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May 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts t...

Practising Law Institute
May 6, 2017

Conference

The Legal Educational Conference 2017

Riverside, California, USA
Join us for a full day of Continuing Legal Education, Professional Networking, Exhibitors, Employers and Professional Development workshops -- and earn five hours of MCLE credit. Presented jointly by the Inland Counties Association of Paralegals (ICAP) and UCR Extension’s ABA-approved Professional Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Guest presenters include noted local and national presenters and pr...

University of California Riverside and Inland Counties of Paraleglas
May 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, 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 person...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

What Immigration Attorneys Need to Know to be an Emergency Responder to ICE Enforcement Actions (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has broad authority and discretion in respect to how it enforces immigration laws within the constraints of federal law and the Constitution. In January 2017, the President issued two Executive Orders, which directed ICE to prioritize the removal of more categories of immigrants in the United States than before and to more frequen...

Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis 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 informat...

Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendSince the 1970s and particularly after the Supreme Court’s decision in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, the issue of whether federal sex discrimination laws protect LGBT people has been litigated all over the country. Courts have evaluated this key legal issue in different ways and in a variety of contexts, resulting in an unpredictable legal landscape for LGBT people and th...

Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

Conference

IP Counsel Exchange

San Jose, California, USA
Offering registration only to corporate IP counsel and in-house executives with a specific focus on IP, patent portfolio management and IP litigation strategy, the newly expanded IP Counsel Exchange is the premier tactical and benchmarking event for corporate IP counsel to compare and share valuable lessons learned in their respective IP practices.

Momentum
May 26, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Motions to Suppress and to Terminate Removal Proceedings: Litigating Fourth Amendment Violations in Immigration Court (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThreats of increased immigration enforcement, promises of increased hiring of immigration and border patrol agents, and the elimination of “priority enforcement” categories likely mean a return to unconstitutional practices such as racial profiling and unreasonable searches and seizures, forced entry into homes, and workplace raids. The constitution provides a reme...

Practising Law Institute
May 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Public Interest Boot Camp 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Guidebook App: At this program, attendees will have access to the full Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Course Handbook, and Presentation Materials, as well as the ability to network with fellow attendees electronically via the Guidebook app.  We strongly encourage you to download “Guidebook” prior to the program from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.  You will rece...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAt 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 ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence and Compliance 2017: What Lawyers, Accountants, and other Professional Service Providers Need to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendMoney laundering is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. New technologies including online payment systems, virtual currency, and stored value cards have joined well-established methods of laundering the proceeds of criminal activity.     Because many white collar crimes are predicate offenses for money laundering, a wide array of violati...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of par...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendVolunteer 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 LearnOverview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to the Fa...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2017

Conference

5th Annual IBA World Life Sciences Conference

San Diego,, California, USA
A conference presented by the IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee, supported by the IBA Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee, the IBA Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, the IBA Healthcare and Life Sciences Law Committee, the IBA Technology Law Committee and the IBA North American Regional Forum. With a number of roundtables and panel sessions, you ...

International Bar Association
Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendA thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a ve...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKWhy You Should AttendThis program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program 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....

Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendCopyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controversi...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which b...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

A Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for Advocates: How to Effectively Address PTSD in Matters Involving Veterans and Others Affected by Trauma

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough PTSD can cause symptoms that significantly affect cognition and behavior, the people who assist or make critical decisions affecting those who experience PTSD may not recognize or understand these symptoms well.  This training provides advocates with an understanding of PTSD that will allow them to: Work productively with clients who have experienced trauma; ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendFollow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for t...

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 AttendIn 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 peo...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
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, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

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 AttendWhile 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 represe...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

GDPR - Privacy Shield Boot Camp 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute






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