Meyer, Unkovic & Scott Partners Ronald L. Hicks, Jr. and Kevin F. Israel will be the featured presenters during the National Business Institute’s (NBI) upcoming Continuing Legal Education (CLE) teleconference, which is scheduled to take place from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. on November 13.

The program “Drafting an Asset Purchase Agreement: Key Provisions” will cover the legal issues associated with purchase agreements including transactional preparation, team assembly and tax matters. CLE credit is available for most participants throughout the country. Specifics about CLE eligibility and registration information is available online at: (reference product ID#77983).

Hicks is a seasoned trial lawyer who handles emergency, complex and appellate litigation matters for his clients. For the past 30 years, Mr. Hicks has handled a variety of business and civil disputes, including claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property; breach of restrictive covenants and unfair competition; fraud and estate/fiduciary liability; breach of contract; insurance coverage; fraudulent transfers, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy; real estate and oil and gas title disputes; telemarketing and on-line marketing; and election and political campaign law. He also counsels clients on various business matters including entity formation and operation.

Israel is a member of the firm’s corporate and business law, MUSolutions, and private clients practice groups. He focuses his practice on advising individuals and principals of closely-held and family-owned businesses in the areas of estate and succession planning, income tax planning and business transactions. Mr. Israel also regularly practices in the areas of trust and estate administration, mergers and acquisitions, new venture start-ups, entity formation, real estate transactions, and tax controversy and collection engagements.