Keep an eye on the MSBA website www.msba.org for upcoming 2012 live programs. Registration is open for a new debt collections program and a new program addressing proper management of the attorney trust account. If you cannot attend the live program you can find these programs available online, on demand approximately four weeks after the live program in addition to video replays available in Montgomery County and Baltimore City. If you missed Maryland Construction Law, Being the Trustee, or Accounting for Lawyers in March and April they’re available online and as re-webcasts now. All video replays and online programming carry CLE credit just like the live programs. See below for details.
Thank you again for your continued support and, of course, thank you to our fine volunteer faculty that make the exceptional CLE programs offered by this office possible.
For more information and to register, go to www.legalspan.com/msba/calendar.asp?UGUID=.
August 21, 2012. 2012 Family Practice Update. Columbia, MD. 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Webcast concurrent with live program. Registration opening soon.
August 28, 2012. Essential Escrow Account Management Skills for Lawyers. Columbia, MD. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Webcast concurrent with live program. Register now.
The video replay schedule is as follows:
- August 9 , 2012. Collecting Debt: From Pre-Suit to Judgement Enforcement. Rockville, MD.
- August 14 , 2012. Collecting Debt: From Pre-Suit to Judgement Enforcement. Baltimore, MD.
- August 21, 2012. Hot Topics in Elder Law. Rockville, MD.
- August 30, 2012. Hot Topics in Elder Law. Baltimore, MD.
- October 9, 2012. Essential Escrow Account Management Skills for Lawyers. Rockville, MD.
- October 18, 2012. Essential Escrow Account Management Skills for Lawyers. Baltimore, MD.
Upcoming webcasts of recent MSBA CLE seminars include:
- July 26, 2012. Fiduciary Litigation in Maryland.
- August 2, 2012. Collecting Debt: From Pre-suit to Judgment Enforcement in Compliance with Regulatory Requirements.
- August 15, 2012. Hot Topics in Elder Law.
- October 2, 2012. Essential Escrow Account Management Skills for Lawyers.
And newly available online, on-demand seminars include Hot Tips in Workers’ Compensation 2012, Practical Approaches to Guardianship in Maryland, Analyzing Financial Reports for Public Companies: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Maryland Construction Law, Hot Tips/Topics in Family Law 2012, Accounting Principles for Lawyers: Non-Public Companies and Trusts, Being the Trustee: Understanding the Rights and Responsibilities, 2012 Business Law Institute, and 2012 Advanced Estate Planning Institute. Visit www.legalspan.com.msba to purchase these programs.
Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions, Second Edition,prepared by the MSBA Standing Criminal Sub-Committee on Maryland Pattern Jury Instructions, is now available and shipping to customers.
The Second Edition contains more than 180 jury instructions accompanied by comprehensive comments explaining the appropriate constitutional, statutory, court rule, and case authority supporting the instruction. The instructions are impartial, accurate statements of the law, understandable by the average juror.
In addition to instructions on specific criminal offenses, the book includes: introductory and cautionary instructions; general instructions; evidentiary instructions; and instructions as to defenses, parties, and verdict sheets.
The book further serves as an excellent primer on evidence, burden of proof, and the elements of criminal offenses. The book is also made easy to use with a comprehensive table of authorities, table of cases, and index.
What’s New in the Second Edition?
In this first update since 2007, the Committee has made major revisions to the new Second Edition with substantial changes to nearly 80 percent of the instructions. The notes on use and commentary also include substantial changes. The more than 180 jury instructions include over 16 new instructions as well as over 20 renamed instructions. As an added bonus, the new Second Edition includes a handy Instructions Table to assist readers familiar with the first edition in locating Instructions that are new, have been deleted, rearranged, or renamed since the first edition. The new Second Edition will also include a CD with all the instructions formatted in rich text format (fully compatible with WordPerfect® or Microsoft Word® format), saving you hours of time! The instructions are up to date, providing an invaluable aid to the busy practitioner!
Order your copy from MSBA’s CLE Department online catalog at www.legalspan.com/msba.