Registration Fees:
$99 for a single class AND a discounted copy of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet; or
$139 for both classes ("Learn to Use Social Media for Investigative Research and as Evidence…Ethically") AND a discounted copy of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet
Parking and lunch options available during registration

Note: Book is purchased from Internet for Lawyers – LA Law Library does not profit from sale of book

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:03

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Internet for Lawyers Seminars:Learn to Use Social Media for Investigative Research and as Evidence…Ethically

Friday, January 30, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Discover how attorneys are using social media sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn) for discovery, trial preparation, direct examination and cross-examination, background checks, and locating missing persons; and, learn how to get this information admitted into evidence. Also, find out about potential social media ethical traps and how to avoid them. Receive the presenters’ book The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet (IFL Press 2015) as part of your seminar fees, featuring a fifty-five page chapter dedicated solely to conducting social media research, in addition to summaries of 15 social media ethics opinions.

Class covers:

  • Obtain useful background on parties, lawyers, judges, witnesses, experts & clients
  • Introduce social media profiles into evidence
  • Uncover fraud and find smoking guns
  • Avoid ethical traps

Presented by Caole Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
Carole Levitt is the founder and President of Internet For Lawyers. She is an internationally recognized investigative, legal, and social media research CLE seminar speaker and best-selling ABA author of seven Internet research books. Previously, Carole was a California attorney, a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles, and a Legal Research and Writing Professor at Pepperdine School of Law.

Mark E. Rosch, Vice-President of Internet for Lawyers, is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the subjects of using the Internet for investigative and background research. He writes, speaks, and tweets extensively about legal technology for firms, and on how to use the Internet for marketing and productivity. Mark is the co-author of six bestselling books on these topics (published by the ABA’s Law Practice Division).

Earn 1 hour Legal Ethics MCLE credit, and 1 hour general MCLE credit.

Registration Fees:
$99 for a single class AND a discounted copy of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet; or
$139 for both classes ("Become a Super Google Searcher") AND a discounted copy of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet
Parking and lunch options available during registration

Note: Book is purchased from Internet for Lawyers – LA Law Library does not profit from sale of book

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

 

Last Updated: Monday, 08 December 2014 08:33

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Civil Lawsuit Basics: Presenting Evidence at Trial

Thursday, February 19, 2015
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

As part of the LA Law Library's inaugural Civil Lawsuit Basics Series, this class will provide self-represented litigants, paralegals, law students, attorneys new to trial practice, and others with basic information about how to present a case at trial in civil court.

Class covers:

  • Opening and closing arguments
  • Direct examination of witnesses
  • Cross-examination and re-direct examination of witnesses
  • Laying foundations for the introduction of evidence
  • Evidentiary objections

Presented by Judge Mark A. Juhas
Judge Mark A. Juhas sits in a general family law assignment on the Los Angeles Superior Court and has done so since November 2002. He attended the Colorado College and received his JD in 1979 from Seattle University School of Law. He is the chair of the California Commission on Access to Justice, and is member of several committees for the Los Angeles Superior Court including chair of the Access and Fairness committee. For the Judicial Council he is currently on the CJER Governing Committee and chairs the Family and Juvenile Advisory Committee for the Judicial Council. He was a member of the Elkins Family Law Task Force, Elkins Family Law Implementation Task Force and the Self- Represented Litigant Task Force. He regularly teaches for, among others, the Los Angeles Superior Court's education program, CJER, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and Southwestern Law School.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees:
$20 for the class (non-refundable payment reserves seat)
Parking and lunch options available during registration

Last Updated: Tuesday, 02 December 2014 10:04

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Civil Lawsuit Basics: Enforcement of Judgements

Thursday, March 19, 2015
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

As part of the library’s Civil Lawsuit Basics series, this class will give self-represented litigants, law students, paralegals, and attorneys new to the topic an overview of the law and procedures for enforcing money judgments in California. Attendees will also explore library materials and resources for researching issues relating to enforcement of judgments.

Class covers:

  • Entry of judgment;
  • Issuance of the writ of execution;
  • Recording of the abstract of judgment and other liens;
  • Levies upon assets and execution sales;
  • Pre-judgment and non-judicial remedies.

Speaker Bio:
Ryan Metheny is the Members Program and Educational Partnerships Librarian at LA Law Library. After graduating from UCLA School of Law, Ryan practiced First Amendment law at a public interest firm in Berkeley. He then transitioned to librarianship to focus on his passions of research and education, and earned a master in library and information science from the University of Washington. When not on the reference desk, Ryan coordinates many programs at the library, including the Members Program, the MCLE program, tours and workshops for high school students, and the law student internship program. He also teaches legal research at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees:
$20 for the class (nonrefundable payment reserves seat)
Parking and lunch options available during registration

Last Updated: Tuesday, 02 December 2014 10:11

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