OSB Professional Liability Fund

Free Newly Recorded CLEs from the PLF

June 19, 2017

From Startup to Endgame: Form of Entity Considerations for Your Law Practice

2.75 – Practical Skills Credits
This CLE covers the following topics and more: Choice of entity for various sizes of firms; Issues related to changing form of entity; Operating or partnership agreement: what should be included.

Offering Unbundled Services

1 – Ethics Credit
Unbundling legal services has become a hot topic, as many (especially lower-income) clients are asking how to do more with less. In response, lawyers are seeking new models for delivering legal services so that clients can avoid the often-risky route of “do-it-yourself” legal work.

Technology Tips and Practice Pointers

1.5 - Practical Skills Credits
This CLE features practice tips and pointers to keep your office up to date and running smoothly, including apps, Web sites, tools, and resources that any lawyer can use to improve his or her practice.

Above the ADA: Disability and Employment Law Through an Inclusive Lens

2 – Access to Justice Credits
This CLE reviews core ADA requirements and the multitude of easy and affordable things lawyers – or employers they represent – can do to make hiring both more discerning and more inclusive for people with disabilities.

Using Your Resilient Lawyer Brain to Overcome Life’s Challenges

1 – Practical Skills Credit 1 – Personal Management Credit
Sponsored by the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) and the Oregon Lawyer Assistance Foundation (OLAF) on April 13, 2017, this CLE features OAAP Attorney Counselors Douglas Querin and Bryan Welch, and Dr. Anthony J. Mele, Chief Clinical Officer, Sovereign Health. Topics include the recent national study on lawyer health, what lawyers can do to improve their own health, and how lawyers can draw on the brain's resiliency.

Understanding Your PLF Coverage

1.25 – Practical Skills Credits
Learn the essentials about your PLF coverage, including, cost of coverage, options for paying your assessment, what is covered and what is excluded, frequent causes of claims, resources available to you for free, confidentiality, and more.

Practicing Law with ADHD

6 – Personal Management Credits
Practicing law is difficult and is even more challenging when you have ADD or ADHD. This program will help you to understand ADD/ADHD; provide you with simple and realistic tools that improve your ability to organize, plan, and follow through.

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