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9th Annual DCBA CLE Event

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 8:00 AM until Thursday, February 11, 2021, 5:00 PM
Delivered Virtually Via Zoom

Additional Info:
Bonnie Biggs
DCBA Events
Registration is required before Monday, February 8, 2021 at 9:45 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
The 2021 event will be produced entirely virtually via Zoom and provide 12 hours of instruction, including two (2) hours of Ethics and one (1) hour of Technology training.  The courthouse attorneys' lounge has a computer which will also be connected to the event. You will affirm at the close of the event which sessions you attended, so you will not register for each speaker individually.


Wednesday February 10 and Thursday February 11 
Speaker blocks will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon, and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Three speakers will present for an hour each within each block.  The exact order of each speaker will be posted on January 20. 

Wednesday Morning Feb 10

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 
Responding to Identity Theft: Civil Rights & Remedies; Suzanne Begnoche 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
BLM & LAW (Statutes with built-in inequity, incarceration statistics, housing redlining); CJ Broderick of The Equity Paradigm

11:00  - 11:10 VERY short break 

11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. 
All About CyberFraud Protection and Insurance for Firms and Sole Practitioners

Wednesday Afternoon

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
e-Notarization under COVID: RIN, RON and Beyond (*Technology Credit); Ozie Stallworth (NC SOS)

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Landlord-Tenant Issues under COVID, Foreclosure Relief;  presenters from Legal Aid of NC, Durham Office

3:30 - 3:40 - very short break

3:40 - 4:40 p.m. 
What to do when a Spouse Faces a Health Concern; Shirley Diefenbach


Thursday Morning February 11

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 
Trust Accounting Updates (Ethics); Leonor Hodge (NC State Bar) 

10:00 -11:00 a.m. 
Legal Ethics in the Digital World; Jonathan Biggs 

11:00  - 11:10 
VERY short break  
11:10 - 12:10 p.m.
Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation; Ann Elmore (NC SOS Fraud Prevention Dept) 

Thursday afternoon

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Discovery Strategies; Whitney McCrea

2:30  - 3:30 p.m. 
Psychological Evaluations and Cross-Examining Experts; Kelly Fairman

3:30 - 3:40 - very short break 

3:40 - 4:40 p.m.  
Criminal Law Updates; Phil Dixon, UNC School of Government

Credit hours are all pending, however many speakers have presented previously. We do work hard to select credentialed and experienced speakers and particularly so this year, to ensure success on the virtual platform.