The Alumni Association, in collaboration with the USD Paralegal Program, offers continuing education seminars, workshops, and courses that members may take at discounted prices. We are pleased to have approval from the State Bar of California to offer MCLE (Mandatory Continuing Legal Education)* credit at many of our seminars.
Section 6450 (d) of the Business and Professional Code that pertains to the continuing education requirements for paralegals requires that paralegals have four (4) hours of mandatory continuing legal education in legal ethics every two years and four (4) hours of mandatory continuing legal education in general law or an area of specialized law every two years.
Detailed information is available by reading Section 6450-6456 of the California Business and Professions Code.
The next Continuing Legal Education offerings will be:
Fundamentals of Insurance Procurement and Claims on Construction Projects
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 6:00pm, Barcelona 222
1 MCLE Credit
David W. Smiley practices in the areas of business litigation, construction law, construction defect, and insurance coverage. He is a member of the Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, and Nevada Bar Associations and currently is cochair of the Construction Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. Mr. Smiley is also an active member of the Wallace Inn of Court. He received his juris doctor from Creighton University School of Law, where he was the assistant editor of the Creighton Law Review and recipient of the Judge Donald P. Lay Law Review Student Prize. Mr. Smiley received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Classics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was named a Finalist in the San Diego Daily Transcripts list of Young Attorneys in 2007 and Top Attorneys in 2012 in the Real Estate and Construction Litigation category.
This course is designed to give a basic understanding of the types of insurance available to cover a wide range of liability claims in the construction industry, key insurance coverage concepts, and insurer duties to insureds in third party liability claims. The class will also cover the different types of insurance for construction projects and their limitations.
The Ethics class taught by David McGowan, J.D. was well worth spending two hours on a Saturday morning...