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May 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Volunteer 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.Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection A Primer on Automobi...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois MCLE Marathon 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PLI's Illinois MCLE Marathon is specifically designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE requirements, as well as learn about best practices and new and emerging issues. If your last name begins with letters A-M (and you are not newly-admitted), June 30, 2014 is the completion deadline for your two year reporting period, at which time you must have finished 30 hours of MCLE c...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2014

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - Palo Alto

Palo Alto, California, USA
The Red Flag Group's Executive Roundtable Series will come again to the US, Europe and APAC region. Donít miss this opportunity to join us in a city near you. These interactive, case study based workshops focus on how to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance programme. Hosted by Scott Lane, Chairman of The Red Flag Group, our Executive Roundtables have been extremely well ...

The Red Flag Group
May 13, 2014

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - Houston

Houston, Texas, USA
The Red Flag Group's Executive Roundtable Series will come again to the US, Europe and APAC region. Donít miss this opportunity to join us in a city near you. These interactive, case study based workshops focus on how to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance programme. Hosted by Scott Lane, Chairman of The Red Flag Group, our Executive Roundtables have been extremely well ...

The Red Flag Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

High Impact Presentation Skills: Fast Track Coaching for Busy Attorneys & Executives

Seattle, Washington, USA
Every time you speak, you are revealing critical information about yourself, both verbally and non-verbally. Your listeners - whether itís three people sitting around a conference table, 12 jurors in a courtroom or 300 people filling an auditorium - are judging you. Compelling research proves: HOW you say it is even more important than WHAT you say. HOW You Come Across . . . ē How to make a gre...

The Seminar Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Music Licensing 2014: Songs and Sound Recordings

, USA
SoundExchange collects $656 million; Global Theatrical Box Office hits $36 billion; ASCAP, BMI and SESAC revenues at $2 billion; the Voice, Dancing With the Stars, NCIS and Duck Dynasty generate big numbers on broadcast and cable television; major publishers withdraw licensing rights from the PROs; new multi-media master recording synch deals; new mechanical rates and configurations in effect; Pha...

American Bar Association
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigatorís perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

Practising Law Institute
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Competitive Public Construction Bidding

Seattle, Washington, USA
This seminar offers practical strategies, legal guidance, and insights on best practices for public works contracting in Washington. The program will cover essential planning elements for public works projects including: Selecting the best method of procurement, including Low-Bid, Design-Build, GC-CM, and Job Order Contracting; How to select the most capable contractor by utilizing responsibilit...

The Seminar Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
You 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 to address these particular areas ...

Practising Law Institute
May 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Should I Tweet About That? Ethics, Advertising, and the Internet After ABA Opinion 465

, USA
The Rules of Professional Conduct regulate how lawyers communicate about the legal services they provide. The movement to Internet advertising raises many novel and important ethics issues, including those addressed by recent ABA Ethics Opinion 465. This program will highlight the Rules, including Rules 7.1, 7.2, 7.4, and 1.6, that lawyers must consider when crafting their Internet presence and wi...

American Bar Association
May 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Patent litigation continues to be one of the hottest legal practice areas today. If you are a litigator and have wondered how patent litigation differs from your practice or if you have considered pursuing patent litigation but want to learn how it differs from other types of commercial litigation, then you will not want to miss this program. Covering the spectrum of patent litigation topics and e...

Practising Law Institute
May 14, 2014

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Red Flag Group's Executive Roundtable Series will come again to the US, Europe and APAC region. Donít miss this opportunity to join us in a city near you. These interactive, case study based workshops focus on how to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance programme. Hosted by Scott Lane, Chairman of The Red Flag Group, our Executive Roundtables have been extremely well ...

The Red Flag Group
May 15, 2014

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - New York

New York, New York, USA
The Red Flag Group's Executive Roundtable Series will come again to the US, Europe and APAC region. Donít miss this opportunity to join us in a city near you. These interactive, case study based workshops focus on how to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance programme. Hosted by Scott Lane, Chairman of The Red Flag Group, our Executive Roundtables have been extremely well ...

The Red Flag Group
May 15, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Surviving a Disaster: People and Records, Protecting Your Most Vital Assets

, USA
If a disaster struck your law firm, from an office fire to a hurricane, how long would it take you to be ďback in businessĒ and serving your clients? This is the second of a three part webinar that will help you prepare for disasters and speed up the recovery process. The second webinar will address people and vital records.

American Bar Association
May 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Information Technology Law Institute 2014: Cybersecurity, Mobile Payments, Cloud Computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things

San Francisco, California, USA
Virtually every American business has turned to technology to improve efficiency and deliver new, Internet and cloud-based services or information. The fastest growing companies in our recovering economy are the technology innovators. Courts are ordering lawyers to have a fundamental understanding of technology issues in litigation and clients are demanding sophisticated counsel who provide insigh...

Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Developments in EEO Law; Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements; e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Era of "The Cloud," ...

NELI
May 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Defects: Legal Strategies, Tactics and Practical Concerns

Portland, Oregon, USA
ďConstruction and design defects are the scourge of the construction industry and continue to inflict significant losses on owners, designers, contractors, material suppliers and insurers. Some companies are changing how (and whether) they conduct business in certain markets, such as the condominium market. For all companies, the standard assumptions for risk transfer and insurance coverage no lon...

The Seminar Group
May 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
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 personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pretrial 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 practice? Join our fac...

Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
At 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 apply when a pr...

Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014

New York, New York, USA
Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Partnerships have long been the tried and true form for the holding and operation of real estate, and since the 1981 Act, for the conduct of closely-held business operations as well. Further, the increase in the number of joint ventures to develop large-scale projects, the rise of the...

Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2014: Going Global and Mobile

New York, New York, USA
Fashion brands and retailers operate in an increasingly global and mobile marketplace. The dynamic forces shaping the retail industry provide consumers with a greater variety of products, more information, and expanded retail platforms. Yet, these forces also pose significant and evolving legal risks for brands and retailers. This program will explore the key legal challenges for brands and retail...

Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Health and Welfare Plan Basics - Complying with ERISA and the ACA

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator: Tiffany N. Santos, Trucker Huss, APC, San Francisco, CA Speakers: Kathy Bakich, The Segal Group, Washington, DC Other Speakers: TBA The panel will discuss the basics regarding Health and Welfare Plans with regards to complying with ERISA and the Affordable Care Act.

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

NFA Gun Trusts: Protecting Your Client's Firearms for the Future Under New and Pending Regulations

, USA
Over the last few years gun trusts have come to prominence in estate planning. The National Firearms Act (NFA) was passed in 1934 with amendments in 1968 and 1986. The passage was in response to growing crime and 'gangster' preference to specific firearms. The NFA has strict requirements and penalties on Title 2 firearms. This CLE program will be a comprehensive discussion of NFA trusts/gun trusts...

American Bar Association