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Proposed Changes to the Wyoming Disciplinary Code (webinar)

October 16, 2014
12 - 1:00 p.m.
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Speaker

  • Mark W. Gifford
Mark Gifford is a Casper native who received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming in 1978 and his law degree from Stanford University in 1981. After thirty years of practice as a trial lawyer and mediator, Gifford took the position of Bar Counsel on a part-time basis in 2011. He recently left private practice to become full-time Bar Counsel. In addition to attorney discipline, Gifford's responsibilities include unauthorized practice of law, fee dispute resolution and Clients' Security Fund.

Cost
FREE

CLE Credit
1 CLE Credit including 1 ethics credit

The Office of Bar Counsel at the Wyoming State Bar has proposed new rules of procedure for lawyer discipline proceedings that include significant changes in the way disciplinary complaints are processed and resolved. Join Bar Counsel, Mark Gifford, for a one-hour webinar and learn about the proposed changes. Then, take advantage of the opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed rules. The comment period has been extended to October 24, 2014.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.




Casemaker Introduction (webinar)

November 11 2014
12 - 12:45 p.m.
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December 9, 2014
12 - 12:45 p.m.
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January 13, 2015
12 - 12:45 p.m.
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Speaker
  • Samantha Peacoe
Samantha Peacoe is a member of CASEMAKER’S customer support team and works out of the Charlottesville, Virginia office. She has been conducting CASEMAKER training sessions twice a week for over four years. Samantha has extensive experience in working with customers and helping them find answers to their questions and problems in a quick and efficient manner. Samantha understands the daily challenges an attorney faces of time and resources and she takes pride in providing the members the most viable solutions. The instructor will take questions live via chatroom throughout the presentation.

Cost
FREE

CLE Credit
0.75 credits

This free webinar provides an introduction to the Casemaker legal research database. Topics covered include creating a search, browsing the system, saving documents, and key features that Casemaker has to offer.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.




Casemaker Overview with Advanced Techniques (webinar)

October 21, 2014
12 - 1:00 p.m.
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November 18, 2014
12 - 1:00 p.m.
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December 16, 2014
12 - 1:00 p.m.
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January 20, 2015
12 - 1:00 p.m.
Click here for more information and to register.

Speaker
  • Samantha Peacoe
Samantha Peacoe is a member of CASEMAKER’S customer support team and works out of the Charlottesville, Virginia office. She has been conducting CASEMAKER training sessions twice a week for over four years. Samantha has extensive experience in working with customers and helping them find answers to their questions and problems in a quick and efficient manner. Samantha understands the daily challenges an attorney faces of time and resources and she takes pride in providing the members the most viable solutions. The instructor will take questions live via chatroom throughout the presentation.

Cost
FREE

CLE Credit
1 credit

This free webinar provides an overview of the Casemaker legal research database and goes over some advanced use tips. Topics covered will include basic searching, browsing, and document saving in addition to covering key features and advanced techniques within the system.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.




Changes to Limited Scope Representation Rules (webinar)

October 24, 2014
12 - 1:00 p.m.
Click here for more information and to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.

Speaker
  • Mark W. Gifford
Mark Gifford is a Casper native who received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming in 1978 and his law degree from Stanford University in 1981. After thirty years of practice as a trial lawyer and mediator, Gifford took the position of Bar Counsel on a part-time basis in 2011. He recently left private practice to become full-time Bar Counsel. In addition to attorney discipline, Gifford's responsibilities include unauthorized practice of law, fee dispute resolution and Clients' Security Fund.

Cost
FREE

CLE Credit
1 credit/1 ethics credit

This course will provide an overview of the rules governing limited scope representation, including a discussion of the changes to rule 1.2(c) of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which became effective October 6, 2014.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


     

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