2022 Corporate Counsel Conference & Moot Court CompetitionCLE
Continuing Legal Education Tracks
We are currently accepting CLE proposals for the 2022 HNBA/VIA Corporate Counsel Conference (2022CCC). Please view the tracks below and submit your proposal today.
Advocacy & Litigation: This track will explore trending litigation topics. The track will offer a series of CLE presentations related to emerging litigation topics, including areas that experienced an increase in demand stemming from COVID-19, such as bankruptcy, employment litigation and COVID-19-related class actions; the impact of COVID-19 on court and arbitration operations and proceedings; pre-litigation risk-assessment strategies; discovery and trial procedure and tactics; now-prevalent virtual platforms used for depositions, mediation and trial; other developments in technology tools for litigation; employment matters; data protection laws; and other major trending litigation matters, all specifically designed to impart critical, cutting edge knowledge and skills to litigation practitioners. Whether you are working in big law, a small firm or are a solo practitioner, in the public or private sector, learn how to sharpen your litigation skills with the HNBA.
Corporate Counsel: This track will explore trending topics for in-house counsel. The role of in-house counsel is unique in the legal profession. In-house counsel is tasked with providing legal advice to their client as well as participating as a business partner. The track will offer a series of CLE presentations for effective in-house lawyering; how in-house counsel can create value for themselves and their companies; challenges stemming from COVID-19; DE&I initiatives and challenges; hiring, retention, and attrition challenges in the current employment market; dealing with outside counsel; and best practices for dealing with these challenges.
Public Interest/Government: This track will explore trending topics for public interest/government attorneys. This track will offer a series of CLE presentations related to topics affecting public interest/government practitioners including areas that have experienced an increase in demand stemming from COVID-19 including impact on civil rights and civil liberties, gender equity, employment issues, elder law, election law, consumer protection law, and many more.
The Art of Successful Lawyering: This track will focus on the knowledge and resources necessary to become happier, healthier, and ultimately more prosperous lawyers by improving productivity, navigating the demands of your legal practice, ethics and reducing stress. The program will examine issues related to teleworking and work-life balance; maintaining physical and mental wellness during a crisis like COVID-19; mindful lawyering; tips to consistently deliver a high-quality work product; maintaining integrity and ethics in your practice; professional and personal networking; marketing and branding tips; alternative careers; changes in the market; and more – all with a view towards preparing participants for achieving or maintaining the status of a successful lawyer.
Submit 2022CCC CLE Proposals by 5:00 p.m. ET, Friday, December 10, 2021
The HNBA/VIA CCC2022 is a joint enterprise of the HNBA and its charitable arm, the HNBA VIA Fund.