Coping with Coronavirus
Live Webinars, On-Demand CLE programs, and publications designed to help you and your firm deal with the COVID-19
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. 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 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 emergency. 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.
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.
Workers' Comp and the Impact of COVID-19
Wed., Apr. 1, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
If PA employees become infected with COVID-19, become exposed without being infected or develop psychological consequences from either situation, PA employers could face wage-loss claims, medical claims, testing claims or claims for psychiatric services or disability under the PA Workers' Comp Act. Are any or all of these claims actually compensable under the act?
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.
Desperate Times: Ethical Challenges for Lawyers during the Pandemic
Thu., Apr. 2, 2020 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
The current pandemic has no match in recent history, and we as a society do not have a playbook on how to handle this crisis. Unfortunately, we see many ethical breaches erupting. As lawyers, however, we have a playbook, the Professional Rules of Conduct, and our adherence to those standards is critical when there are tough choices to be made.
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. Be prepared to advise your clients on the impact of Coronavirus to its rights and obligations.
How COVID-19 Is Affecting the Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws
Fri., Apr. 3, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Every aspect of employment law is being affected by the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Join a prominent employee- and employer-side attorney to examine how each employment law will be impacted over the next several months. The issues for both the employers and employees will be examined.
Force Majeure and Coronavirus: Commercial Leases 2020
Mon., Apr. 6, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
A follow-up to PBI's popular Force Majeure and Coronavirus! The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down or severely disrupted businesses across America. Commercial tenants are declaring force majeure at an unprecedented level to be excused of their rent and other contractual obligations. Landlords have their own obligations to meet. What are the parties' respective rights and obligations?
The Economic Impact of COVID-19
The business community involving manufacturing, distribution and technology has been seriously and profoundly affected by this pandemic. This on-demand video examines the effects of: Supply chain disruption; shipping and transportation problems; work force concerns; reductions in quality & productivity; and much more.
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.