Past USA&M Seminars

The Washington University Law Negotiation & Dispute Program and USA&M jointly sponsor programs yearly of interest to the Bar. 

CLE credit may be available for self-study so check with your CLE administrator.

June 24, 2021 Full-Day Webinar  (6.24.21 flyer)

View 6.24.21 program here

9.0 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) and 7.5 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics)

“Mediating Elder Law Disputes, Medical Malpractice, Construction Arbitration, Implicit Bias, Class Actions, Zoom Arbitration, Mediating Housing Disputes & Lawyer Wellness”

April 15, 2021 Webinar  (4.15.21 flyer)

View 4.15.21 program here

3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 2.75 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“The Market as Negotiation: How Negotiation Shapes Legal and Economic Outcomes and How the Law Responds,  Healthcare Litigation – COVID19 Issues & Who’s Biased? Not Me!!”

January 28, 2021 Webinar  (1.28.21 flyer)

View 1.28.21 program here

3.4 MO CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 2.75 IL CLE (including .75 ethics)
“The Nuts & Bolts of the New Title IX Regulations, Mediation and New Hearing Procedures of Title IX Cases, Annual Update of MO Civil Law and Ethical Considerations for Practicing Law During COVID”

November 12, 2020 Webinar  (11.12.20 flyer)

View 11.12.20 program here

3.0 MO CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including .75 ethics)
“Ethical Trends and Developments: COVID & Beyond, Practitioner’s View of Mediating Remotely: Advocacy Techniques & Secrets and Insurance Claims for COVID Business Losses: Perspectives from the Insured and Insurer”

June 12, 2020 Webinar  (6.20.20 flyer)

View 6.12.20 program here

3.6 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics)
 “Zooming Through Science and Mediation Advocacy,
I’m a Lawyer, I’m not Biased
and A Judicial Roundtable: Professionalism”
Photos from event

May 8, 2020 Webinar  (5.8.20 flyer)

View 5.8.20 program here

3.6 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics)
“Implicit Bias, Remote ADR & Attorney Wellness”

March 13, 2020 Webinar  (3.13.20 flyer)

3.4 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) and 2.75 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics)
“Marijuana Legal Issues, Legal Malpractice Prevention & Implicit Bias”

November 15, 2019 Seminar  (11.15.19 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“Class Action Musical Chairs/Eavesdropping/and Ethics”
Photos from event

October 25, 2019 Seminar  (10.25.19 flyer)

3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“Arbitration, Legal Ethics, and Mediation Advocacy”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.
Photos from event

June 14, 2019 Seminar (6.14.19 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“Elder Law, Insurance Law & Ethics”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

May 17, 2019 Seminar (5.17.19 flyer)

3.0 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) 
“Referring a Colleague in Need, Pre-Trial Practice and Implicit Bias”
Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

February 22, 2019 Seminar (2.22.19 flyer)  (Photos)

3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)
“Cybersecurity, Employment Law Update and Ethics”
Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

November 30, 2018 (11.30.18 flyer)

3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“Negotiation of Commercial Leases, MO Tort Law Update and Best Practices for Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

August 30, 2018 Seminar (8.30.18 flyer)

3.2 MO CLE 
“Trial Masters”
St. Louis, MO – SLU Law School

June 8, 2018 Seminar (6.8.18 flyer)

3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)
“Civil Case Law Update, Insurance Issues and Ethics”
Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

May 11, 2018 Seminar (5.11.18 flyer)

2.5 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)
“Understanding the New Tax Code, Negotiating & Litigating Employment Discrimination Cases & Ethics Update”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

February 23, 2018 Seminar (2.23.18 flyer)

3.0 IL CLE and 3.6 MO CLE
“Reptilian Theory of Trial Practice & Understanding the New Tax Code”
Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

January 26, 2018 Seminar (1.26.18 flyer)

3.0 MO CLE (including 3.0 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including 2.5 ethics) 
“Advanced Mediator Training: Implicit and Explicit Mediator Bias: The Illusion of Mediator Neutrality”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

September 22, 2017 Seminar (9.22.17 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE and 3.0 IL CLE 
“New Missouri Statutes Affecting Civil Litigation and The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution = Win-Win for Companies and Consumers”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

May 19, 2017 Seminar (5.19.17 flyer)

3.9 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.25 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“Litigating and Mediating Trucking Cases, EMR vs. ESI, Introduction and Use of Medical Records at Trial and Illinois Professionalism & Ethics
Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

April 7, 2017 Seminar (4.7.17 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
Medical Malpractice, Civil Case Law Update & Ethics
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

February 24, 2017 Seminar (2.24.17 flyer)

3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
Reptilian Theory: The New Frontier of Trial and Negotiation Practice & The Ethical Risks of Technology
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

December 2, 2016 Seminar (12.2.16 flyer)

3.0 MO CLE (including 1.0 ethics)
“The Missouri Disciplinary System and Recent Developments, Criminal Law Basics for the Civil Attorney and Bad Faith Insurance Issues Under Section 537.065”
St. Louis, MO – 500 N. Broadway

November 18, 2016 Seminar (11.18.16 flyer)

8.5 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)
“Practical Skills Training for the New Arbitrator”
St. Louis, MO – 500 N. Broadway

November 11, 2016 Seminar (11.11.16 flyer)

3.0 IL CLE and 3.6 MO CLE credit hours
Current Issues in Litigating & Mediating Employment Cases, Intellectual Property Update & Negotiating and Mediating Estate & Trust Disputes
Collinsville, IL – Doubletree Hotel

October 28, 2016 Seminar (10.28.16 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0* ethics) credit hours (*pending approval)
Social Entrepreneurship and Start-Ups, Drafting an Enforceable Arbitration Agreement in Missouri & Social Media Ethics
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

June 3, 2016 Seminar (6.3.16 flyer)

3.6 MO CLE and 3.0 IL CLE credit hours
“ERISA 101: Current Issues in ERISA Claims and the Interplay with SSD, Workers Comp and Mediation & New Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure”
Washington University School of Law

May 13, 2016 Seminar (5.13.16 flyer)

3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) credit hours
“Medicare and Medicaid Eligibility and Lien Satisfaction, Strategies in Resolving Nursing Home Disputes & Ethics in Age of Electronic Media”
Collinsville, IL – Doubletree Hotel

March 18, 2016 Seminar (3.18.16 flyer)

3.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 2.5 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) credit hours
“Resolving Police Misconduct Cases, Arbitration Process & Case Law Update and Practical Ethical Issues”
Washington University School of Law – For Video,Click Here.

October 30, 2015 Seminar (10.30.15 flyer)

 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“The 6 Person Jury v. The 12 Person Jury, Taking and Preparing Client Depositions and Update on New Ethical Rules”
Collinsville, IL – Doubletree Hotel

September 25, 2015 Seminar (9.25.15 flyer)
 
3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“2014-2015 U.S. Supreme Court Review, Collection Litigation: Creditor & Debtor Perspectives and Ethics in Negotiation”
St. Louis, MO – Washington University – For Video,Click Here for Part 1.

Click Here for Part 2.

June 5, 2015 Seminar (6.5.15 flyer)

3.7 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“e-Discovery & Dispute Resolution, Missouri Civil Litigation Update & Missouri Ethics Counsel”
St. Louis, MO – Washington University – For Video,Click Here.

May 8, 2015 Seminar (5.8.15 flyer)

 3.0 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) Credit Hours

“Ethics in Negotiations, Ethical Issues Involving Lawyers Moving Firms & Law Firm Break Ups and the Use of Special Masters in Discovery Disputes”

Collinsville, IL – Doubletree Hotel

March 13, 2015 Seminar (3.13.15 pdf flyer)

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“Insurance Coverage Disputes, Advocacy in Mediation & Ethical Concerns in Law Firm Breakups”
 St. Louis, MO – Washington University – For Video,Click Here.


November 14, 2014 Seminar (11.14.14 pdf flyer)

3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics) Credit Hours
“Current Issues in Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice & Procedure”
 Collinsville, IL – Doubletree Hotel

October 3, 2014 Seminar (10.3.14 pdf flyer)

 3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) Credit Hours
“Summary Judgments, Legislative Updates & Ethics in Negotiations”
 St. Louis, MO – Washington University – For Video,Click Here.

May 9, 2014 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE (including 2.0 ethics) and 3.6 MO CLE (including 2.4 ethics) Credit Hours
“Current Issues in Ethics and in Mediation Advocacy”
 Collinsville, IL – DoubleTree Hotel

April 4, 2014 Seminar 

3.8 MO CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 3.0 IL CLE (including .75 ethics) Credit Hours
“Current Issues in Managing Trust Accounts, ADR, Medical Evidence and Technology”
Washington University, St. Louis, MO – For Video,Click Here.

February 21, 2014 Seminar 

3.5 MO CLE (including 1.0 ethics) and 2.75 IL CLE (including .75 ethics) Credit Hours
“Ethics and Current Issues in Representing the LGBT Community”
Washington University, St. Louis, MO – For Video,Click Here.

January 24, 2014 ADR Certified Neutrals Seminar 

Co‐sponsored by The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and Saint Louis University School of Law
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Scott Hall – John K. Pruellage Courtroom, 100 N. Tucker Blvd., 12th Floor, St. Louis, Missouri 63101

October 25, 2013 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE and 3.0 IL CLE Credit Hours
“Current Issues Affecting the LGBT Community: Civil Unions, Estate Planning, Employment Discrimination, Adoption and Healthcare”
Doubletree – Collinsville,IL.

September 13, 2013 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE(1.2 ethics)/3.0 IL CLE (1.0 ethics)Credit Hours
“Electronic Evidence, Ethics & Electronics, and Online Dispute Resolution”
Washington University – St. Louis, MO.

April 26, 2013 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)/3.0 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“Small Business Succession Planning, Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation & Social Media, Ethical Issues and Civility in Practice”
Doubletree Hotel, Collinsville, IL.

March 22, 2013 Seminar 

3.4 MO CLE(1.2 ethics)/2.75 IL CLE (1.0 ethics)Credit Hours
“Pulling Back the Curtain on the Plaintiff and Defense Caucus in Mediations””Negotiating & Mediating Mortgage Loan Foreclosures” and “Ethics:Consequences of Failing to Supervise Staff & Associates”
Washington University – St. Louis, MO.

January 18, 2013 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE(1.2 ethics)/3.0 IL CLE(1.0 ethics) Credit Hours
“Negotiating & Litigating Property Damage Cases and Employment Discrimination/Civil Rights Cases, and The Legal Ethics of Technology”
Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

October 26, 2012 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE/3.0 IL CLE Credit Hours
“Domestic Relations & Civil Trial Practice”
Doubletree Hotel, Collinsville, IL.

September 21, 2012 Seminar 

3.4 MO CLE (NO ethics)/2.75 IL CLE Credit Hours (NO ethics)
“The Non-Partisan Court Plan, ADR in Discovery, and Class Action Basics”
Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO.

May 18, 2012 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.5 ethics)/3.6 MO CLE (including 2.0 ethics)
“Arbitration Procedure and Practice & The Do’s and Don’ts of Professional Responsibility”
Doubletree Hotel, Collinsville, IL

April 13, 2012 Seminar 

4.2 MO CLE (NO ethics)/3.5 IL CLE Credit Hours (NO ethics)

“Multi-Party Negotiations and Medicare Set Aside Evaluation and Medicare Liens in 2012”

Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO. 

February 24, 2012 Seminar 

3.5 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.0 ethics)/4.2 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)
“Current Ethical Issues: Medicare Set Aside Evaluation & Medicare Liens in 2012”
Doubletree Hotel, Collinsville, IL.

January 20, 2012 Seminar 

4.0 MO CLE (including 2.0 ethics)/3.25 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.5 ethics)
“Negotiating & Resolving Disputes: Better Business Bureau & Car Dealers; Over Commitment; Elder Law; & Risk Management”
Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO.

October 14, 2011 Seminar 

3.7 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)/3.0 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.0 ethics)
“Mediation, Civil Rights, Ethics & Legislative Update”
Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO.

May 20, 2011 Seminar 

3.9 MO CLE (including 1.8 ethics)/3.25 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.5 ethics)
“Everything You Wanted to Know About… But Where Afraid to Ask”
Collinsville, IL

April 8, 2011 Seminar 

3.9 MO CLE (including 2.1 ethics)/3.25 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.75 ethics)
“Negotiating Solo, Mid-Life & Senior Professional Transitions: Financial & Ethical Implications”
Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO

February 25, 2011 Seminar 

3.9 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)/3.25 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.0 ethics)
Transitions, Economics, Practical Considerations & Ethical Concerns
Carbondale Civic Center, 200 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901

January 21, 2011 Seminar 

3.9 MO CLE (including 1.2 ethics)/3.25 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.0 ethics)
Current Issues in Probate Practice & ADR
Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, St. Louis, MO

October 29, 2010 Seminar 

4.50 MO CLE (including 1.8 ethics)/3.75 IL CLE Credit Hours (including 1.5 ethics)
“Current Issues in E-Discovery & ADR”
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO

October 7, 2010 Seminar 

3.25 IL CLE (including 1.0 ethics)/3.9 MO CLE Credit Hours (including 1.2 ethics)
“Senior Lawyers & Baby Boomers:
Transitions, Economics, Practical Considerations & Ethical Concerns”
Doubletree Hotel, Collinsville, IL

May 14, 2010 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE (Ethics TBD)/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours (Ethics TBD)
“Current Issues in Law & Negotiations”
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri

April 16, 2010 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE (Ethics TBD)/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours (0.9 ethics)
“Current Issues in Law & Negotiations”
Collinsville Gateway Center, Collinsville, Illinois

February 26, 2010 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE (1.5 ethics)/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours (1.8 ethics)
“Litigation, Negotiation and Ethics”
Carbondale Civic Center, Carbondale, Illinois

January 22, 2010 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE (0.75 ethics)/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours (0.9 ethics)
“Current Issues in Construction Law Arbitration”
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri

October 30, 2009 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE(1.5 Ethics)/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours (1.8 Ethics)
“Litigation, Negotiation and Ethics”
Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville, Illinois

September 18, 2009 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Business Law Seminar”
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri

April 3, 2009 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours/3.0 IL CLE Hours
“Consumer, Medicare & Family Law, and the Ethics of Lawyer Marketing”
Presented by USA&M Midwest, Inc. & Washington University Law School

February 20, 2009 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours/3.0 IL CLE Hours
“Current Issues in Civil Practice & ADR”
Presented by USA&M Midwest, Inc. & Washington University Law School

November 21, 2008 Seminar 

3.25 IL CLE with 0.5 ethics/3.9 MO CLE Credit Hours with 0.6 ethics
“New Trends & Challenges in ADR: Here and Around the World”
Presented by USA&M Midwest, Inc. & Washington University Law School

October 31, 2008 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE with 1.0 ethics/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours with 1.2 ethics
“What’s New in Illinois: Technology, Ethics, Arbitration & Negotiation”

September 12, 2008 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours; including 3.6 ethics
“Ethics in Litigation & Practice”

April 18, 2008 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours

“Current Issues in the Law & ADR”

February 8, 2008 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Internet Issues for Attorneys”

December 7, 2007 Seminar 

3.0 IL CLE/3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Current Issues in Illinois Law”

November 16, 2007 Seminar 

3.7 IL CLE/4.4 MO CLE Credit Hours

“Arbitrator Training”

A special 4 hour arbitrator training session intended to qualify attendees as Rule 17 Arbitrators.

April 20, 2007 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Winning in Litigation & Dispute Resolution: Critical Decision Making for Litigators”
What Judges, Litigators & Mediators Recommend

February 2, 2007 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Current Issues in the Law: Tort Reform”

September 15, 2006 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours including 3.6 Ethical Credits
“Ethics in Your Practice”

April 21, 2006 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Conflict Management for Lawyers and Their Clients:
Pro-Active Methods of Managing Conflict When Time, Money, and Relationships Count”

February 17, 2006 Seminar

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Beyond the Basics:
Experts Pull Back the Curtain and Reveal Their Side of the Negotiation/Mediation Equation”

November 4, 2005 Seminar

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“To Arbitrate or Not Arbitrate”

September 16, 2005 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“What the New Missouri Statutes Mean to You”

April 22, 2005 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Recent Developments in Recognizing and Resolving the Business Dispute: The Employee Perspective”

February 2005 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours
“Keeping Up to Date: Recent Developments in the Law for the General Practitioner”

November 2004 Seminar 

3.6 MO CLE Credit Hours, including 0.7 Ethics Credit Hours
“Recent Developments in Recognizing and Resolving The Business Dispute: The Company View”