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Aug 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionat...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under 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. Guidance will be provi...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 20, 2014

Tele-
conference

Employment Law Webinar - Pitfalls When Terminating the "Poor Attendance Employee"

USA
FREE Monthly Employment Law Webinars Presented by Hatmaker Law Group Educational opportunities for employers, owners, managers, accountants, attorneys, and human resource professionals to stay current with up-to-date information on important California employment law issues. Participate from the comfort of your own office or conference room with colleagues. August's Topic: Pitfalls When Termina...

Hatmaker Law Group
Aug 21, 2014

CLE

Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, USA
NELI presents the nation's foremost annual public sector conference surveying EEO and employment law developments impacting federal, state and local government employment, examining the effect of these developments on current practices, and providing practical advice to ensure compliance in the areas listed below: Developments in EEO Harassment and Internal Investigations Retaliation and Whist...

NELI
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

What a Homeowner's Attorney Needs to Know About Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Discrimination by California Homeowners Associations (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 42,000 homeowner associations (HOAs) in California alone. An estimated 8.6 million California homeowners are members. It seems likely that this number will increase substantially in the coming years. There are extensive legal requirements governing how an HOA may operate with respect to its treatment of individual homeowners, yet many homeowners find that those laws are not being fo...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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 representation, that cause m...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people 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 all levels. The practice of...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Employment Law Update 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
PLI’s California Employment Law Update addresses the issues confronted by 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 best practices to ...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2014: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

San Francisco, California, USA
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 of 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 cases involving convergence issue...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Construction Law

Santa Monica, California, USA
If you are a stakeholder in the California construction industry, this is one seminar you cannot afford to miss. California’s Top Construction Lawyers and Mediators have come together for a two day Seminar on topics including: New Construction Law Developments, Competitive Bidding and Bid Protests, Construction Changes, Permitting and Environmental Considerations, Bankruptcy, Abandonment and Suret...

The Seminar Group
Sep 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Healthcare Industry

Los Angeles, California, USA
With the completion of the enrollment phase of the Affordable Care Act, health care in the United States has entered a new era that will be characterized by extensive changes and challenges. The convoluted landscape of federal and state regulations will become even more complex as regulators ramp up enforcement activities under Obamacare and related statutes. Audits by government agencies on all l...

The Seminar Group
Sep 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. 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 international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new ses...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increased trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients. Several significant changes to key benefits p...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in California

Los Angeles, California, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to California’s medical marijuana laws and businesses, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice medical marijuana facilities and their attorneys need to know. Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the changes and pr...

The Seminar Group
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Currently, close to 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. The California Special Education Law 2014 program will provide attendees with a targeted look at a number of hot topic and cutting edge issues affecting the practice of Special Education Law today.Transition Planning: Trends ...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
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 IP lawyers need to know.A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the many facets of current intere...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
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 trials. This program is designed to give you the most up-to-date information on California evidence standards. The panelists represent top-flight trial attorneys and...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Games Industry Client 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Interactive console and computer games and downloadable software applications represent an enormous and growing segment of the worldwide entertainment marketplace. Intellectual property, including videogames and downloadable application products, is one of America’s leading exports in the 21st Century. The introduction of new Xbox and PlayStation consoles in late 2013, continued growth of the smar...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal 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 and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethic...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 29, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

San Francisco, California, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

NELI
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July. New Developments! Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both. Item 2: A discussion o...

NELI
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
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 agreements. The program will emphasize prac...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Business 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
The Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have changed not only the wor...

Practising Law Institute






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