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Feb 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Th

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.  Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Thea...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery.  Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; The...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

CLE

Essential Update on Estate Litigation Costs

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Join us to get up-to-date on the latest developments in the law regarding costs in estate litigation, including:
Warnings from Lacey v. Lacey on alleging fraud
Best practices for estate trustees on indemnity for costs
When does the unsuccessful party pay costs versus the Estate?

Plus, our expert panel will share helpful and practical insights on:
Enforcing costs awards
Using ...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Feb 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Subsidized Housing 2.0 - Advanced Topics in Subsidized Housing

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This substantive training provides more in-depth coverage of select topics in the federal housing programs.  The half-day training is designed for advocates with some housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should be able to benefit from this training.  The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in fe...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 28, 2017

CLE

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience que...

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NYC Bar Association
Mar 1, 2017

CLE

5th Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute

New York, New York, USA
In the past year, there have been numerous, significant developments in securities litigation and enforcement. While lawsuits arising from the credit crisis continue to be on the wane, a new wave of traditional securities class actions has replaced them. At the same time, financial institutions are being confronted with an increasing number of investigations and enforcement actions conducted by fe...

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NYC Bar Association
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Wage and hour litigation claims continue to be filed in the courts at very high rates, and important new federal regulations are in place.  Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel, must keep up to date on the latest legal developments; be informed about the U.S. Department of Labor’s priorities and regulations; understand the most recent deve...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of delivery. Day 1 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater Th...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Leases, known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, are a primary business asset, but also contain landmines of liability and opportunities for malpractice and mistake of the parties. If written poorly, negotiated by inexperienced counsel or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment and generate consi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Immigration Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and current developments and trends. What You Will Learn Immigration outlook under a new presidential administration and Congress The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas Family-sponsored...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 2, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Presentation Tips for New Women Lawyers: How to Overcome Gender Bias and Stereotypes

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Whether in the courtroom or the boardroom, all lawyers must overcome the anxiety of the spoken word to win over a client or defeat an opponent. However, women lawyers - especially new lawyers - face unique challenges when communicating verbally, including societal pressure not to be overly aggressive, gendered communications habits, and stereotypes that undercut authority. Using a unique blend of ...

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Seminar Partners
Mar 2, 2017

CLE

Hot Topics Affecting Cooperatives & Condominiums 2017

New York, New York, USA
This twice yearly program is essential for those who practice coop and condo law and for those attorneys who sit on boards. The panel will discuss timely topics including an update of the most recent case law.

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 3, 2017

CLE

Bank Regulatory: Basics & Beyond

New York, New York, USA
This course will enable both in-house and outside counsel to expand their skills and be more valuable to their clients by covering the why, what, when, where and how of bank regulations. The bank regulatory environment has completely changed in the last few years and further changes are coming. You will learn about these changes from experts in the field. Lawyers who practice in finance, securitie...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Habeas Petitions for Detained Immigrants

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detains more than 400,000 noncitizens in civil immigration detention every year. A congressional quota mandates that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) maintain 34,000 beds daily for immigrants in detention, many in privately run detention facilities. Tens of thousands more are subject to onerous conditions of release, including...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 3, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Offerings 2017: A Public Offering: How it is Done

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This course will provide a solid understanding of the legal framework for securities offerings under the Securities Act of 1933. Topics covered include the basics, such as definitions and regulations of “offers” and “sales” of “securities” and the distinctions between public and private offerings, including the need to register public off...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Intellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex.  The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving.  Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2017: The Digital Evolution

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, stealing pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 7, 2017

CLE

Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation

New York, New York, USA
The program will explore the intersection between neuroscience and fundamental negotiation and mediation skills. With lessons from neuroscience, participants will discuss the barriers to effective communication and the potential science behind a variety of commonly used dispute resolution skills designed to overcome these barriers. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of opening statements, the f...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 7, 2017

CLE

Where Bankruptcy and Derivatives Collide

New York, Newfoundland, USA
Safe Harbors for derivatives contracts under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code have for decades protected the rights of non-debtor counterparties in this vital marketplace. Long thought to be both essential to the proper functioning of derivative markets and bulwarks against systemic risk, the Safe Harbors have more recently become the subject of intense criticism, especially since the financial crisis. Mo...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 8, 2017

CLE

Contract Drafting: Beyond the Basics

New York, New York, USA
This course builds upon the success of the introductory course on basic drafting concepts presented earlier this year and includes the following topics: a recap of the building blocks, formulas, attachments to contracts, precision, ambiguities relating to modifiers and qualifiers, contract-interpretation principles and the "boilerplate" provisions in contracts. Designed to convey fundamental-but o...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Deals 2017: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The M&A market has seen a flurry of activity in 2016.  In addition to the continued high volumes, the market has also seen a number of hostile deals, creative deal structures, spin-offs and a high level of shareholder activist campaigns. The year also saw a record amount of signed deals unwound prior to closing due to regulatory or other issues. M&A litigation is...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend: Across the state rent is skyrocketing. While tenants organize for rent control, evictions continue. Those who are evicted face not only the loss of their home, but also displacement from their community. Effectively defending an unlawful detainer is a profound way to impact a tenant’s life; housing instability has long-term harmful consequences. For newer attorneys wi...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address key corporate governance issues faced by boards and principal board committees.  Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities, and even increased risk of liability.  They are also under intense scrutiny and in at least some cases significant pressure from investors and regulators.  Changing invest...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This interactive program provides junior through mid-level attorneys with an overview of the applicable Federal and New York State Rules of Civil Procedure, and continues with strategic practice tips to use when taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses and defending the depositions.   We also guide a discussion of important ethical issues that may aris...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 10, 2017

CLE

3rd Annual Employment Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
This institute will examine recent trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues in employment law. Topics to be discussed include common ethical pitfalls for employment lawyers; legal issues arising both in the hiring process and dismissal of an employee; employers' increasing use of big data and concerns about employment discrimination; developments in wage and hour law; and strategies for media...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2017: Pay, Performance and Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is specifically designed to bring leading experts to discuss cutting edge advanced developments on compensation and other “reward” practices for the non-publicly traded company.  Compensation design and the legal and commercial issues they raise can be among the most complicated and novel in the field.  Financially distressed companies, pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

New York CPLR 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This instructive program will provide a comprehensive review of developments concerning the important procedural rules that govern litigation in New York State.  What You Will Learn Recent cases concerning jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments Update regarding statute of limitations case law Discussion of new cases dealing with discovery issues New ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2017: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 553,184 in 2015.  That is nearly a 1,000% increase over the past decade!  Are there more bad taxpayers?  Or, is the IRS just getting more aggressive about asserting penalties?  Regardless of the answer, responsible tax practitioners must understa...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 14, 2017

CLE

Construction Contracts 201: Contracting for the Complex Construction Project

New York, New York, USA
Building off the successful Construction Contract 101 series, this advanced program will provide participants, through the use of a series of case studies, simulations and discussions, with an in-depth roadmap to the key clauses that every design and construction practitioner should understand and know when drafting and documenting a complex construction project. Concentrating on providing remedie...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 15, 2017

CLE

Federal Court Practice 101: An Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice

New York, New York, USA
This program is designed to introduce attorneys, particularly those in the first three years of practice, to the nuts and bolts of federal civil practice. By focusing on real-life scenarios and practical skills, the panelists will share their advice on how to succeed at each stage of federal court litigation, from the initial conference to the close of discovery. The focus will be on providing att...

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New York City Bar Association
Mar 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This advanced level program will provide an up-to-the-minute review of current trends and case law impacting the practice of trademark law today.  Essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners, industry experts, and USPTO officia...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Copyright Law 2017: Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend As copyright law continues to become increasingly complex in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date.  In order to continue to provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, attend this program where you will learn about the latest developments from a group of leading experts o...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Child Care Legal Issues in California

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Child care is critical to supporting families and children, and reducing poverty and inequality. What legal tools can we, as attorneys, bring to bear to help low-income families get their children good quality child care? In this session, we will train attorneys in legal strategies to increase access to child care. These include benefit law strategies to help low-income paren...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics in Social Media 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Ethics permeates all areas of today's legal practice.  Risks to attorneys have increased dramatically with fines, censure and disbarment.  With the proliferation of social media, what types of personal information are companies permitted to access without the consent of their employees or applicants?  How is privacy and security addressed?  What do Federal...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Security Disability 2017: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial.  Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own.  In this program, you will learn the basics of Social Security law and practice and how to represent ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2017

New York, New York, USA
This course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The program w...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent and Trademark Office are reshaping patent law, and this program will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of patent litigation.  An expert faculty will cover the patent litigation process from start to finish, including actions brought in the District Court and at the International Trade Commission....

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced State & Local Tax 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend In an environment where the state and local tax liabilities of many companies exceed their federal tax liabilities, an understanding of the complexities of state and local taxation has become increasingly important.  For those seeking a deeper understanding of state and local tax issues, PLI is delighted to present this new program in which leading state and local tax e...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend State and local taxation has become increasingly important.  The state and local tax liabilities of many companies now exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue. At this essential program, leading state and local tax experts will help you understand the basic principles of state and...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

29th Annual Elder Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is designed for elder law practitioners, lawyers who represent elderly clients or younger clients with aging parents, and also for advocates interested in getting into this constantly evolving field. Faculty will discuss developing issues and review elder law fundamentals. The program will cover topics including Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning challenges, al...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often ...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Investment Management Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this program, you will hear current and former regulators, industry experts and practitioners discuss significant business and legal developments in the investment management area over the past year and analyze important regulatory initiatives such as: The SEC’s regulatory agenda under a new administration New liquidity management and derivatives regulation...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend There are a variety of unique legal ethics issues particular to corporate lawyers.  Many legal ethics rules and concepts, such as conflicts of interest, the attorney-client privilege, disclosure obligations, multijurisdictional practice, multiple representation and client communications are all complicated when representing a corporate entity.  Our faculty includes...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

22nd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and the consumer financial services industry is struggling to keep pace with the CFPB’s extraordinary number of regulatory and enforcement initiatives.  At the same time, other federal and state regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activity.  All of these...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 28, 2017

CLE

Tax Update

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ensure you are up-to-date on recent income tax case law, legislative changes and CRA administrative developments from the past year which could (and likely will) have a significant impact on your estate planning and estate administration files. Our expert panel will also unravel the portions of the 2017 Federal Budget relevant to estates and trusts practitioners.
Don't miss this essential revie...

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The Ontario Bar Association
Mar 29, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2017: The Digital Evolution

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend We are in the midst of a digital evolution. Technology continues to evolve and disrupt at breakneck speed, outpacing existing laws and regulations. As a result, businesses face challenges on all fronts on a daily basis.  Employees working from home and on the road present new and unique challenges for employers. Data breaches are not a matter of if, but when, stealing pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pro Bono Basics New York 2017: Best Practices and Ethics

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will address practical issues that often arise in pro bono representation and strategies for successfully handling them. What You Will Learn Tools for working effectively with low-income clients How to balance other professional obligations with pro bono representation Strategies for securing adequate training and mentorship for unfamiliar areas o...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 30, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Superior Legal Writing: Every Word Matters

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The greatest skill any lawyer can possess is the ability to write clearly, concisely, and convincingly. Good writing skills will not only improve the results you obtain, but will also enhance your reputation, and improve your relationships with judges, other lawyers and clients.
William Bernhardt, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books tells lawyers what they need...

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Seminar Partners
Mar 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Read Financial Statements 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguish...

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Practising Law Institute
Mar 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Specialized Deposition Techniques 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you’ve done one deposition or one hundred, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition experts will ou...

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Practising Law Institute





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