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Jul 24, 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 speak...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, 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 solutio...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 25, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Equity Compensation and Executive Compensation Issues

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Equity Compensation and Executive Compensation Issues for Partnerships and Other Privately Held Business

This program will discuss equity compensation issues for employees of partnerships and corporations. The panel will discuss using profits or capital interests in partnerships as compensation and structures to allow individuals to remain employees with holding partnership interest, a comp...

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American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At Writing for Transactional Lawyers you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice.  Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes.  What You Will Learn Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend An expert faculty will review and provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys working in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations Ethical concerns when representing multinational clients Whis...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

20th 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.  PLI’s Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA 2017: The Evolving World

New York, New York, USA
A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for inte...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Joining a nonprofit board can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding experiences of an attorney’s career. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just beginning to practice, serving on a nonprofit board can bring opportunities to deepen your skills, make valuable connections, and help a cause that is personally meaningful to you.  ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2017: Special Populations

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This training is designed to equip attorneys with a sharper understanding of the substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to their representation of low-income clients who seek government benefits such as public assistance and benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These necessary benefits can be difficult to acc...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2017

New York, New York, USA
A concise review of the latest developments and practical insights regarding the attorney-client privilege and internal investigations. The intersection of the attorney-client privilege and an internal investigation is fraught with ethical pitfalls for lawyers.  Conflicts can arise swiftly and there are a variety of privilege issues to beware of, especially if the government is involved in th...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2017

New York, New York, USA
A practical review of how conflicts of interest in law practice arise and helpful approaches in managing them.   An experienced faculty, including law firm general counsel, will review current developments in conflicts of interest and their practical takeaways, delivering useful insights for attorneys of all backgrounds.  The agenda will address how to spot potential and actual con...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Please note that only the "Ethical Implications of Social Media Use for Lawyers" segment, which runs from 8:45 a.m. until 11:35 a.m., will be available via the Live Webcast. Why You Should Attend Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and l...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 9, 2017

CLE

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience que...

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New York City Bar Association
Aug 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The United States Supreme Court this term confronted a very wide range of important constitutional issues.  The issues ranged from individual rights under the First Amendment free speech and religion clauses, voting rights and the Fourth Amendment, excessive force litigation, takings claims, and immigration and naturalization, to arbitration and insider trading.  F...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 3 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income pe...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

17th Annual Municipal Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department, or attorneys representing city agencies, commissions, or employees, will want to attend. What You Will Learn Legal issues relevant t...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FinTech 2017

New York, New York, USA
The financial services industry is changing rapidly. Technology is revolutionizing securities investing and trading, transaction payment methodologies, and the provision of investment advice. This program will explore the legal and compliance issues arising out of the explosive advances in financial technology, including crowdfunding, blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, an...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, 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, att...

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Practising Law Institute
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 action.  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 overvi...

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Practising Law Institute
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 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 perso...

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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 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 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 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
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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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