Coping with Coronavirus
Live Webcasts and Webinars, On-Demand CLE programs, and Publications designed to help you and your firm deal with the COVID-19
outbreak. Browse all
Managing Your Workplace during COVID-19 – FAQ
The first on-demand
video in this series reviewed the intersection of workplace planning with an overview of
employment, labor, discrimination and cyber security laws. In this follow-up, the panel will provide
responses to the most frequently asked and compelling questions from the first program. The panel will
also provide updates on recently passed legislation and evolving issues.
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. Be prepared to advise your clients on the impact of Coronavirus to its rights and
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.
COVID-19: Practical Issues for Health Care
As the virus and efforts to combat it both intensify, health care
providers are facing a barrage of practical issues - and a quickly evolving landscape. This on-demand
video will focus on issues for providers including telehealth, reimbursement and emergency actions
undertaken by the federal and state government.
Using Mindfulness to Thrive during Difficult
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
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. 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
Workers' Comp and the Impact of COVID-19
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?
Desperate Times: Ethical
Challenges for Lawyers during the Pandemic
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.
Complying with Custody Orders in Quarantine
One of the biggest issues attorneys are facing in the current situation
are clients potentially looking for a way to circumvent their orders due to the Quarantine. Custody
Orders should continue to be followed, but the Quarantine presents potential challenges and, with court
closures, it’s important for litigants and attorneys to understand their options and stay current.
Paid Sick and Family
Leave 2.0: Implementation Steps and Common Questions
Now that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act's paid sick and
family leave provisions are effective, join us for a supplemental class to address implementation
steps and common questions. Issues addressed include the small(er) business exemption,
counting employees for determining whether the employer is covered by the law, intermittent leave, and
Title IX and Online Harassment in the
The abrupt move to distance learning has raised uncertainty about how
Title IX cases will proceed. In some instances, students were sent home from school while their Title IX
cases were ongoing, raising questions about how those cases would be resolved. And
issues of online harassment in the distance-learning environment are beginning to arise. Join us for an overview of the issues for attorneys involved in handling cases in this context.
Coronavirus and Your Mental Health
At uncertain times like these, anxiety, stress, fear and negative thoughts
can easily take control. Brian Quinn, Esq., the education and outreach coordinator for Lawyers Concerned
for Lawyers of PA, will discuss the early warning signs of impairment, with special emphasis on anxiety,
stress and depression. More importantly, he will describe some of the ways to reduce or alleviate these
with Clients to Execute Wills, POAs and Health Care Directives Amid Covid-19
With businesses operating remotely and stay-at-home orders in place, law
firms need to establish connections with new and existing clients. Discover ways of engaging estate
planning clients in virtual meetings, how to execute documents virtually to establish a client
relationship, and ways to adapt your firm to handle increased demands for updating wills, powers of
attorney and health care directives.
Continuity of Education, Act 13
and Legal Duties during COVID-19
The world has never seen a school shutdown on this scale. Federal and
state governments are guiding school districts to keep trying to push ahead with interim efforts to keep
students learning. This webinar examines the most pressing issues that educators and families are
challenged with during this unprecedented disruption of K-12 schooling.
Hospitality Clients on Contract Concessions To Get Back On Their Feet
Our faculty will guide you through the process of how to advise your
clients in the hospitality industry as they try to get back on their feet from the COVID-19 crisis.
Topics will include: general commercial issues facing hospitality clients; overview of legal principals
impacting concession negotiations; specific advice on categories of contracts; and penultimate leverage.
COVID-19 Telehealth: What Providers Need to
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered rapid expansion of telehealth
capabilities across the nation. The CARES Act, the Section 1135 Medicaid waivers, and now OCR and OIG
enforcement policies, coupled with state emergency legislation, has dramatically changed the regulatory
landscape. This on-demand video will help providers navigate the existing and new regulatory environment for
Cyber Liability Risks – What You Need to Know
How do you protect your firm against spear phishing, ransomware, malware? Learn best practices for designing and implementing cybersecurity policies and training for your entire workforce, as well as tailored training for those in positions responsible for implementing security policies.
Ethics & Social Media - Putting Your Best Face Forward
This engaging presentation could not come at a better time. Experienced leaders discuss the ethical pitfalls that lawyers can encounter in connection with social media. The presenters use a common hypothetical involving real estate and environmental law to analyze ethical issues that implicate the ABA Rules of Professional Responsibility.
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