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FAQ’s:
Q: I purchased my ICLEF PASS+ in March, does it expire in December?
A: Yes. Your ICLEF PASS+ expires at 12:00 A.M., December 31, 2017. So, be sure to take full advantage of ICLEF’s programming throughout the calendar year.

Q: My ICLEF PASS+ is expiring, and I wish to register for a seminar after 12:00 A.M., December 31, 2017. Will you allow me to register?
A: Once your ICLEF PASS+ expires you must either purchase a new pass or pay the regular tuition to register for a program that is taking place after 11:59 P.M., December 31, 2017

Q: May I share my ICLEF PASS+ with another attorney?
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Q: How many Live ICLEF seminars may I attend during my 12-month ICLEF PASS+ period?
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Terms & Restrictions:
A very small number of our programs are excluded from the ICLEF Pass+. Those include: 40-Hour Mediation Training Courses (Family, Civil & Crossover), Annual Elder Law Institute, Bankruptcy Advocacy Training, ICLEF Out-of-Country Trip and CLE program, ICLEF Trial Advocacy Skills College (TASC) & Indiana Law Update (Video Replays of Indiana Law Update are included in the PASS+). Keep in mind you have access to over 80 Live & Group Webcast Seminars and over 500 Video Replays.

The ICLEF PASS+ expires on 12:00 A.M. December 31, 2017.

All ICLEF Seminars are “Limited Seating” events. ICLEF PASS+ holders must pre-register to ensure a seat at the program. ICLEF Pass+ holders may only walk-in to an event on a space available basis.

Passes may not be transferred to another person, nor will refunds be given for a pass once purchased.

 

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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The Ethical & Malpractice Risks of Starting, Buying, Selling & Leaving a Law Firm, Thursday, March 30

OVERVIEW:
With fewer job prospects for new lawyers, increased mobility of experienced lawyers, and an increasing population of mature lawyers, the business side of the practice of law has never been more in flux. But while today’s legal landscape of flow and change is new, the rules of professionalism and risk that govern it are long familiar. This program is for every lawyer who will ever have to make a job change in their career.

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AGENDA:
8:30 A.M.    Registration & Coffee

9:00 A.M.    The QUIZ A chance to test your knowledge in the latest hot topics in legal malpractice & ethics, and what you need to know to protect yourself from novel malpractice risks & ethics complaints.

10:00 A.M.    Break

10:10 A.M.    Getting in and Getting Out Issues related to starting-up & winding-down or selling law practice.

11:10 A.M.    Break

11:15 A.M.    “I’ll Stay a Week or Two…” Issues related to lawyers leaving a firm, from both the firm’s perspective & the departing lawyer’s.

12:15 P.M.    Adjourn

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NATIONAL SPEAKER:
Christian A. Stiegemeyer is the Director of Risk Management for The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company and Executive Vice President of The Bar Plan Foundation. He annually conducts more than seventy Risk Management seminars, on a wide variety of ethical and legal malpractice issues, covering current issues concerning professionalism and providing practical solutions for dealing with malpractice and ethical concerns.

Mr. Stiegemeyer also directs The Bar Plan’s Practice Management Program, providing on-site, personalized reviews of lawyers’ law firm practices to help improve risk management and case handling procedures. In addition, Mr. Stiegemeyer responds to The Bar Plan’s ethics and malpractice telephone “Hotline” to timely assist its insureds with issues that arise in their daily practice and has written numerous articles appearing in a variety of national, state and local bar association publications. He received his B.A. from Southeast Missouri State University and J.D. from The Saint Louis University School of Law in 1992.

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THE ETHICAL & MALPRACTICE RISKS OF STARTING,
BUYING, SELLING, & LEAVING A LAW FIRM
A NATIONAL SPEAKER SEMINAR
3 CLE / 3 E – Thursday, March 30,  9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE GROUP WEBCAST
– Ice Miller Law Office, Indianapolis

LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST
– From your home or office computer

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Upcoming National Speaker Seminars – Something for Everyone!

ICLEF is proud to bring you the very best and brightest attorneys from around the country. Listed below are a few of our upcoming Live National Speaker Seminars. Many more will be added through out the year. Click a seminar title to go directly to the registration page.

 

Making Your Case with a Better Memory
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Paul Mellor
6 CLE – Tuesday, February 28,  9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
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Strategies for Taking Charge of Your Law Practice
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Cynthia Sharp
3 CLE / 3 E – Friday, March 10,  9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST – Taft Law Office, Indianapolis
LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST – From your home or office computer with internet access

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The Lawyer’s Guide to Ethical Business Development
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Cynthia Sharp
3 CLE / 3 E – Friday, March 10,  1:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST – Reiling Teder & Schrier, LLC Law Office, Lafayette
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST – Ice Miller Law Office, Indianapolis
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST  Taft Law Office, Indianapolis

LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST – From your home or office computer with internet access

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The Ethical & Malpractice Risks of Starting, Buying, Selling & Leaving a Law Firm
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Christian A. Stiegemeyer
3 CLE / 3 E – Thursday, March 30,  9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST – Ice Miller Law Office, Indianapolis
LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST – From your home or office computer with internet access

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Law Office Technology: Security, Cloud Computing & Disaster Planning, Plus, iPad for Litigators
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Paul J. Unger
3 CLE / 3 E – Friday, March 31,  9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

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How to Become a Published Author or Represent One
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring Mark Shaw, Brian J. McGinnis & Megan M. Mulford
6 CLE – Thursday, April 6,  9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST – From your home or office computer with internet access

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The Lawyer’s Compass: Character, Ethics & Trust in Modern Legal Practice
A National Speaker Seminar Featuring John E. Moore
6 CLE / 6 E – Wednesday, May 3,  9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
LIVE GROUP WEBCAST – Ice Miller Law Office, Indianapolis
LIVE INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST – From your home or office computer with internet access

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Civil & Family Mediation 40 Hour Courses Announced for 2017

Civil and Family 40 hour mediation courses provide an excellent learning environment with practical experience in mediation. Each program has a professional & informative approach to the psychological, legal and business aspects of mediation. These courses provide the 40 hour instruction certified as appropriate for mediation training by the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education under the Indiana Trial Rule – ADR.

The Family to Civil Crossover Training provides 16 crossover hours as well as 9 CLE hours and 3 Ethics hours and is designed for those that have already attended and completed an earlier Family Mediation Training session and now wish to complete the Civil Mediation Training.

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CIVIL MEDIATION TRAINING
June 21-25, 2017 –  24 CLE / 6 E   (40 Civil Med. Hours)
Limited to 42 participants!
LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY! – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

FAMILY TO CIVIL CROSSOVER TRAINING
June 21-23, 2017  –  9 CLE / 3 E   (16 Med. Crossover Hours)
Limited to 6 participants!
LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY! – ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING
August 9-13, 2017  –  24 CLE / 6 E    (40 Fam. Med. Hours)
Limited to 42 participants!
LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY!  ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

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FACULTY:

W. DOUGLAS LEMON
Attorney at Law – Mediator
MINER & LEMON LLP, Warsaw

W. Douglas Lemon was admitted before the Indiana State Bar in 1995, as well as the U.S. Northern and Southern District Courts. Memberships include the Indiana State Bar Association and the Kosciusko County Bar Association. Mr. Lemon graduated from Hanover College (BA) in 1992 and received his JD from the Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington) in 1995. In a career spanning more than 20 years, Mr. Lemon has built a wide-ranging and diverse practice including: insurance defense, plaintiff’s litigation, criminal defense, estate planning and probate, real estate transactions, guardianships and adoptions, family law, business development, and juvenile law. Since completing the Civil Mediation Training course in 2008, Mr. Lemon’s practice has increasingly concentrated on both civil and domestic mediation, and he has served as a frequent Assistant Trainer in subsequent courses.

In addition to pursuing his law practice, Mr. Lemon attended Grace Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana from 2003-2005 and has been serving as the Senior Pastor of Oak Grove Community Church (Warsaw) since 2005.

HON. TERRY C. SHEWMAKER
Senior Judge, Mediator

Terry C. Shewmaker practiced law for over 23 years serving as a civil attorney as well as a deputy prosecuting attorney. Thereafter he served 18 years as the elected Judge of Elkhart Circuit Court. He handled thousands of cases including tort claims, mortgage foreclosures, domestic relations, and commercial litigation, along with criminal cases. Judge Shewmaker is certified as a Senior Judge and registered mediator.

JOY L. COLWELL
Attorney at Law – Mediator, Lake County

Joy L. Colwell is trained in both civil and family mediation. In addition to writing the manual used in this seminar, she has been training with Thomas R. Lemon since 1994. Her background also includes general legal practice as well as litigation experience. Ms. Colwell was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1984 and the Illinois Bar in 1988. She is a graduate of Indiana University, B.A., 1980; Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, J.D., 1984 (cum laude). She has also taught such subjects as Dispute Resolution and Negotiations.

CAROLINE GILCHRIST
Attorney at Law – Mediator
Baker & Gilchrist LLC, Avon & Indianapolis

Caroline Gilchrist is a partner in the firm of Baker & Gilchrist, with offices in Avon and Indianapolis. She first became interested in mediation in 1987 when she completed the forty-hour family law mediation training program. She has been a mediator for the Indiana Special Education Mediation Services. She has been trained as a civil mediator since 1993. Ms. Gilchrist received her undergraduate degree from Ball State University and graduated from the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, in 1982. The focus of her law practice is mediation and litigation, specifically, family law, medical malpractice and personal injury. She has served on the Family Law Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Bar Association for a number of years and was chairperson in 1995. She is co-chairperson of the mediation subcommittee of the family law section of the Indiana State Bar Association. She has participated in “Settlement Week,” and has spoken in a variety of seminars regarding the subject of mediation.

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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