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Obtaining Federal and State Government Contracts for Clients CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording and Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Obtaining Federal and State Government Contracts for Clients with this convenient, 24/7 on-demand Seminar and Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE and MCLE credit, online access to complete course and reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Obtaining Federal and State Government Contracts for Clients CLE

90-Minute On-demand Seminar and Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material and Complimentary Podcast.

Register for CLE and MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The huge growth in government contracts today both at the federal government level and in states across the nation has led to a significant need for attorneys proficient in the cutting-edge use of related legal and regulatory issues. The laws vary greatly and have been in flux with the proliferation of Fortune 500 companies, governments, and start-ups seeking to take on governmental projects. The faculty for this seminar features three leading authorities on the subject. This comprehensive program on will introduce you to the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including government contracting, bids, awards, contests, audits, opportunities presented by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, ethical considerations, and recent court decisions, among other topics. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.


Obtaining Federal and State Government Contracts for Clients CLE:

a. Mastering the Government Contracting Schedule and Process

b. Opportunities presented by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

c. Understanding Bids, Awards, and Contests

d. Pricing Disclosures, Price Reductions Clause, and Trade Agreements Act Requirements

e. Effectively Handling Oversight and Audits

f. Legal Issues faced by Governments and Bidding Entities

g. Conflicts of Interest and False Claims Act Considerations

h. Update on Recent GAO and Court Decisions

i. Ethical Considerations

j. Understanding Pay-to-Play Regulations

Recorded Question and Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Kate A. Belinski is a Partner at Ballard Sphar LLP, where she focuses on political and election law, lobbying and public policy, campaign finance, government ethics, and matters involving administrative law. Ms. Belinski's clients include corporations, trade associations, other nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, as well as PACs, Super PACs, other political committees, candidates, and officeholders. She counsels numerous members of Congress and their staffs on legal and financial disclosure obligations under the Ethics in Government Act and represents them before the House and Senate Ethics Committees. She previously served as Senior Counsel to the Chair of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), subsequent to serving as an attorney in the Enforcement Division and as the agency’s Deputy Ethics Officer. She uses her deep legal knowledge to counsel clients on a range of issues under federal laws, including the Federal Election Campaign Act, Lobbying Disclosure Act, Foreign Agents Registration Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and Administrative Procedure Act, as well as state and federal pay-to-play laws. Ms. Belinski advises on regulations promulgated by the IRS, Federal Communications Commission, and Securities and Exchange Commission, and represents clients in investigations by U.S. Senate and House committees, the Department of Justice, federal agencies, and state attorneys general. During her tenure at the FEC, the agency grappled with significant changes to the campaign finance landscape driven by several court decisions, including Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Ms. Belinski provided guidance on the impact of changes in the law and the agency's responses. In addition to helping manage the FEC's day-to-day operations, she advised on campaign finance issues, government ethics, administrative law, and constitutional law. She drafted and negotiated regulations, advisory opinions, factual and legal analyses, policy statements, and agency procedures.

2. Mark Hazelbaker is a Partner at Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, where he focuses his practice on litigation and representing businesses, associations, and local governments. Mr. Hazelbaker has trained and advised local officials and is a highly sought-after speaker on a number of legal issues, including governmental regulation. He has continued to advise and work with associations throughout his legal career. Mr. Hazelbaker's experience includes acting as lead lobbyist on five major new laws and hundreds of local government ordinance and zoning actions. He has handled thousands of court trials and dozens of jury trials in civil and criminal cases.

3. Ronald M. Jacobs is a Partner at Venable LLP, where he focuses on political law, nonprofit organizations, and crisis management, including congressional investigations, class actions, and regulatory investigations. Mr. Jacobs founded and co-chairs the firm's nationally recognized Political Law practice. He advises clients on all aspects of state and federal political law, including campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, gift and ethics rules, pay-to-play laws, and tax implications of political activities. His clients include large and small companies, trade associations, charities, campaigns, super PACs, ideological groups, individuals, and political vendors. Mr. Jacobs counsels clients to help them achieve political objectives and navigate the minefield of the often contradictory rules that apply. He has developed political compliance programs for Fortune 500 companies, leading trade associations, and other clients that lobby and make political contributions nationwide. He also serves as outside general counsel to a number of nonprofit organizations and trade associations, and guides them on tax exemption, corporate governance, international operations, and other complex issues. He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School.

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Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.


You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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