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Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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 litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases. Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important developments in class action litigation. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2014

New York, New York, USA
With emerging markets players, including those of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, playing an ever greater role in the global economy, attorneys and other professionals facilitating cross-border transactions need to familiarize themselves with their perspective on inbound and outbound investments.This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal iss...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Children's Law Institute (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex. This year, PLI’s 17th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice pra...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

New York, New York, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

New York, New York, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and the resulting regulatory reform, the SEC has advanced significant rulemaking and enforcement to impose a greater degree of controls on investment advisers’ operations. In fact, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2014

New York, New York, USA
Join us once again at this unique interactive program. Chair Katie M. Lachter will review a new set of hypotheticals to test your knowledge of the pertinent ethical rules, as you match wits with our expert faculty, and contestants. What would you do? What do the experts say you should do? This program had past attendees raving: “This was one of the best programs I’ve attended!”; This is by far the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2014

New York, New York, USA
  New developments in corporate governance FCPA guidelines Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management: what every in-house counsel needs to know Attorney-client privilege; Kovel privilege Ethics and e-discovery Ethics and outsourcing Corporate whistleblowing

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pre-litigation document management and preservation — best practices and ethical duties for: Technology assessments and inventory Employee education Designing and implementing document retention policies and preservation plans Litigation risk assessments The discovery process - recent developments and emerging issues, including: New search technologies Navigation of court-imposed dutie...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2014

New York, New York, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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 ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933, th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Municipal Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department will want to attend.Ethics for the Municipal LawyerThe Role of Mediation in Government LitigationEmployment Law Update

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Supreme Court Review (16th Annual): October 2013 Term

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s 16th Annual Supreme Court Review program, a distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2013 Term for their precedential, doctrinal and, where appropriate, societal significance.This Term the Supreme Court has agreed to decide an unusual number of impor...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation. What successful negotiators do at every stage of the negotiation process When (and how) to use an adversarial strategy and when (and how) to select a problem-solvi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
FINRA continues to focus on perceived fairness in the arbitration process and in so doing is developing new rules and procedures regarding arbitrator classification, the compositions of arbitration panels and broadening the arbitrators’ authority to make referrals during an arbitration proceeding. In 2014, FINRA will continue its efforts with regard to employment disputes, requests for expungement...

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Practising Law Institute
Jul 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Advocacy 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
If 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 way to prepare and present a case to a jury. We will cover what you need to do before the trial begins, in limine motions, jury selection, op...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

New York, New York, USA
PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rule...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Aug 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required, during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar, to complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s one-day Bridge-the-Gap programs, you can fulfill your ethics and skills requirements and can ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2014

New York, New York, USA
The intersection of banking and brokerage regulation: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in an era of overlapping regulatory jurisdictions? The dangers and pitfalls of broker-dealer enforcement: What are the ethical and practical issues for lawyers in handling enforcement matters? The ethical responsibilities of legal and compliance professionals in regulated companies: What ...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes. How your transactional writing can affect the outcome of disputes and litigation Basic principles of contract interpretation Crisp and clear dr...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2014

New York, New York, USA
With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law. Over half of those facing removal proceedings are unrepresented, and those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibilit...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Managing client conflicts is an important skill that will help you build strong client relationships. This program will provide the tools you need to identify, analyze and resolve client conflicts in your practice; sustain your client relationships; and protect yourself against potential liability. Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct Recent developments in conflict-of-interest law How to iden...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2014

New York, New York, USA
Best practices in conducting investigations Conflicts between the company and employees on privilege waiver issues Ethical issues in conducting the investigation Privilege issues arising from cooperation with the government Recent trends in government agency approaches to internal investigations, cooperation and waiver of privilege Issues arising in international internal investigations Con...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics and Technology 2014: New Challenges for the 21st Century Practitioner

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Aug 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
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...

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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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, 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...

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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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

Seminar

The future of legal services regulation

London, United Kingdom
uests of Honour: Shailesh Vara MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid and Chris Kenny, Chief Executive, Legal Services Board

Timed to consider Government's current Review of Legal Services Regulation, delegates at this seminar will discuss the future of the legal services market's regulatory framework, and latest thinking on its possible reform.
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Westminster Employment Forum
Sep 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring at the present time. In addition, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable (if not more so) under the current tax laws, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Further, President Obama’s budget for the government’s fiscal yea...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets of the last several years give way to greater stability and o...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cybersecurity 2014: Managing the Risk

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hotels 2014: Law and Practice

New York, New York, USA
Hotels are being bought, built and financed at a dizzying pace across the U.S. and globally. This program will draw on the experience of in-house counsel with major hotel operators and lenders, hotel management executives, outside counsel, and other hospitality professionals to explain how your client or company can capitalize on many of the dynamic issues of this interdisciplinary type of practic...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity.  As a...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
As the economy continues to recover in fits and starts, companies increasingly look for new ways to reach their consumers efficiently and effectively. Combined with the new opportunities digital media affords, the legal risks and pitfalls can seem endless. In this program, attendees will hear from leaders in the industry about the legal requirements for conducting interactive advertising campaigns...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules in Washington, and in every state, are changing, and new court cases are affecting lobbyists, corporations, associations, and unions. Compliance with federal, state and local laws is more complex than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), pay-to-play laws, as well as increasing pressure on corporations to disclose to shareh...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2014

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. By attending this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours. Practice techniques and procedures under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct ...

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Practising Law Institute