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Sep 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend FINRA arbitrations have undergone significant changes in the past year and we expect significant developments in the near future.  If you are a practitioner, arbitrator, mediator, or intend to be any above in the future, this program is an invaluable resource for cutting edge events, practical takeaways, and a means of meeting the FINRA staff who manage the forum.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

33rd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is multi-faceted and often complex. The law of Section 1983 litigation and Section 1983 attorney’s fees is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 33rd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty will analyze recent Section 1983 trends and developments. The fac...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2016: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreement...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Time Management for Lawyers:How to Keep Up with Email, Master Your To-Do List, and Work Productively

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Of all the elements you have to work with, none is more precious than time. Designed to address lawyers’ unique organizational and time challenges, and ethical obligations to be competent, prompt and diligent, this solution-oriented program offers practical strategies for better managing time, projects, paper, and people (including yourself). Topics include best practices for keeping up with email...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2015, the M&A markets witnessed the return of the mega deal.  Large-cap transactions dominated the M&A marketplace at a level previously unseen.  The announcement in early 2016 of numerous additional $20+ billion deals suggests that this trend is not abating.  At the same time, the pace of deal activity at all size levels continues to be very robust...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The role of the in-house counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies.  It is essential for all in-house counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business m...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Currently, approximately 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. In addition, there are many other students who have disabilities that impact their access to education, even though they have not been made eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Edu...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, i...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2015, the M&A markets witnessed the return of the mega deal.  Large-cap transactions dominated the M&A marketplace at a level previously unseen.  The announcement in early 2016 of numerous additional $20+ billion deals suggests that this trend is not abating.  At the same time, the pace of deal activity at all size levels continues to be very robust...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Writing and Editing for Clarity and Impact: How to Make Complex Topics Seem Simple

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lawyers in sophisticated practices face a difficult challenge when they write: organizing complicated material so it is as easy as possible for readers to understand and remember. To meet that challenge, it’s not enough to think clearly and master the usual writing tips. We have to understand the principles that govern how the mind absorbs information, and then apply these principles as we write –...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by try...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2016

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction. Why You Should Attend Having an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to co...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

New York, New York, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low Income Client 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants including eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, an overview of New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.  What You Will Learn Common Ne...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2016: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice. The expert faculty will address recent litigation and key c...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend New media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program — updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry — is led by an expert faculty who will p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. More than five years after its enactment, new rules continue to be promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is significant regulatory focus on cybersecurity, alternative tradi...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate.  What consumer-facing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative?  These data are collected online, in mobile apps, in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere.  Most brands use these ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2016

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You’re Learning to Walk" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Today’s new lawyers are expected to demonstrate a strong understanding of professional skills that aren’t always offered in law school.  Many of these lessons are learned on the job &n...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act and other new regulations have changed and are continuing to change how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment. A derivative is a financial instrument that all...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC. For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and at the directio...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit http://www.pli.edu/emktg/Scholarship_Application.pdf Why You Should Attend Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Our annual Employment Law Institute combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciar...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Persuading the Trier-of-Fact in Opening and Closing

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start strong, end strong. Tell a story. Use a theme. We all know the secrets of effective openings and closings but how do you actually implement those techniques so the trier-of-fact arrives at your single, inescapable conclusion? From the structure of your story to the details you use, the picture you paint in your opening can burn your theory into your listener’s mind, or it can leave them feel...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial and accounting knowledge is critically important for attorneys and allied professionals to have to successfully navigate the current legal, regulatory and financial reporting environment.  This program is specifically designed for non-accountants and will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, i...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2016: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The "Big Three" categories of intellectual property are traditionally patents, copyrights and trademarks. But potentially even more valuable is the fourth category of trade secrets. New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intermediary Businesses, Consumer Technologies, and Online Platforms 2016: Law & Regulation

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics of Electronic Information 2016: Competence, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Conundrums

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Electronic information is all-pervasive and its use and misuse can pose serious ethical problems for attorneys. Attorneys use electronic information to communicate with the public and with clients, to advertise their services, and to prosecute and defend litigation. Electronic communications have now expanded to include social media and that media poses expanded opportunities...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For more than four decades, PLI’s Annual Institute has been the premier conference on securities regulation and corporate governance for lawyers, from new associates to seasoned practitioners. This year’s Institute will once again bring you the nation’s leading securities and corporate legal experts to deliver the practical information, insights and real-wor...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2016: ITO, BPO and Cloud

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As information technology (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) have become standard corporate practice among small and large enterprises, the range of services and providers has grown exponentially.  Rapid technological advances, allowing for greater efficiencies in delivering those services and, resultantly, a more diverse profile of service providers, have chan...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Employment Law for Federal Contractors

Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA
The employment laws, executive orders and regulations applicable to federal contractors present an ever changing sea of compliance challenges, and well-meaning contractors often find themselves either under the regulatory microscope or on the receiving end of a demand letter from plaintiff’s counsel (or both!!). Centre’s new, one-day Labor & Employment Law Compliance seminar is designed to provide...

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Centre Law & Consulting
Nov 4, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Limited Scope Representation 2016: Ethical & Practical Challenges

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business to...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Pharmaceutical and biotech patent law is an important and rapidly changing practice area, and the program is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new developments from 2015 and 2016 and placing them in the context of constantly evolving areas of the law. Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, a...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Current Issues in Preparing Petitions for T Nonimmigrant Status

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Current Issues in Preparing Petitions for T Nonimmigrant Status addresses the practical challenges faced when seeking immigration relief for trafficking victims and is structured for practitioners who are already familiar with the basic immigration framework for T nonimmigrant status. For attorneys who need training on basic T eligi...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Companies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business to...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The media and communications sector continues to change rapidly, largely in response to the ubiquity of digital and social media. This program examines how the law has responded in areas such as intellectual property, data protection, newsgathering liability, reporter’s privilege, First Amendment and commercial speech. Unlike any other program, it brings together an exp...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Advanced Cross-examination Techniques

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Learn how to dominate the courtroom on cross-examination in this dynamic tour de force by internationally acclaimed presenter Roger Dodd. With practical tips and instructive true-life examples, Roger will share simple, straightforward, effective techniques from the Chapter Method of Cross-examination that will surprise and reinvigorate even the most experienced litigator. This unique program will ...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  Many new rules have been issued which impact the manner in which financial services firms operate.  At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation of the relevant regulatory framework as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implemen...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
IMPORTANT! If you get accredited by the VA before you attend this training, the first three hours will satisfy the VA’s CLE requirement.   Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not dela...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Improving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by try...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Flying Safe in the Clouds! Ethical Pitfalls of Mobile, Cloud & Everyday Law Office Computing

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lawyers are flying high these days. We can (and do) work anywhere - the train, the airport, the cottage, hotels, taxis, - wherever our practices and lives take us. However, without a proper understanding of technology, you can quickly find yourself in ethical trouble. Cloud computing, laptops, smartphones, tablets, email, networks, metadata, electronic court filings, if not used properly, can easi...

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Seminar Partners
Nov 18, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer and Talk Like a Geek 2016: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2016: Get Fluent in Technology November 18 New York City and Live Webcast, www.pli.edu Why You Should Attend The lawyer who understands his or her client’s technology will stand out as a trusted counselor who can analyze and provide sound advice on technology issues. As your client’s business changes to meet new technologies, the legal issues it e...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials.  We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials.  There is no better way to lear...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2016: Effective Advocacy and Ethical Best Practices

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute





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