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Online CLE offers interesting array

Stay current on important topics from the comfort of your home or office through the MBA's distance-learning partner, LegalSpan. You can choose from a wide range of seminars geared toward providing the essentials of a specific topic - from the latest in civil litigation techniques to what's new in criminal liability for corporations.

Sign up at: http://www.legalspan.com/MassBar/. Here are some of the courses being offered right now.

•  General Durable Powers of Attorney and Advanced Directives: Get the practical tips you need, some relevant topics discussed include, power of attorney - general background; basic durable power of attorney form; some optional provisions; advance medical directives; West Virginia Health Care Decisions Act (West Virginia Code ßß 16-30-1, et seq.); and the Do Not Resuscitate Act.
•  Fundamentals of Generation-Skipping Tax:
Receive a comprehensive review of the generation-skipping tax right from your own office. This course will offer practical examples and planning suggestions including: purpose of the generation-skipping tax; how it works; direct skip transfers; taxable distributions; taxable terminations; generation assignments; and exemptions and exclusions.
•  Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace:
Get an overview of the state and federal laws that address alcohol and drug use in the workplace; "psychological" perspective on substance abuse in the workplace; and the privacy and confidentiality concerns that arise from these issues.

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