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2018 St. Paddy's Day CLE
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When: Friday, March 16, 2018
8:00am -4:40pm
Where: Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
4655 Harrison Ave.
Butte, Montana  59701
United States
Contact: Meagan Gallagher

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2018 St. Patty's Day CLE 

-6.5 (including 3.0 ethics) credits pending approval 


What will you learn?

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day CLE will explore two different areas. In the morning, participants will learn about the threat of ransomware attacks and how to respond.  The morning session will also introduce participants to what can be done when a data breach has occurred and how to protect your firm through cyber/data privacy insurance policies.  In the afternoon session, participants will learn the basics of Montana’s alcoholic beverage and gambling licensing and regulatory systems and how to guide clients through the combined application process. This session will include an overview of new legislation and look to the future of the alcoholic beverage and gambling industries in Montana.


Who are the speakers? 


·Gary Beck, LL.M., The Beck Company, Professional Services Group, Austin

·Denise Brunett, Department of Revenue, Liquor Control Division, Helena

·Michael Fanning, Esq., Assistant Montana Attorney General, Helena

·Joel Henry, Esq., Ph.D.

·Michael Lawlor, Esq., Goodrich & Reely, PLLC, Missoula

·Mike Pasque, Esq., Halverson, Maheln & Wright P.C.,  Billings

·Stacy Rogstad, Department of Justice, Gambling Control Division, Helena

·Karen Sprenger, Chief Operating Officer, LMG Security, Missoula


·Frank Joseph, Esq., Joseph & Whelan, Butte

·Randy Tanner, Esq.,  Boone Karlberg P.C., Missoula



Friday a.m.


Registration (Continental Breakfast included)


Welcoming remarks


 Held for Ransom: Ransomware Prevention & Response

Karen Sprenger


Once Again, There was a Data Breach—Who is Responsible for What?

Joel Henry & Mike Pasque




Cyber/Data Privacy Insurance Policies—What You Need to Know

Gary Beck

12:00-1:00 Lunch Provided

Friday p.m.


Introduction to Montana Alcoholic Beverage and Gambling Regulatory Systems

Denise Brunett, Stacy Rogstad, Michael Lawlor, Mike Fanning


Licensing Issues Panel—Ownership Changes & Transactional Issues

Stacy Rogstad, Denise Brunett, Michael Lawlor




Montana Gambling—Evolution of Criminal Prosecutions

Mike Fanning


New Legislation & Rules—Future of Alcoholic Beverage & Gambling Industries

Denise Brunett, Michael Lawlor


Conclusion & Evaluations


Registration & Pricing 

PRICE A         for attorneys practicing five years or more and all

                         other non-attorney registrants.

PRICE B         for attorneys practicing under five years and

                         members of the State Bar Paralegal Section.


                                                                    Price A     Price B

Early Registration Paid by February 16:      $285         $260

Paid after February 16:                                $310         $285


Printed Course Book $35

Electronic materials are included in the registration price,

printed course books are an additional $35

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are 75% if cancellation is 7 days or more before the seminar. Refunds are 50% if cancellation is less than 7 days. No refunds for cancellations on or after the date of the seminar.  Cancellations or substitutions may be made by calling 406-447-2206. No refunds will be made on printed course books after February 16, 2018.