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Aug 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FTCA and Other Civil Rights Claims - Immigration Enforcement & Damages Actions (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Increased immigration enforcement is likely to include enforcement practices that give rise to damages actions.  Claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act, Bivens, and Section 1983 are important tools to combat abusive enforcement practices and ensuring that federal and local law enforcement abide by their constitutional obligations. This program will give a general overv...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tech Startups: Navigating the Legal Maze

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
This CLE will review legal technological issues start up companies deal with such as mobile applications, website agreements, and web development. This presentation reviews these issues to provide a workable framework attorneys can use to help identify opportunities and issues their clients may have

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Drake Law School
Sep 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2017

New York, New York, USA
Learn the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and strategies to efficiently and competently navigate the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With the Title III federal public crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act finally becoming fully effective in May 2016 and a new administration, what does the future hold for marketplace lending and crowdfunding?  Will it be a boom or bust?  Will Regulation A+ start to pick up speed and grow into the potential many predicted?  Will Marketplace Lending finally h...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2017: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This popular two-day program will analyze in detail the forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2017: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note: this program does not offer legal ethics credit. Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. To stay current on the latest deve...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant federal transfer tax and related income tax developments may occur during the first eight months of the Trump Administration, including the possible repeal of the federal estate tax.  The program will review any such transfer tax developments, and discuss how they may impact estate, trust and income tax planning, and how they may impact the administration of ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full-day event addresses key issues confronted by employees, employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about prote...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other com...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK All homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program.  This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE

New York's Paid Family Leave Law: What Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
New York's new paid family leave law will begin providing rights and benefits on January 1, 2018. This CLE will address key features of the new law, its interaction with existing laws, and the underlying policy considerations, including:

• Paid Family Leave Research & Policy
• Nuts & Bolts: How the New York Law Works
• Interaction with Other Employment Laws

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New York City Bar Association
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At this program, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2017: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Your client has advised you that it is creating a retail marketing website serving the U.S. and Europe.  They need advice on contract negotiations with the website developer, compliance with U.S. credit card standards, compliance with privacy standards in the E.U. and strategies for keeping the website secure from hackers.   Are you ready to lead these discussi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 14, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

What Litigators Should Know about Contract Drafting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Why should litigators study contract drafting? Our profession has a tendency to draw a distinction between litigation and transactional law; however, most cases are settled outside of court and settlement usually entails a settlement agreement, which is a contract. In fact, settlement agreements are particularly dangerous drafting projects because the parties are litigious when the drafting begins...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2017: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents

New York, New York, USA
Cyber attacks have wreaked havoc on organizations in nearly every industry sector. C-suites and boards of directors alike rank this issue to be of the highest concern — and for good reason. From the technology sector to financial services, cyber criminals have made it clear that no entity is immune. In today’s interconnected world, cybercrime targets go beyond those that maintain pers...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Contracts 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
The Federal government market is increasingly complex and compliance driven. Budget pressure, inappropriate use of fixed-price contracts, increasing compliance and transparency requirements, the initiation of a “super” oversight board, intensified focus on contract and business systems auditing, increased emphasis on suspension and debarment, and growing use of the False Claims Act to ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2017: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC, and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emer...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 20, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

What Makes a Great Negotiator?

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ever wonder why some lawyers are more adept at negotiating better outcomes for their clients? Research suggests there is no correlation between intelligence, gender, or race when it comes to negotiating. At the same time, lawyers who always seem to leave the table ahead often have no formal training in negotiation skills. So what’s the secret?
Join internationally-known legal negotiation expert...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.  Clients who have been denied or are at risk of losing vital benefits, housing subsidies, or are facing school discipline have a right to an administrative hearing, but are often unrepresented in what can be a confusing and adversarial process.  Significant changes to key public ben...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Learn the ins and outs of post-grant trial proceedings. Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings.  AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent court in the United States. Moreover, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2016, M&A activity, whether measured by deal volume or the aggregate value of deals, sustained the robust pace set in 2015.  In the U.S., 2016 also saw a near-record number of broken deals, some blocked by a more active regulatory regime.  The impact of the U.S. election results and the UK Brexit is still unfolding. In this quickly evolving and uncertain env...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Storming the Gatekeepers: When Compliance Officers and In-House Lawyers Are at Risk 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In recent years, the government has sharply focused on compliance professionals and in-house counsel, the gatekeepers who are tasked with identifying corporate misconduct. If you are a gatekeeper or represent them, it is time to hear from experienced in-house and outside counsel, chief compliance officers and government officials as they discuss a variety of topics stemming f...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Securities Arbitration program will feature FINRA Dispute Resolution leadership and arbitrators, as well as noted academics and experienced attorneys who represent both customers and industry.  Our faculty will provide practical tips for preparing for expungement proceedings. They will explore the ethical issues involved in litigating against pro se par...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is the 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 Sec...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Overcoming Procrastination: How to Kick the Habit

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Do you struggle to begin a project? Do you find yourself easily distracted by other tasks that steer you away from what you really need to accomplish? Are you always rushing to be somewhere or get something done? Stop stressing out yourself and others! Delaying work can be a form of self-sabotage, decreasing productivity and resulting in costly and embarrassing errors. This convenient, 90 minute w...

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Seminar Partners
Sep 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cultivating and Developing Diverse Talent

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2017

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
Sep 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tell The Winning Story

Hollywood, California, USA
Register Now - Participant Number Limited

Their story on stage.

Jesse Wilson and Mel Orchard will teach you to powerfully communicate your client's story through the 4 steps of the monologue.
this is an intensive 3-day workshop and is only for litigators and attorneys who want to take their courtroom communication skills to the next level.

~ MCLE approved 21 credits in any...

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Tell The Winning Story
Oct 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

New York, New York, 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 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

White Collar Crime 2017: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In recent years, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies have pressed forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. The recent changes in the U.S. administration have created additional uncertainty about what to expect in this arena.  With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the au...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This has been a particularly important year in Special Education Law as the Supreme Court issued two decisions analyzing the rights of student with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other disability rights statutes. This has a widespread impact on California’s education system as currently over 700,000 students with disabilities rece...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Life Sciences 2017: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries

New York, New York, USA
Join PLI’s expert faculty of life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of life sciences law and what the future might hold for the pharmaceutical, biologics, device, and health technology industries. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the life sciences industry: trends and best practices in...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  Fulfill your annual New York MCLE requirement for professional practice credit by attending this one-day program covering a variety of substantive law topics. Learn from our faculty of experts, who will guide you through the fundamentals of advertising in social media, cloud computing, compliance, cybersecurity, and smart contracts. This is your opportunity to satisfy ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge the Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly-Admitted New York Attorneys 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys delivers a comprehensive review of common skills and legal ethics must-knows that all new attorneys should find useful. Our faculty features seasoned lawyers in a range of practice areas who are eager to share helpful takeaways gathered from their decades of collective knowledge. With speaker perspecti...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up to date on the current state of the law and able to quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent Office post-g...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

GDPR - Privacy Shield Boot Camp 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend  Complying with laws governing privacy and cross-border data flows has never been more complicated.  U.S. companies can no longer effectively compete in today’s interconnected marketplace without the free flow of data across country borders.  That is why implementing appropriate programs to comply with new data protection laws emerging around the world ha...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join our faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and a senior business executive on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice as they explore and offer guidance concerning today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. Highlights include: What You Will Learn  • Learn how to di...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note: this program only offers ethics credits in certain jurisdictions. Please check the credit information box to the right for the credits approved in your jurisdiction. Why You Should Attend Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consum...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2017

New York, New York, USA
Stay Ever Current: Subscribe today to BD/IA: Regulation in Focus, PLI’s new blog edited by Clifford E. Kirsch. Why You Should Attend This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. With a new administration, what regulatory changes can broker-dealers and the industry expect to see? Will there continue to be significant regulato...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2017

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

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, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This year’s Employment Law Institute will focus on new developments in employment law in light of a new U.S. presidential administration.  As always, this two-day event offer s a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices, designed to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal ri...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Persuasive Legal Writing: Winning with Words

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In this convenient, practical presentation, William Bernhardt, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books, applies the principles of superior legal writing to specific documents designed to persuade. Bernhardt discusses the fundamentals of persuasion, then applies those principles and superior writing skills to briefs, factums and other persuasive documents, explaining h...

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Seminar Partners
Oct 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for t...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend In 2016, M&A activity, whether measured by deal volume or the aggregate value of deals, sustained the robust pace set in 2015.  In the U.S., 2016 also saw a near-record number of broken deals, some blocked by a more active regulatory regime.  The impact of the U.S. election results and the UK Brexit is still unfolding. In this quickly evolving and uncertain env...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Judges' Pet Peeves 2017: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend What do judges really think about pre-trial and trial practice?  At Judges' Pet Peeves 2017: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice, you will hear directly from  the judges their views on pretrial and  trial practice, as well as their observations  on how lawyers can  help (or sabotage) their cases.  What You Will Learn Based on a se...

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