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.