2017 Convention Seminars by Practice Area

To help you make the best use of your convention time, we've broken down the seminars by area of practice. There are also a number of programs of special interest to all members. You'll find them toward the bottom of this chart.

Practice Areas

Date and Time

Seminar #

Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice

 

 

Election Law

Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. – Noon

T-20

Utilities Law

Thursday, June 15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-26

Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

 

Mediation in Evolution: Challenges, Opportunities

Thursday, June 15
8:45   a.m. – Noon

T-18

Arbitration Talks

Thursday, June 15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-27

Animal Law

 

 

The Rising Tide of Animals’ Legal Status

Wednesday, June 14   8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

W-14

Antitrust Law

 

 

Class Action Practice 2016

Thursday, June 15
8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

T-15

Appellate Practice

 

 

Live Oral Argument: Become Game-Ready With Major League Coaching

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 5:15 p.m.

W-11

Bankruptcy

 

 

Bankruptcy Developments and Best Practices

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

F-46

Business Law

 

 

Nuts and Bolts of Non-Profits: From Charities to Foundations, From Associations to   Health Care

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m.  – Noon

F-35

Construction Law

 

 

Arizona’s Revised Purchaser Dwelling Action Statutes

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-42

Criminal Law

 

 

RAJIs on Fire: What You Don’t Know About RAJIS Can Hurt You

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 3:30 p.m.

W-6

Smart Salute for Criminal and Family Lawyers: How to Incorporate Representation of Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Into Your Practice

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. – Noon

F-34

Elder Law, Mental Health & Special Needs Planning

 

 

Talking With Culturally and Religiously Diverse Clients About Aging, Disability, Incapacity and End-of-Life Decisions

Thursday, June 15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-30

Employment and Labor Law

 

 

Employment and Labor Law: Updates and Hot Topics in 2017

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

F-47

Environmental and Natural Resources

 

 

2017 Environmental Law Update

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 3:30 p.m.

W-7

Distributed Solar Generation: An Oral Argument on the Pros and Cons

Wednesday, June 14   3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

W-12

Family Law

 

 

Maximizing Your Family Law Resources

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

F-48

Smart Salute for Criminal and Family Lawyers: How to Incorporate Representation of Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Into Your Practice

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. – Noon

F-34

Immigration Law

 

 

Employment Immigration and Worksite Enforcement Practice and Updates

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-41

Indian Law

 

 

To Build or Not to Build - The No DAPL Protest Saga
& Its Application in Arizona

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m. - Noon

 F-49

Intellectual Property

 

 

Inside the Silicon Valley Patent and Trademark Office

Wednesday, June 14   8:45 a.m. – Noon

W-4

International Law

 

 

Terrorists,  Torts and Trade: Prosecuting and Defending Claims Implicating Foreign   Sovereign Immunity

Wednesday, June 14   8:45 a.m. – Noon

W-1

Juvenile Law

 

 

How the System Is Working to Build a Whole Juvenile – Part 1

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m.  – Noon

F-37

In re Gault Revisited: Lessons Learned a Half Century Ago

Friday, June 16
10:30 a.m.  – Noon

F-38

How the System Is Working to Build a Whole Juvenile – Part 2

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-44

Probate and Trust

 

 

Advanced Trust and Estate Planning Issues

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 5 p.m.

W-8

Dealing With the Unusual and Unexpected: Challenging Assets in Estate Planning and   Administration

Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. – Noon

T-19

Wills for Heroes – Protecting Those Who Protect Us

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-43

Public Lawyers

 

 

Politics and the Public Practice of Law

Thursday, June 15
8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

T-16

Fair Justice for All: Avoiding Disparate Penalties While Serving and Protecting the Public

Thursday, June 15   10:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

T-23

Real Property

 

 

Advanced Issues in Land Use: Navigating the Dangers of Deed Restrictions in Residential and Commercial Development

Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

T-32

Religious Liberty Law

 

 

When Rights of Religious Liberty and Anti-Discrimination Collide

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m.  – Noon

F-36

Securities Regulation Law

 

 

Class Action Practice 2016

Thursday, June 15
8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

T-15

Tax Law

 

 

How to Foul Up Partnerships & LLC Agreements

Thursday, June 15
2 – 3:30 p.m.

T-24

Partnership Liability Allocation and Disguised-Sales

Thursday, June 15
3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

T-31

Trial Practice

 

 

Under New Management: Case-Management Reform Rule Changes

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 5:15 p.m.

W-9

Evidence Law Update

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-39

Workers’ Compensation

 

 

How to Handle an Injured Person With Severe Chronic Pain

Thursday, June   15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-29

World Peace Through Law

 

 

Brexit, The Rome Statute, and the Dangerous Ramifications of Unraveling Multinational Treaties and Peace Accords

Thursday, June 15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-28

Special Areas of Interest

 

 

Defining and Achieving Your Own Success

Wednesday, June 14   8:45 a.m. – Noon

W-2

MAC Minutes – Healthy Practice, Healthy You

Wednesday, June 14   8:45 a.m. – Noon

W-3

Unauthorized Practice of Law in Arizona: Can you spot it?

Wednesday, June 14   10:30 a.m. – Noon

W-5

Cannabis Law

Wednesday, June 14
2 – 5:15 p.m.

W-10

The Laws of Productivity: 15 Law You Didn’t Learn in Law School

Wednesday, June 14   3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

W-13

The Annual Ethics Game Show!

Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. – Noon

T-17

Transgender Clients and the Issues They Face

Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. – Noon

T-21

History and Significance of Magna Carta

Thursday, June 15   10:30 a.m. – Noon

T-22

Fair Justice for All: Avoiding Disparate Penalties While Serving and Protecting   the Public

Thursday, June 15   10:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

T-23

Real Strategies for Supporting Inclusion in Your Legal Organization

Thursday, June 15
2 – 5:15 p.m.

T-25

Intersection of Technology and Law, Practice Management Workshop

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m.  – Noon

F-33

How to Incorporate Representation of Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Into Your Practice

Friday, June 16
8:45 a.m.  – Noon

F-34

Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls Caused by Technology

Friday, June 16
2 – 5:15 p.m.

F-40

Sandra Day O’Connor – Arizona Trailblazer

Friday, June 16
2 – 3:30 p.m.

F-45

 

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LANYARD SPONSOR

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U OF A

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ASU - Sandra Day O Connor

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