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About the Sailing

CLE Sessions - while at sea

Monday, September 19, 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022

Featured Speakers

Carole Levitt, Esq. and
Mark Rosch

Internet for Lawyers and CLEwebinars.com

Carole Levitt, Esq. and Mark Rosch are principals of Internet For Lawyers (their in-person CLE company) and also CLEseminars.com (their webinar division). They have been internationally recognized CLE seminar speakers since 1999 and best-selling ABA Law Practice Division (ABA LPD) authors since 2003. Their areas of expertise are: Internet research (investigative, legal, and social media); social media research ethics; and Google search.

Together, Carole and Mark have authored hundreds of Internet research articles and co-authored six ABA LPD books and fourteen editions of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet

In 2013, they were both recipients of the “Fastcase Fifty” award, recognizing “50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law” and in 2014, they both became Fellows in the College of Law Practice Management, the international honor society that recognizes distinguished law practice management professionals.

Previously, Carole was a California attorney, a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles, and a Legal Research and Writing Professor at Pepperdine School of Law. She graduated with distinction from The John Marshall Law School (Chicago) and served on the school’s law review. Carole has served on the ABA Law Practice Division’s Publications Advisory Board since 2003 and served on its Executive Council from 2006-11. Carole also authored Internet Legal Research on a Budget for the ABA LPD in 2014 and its 2nd edition to be published December 2019.

Mark blogs and tweets about legal technology issues, in addition to presenting seminars and writing books and articles. He developed Internet For Lawyer’s website, blog, Facebook Business page, and its online CLE webinar division. Mark is a graduate of Tulane University. He is active in the ABA Law Practice Division and serves on its Legal Technology Resource Center Board. Prior to that, Mark served a three-year term on the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board and he also served on LPD’s Education Committee and its State and Local Bar Outreach Committee.

Megan Hunter, MBA

High Conflict Institute

Megan Hunter, MBA, is an expert educator in the area of high-conflict legal disputes and high-conflict relationships. She is CEO and co-founder of the High Conflict Institute with Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. who developed the high conflict personality theory. She is also the founder and publisher at Unhooked Media, a media company focused on high-conflict disputes and complicated relationships.

Megan has trained legal, mental health, business, leadership groups, universities and other professionals across the United States, Australia, Canada, Italy, Scotland, South Africa, and Israel. She has strong policy and judicial training experience during her tenure at the Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, as Family Law Specialist and Child Support Specialist, and five years’ service to the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners. She is co-author of:

  • BIFF at Work: Your Guide to Difficult Workplace Communication (2020)
  • The High-Conflict Co-Parenting Survival Guide (2019)
  • Dating Radar: Why Your Brain Says Yes to “The One” Who Will Make Your Life Hell (2017); and
  • author of Bait & Switch: Saving Your Relationship When Incredible Romance Turns Into Exhausting Chaos (2015).

Originally from Nebraska, she lives with her husband in Arizona.

Carol Schiro Greenwald, Ph.D.

MarketingPartners

A marketing and management strategist, trainer and coach. She works with professionals and professional service firms to structure and implement growth programs that are targeted, strategic and practical. Her clients become more efficient, effective and successful at bringing in business that fuels firm profitability.

Her most recent book, Strategic Networking for Introverts, Extroverts and Everyone In-Between (American Bar Association, Law Practice Division, January 2019) forms the basis for a training and coaching program that links business development activities with both personal and firm goals. 

Carol helps individuals and firms build client-centric practices. Her approach is captured in her book, Build Your Practice the Logical Way – Maximize Your Client Relationships (with Steven Skyles-Mulligan, American Bar Association, 2012) which provides a guide to creating a client-centric practice. The result is a firm differentiated from the competition by its client-centric culture. 

Carol Graduated from Smith College with a B. A. in political science. She obtained a Masters in International Relations from Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), and a Ph.D. in Comparative Legal Systems from the Graduate Center, CUNY. She was an Elli Lilly Fellow at The Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College where she did postdoctoral research on the roles the U. S. Supreme Court and Congress played in creating public policy regarding pregnancy, disability leave and employment policy.

Carol can be reached by telephone at 914.834.9320, email: carol@csgmarketingpartners.com.

Nelson G. Page, Esq.

Nelson G. Page graduated from Georgetown University Law Center cum laude in 1978, where he was on the Board of Editors of the Georgetown Law Journal. He clerked for the Honorable Warren Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court and then joined the firm of Burr, Pease and Kurtz, where he practiced in Anchorage for 38 years.  Nelson’s practice included regular representation of professionals in malpractice litigation. He also served on the Alaska Bar Association Ethics Committee from 1994 to 2012, including 6 years as chair. 

From 2013 to 2016 he served on the Bar Association’s Board of Governors, and was its president in 2015 and 2016.  In 2017 he became Bar Counsel for the State of Alaska, a position he held until 2019.  In that capacity he handled over 2,000 ethics inquiries from Alaska lawyers and others. He has also served as adjunct faculty at the University of Alaska in Anchorage.

Nelson is a frequent speaker on legal ethics, the evolution of the legal profession and law practice management.  “I see myself as bringing a lifetime of practical experience to help solve everyday problems.” He encourages interactive dialog with his audiences. His presentations are often punctuated by lively debate and discussion.

Nancy Nolin, LCSW, CAS

Nancy Nolin graduated with her Master’s Degree in 1996 from Norfolk State University.  In 2007, Nancy became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to practice Psychotherapy in Utah. Additionally, she is licensed to practice in both Oregon and Idaho. In 2009, Nancy earned her certification as a Certified Addiction Specialist from The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. 

Since the publication of the ABA Report on Lawyer Well-Being, Nancy has presented on “Lawyer Wellness” for the National Organization of Bar Counsel in 2018 and 2019. Recently Nancy collaborated with the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois to create a CLE video on Lawyer Wellness. In addition to being a clinician, Nancy has served in the role as an administrator, program director, adjunct professor and worked within a variety of mental health settings. 

Clifford Scott-Rudnick, Esq.

Clifford Scott-Rudnick has been a lawyer in Illinois for over 40 years with membership in the Chicago, Du Page, Illinois, and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the Center for Professional Responsibility Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA). He is the director and past president of the Land Trust Council of Illinois; serves as president of the South Suburban Estate Planning Council; and is chair of the Land Trust Committee, a subcommittee of the Real Estate, Trust and Estate Section of the ABA.  He currently serves as the CLE Committee Chair for The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Chicago, and is on the CLE Committee for the ABA Center of Professional Responsibility.  Prior careers include union organizing, labor law and workers compensation practice, and bank trust officer. Cliff has lectured at seminars for many bar groups and community forums, including the Trial Attorneys of America, Bradley University, National Alzheimer’s Association, the American Bankers Association/American Institute of Banking, and the Florida State Bar Association Real Estate Section. Other volunteer activities include serving as vice president and director for the North Side Community Federal Credit Union, Junior Achievement volunteer instructor, Temple Sholom of Chicago board director, and is a former member of the Fiduciary Advisory Board for the Illinois Commission of Banks, Trusts, and Real Estate. He has partnered with fellow attorney Richard Adler in developing and presenting Professionalism CLE seminars using popular movies and television programs to stimulate discussion on professional responsibility, diversity, addiction and professionalism.

Cliff was a full-time Assistant Professor at The John Marshall Law School  from 2009 to 2018 and was an Adjunct Professor there for 25 years before that, for more than 20 years before his appointment as a Visiting Professor from 2007-2009.  He has taught courses in Professional Responsibility, Law Practice Management for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners, Trusts and Estates, and Legal Writing. He also taught U.S. Legal Research and Writing to Chinese attorneys at the State Intellectual Property Office Training Center in Beijing during the summer of 2009. Scott-Rudnick appeared as an expert witness in February 2013 for the defense at the Rehearing Proceedings after former police officer Drew Peterson was found guilty of murder in Joliet, Illinois.

Professor Scott-Rudnick helped coordinate and spoke at CLE programs at John Marshall during his years there, and continues to present at  venues in both Illinois and Florida.

MCLE Accreditation

8 General and 4 Ethics CLE Credits

Other states may be pending, please inquire about your state.

ALASKA

This program qualifies for CLE credits. CLE programs which take place outside of Alaska or are webcast from outside of Alaska are not required to be accredited by the Alaska Bar Association. Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another MCLE jurisdiction. https://alaskabar.org/cle-mcle/cle-provider-information/

ARKANSAS

This program is approved for 7.75 General hours and 4 Ethics hours.

ARIZONA

The State Bar of Arizona does not accredit programs for the MCLE requirement. The Rules and Regulations are predicated on the assumption that attorneys can evaluate CLE activities offered based on the guidelines and report

their activities by affidavit. https://www.azbar.org/licensing-compliance/mcle/cle-sponsors-provider-information/

CALIFORNIA

Internet For Lawyers (IFL), a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider (#9836), certifies that this activity has been approved by the State Bar of California.

COLORADO

Submit a Colorado Affidavit form (https://cletrack.com or the Uniform Certificate of Attendance provided by the sponsor along with a statement certifying that the CLE program is accredited in another mandatory CLE state.

FLORIDA

Courses approved by other state bars are generally acceptable for use toward satisfying CLER. The completed application(s) or certificate(s) of completion may be submitted via email at clemail@floridabar.org or fax at 850/561-9421. http://bit.ly/flreciprocity

MAINE

Credit hours for activities approved by another MCLE state will be accepted for identical credit by the Board of Overseers of the Bar in Maine upon the Board’s receipt of evidence of such certification as issued by that state.

http://bit.ly/mainereciprocity (see number 21).

IDAHO

Pending

New Mexico

This program is approved for 10 hours General Credit and 2 hours Ethics Credit.

NORTH DAKOTA

Out-of-State Courses. Courses sponsored by state bar associations are presumptively approved, as are courses approved by a CLE body of a state with mandatory CLE.

http://bit.ly/ndreciprocity – see Policy 1.14.

OREGON Pending Accreditation

WYOMING Pending Accreditation

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