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May 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes – Homeowner and Tenants’ Rights (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendApproximately 6% of all occupied housing in the United States consists of manufactured homes (generally referred to as mobilehomes).  This almost uniquely American version of housing has been and continues to be a more affordable option for many people, but it is an option fraught with dangers that most homeowners do not understand or consider before making that choice.&n...

Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2015: 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 advisor...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2015 (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 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2015: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendVirtually every global business has turned to technology to improve efficiency and deliver new, Internet and cloud based services or information. The fastest growing companies are the technology innovators.  Courts expect lawyers to have a fundamental understanding of technology issues in litigation and clients demand sophisticated counsel who provide insight and value to...

Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis 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 personal information.   More than ever,...

Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Silicon Valley Corporate Law Update 2015: Start-Ups, Financings, IPOs, M&A

Palo Alto, California, USA
Why You Should AttendSilicon Valley remains one of the most active deal markets and the center of the venture capital industry in the world today.  The broad array of fast-growing companies –  from start-ups to major public companies, and the constantly evolving industry sectors – has long attracted top legal, investor and investment banking talent, and produced a wide variet...

Practising Law Institute
May 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn just one day, this exciting program will explore the basics of patent litigation, whether in the District Court or in the International Trade Commission, from the Rule 11 pre-filing investigation through the appeal to the Federal Circuit.  Attendees will learn essential practical details, such as how to prepare complaints and answers in a patent case, as well as the nu...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAttend this program so that you can receive the training you need to represent low-income domestic violence survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders in California, including crafting safe and effective child custody and visitation orders.  Experienced attorneys will give you a practical training to enable you to obtain orders critical to protecting victims o...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2015: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendCorporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The Cloud” allows users, ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendOver the past decade partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2015: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102 and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means, for many of us, 35 USC 101 has become a topic of conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the guidelines or decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead during the enforcement period of patents no...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Guardianship Law 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendLearn the basics of guardianship law and procedure so that you can competently represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person.  This program will teach you how to represent parties in both uncontested and contested guardianship proceedings.   What You Will Learn Guardianship of the Person Law and Procedure Alternatives t...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPretrial practice in federal civil litigation has undergone tremendous change. 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 nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for your...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendRelentless advancement in online media continues to test copyright law’s limits.  This program will focus on copyright in the digital data era, ensuring that attendees will gain a firm understanding of copyright basics and the rising issues challenging copyright enforcement.  The Supreme Court’s 2014 Aereo decision illustrated this tension between emergin...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn today’s online media and e-commerce environment, lawyers are increasingly called upon to provide advice about trademark-related issues.  Familiarity with basic trademark law is quickly becoming a vital part of any lawyer’s equipment, whether one is a neophyte or a twenty-year veteran to the practice.  Knowing the trademark law basics can help you fend ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2015: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
Please click here to access the SAN FRANCISCO Homework.Why 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 no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and will provide a review of recent d...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Foreclosure Litigation – Real World Solutions That Work For Both Sides 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2015: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTENDAttorneys are often presented with accounting information when working on cases or legal transactions.  While they are not expected to have an accountant’s expertise, understanding the story behind the numbers can only help paint the full picture of a legal matter.  A good grasp of core accounting concepts can put otherwise raw data into an informative legal co...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2015 (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 Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduc...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit www.pli.edu/scholarships.Why You Should AttendIf 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 about the best wa...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn 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. G...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2015 (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 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income peo...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2015 (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 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute






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