Ripped from the Headlines

Get more from your membership in 2017 with the Ripped from the Headlines Northside CLE Series! Join us on the Northside at SePro Tower the final Thursday of each month for interactive discussions on this year's hottest topics and current events, and the legal issues that relate to them.

February 23: Richmond Hill
The cards have already been dealt. Opinions have been formed. How, as a defense attorney, do you approach that kind of criminal case?

Monserrate Shirley was recently sentenced to 50 years in prison for her involvement in a 2012 plot to blow up her Richmond Hill home in order to collect $300,000 in insurance money. Come to this program and hear first-hand experiences from Shirley's defense attorneys, and the unique steps they took to approach this specific case, which ultimately concluded after a two-day sentencing hearing. Register here.

March 30: High-Profile Family Matters
Jim Reed has represented many of the most high profile family law matters over the last 20 years.  Learn about the ethical requirements to preserve client confidentiality and overcoming obstacles when the represented is regularly in the limelight. Register here.

Stay tuned! More programs to come.


2017 Ripped from the Headlines Program Schedule

  • February 23: Richmond Hill
  • March 30: High-Profile Family Matters*
  • April 27: Topic TBA
  • May 25: Topic TBA
  • June 29: Topic TBA
  • July 27: Topic TBA
  • August 31: Topic TBA
  • September 28: Topic TBA
  • October 26: Topic TBA
  • November 30: Topic TBA
  • December 28: Topic TBA

All programs to take place at the SePro Tower and include 1.0 General CLE credit unless otherwise noted.

* Includes Ethics Credit