Available CLEs

Javad Khazaeli

Immigration Law--with Javad Khazaeli, Esq.

Hear from a former ICE prosecutor and current private bar attorney as he describes the seismic changes to immigration policy under the Trump administration and how these changes require increased vigilance in all legal matter related to foreign nationals.

Fee: $25 for non-members of the Law Library Association. Free for Library Members and students and faculty at Saint Louis University School of Law.

Our speaker is Javad Khazaeli, Esq. of Khazaeli Wyrsch, LLC.  Javad’s practice focuses on litigation, immigration and business advice for small to medium sized businesses. Javad is the only private bar attorney in America who has served in senior immigration positions in both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor.

Javad spent nine years with the Department of Justice and then the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, National Security Law Division. While with the federal government, Javad used his expertise in immigration law to prosecute terrorists, terrorist financiers, and aliens engaged in espionage and other criminal acts. Javad worked closely with federal, state and international law enforcement and intelligence agencies. He is well versed in high profile, complex litigations. Javad now uses those skills to help companies and would be immigrants in their dealings with the federal government.

Professor Francis Nevins, Esq.

When Bodies of Law Collide: Copyright, Estates, Divorce

What happens when the law and legal precedents create internal challenges, particularly in the intersections between copyright law, matrimonial law and estate law?  Learn about some of the most interesting cases involving this intersection, including the case of the will of famed Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder (“Little House on the Prairie”). 

Fee:  $25 for non-members of the Law Library Association. Free for Library Members and students and faculty at Saint Louis University School of Law.

Our speaker is Saint Louis University Professor Emeritus Francis Nevins, Esq.  Professor Nevins received his undergraduate degree from St. Peters College and his law degree from New York  University.  His areas of expertise straddle the worlds of fact and fiction.  An expert in estate and copyright law, Nevins was one of the first to explore in depth the legal problems that arise when an author dies. He coined the term “will bumping” to describe how, in certain circumstances, the Copyright Act can “turn an author’s will into a worthless piece of paper.”

Nevins has also written about the interface between copyright and matrimonial law and has argued that a little-known provision of the Copyright Act precludes state courts from treating copyrights as matrimonial or community property when an author divorces.