LEGAL ONE Webinars - Upcoming Live Events

We know that getting out of your district isn’t always easy.That’s why we are pleased to offer these one-hour school law webinars on timely issues. Each webinar will include a brief overview of the latest developments in select areas of school law, followed by a Q & A. Each webinar will also be archived for later review by participants.  Purchase these as a bundle or individually (including archived webinars).

 


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UPCOMING live webinars are listed below. Click here for available recorded ARCHIVE sessions or here to go back to the Registration Store.






Individual Webinars

What's New in HIB Law? *Attorney Series* 

Date: November 13, 2019 -  12:00 pm – 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent legal developments in HIB affecting New Jersey’s public schools. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments involving New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act and their impact on school district operations, staff and students. Participants will be provided with a case law update of recent HIB decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts as well as emerging trends. Topics will include, but not be limited to, identifying acts of HIB, HIB procedures, board of education hearings, parent access to HIB information, the intersection of bullying and special education and the impact of the 2019 revised Uniform State Memorandum of Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement Officials on HIB reporting. 

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Implicit Bias, Disproportionality, Discipline and the Law

Date: November 19, 2019 -  3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

We all have implicit biases.  But if we fail to recognize our biases and take concerted steps to mitigate their impact, they have the potential to lead to unfair and potentially discriminatory treatment of students, parents and staff.  This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the key legal requirements that are in place to ensure that all districts take thoughtful steps to recognize, reduce and respond to implicit biases and ensure that students and other stakeholders are treated fairly at all times.

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Education and Law Enforcement Working Together

Date: December 17, 2019 -  3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

When schools and law enforcement have a strong working relationship everyone benefits.  This webinar will provide an overview of the key provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement.  Participants will develop a clear understanding of mandatory reporting requirements, appropriate means of information sharing, and best practices for working together to promote student safety.

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School Attorney Ethics 101 *Attorney Series*

Date: December 19, 2019 -  12:00 pm – 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join David Rubin and LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an introduction to the basic precepts of legal ethics that all school district counsel need to know; a great introductory course for attorneys new to the school law field and a terrific refresher for experienced school attorneys. Topics to be addressed include, who is the client, conflicts of interest, duties to adversaries, tribunals and third parties and much more. 

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Hot Issues in School Law

Date: January 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

Every year there are major developments in school law that all school leaders need to know.  This webinar will provide a summary of the latest case law, statutes, and regulations impacting schools, as well as the latest guidance from the New Jersey and U.S. Departments of Education.  Topics to be addressed include tenure case review, new curricula and professional development requirements, the latest developments on HIB and student safety, and new requirements impacting staff rights and responsibilities.

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What's New in Tenure and Seniority Law? *Attorney Series*

Date: January 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm – 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in tenure and seniority law for school employees. Since the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision and the enactment of the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act, New Jersey has seen an uptick in employment litigation in general and tenure and seniority litigation in particular. This webinar will highlight the recent case law including issues of tenure acquisition, non-renewal, reductions in force, seniority rights, tenure entitlements and tenure arbitration dismissal decisions. 

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Developing Support Plans for At-Risk Students

Date: February 11, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

When students are dealing with major disruptions or traumatic events -  whether they occur in the school, the home or other locations - it is critical that school districts plan to support those students as they seek to transition back into the school environment.  This webinar will provide key tools to assist school districts in planning for the needs of students in various situations, including model plans for students involved in HIB incidents, students dealing with gender identity issues, students involved in dating violence incidents, students who may have missed time due to mental and/or physical health issues, and students struggling with school phobia.

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What's New in School Employment Law? *Attorney Series*

Date: February 12, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in school employment law. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments affecting school employees and a school employment case law update. The case law update will include a discussion of the continuing impact of the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision and the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act on school employees and union membership in New Jersey. Case law topics to be considered include but are not limited to labor relations, tenure and seniority rights, HIB cases involving school employees, tenure arbitration cases and much more. 

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Bringing It All Together:  A Systemic Approach to Student Safety

Date: March 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

This webinar provides a framework for putting in place appropriate policies and protocols to protect student safety.  Participants will learn about the high expectations established in case law and codified in statute and regulation related to student safety.  Specific issues addressed include HIB policies, key elements of the code of student conduct, key requirements related to student risk assessment, and working closely with law enforcement and other outside entities.

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School Official Ethics Update

Date: March 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in board member and school administrator ethical conduct under the School Ethics Act, the board member conflict of interest statute, N.J.S.A. 18A:12-2 and the nepotism regulations N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-6.2. This webinar will focus on the statutory and regulatory standards for school official ethical conduct in the areas of participation in matters of collective negotiations, personnel issues, including the hiring and evaluation of school administrators, board member volunteerism and board member contact with staff members. 

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Human Resources: New Requirements, Best Practices and the Law

Date: April 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

Human Resource management is constantly evolving, with new legal requirements related to family leave, sick leave, equal pay, dealing with vendors, employee background checks and many other areas.  This webinar will provide HR directors and individuals with HR responsibilities who may wear many other hats with information on the latest legal developments, along with important tools and resources for effectively balancing the many responsibilities in the human resource field.

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What's New in School Law? (Spring 2020)

Date: April 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent school law developments affecting New Jersey’s public schools. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments which impact school district operations as well as a case law update including decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts. Topics will include, but not be limited to, tenure and seniority, labor relations, increment withholding, HIB, student rights, school safety, OPMA and OPRA.

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You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned

Date: May 19, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

Fact is often stranger than fiction. That is certainly true when it comes to many legal issues that arise in public schools. In this webinar participants will learn about some of the most outrageous and legally damaging cases involving public schools and the lessons that should be learned to avoid such issues in the future. Participants will understand the fundamental checks and balances that should be in place in all school districts to minimize legal exposure for you individually and for your school district.

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What's New in Student Safety and Student Rights? *Attorney Series*

Date: May 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent school law developments in the areas of student safety and student rights. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments involving student safety and student rights which impact school district operations as well as a case law update including decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts. Topics will include, but not be limited to, school bus safety, school security issues, HIB, student discipline, student first amendment rights, student use of social media and much more. 

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Legal Issues in Student Health

Date: June 9, 2020 - 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Cost: $40

School districts have numerous requirements related to addressing the health needs of students.  This webinar will provide an overview of key legal requirements related to addressing students with medical needs, including emergency administration of medicine, responding to students on field trips, addressing situations that may occur in athletics, responding to suspected substance abuse and potential overdose and the legal rights of students, parents and school officials under FERPA, HIPAA and other requirements.

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Webinar Series: Value-Priced
 Bundles


LEGAL ONE Express: Interactive Webinar Series 19-20
11 webinars for all levels of school staff have been specially crafted for the 2019-20 school year. Each webinar can be purchased individually or bundled all together at a discounted rate. Each session is 60 minutes long and is accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

  • HIB and the Changing Legal Landscape (Original Broadcast: 8/26/19)
  • Understanding Social Media Boundaries for Students and Staff (Original Broadcast: 9/17/19)
  • Student Investigations 101 - Getting to the Truth (Original Broadcast: 10/8/19)
  • Implicit Bias, Disproportionality, Discipline and the Law (Original Broadcast: 11/19/19)
  • Education and Law Enforcement Working Together (Original Broadcast: 12/17/19)
  • Hot Issues in School Law (Original Broadcast: 1/14/20)
  • Developing Support Plans for At-Risk Students (Original Broadcast: 2/11/20)
  • Bringing It All Together:  A Systemic Approach to Student Safety (Original Broadcast: 3/10/20)
  • Human Resources: New Requirements, Best Practices and the Law (Original Broadcast: 4/14/20)
  • You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned (Original Broadcast: 5/19/20)
  • Legal Issues in Student Health (Original Broadcast: 6/9/20)


Fee: $330 for all 11 webinars or $40 per webinar 



LEGAL ONE Express: Interactive Webinar Series 18-19
11 webinars for all levels of school staff have been specially crafted for the 2018-19 school year. Each webinar can be purchased individually or bundled all together at a discounted rate. Each session is 60 minutes long and is accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

  • The ABCs of HIB: New Rules, Evolving Challenges, and Next Steps (Original Broadcast: 8/27/19)
  • Physical Restraint and Seclusion: Understanding the New Legal Requirements (Original Broadcast: 9/18/18)
  • Harm to Self and Others: Identifying and Responding to Students in Imminent Danger (Original Broadcast: 10/9/18)
  • Social Media, Politics and Staff: Legal Do’s and Don’ts (Original Broadcast: 11/20/18)
  • Vaping in Schools: Legal Requirements and Best Practices (Original Broadcast: 12/12/18)
  • Hot Issues in School Law (Original Broadcast: 1/8/19)
  • Social Media and Students: Legal Do’s and Don’ts (Original Broadcast: 2/5/19)
  • You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned (Original Broadcast: 3/12/19)
  • Student Field Trips: Legal Requirements and Best Practices (Original Broadcast: 4/9/19)
  • Student Searches: Evolving Legal Standards (Original Broadcast: 5/7/19)
  • The Evolution of Collective Bargaining: Understanding Key Developments in State and Federal Law (Original Broadcast: 6/4/19)

Fee: $330 for all 11 webinars or $40 per webinar 



LEGAL ONE School Law Express: Attorney Webinar Series 19-20
This series of six webinars is designed to inform school attorneys, administrators, principals, supervisors and directors of important updates in the ever changing area of school law.  Each session is 70 minutes long, eligible for 1.2 NJ ad 1.0 PA CLE Credits, and accessible within 30 minutes of registration.
  • What’s New in School Law? - Fall 2019 (Original Broadcast: 10/10/19)
  • What’s New in HIB Law? (Original Broadcast: 11/13/19)
  • School Attorney Ethics 101 (Original Broadcast: 12/19/19)
  • What’s New in Tenure and Seniority Law? (Original Broadcast: 1/16/20)
  • What’s New in School Employment Law? - Spring 2019 (Original Broadcast: 2/12/20)
  • What’s New in Student Safety and Student Rights? (Original Broadcast: 5/20/20)

Fee: $215 for the whole series or $40 per webinar
 


LEGAL ONE School Law Express: Attorney Webinar Series 18-19
This series of four webinars is designed to inform school attorneys, administrators, principals, supervisors and directors of important updates in the ever changing area of school law.  Each session is 70 minutes long, eligible for 1.2 NJ ad 1.0 PA CLE Credits, and accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

  • What’s New in School Law? - Fall 2018 (Original Broadcast: 10/10/18)
  • What’s New in School Employment Law? (Original Broadcast: 12/19/18)
  • What’s New in School Law? - Spring 2019 (Original Broadcast: 4/23/19)
  • What’s New in Student Safety and Student Rights? (Original Broadcast: 5/21/19)

Fee: $120 for the whole series or $40 per webinar
 













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