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June 01, 2013

CLE Update

ABA 2013 Annual Meeting—August 8 - August 13
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With its wonderful cultural attractions, incredible dining options and diverse neighborhoods, San Francisco offers countless opportunities for you to experience this beautiful American city.

The ABA is planning more than 200 CLE programs to develop your professional skills and expertise and will offer important opportunities to learn from and network with lawyers and judges from around the world.

What’s Coming Up in COLA CLE?

The Commission’s Assistant Director Erica Wood will moderate Interstate Guardianship Issues on July 30. Presenters will include two experts on the uniform law that addresses jurisdictional concerns: Prof. David English, Chair of the ABA Commission; and Suzanne Walsh, a Uniform Law Commission Member from Connecticut.

The Commission’s Director Charlie Sabatino will present on Clients with Diminished Capacity in September.

Catch Up on Missed CLE Events

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    An overview of the different legal relationship options available to a family with a child being raised by grandparents or other relatives.
  • Advance Directives and Estate Planning for LGBT Adults
    an overview of the unique issues that arise when doing advance care and estate planning for same-sex couples, including relationship recognition, document preparation, financing elder care, and the impact of possible changes in the legal landscape.
  • Drafting Financial Powers of Attorney: Avoiding Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
    Learn smart drafting and counseling skills and how state law is changing to strengthen the effectiveness and safety of powers of attorney for finances.