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Category: Events

HPS Announces Sponsorship of the Seventh Annual Broward County Public Schools Debate Initiative Luncheon

HPS is excited to be a sponsor of the Seventh Annual Broward County Public Schools’ Debate Initiative Luncheon, which takes place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Please consider attending or sponsoring this worthy activity, which supports the debate programs for over 200 schools and 15,000 students! Click on the registration link below for information on tickets and sponsorship packages. We hope to see you there this year! 

Webinar on Compensability & the “Arising Out Of” Requirement

Please join HPS Partner and Workers’ Compensation Practice Leader Michael Riedhammer, B.C.S., for this intermediate level webinar that will be of particular interest to Workers’ Compensation Adjusters.

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To review recent developments in order for an accident to be a compensable workers’ compensation claim under the “arising out of” requirement.

To assist adjusters in what factors to look at when making compensability determinations.  

THE WEBINAR WILL COVER:

  • Introduction
    • Statutory requirements
    • Section 440.09(1)
    • Section 440.02(36)
  • Historical Handling of Compensability Slips and Trips
  • Sedgwick CMS v. Valcourt-Williams
    • Injury must “arise out of employment”
    • Must be “occupational causation” of injury
  • Case Studies
    • How is the JCC handling the issues?
  • Things to look for:
    • Claimant engagement factors?
    • Risks present?
    • Potential tort liability for employer?

AND MORE!

This course has been approved by the FL Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. Provider ID: 372676. Course ID: 118563.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED.

Forty Years in the Business of Law: Best Practices When Managing Your Firm, Your People and Your Clients

 

The Broward County Bar Association and Haliczer, Pettis & Schwamm Present

Forty Years in the Business of Law: Best Practices When Managing Your Firm, Your People and Your Clients

Thursday, August 12, 2021

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Via Zoom

Speaker: James S. Haliczer, Esq.

Moderator: Valerie Barnhart, Perera Barnhart Aleman

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The webinar will cover:

  1. Your Firm 
    • Outsourcing Services
    • Levels of Decision Making
    • Strategic Planning
  2. Your People
    • Compensation considerations
    • What does it take to advance to the partner level?
    • Maintaining morale
  3. The client experience
    • Finding the right ones
    • Keeping the right ones – client service
    • Rejecting the wrong ones
  4. Looking to the future
    • In a post-COVID world
    • Succession planning
    • Economic trends
1 General CLE Credit (PENDING)

Zoom Link will be emailed*

Cost: $15 BCBA Member; $25 Non-Member; No Charge BCBA Judiciary**

 **Judiciary ticket is valued under $100

Please pay by Credit Card.  AMEX, Visa, or MasterCard is accepted. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

Lawyer Networking and Relationship Building 101

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Webinar – Lawyer Networking and Relationship Building 101

The Broward County Bar Association and Haliczer, Pettis & Schwamm Present

Lawyer Networking and Relationship Building 101

Speaker: Richard Schwamm, Esq. 

CLICK HERE TO RENT A RECORDING OF THIS CLE

This Seminar will cover:

  • Does Networking Really Work to Generate More Clients, As Compared To Advertising?
  • Traditional Networking and Relationship Building Amongst Lawyers
  • Pre-COVID, COVID and Post-COVID – Has the Pandemic Really Changed Networking/Relationship Building?
  • How Can Technology Dramatically Improve Your Outreach to Others?
  • Top Ten Tips to Immediately Impact Relationship Building in Your Law Practice
1 General CLE Credit

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: LIVE* Zoom Webinar – Link will be emailed to you day before event

For More Information contact Lauren Riegle BCBA Event and CLE Manager at lauren@browardbar.org

Our priority is to maintain the safety and comfort of our clients during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. We offer an array of telephone and virtual meeting formats (ex. ZOOM) so you may speak with our attorneys while protecting you and your loved ones. If interested, please call us at (954) 523-9922 or email us at firm@hpslegal.com–to discuss all our confidential remote meeting options. We look forward to continuing to help you in these challenging times.