Coping with Coronavirus
Live Webinars, On-Demand CLE programs, and publications designed to help you and your firm deal with the COVID-19
The Economic Impact of COVID-19
Thu., Mar. 26, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
COVID-19 will have a massive economic impact on U.S. businesses. This
webinar will examine the cascading effects of: supply chain disruption; shipping and transportation
problems; work force concerns; reductions in quality & productivity; capital & liquidity issues;
production relocation & supply chain realignment; and more.
Managing Your Workplace during COVID-19 – FAQ
Fri., Mar. 27, 2020 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
The first in this series of webinars reviewed the intersection of workplace planning with an overview of employment, labor, discrimination and cyber security laws. More than 100 questions were submitted during this webinar. In this follow-up webinar, the panel reconvenes and provides responses to the most frequently asked and most compelling questions. In addition, the panel will provide updates on recently passed legislation and evolving issues.
Steps to Take to Prepare Your Workplace
Law firms are taking steps to address the many employment related issues
confronting employers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Planning for how your organization can continue to
operate and comply with workplace rights and responsibilities is crucial to being able to effectively
deal with this crisis. This on-demand video will help ensure that your workplace is prepared and
compliant with employment laws.
PBI Press Book (includes download)
Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania, 2nd Ed.
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing an avalanche of unemployment
compensation claims. Are you prepared to help your clients and answer their questions? Unemployment
Compensation in Pennsylvania is a one-of-a-kind, easy-to-use reference for lawyers that
explores and explains the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation statute.
Force Majeure and Coronavirus 2020
COVID-19 has severely disrupted virtually every facet of the global supply chain. As companies struggle to meet their contractual obligations, they are confronted with the dilemma of invoking the contract's force majeure clause or the related doctrines of impracticability or impossibility. The issue affects both sellers and buyers of goods and services. Be prepared to advise your clients on the impact of coronavirus to its rights and obligations.
Using Mindfulness to Thrive during Difficult Times: A Lawyer's Guide
Mon., Mar. 30, 2020 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
As a lawyer, you pride yourself on your ability to help folks through difficult times. However, when you are also experiencing major challenges, it gets harder to keep up the long, enduring hours of helping others. The immediate and long-term benefits of practicing mindfulness-based brain exercises are exactly what you need to “keep on keepin’ on”. Join Dr. Alexandra Milspaw, Ph.D., M.Ed., as she shares her best tips for dealing with the changes in day-to-day life brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know
Tue., Mar. 31, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law on Mar. 18, places new obligations on most employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid sick and family leave to their employees in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. Please join us to understand exactly who is covered, what is required by employers, and what measures the federal government is taking to provide relief to employers subject to these new financial obligations.
Raising the Stakes: Effective
Pretrial and Trial Strategies
This program will examine various ways to up the ante in a personal
injury case. Using medical malpractice, dram shop, construction accident and tractor trailer
accidents as specific examples, the panel will address how the savvy attorney can use all the tools
at their disposal to increase the value of a case and negotiate a higher settlement.
Selecting and Influencing Your Jury
Dr. Susan Jones is a visionary pioneer in jury research and persuasion
with more than 30 years of courtroom experience - including work in more than 1,500 cases and
careful study of more than 3,000 jury deliberations. Her practical advice will transform your
perspective of the jury process and provide meaningful tools to help you win cases.
Communication Miracles at Work for Lawyers
If you want to quickly and effectively handle problems with co-workers
or clients, and you want to increase cooperation and decrease conflict, this program is for you. The
bottom line will be better client and co-worker relationships, leading to increased enjoyment and
productivity at work.
Communicating Across Generations
If you practice law, then being an effective communicator is at the
heart of your business. This program will teach you how you can effectively communicate across
generations whose life experiences, expectations and values differ greatly.