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8th Annual Reality CLE – Oct. 29-30

Reality CLE is an expansive retreat that immerses participants into topics that focus on the “real” aspects and challenges of running a successful practice. This includes both sessions on key practice-related business matters as well as a variety of sessions featuring a mix of specific legal subjects and efficiency skills.


DAY 1 TOPICS: Welcome & Course Objectives – Rebecca W. Geyer, Program Chair

Technology, Time Management Strategies, Paperless Practice & Confidentiality Control – Paul J. Unger

Trial Skills You Can Use In or Out of the Courtroom – Betsy K. Greene & Frederick W. Schultz

Insurance Needs for Your Practice, Including Cyber Security Coverage & Best Practice – Eric C. Redman

The Practicalities and Challenges of Working from Home & Telecommuting – Meghann E. LaBadie, Reid F. Trautz & Krysten M. LeFavour

DAY 2 TOPICS: Employee Fringe Benefits II – A Deeper Dive on the 2019 Discussion – Susie M. Keaton, Christopher R. Norwood & Elizabeth Norris

Employee Personnel Issues – R. Anthony Prather

Focus Topic I: An Introduction to Family Law – Erin Maybee Durnell

Focus Topic II: Estate Planning & The Secure Act – Shawn M. Scott

Focus Topic III: Bankruptcy Practice – Mark S. Zuckerberg

Advertising & Marketing Ethics – James J. Bell

Business Practicalities & Pragmatics – Susie M. Keaton & Reid F. Trautz

Challenges Facing the Small Firm in 2020 • New Clients, Administrative Matters, Cost Control & Expense Growth,

Internal Efficiency, Rate Pressure • More for Less & Setting Yourself Apart from the Competition – F. Anthony Paganelli, Rebecca W. Geyer, Frederick W. Schultz, & Reid F. Trautz


FACULTY: Rebecca W. Geyer, Chair Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates, PC, Carmel

James J. Bell Paganelli Law Group LLC, Indianapolis

Erin Maybee Durnell Broyles Kight & Ricafort, PC, Indianapolis

Betsy K. Greene Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers, Bloomington

Susie M. Keaton Somerset CPAs and Advisors, Indianapolis

Meghann E. LaBadie The Law Office of Meghann LaBadie, LLC, Highland

Krysten M. LeFavour Craig, Kelley & Faultless LLC, Indianapolis

Elizabeth Norris Norwood Economics, Inc., Fishers

Christopher R. Norwood Norwood Economics, Inc., Fishers

F. Anthony Paganelli Paganelli Law Group LLC, Indianapolis

R. Anthony Prather Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis

Eric C. Redman Ritman & Associates, Inc., Noblesville

Frederick W. Schultz Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers, Bloomington

Shawn M. Scott Hall Scott P.C., Indianapolis

Reid F. Trautz Firm Resolutions, Annandale, VA

Paul J. Unger Affinity Consulting Group, LLC, Columbus, OH

Mark S. Zuckerberg Bankruptcy Law Office of Mark S. Zuckerberg P.C., Indianapolis ___________________________

9 CLE / 4 CLE (NLS) / 1.25 E Thursday & Friday, October 29-30

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN


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