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Sep 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2016 (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, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough 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 a...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2016

Seminar

2nd Annual ComplianceOnline Medical Device Summit 2016

San Diego, California, USA
Innovate novel ideas for advancements in medical device technologies without compromising their safety and effectiveness. This summit brings together some of the renowned R & D experts and technology innovators to share information regarding opportunities, obstacles, best practices and challenges in the development of the new devices. Attendees will get insight into device innovation trends and up...

ComplianceOnline
Sep 16, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Residential Mortgage Servicing Update: What You Need to Know as We Approach the End of HAMP

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe rules of the road for residential mortgage servicing have changed significantly over the past several years, and they are about to shift again as we approach the expiration of the government’s Making Home Affordable loan modification programs.  Attend this training for an in-depth look at the program rules, laws and regulations that govern the relationship betwe...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2016

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

Practising Law Institute
Sep 21, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2016: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPLI’s Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2016: The California Difference 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 emer...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 22, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2016 (Free)

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

Practising Law Institute
Sep 23, 2016

Conference

Finding Joy in the Legal Profession

Corte Madera, California, USA
Finding Joy in the Legal Profession: Cultivating a Meaningful, Sustainable Legal Career in the Modern World It is possible to be happy in the law. Some lawyers, although admittedly too few, do lead a joyful professional life and find meaning in how they earn an income. Generally, these lawyers take common actions, such as: integrating principles of mindfulness into their legal work (whether they...

Law Offices of Diana Maier
Sep 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Subsidized Housing Basics 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis substantive training provides a basic overview of the federal housing programs, recent changes, current trends, and issues facing practitioners.  The half-day training is designed for advocates with limited housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should benefit from this training.  The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will co...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2016: Making Money Without Getting Sued

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

Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendCurrently, approximately 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. In addition, there are many other students who have disabilities that impact their access to education, even though they have not been made eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Educa...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Helping Students Harmed By Predatory Schools: Overview of Rights and Options

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendNationally, student loan debt exceeds $1.2 trillion.  A significant number of students, disproportionately from low-income communities and communities of color, attended for-profit colleges such as the now closed Corinthian and Marinello schools that promised a path to a better future but delivered only crippling debt.  This session will provide an introduction to th...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2016

Special Event

World Indigenous Law Conference 2016

Irvine, California, USA
The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, with our esteemed co-sponsors, the Center on Globalization, Law & Society at UC Irvine School of Law, and the Office of Inclusive Excellence, ADVANCE Program for Equity & Diversity at the University of California at Irvine, and our international cadre of Convening Partners, is honored to host the 2016 World Indigenous Law Conference under the the...

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
Oct 19, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendNew media outlets and the growing importance of social networking continue to create new challenges for advertisers, who are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program — updated to reflect current legal trends cutting across the advertising industry — is led by an expert faculty who will pr...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPLI’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 an...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit http://www.pli.edu/emktg/Scholarship_Application.pdfWhy You Should AttendMastering 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 trial...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Intermediary Businesses, Consumer Technologies, and Online Platforms 2016: Law & Regulation

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe 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 cha...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendImproving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
IMPORTANT! If you get accredited by the VA before you attend this training, the first three hours will satisfy the VA’s CLE requirement.   Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay f...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 28, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should AttendHaving an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to compan...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2016: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe "Big Three" categories of intellectual property are traditionally patents, copyrights and trademarks. But potentially even more valuable is the fourth category of trade secrets. New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 6, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program provides a deep dive into current venture capital market conditions and the changing legal environment.  Geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner, our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.  Plu...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendCompanies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business tod...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 7, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016

Los Angeles, California, 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...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2016

CLE - Live Seminar

Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2016

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendPharmaceutical and biotech patent law is an important and rapidly changing practice area, and the program is designed to give you the information you need to maintain your practice edge, concentrating on new developments from 2015 and 2016, and placing them in the context of constantly evolving areas of the law.Technological innovation, Federal Circuit appellate oversight, and...

Practising Law Institute






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