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Jun 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Updated every year to provide the most cutting-edge information related to the practice of advertising law, this advanced program is led by an all-star faculty of experts who will address the many challenges companies face each day as they develop advertising campaigns. As companies strive to increase market share in a dynamic landscape increasingly dominated by social netwo...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2016: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will review recent activities in environmental regulation affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Among other topics, our program will cover the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations and initiatives affecting regulated entities, and practical suggestions for management and compliance.  This program will...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2016: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand  vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide inform...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute in a neutral forum and enforcing any subsequent award.  However, the resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply not present in the litigation context.&n...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend The proliferation of online consumer transactions continues to open new possibilities to perpetrate and witness trademark infringement.  Whether on an online auction service ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2016: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly sleepy backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead - during ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend Copyright Law continues to see its legal bounds challenged in novel, headline-grabbing ways.  The undeniably momentous impact that social media platforms and smart devices co...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Additional Reading/Viewing Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent de...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2016

CLE

ACI's 9th China Forum on Anti-Corruption

Shanghai, China
ACI (American Conference Institute) is pleased to announce 9th China Forum on anti-corruption will take place June 15-16, 2016 in Shanghai. Every June, in-house counsel, ethics and compliance executives, forensic accountants, finance and internal audit executives, as well as senior attorneys and accountants from China and Overseas, attend ACI’s flagship Anti-Corruption Forum in Shanghai. It has be...

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American Conference Institute
Jun 16, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

Secrets of Bulletproof Contract Drafting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This practical, half day course focuses on identifying and eliminating the common sources of ambiguity in legal documents that can lead to disputes and even litigation. ABA author and former law professor Lenné Espenschied will condense hazy theories of drafting into concise, clear, practical techniques that can be applied immediately to improve the clarity and overall quality of all your legal do...

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Seminar Partners
Jun 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC  and SEC officials and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena....

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Transactional and litigation attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advis...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2016: Recent Developments and Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND As we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee.  If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 2015 was a banner year for real estate deals, yielding some staggering numbers for dollar volume transaction.  Many records were set.  After years of record growth, could 2016 bring the start of a market shift?  If so, how will the industry react and how will the real estate bar prepare for the changes?  PLI’s Negotiating Real Estate Deals returns i...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation continues to change, including new rules that went into effect on December 1, 2015. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nat...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  As individuals and business taxpayers increasingly globalize their personal and commercial activity, they expose themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Whether their clients are United States persons with assets or benef...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2016

CLE - Live Webcast

The U.S. Export Control Reforms

, USA
In this live webinar, you will learn about the latest U.S. export control and enforcement initiatives and how they benefit U.S. exporters. We will discuss the changing regulatory framework administered by the U.S. Government, best compliance practices, and new due diligence requirements.

During this webinar you will learn about:

International Traffic in Arms Regulations, (ITAR) Expo...

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Centre Law & Consulting
Jun 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend Copyright Law continues to see its legal bounds challenged in novel, headline-grabbing ways.  The undeniably momentous impact that social media platforms and smart devices co...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundaments of conducting an internal investigation, as well as touch on the many more nuanced a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend The proliferation of online consumer transactions continues to open new possibilities to perpetrate and witness trademark infringement.  Whether on an online auction service ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2016: Coercion, Treatment & Procedural Justice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year, with the prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system, even higher. This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and the criminal and civil justice sy...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Expert Witness 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For many attorneys, searching for, retaining, and using expert witnesses can be a daunting experience. Don't miss out on the critical benefits conferred by the effective use of expert witnesses in complex litigation.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and expert witnesses will demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts. You will come away wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Patent Law 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Understanding Patent Law 2016 will deliver a comprehensive, one-day review of patent law basics, current legal developments and nuanced practice points, offering takeaways for practitioners of all skill levels.   This program will start with the foundations.  The morning will be devoted to reviewing the nuts and bolts of patent law practice, including an overv...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If you are a lawyer practicing in New York State who handles client funds, you must maintain an IOLA or other escrow account and must be aware of the ethical rules regarding such accounts.  At Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts, you will learn how  ethical violations – even unwitting ones – can arise in the administration of attorney trust...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Private Equity Forum

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Since the financial crisis a few years ago, private equity firms have been dealing with its aftermath, including increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny of their activities and the activities of their funds as well as difficult environments in which to raise new funds and to get deals done.  Many firms were required to register as investment advisers with the SEC a...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Good writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary to success in the practice of law. What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients. What You Will Learn • Getting started: planning your document and getting it done • Writing to persuad...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A liti...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice.  This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on impor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2016 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging  markets. Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Insider Trading Law 2016: Salman, Newman, and the Road Ahead

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2016

New York, New York, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend Copyright Law continues to see its legal bounds challenged in novel, headline-grabbing ways.  The undeniably momentous impact that social media platforms and smart devices co...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of perso...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016

New York, New York, USA
Copyright & Trademark Discount: Attend Both Programs and Save $595 Fee for Both Programs: $1,795 Register online at www.pli.edu or call PLI’s Customer Service Department at (800) 260-4754 Why You Should Attend The proliferation of online consumer transactions continues to open new possibilities to perpetrate and witness trademark infringement.  Whether on an online auction service ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Over the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, with advisers becoming a major focus of the SEC’s 2016 enforcement and exam program.  The SEC has set high expectations for advisers in identifying and responding to conflicts of interests and for providing robust and targeted client disclosures. At this program, at...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2016: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it helps to know some accounting basics.  The numbers always tell a story – one that may support your legal position.  Being able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they influence the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2016: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience with the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. G...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2016: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it helps to know some accounting basics.  The numbers always tell a story – one that may support your legal position.  Being able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they influence the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners as well as SEC staff. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Secur...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Int...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “My favorite PLI program so far”; &l...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Hear from experienced practitioners, who will provide practical advice about a broad range of ethical issues confronting in-house counsel.  This unique program will help you identify risk areas, analyze relevant ethical obligations, and understand best practices.  What You Will Learn Representing the corporate entity: who is the client Crisis management, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2016

New York, New York, USA
 Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide attorneys with an understanding of ethical duties arising in discovery, including obligations impacting investigations and litigation.   Particular emphasis will be given to the new amendments to the federal discovery rules, including discussion of the rules in practice during the first seven months after their effective da...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 26, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2016

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This negotiation program is unlike any other.  The classical theories and most effective tactics behind every very stage of the negotiation are taught and tested with interactive exercises drawing on realistic, every day scenarios - the kind that attendees commonly face in practice.    Attendees will learn how to prepare for the opening rounds by design...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2016

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases handled by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law.  Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In re...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Children's Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate are increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 19th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affect...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit www.pli.edu/ScholarshipApplication Why You Should Attend If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk abou...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend 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. Newly admitted attorneys enter the practice with a good grasp of the law but often need a primer on common skills and knowledge that experienced attorneys acquire over time.&nbs...

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