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ABA to offer free CLE programs during shutdown.

Byline: Daily Record Staff

The American Bar Association announced Thursday it is offering five Continuing Legal Education programs free of charge to all lawyers and other professionals affected by the shutdown of the federal government.

The CLE programs focus on a range of legal issues such as ethics, disaster response and cybersecurity. Individuals can access the discount code to register for the courses by following thislink.

The five CLE programs are:

"Government Lawyers' Ethical Duties: Staying Current Amid 21st Century Changes"

"Flying Through Government Thunder Clouds: Navigating Cloud Procurements, Cybersecurity & Regulatory Issues in the Public Sector"

"The False Claims Act and Government Contracts: The Intersection of Federal Government Contracts, Administrative Law, and Civil Fraud"

"Disaster Resiliency: How Tax Attorneys Can Assist When a Disaster Strikes"

"Anatomy of a Healthcare Data Breach HIPAA, FTC, and EU GDPR Implications"

The free offer is good through February and lawyers have six months to complete the CLEs after registering.

With more than 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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Publication:Daily Record (Baltimore, MD)
Date:Jan 10, 2019
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