Cybersecurity for Lawyers – Oct.17

Cybersecurity for Lawyers – Oct.17

“60% of small companies that suffer a cyberattack are out of business within six months” – Denver Post, October 23, 2016

Will you, your law firm, and your clients be ready for the next wave of ransomware attacks? When you experience a data breach or a cyberattack, will your law firm survive? What happens during a data breach? How do you determine if you have experienced a data breach? What are the first steps you should take during / after a cyberattack? Are you willing to pay to have your critical files unlocked due to a ransomware intrusion to your computer systems?

Be prepared. Get your law firm prepared.

This seminar will provide you with proven strategies to harden your computer systems and to minimize the risks to your firm and to your client’s information. We will also discuss what steps to take should you fall victim to a cyberattack.

Good Cybersecurity consists of a multilayer, integrated, systems approach to protect your client’s and your firm’s data. This means constant vigilance, good office email policies, and staff training.

Good Cybersecurity means active awareness and keeping computer systems up-to-date. The security of your client’s information and your very livelihood depends on you taking the appropriate steps to protect and secure your firm data. This holds true for both the large law firm and for the solo / small firm practitioner.

Cyptolocker, Wannacry, and Petya are just a few of the most recent ransomware attacks around the world. Large and small corporations alike are subjected to these attacks on a daily basis; law firms are no exception. With proper planning and consistent vigilance, you will lessen your risk of becoming a victim. Attend “Cybersecurity for Lawyers” to find out what you need to do to mitigate the risk to your firm’s and your client’s data.
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TOPICS:
• How to Keep and Maintain Good CyberHygiene

• Compliance Issues and Best Practices

• Risk Management & Malpractice Concerns

• Hot Topics and Current Trends in Cybersecurity
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FACULTY:
Richard A. Mann – Chair
Mann Law, P.C., Indianapolis

Adam E. Gwaltney
Insurance Specialist, Ritman & Associates, Inc., Noblesville

Nicholas A. Sturgeon
IIFC Deputy Director Cyber, Indiana Office of Technology, Indianapolis

Bob Thompson
Vice President, Catalyst Technology Group, Indianapolis
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CYBERSECURITY FOR LAWYERS
3 CLE / 1.5 E – Tuesday, October 17; 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE GROUP WEBCASTS
– Reiling Teder & Schrier, Lafayette
– DeFur Voran, Muncie
– Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Indianapolis

LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST
– From your home or office computer

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Banking Law & Regulation – Oct. 5

Banking Law & Regulation – Oct. 5

TOPICS:
Overview of Banking Law and Regulation – Federal & State
What is a Bank; History of Banking Law; Role of Regulators; Statutes and regulations governing banking operations; Capital Requirements; Enforcement process; Compensation and Risk; Bank metrics

Banking Regulation and Compliance
Discussion of various regulations applicable to banks, including TRID, HMDA, 23A, Regulation E, Flood, BSA, OFAC, and others

Inside Discussion of the Current Regulatory Environment – (Panel)
Current “hot buttons” in examinations; How to prepare for an exam; Trends in banking practices; Impact of regulatory requirements on bank operations and lending

Loan Structure and Documentation
Impact on risk profile of bank; Credit worthiness, loan classification and reserves; debt service capabilities; Laws and regulations affecting how much credit can be extended: Legal lending limits, appraisal and loan to value requirements, Reg U, Reg O, transactions with affiliates, government assisted financing program limitations. Laws and regulations affecting how credit is extended: appraisal requirements, legally required policies dictating required loan terms, loan term implications from risk weighted capital allocations to loans.

Commercial Loan Workouts in the Current Environment

Litigating Banking Law Issues
Lender liability; regulatory traps; common documentation issues; E-Discovery and privacy issues peculiar to banks; shareholder litigation and strike suits

Ethical Considerations in Representing Banks
Internal investigations; Whistle blower matters; Conflict recognition in loan documentation, workouts, bankruptcy and litigation; Conflict waivers; attorney-client privilege limitations for documentation attorney

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FACULTY:
Karen B. Woods – Chair
MainSource Financial Group, Greensburg

Brett J. Ashton
Krieg DeVault LLP, Indianapolis

Chris Bower
MainSource Financial Group, Greensburg

Wendy D. Brewer
Jensen/Brewer, LLC, Indianapolis

Mark E. Bruin
The National Bank of Indianapolis, Indianapolis

James E. Carlberg
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indianapolis

Donald K. Densborn
Densborn Blachly LLP, Indianapolis

Curt W. Hidde
Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis

Mark J.R. Merkle
Krieg DeVault LLP, Carmel

Michael J. Messaglia
Krieg DeVault LLP, Indianapolis

John W. Tanselle
SmithAmundsen, Indianapolis

Larry C. Tomlin
SmithAmundsen, Indianapolis

Sandra A. Welsh
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Indianapolis

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BANKING LAW & REGULATION
6 CLE / .5 E – Thursday, October 5; 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE GROUP WEBCASTS
– Reiling Teder & Schrier, Lafayette
– Ice Miller, Indianapolis

LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST
– From your home or office computer

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Legal Writing in a Smartphone Age – Sept. 15

Legal Writing in a Smartphone Age – Sept. 15

A National Speaker Seminar

Living in an electronic world – where short, condensed writing is the norm – has negatively impacted communication in today’s litigation and contract drafting.

Writing is an essential tool for you as an attorney. You work with words every day – in your memos, pleadings, client letters, emails – and the words that you choose
in those documents convey your ability and confidence.

Are you sending the right message? This course focuses on learning to write effectively using a combination
of lectures, class exercises and discussions. There will be a special emphasis on drafting and the rules of construction.

You can expect to find out:
• How to write and edit more efficiently in the e-age
• How to apply storytelling to your writing of statements of fact
• How studying advertisements can help your arguments
• Ethical issues relevant to legal writing – RPC1.1 (Competence); 1.3 (Diligence); 1.4 (Communication); 3.1 (Meritorious Claims and Contentions)

Topics covered:
• Organizing your ideas: proper style, paragraph structure
• Convincing leads and conclusion: avoiding legalese
• The ethics of legal writing including citing to adverse authority, attributing sources, and use of metadata regarding electronic communication.
• How the internet changes the rules of privilege
• Writing for courts
• The process of editing (yourself and others)

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National Speaker:
Steven Stark
A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Steven Stark has taught hundreds of writing and speaking courses to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Steven is also the author of four books and one e-book. He has been a commentator for CNN, National Public Radio, and the Voice of America, as well as a columnist for the Boston Globe and Montreal Gazette.

A former Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, he has a vast background in the fields of legal writing, communication, & inter-cultural studies.

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Legal Writing in a Smartphone Age
A NATIONAL SPEAKER SEMINAR
3 CLE / .5 E – Friday Morning, September 15
9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

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Stay for the Steven’s Afternoon Seminar and Save on Both Seminars!

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Writing to Win: Results-Oriented
Writing for Busy Litigators

3 CLE / .5 E – Friday Afternoon, September 15
1:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conf. Facility, Indianapolis

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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The Essentials of Family Law – Aug. 31

The Essentials of Family Law – Aug. 31

TOPICS:
• Best practices for an initial consultation with a client

• Best practices on how to counsel your client in preparation for a provisional hearing & topics to address during the provisional hearing

• Addressing ethical questions related to conflicts & best practices to avoid them

• Best practices & words of wisdom from the bench

• Legislative & Case Law Update

• Best practices for how to counsel your client in preparation for & during mediation
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FACULTY:
Teresa A. Griffin, Chair
Faegre Baker Daniels, Indianapolis

Hon. Marie L. Kern
Marion County Chief Magistrate, Indianapolis

Hon. David K. Najjar
Hamilton County Magistrate, Noblesville

Michael P. Commons
Indiana Office of Court Services, Indianapolis

Jonathan R. Deenik
Deenik Law LLC, Greenwood

Darryn L. Duchon
Attorney at Law, Indianapolis

Erin M. Durnell
Broyles Kight & Ricafort PC, Indianapolis

Jesse G. Pace
Broyles Kight & Ricafort PC, Indianapolis

Dustin L. Plummer
Mallor Grodner LLP, Bloomington

Stacy L. Prall
Faegre Baker Daniels, Indianapolis
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THE ESSENTIALS OF FAMILY LAW
6 CLE / 1 E / 1 CME – Thursday, August 31; 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE GROUP WEBCAST
– May Oberfell Lorber, Mishawaka

LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST
– From your home or office computer

VIDEO REPLAY SEMINARS
– Available after Live Seminar date

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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