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Advanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age

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Recorded on: Feb. 2, 2012

LAURIE GILBERTSON: Good morning. My name is Laurie Gilbertson. I'm a program attorney here with PLI. I'd like to welcome you to Advanced Deposition Techniques 2012. It's my pleasure to introduce to you the co-chairs of today's program, David Balabanian and Kimo Peluso. David is the co-chair of Bingham McCutchen's Financial Institutions Litigation Group. He has taught more than 150 continuing legal education courses. And he's written extensively on ...

A Millennial Makeover: How Millennials May Change the Way We Do Business 2012 (Audio-only / No CLE)

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Released on: Aug. 14, 2012

Please note:  CLE Credit is Not Available for this Briefing. Taken from the briefing A Millennial Makeover: How Millennials May Change the Way We Do Business recorded July, 2012. Law firms, like many business services organizations, work under an “apprenticeship” model.  Junior staff spend years learning their craft in the shadows of senior partners.  Historically, this structure has often resulted in a focus ...

Basic Concepts

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Recorded on: Mar. 18, 2014

GRACE O'HANLON: It's my pleasure to introduce the chair of today's program, Vincent Martorana. Vinny is counsel in the Corporate and Securities Group with Reed Smith's New York office. His practice includes the representation of clients in domestic and cross border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing agreement, corporate restructurings, private equity investment, and securities offerings. ...

Basic Concepts

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Recorded on: Mar. 19, 2013

GRACE E. O'HANLON: It's my pleasure to introduce you to the chair of today's program, Vincent Martorana. Vinny is counsel in the corporate and securities group with Reed Smith's New York office. His practice includes the representation of clients in domestic and cross border mergers, stock an asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, corporate restructuring, private equity investments, and security ...

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2014

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From the program: Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2014

Released on: Apr. 1, 2014

The reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or business relationships. Unfortunately, although contract counterparties might have ...

Basic Negotiation Skills 2014

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From the program: Basic Negotiation Skills 2014

Released on: Jan. 27, 2014

Negotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life.  You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language.  This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct.  The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law firms.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:10:39]Segments ...

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy 2014

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From the program: The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

Released on: Jul. 22, 2014

Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle” on your own or joining forces with another solo practitioner? Do you operate your own practice but often wonder what costs you can eliminate and how you can attract new clients? Solos face a host of business and practice management decisions, from what to spend on overhead to how to win clients and handle difficult or non-paying clients. In this program, you will get expert advice from a faculty of top ...

Business Development for Aspiring Partners in Today's Legal Economy: Strategies and Techniques 2012 (Audio-only / No CLE)

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Released on: Oct. 18, 2012

Please note: There will be no CLE credit for this briefing. Taken from the briefing Business Development for Aspiring Partners in Today's Legal Economy: Strategies and Techniques 2012 recorded December 2012. In this briefing, our faculty – a mix of partners and associates heavily involved in business development – will share their experience and insights into business development in today's legal market.  They will discuss ...

Business Development Plans for Lawyers: More Important than Ever 2012 (Audio-only / No CLE)

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Released on: Sep. 20, 2012

Please note:  CLE credit is not available for this briefing. Taken from the briefing Business Development Plans for Lawyers: More Important than Ever recorded September, 2012. As competition in the legal market continues to become more fierce, lawyers at all levels need to be focused on business development activities.  An important starting point is a written business development plan.  And that applies not only to lawyers ...

Calling All Summer Associates: Making the Most of Your Law Firm Internship

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Recorded on: Jun. 3, 2014

There will be NO CLE Credit for this FREE One Hour Briefing. Taken from the briefing Calling All Summer Associates: Making the Most of Your Law Firm Internshiprecorded June, 2014.   There is good news and bad news for summer associates. Large law firms have traditionally used summer associate programs to find permanent associates, and most still do. But some firms have eliminated summer associate programs, and others hire far smaller ...

Calling All Summer Associates: Making the Most of Your Law Firm Internship (Free Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jun. 16, 2014

AMY: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Andrea Lee Negroni. ANDREA LEE NEGRONI: Thank you, Amy, and good afternoon everyone, and thank you for calling in. As you probably know from reading the introduction to this audio seminar, I'm here to share both good news and bad news with summer associates in law firms. The good news-- I'll start with the good news-- is that most large nationally known firms-- what some of us refer to as big ...

Career Moves and the Experienced Attorney: Building Relationships, Job Search Strategy and Common Interview Mistakes 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 12, 2013

There will be NO CLE CREDIT for this briefing.Taken from the briefing Career Moves and the Experienced Attorney: Building Relationships, Job Search Strategy and Common Interview Mistakes recorded May, 2013.The good news is that the legal marketplace is dynamic; the bad news is that it is ever-changing and uncertain. Frequent job changes and career shifts are going to become part of every legal career.  This program is geared to experienced ...

Changing Jobs in the New Legal Environment: Tools, Tips and the Inside Scoop for Associates 2012 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jan. 27, 2012

SPEAKER 1: Now it's my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Katie White. KATIE WHITE: Thank you, Amy. Steve and I are really excited to be here today and to be talking to you about this topic. We wanted to start with just a little bit of background about the state of the legal market today. We thought that would be pretty pertinent. And as you may know, there's an organization called NALP. It's actually the Association for Legal Career Professionals. ...

Courageous Counsel: Conversations with Women General Counsel in the Fortune 500 (Audio-only / No CLE)

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Released on: Dec. 17, 2012

Please note: There will be no CLE credit for this Audio Only On-Demand Web. Taken from the briefing Courageous Counsel: Conversations with Women General Counsel in the Fortune 500 recorded December, 2012. Despite all of the advances in the number of women graduating from law school over the past three decades, it remains that only roughly 20% of the General Counsel positions in Fortune 500 companies are filled by women.  Listen ...

Courtroom Skills for Pro Bono Attorneys (Free)

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From the program: Courtroom Skills for Pro Bono Attorneys (Free)

Released on: Oct. 5, 2012

Use this training for an overview of trial skills helpful to attorneys handling Pro Bono litigation matters particularly in an Unlawful Detainer context. Unlawful Detainers as summary proceedings provide unique challenges in trial preparation and representation. This three hour training is designed for practitioners at all experience levels. The panelists are experienced litigators in Pro Bono cases and eviction defense. This training provides ...

Dealing With Stress and Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession

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Recorded on: Dec. 3, 2013

Taken from the Web Program PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2013: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession Recorded December, 2013 in San FranciscoDealing With Stress and Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession [00:58:20] This presentation will examine stress, depression, substance abuse and other personal challenges commonly faced by today`s legal professionals.   The presentation will ...

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2013 (Free) -- Update on What Corporate Law Departments Are Doing to Promote Diversity and Inclusion

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From the program: Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2013 (Free)

Recorded on: Feb. 22, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2013 (Free) recorded February, 2013 in New York. Lecture Topics  [00:59:08] Update on What Corporate Law Departments Are Doing to Promote Diversity and Inclusion  [00:59:08] Growing expectations and requirements for outside Ways to partner with In-House Law Departments: what programs are the most successful? Talent development: Given the numbers, ...

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2014 (Free) -- Recent Legal Developments that Impact Diversity

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From the program: Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2014 (Free)

Recorded on: Feb. 21, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2014 recorded February, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:55:22]Recent Legal Developments that Impact Diversity  [00:55:22] The legal landscape: a discussion of recent legal developments that impact diversity, United States v. Windsor; Hollingsworth v. Perry; Fisher v. University of Texas; Shelby County v. Holder; Ligon v. City of New York Juan Cartagena, D’Arcy Kemnitz, ...

Elimination of Bias in the Legal Workplace

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Recorded on: Sep. 10, 2012

TIMOTHY LONG: Good afternoon and welcome back. So we're going to start this afternoon's session with what I suspect will be not only a provocative presentation, but also something that will be very informative and educational. And we couldn't have a better panel for this presentation, which is focusing on elimination of bias in the legal workplace. To my right, is my partner, Pat Gillette. Pat, by the way, last night, was awarded the Transformational ...

Engagement Letters: Addressing Conflicts and Other Thorny Issues Before They Arise 2012 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Aug. 1, 2012

SPEAKER 1: It's my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Nick Christakos. NICHOLAS CHRISTAKOS: Good afternoon everyone, and thanks for tuning in. As the general counsel of our firm, I do deal on a regular basis with most of the issues that we'll be discussing today, so I hope to be able to pass on some creative solutions or suggestions for dealing with what I think are pretty recurring and sometimes challenging issues in the client intake process. Let's ...

Ethical Dilemmas Arising With Depositions

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Recorded on: Mar. 12, 2014

GERALD: OK. Thank you very much. We're going to begin our final panel. And as we move through the course of the day-- we started off with a theoretical. We started getting some practical tips. Last session was the strategic use of depositions. When you get your transcripts back, how do you use them effectively? This panel is going to address ethical issues that arise during depositions. And there are plenty of them that arise in every single deposition. We ...

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2014

Released on: Mar. 25, 2014

Depositions have become increasingly important for use in motion practice, at trial, and when evaluating the merits of a case for settlement. Skilled litigators use depositions to gather information, learn about an adversary’s case, and get a close-up look at the performance of potential trial witnesses. Our faculty of experienced litigators will share their insights and provide practical advice to guide you through every facet of the deposition process ...

Ethics and Law Department Management: View From the Inside 2012 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Mar. 14, 2012

AMY: Now it's my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Carole Basri. CAROLE L. BASRI: Thank you so much Amy. I really appreciate you're having this webcast. I think it's very important issue and I'm thrilled that we have John S. Jenkins, Jr., Vice President and Corporate Secretary and International General Counsel of Tyco International with us today. I think that ethics has become an important part, not only of the practice of law, but also of ...

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2012

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Recorded on: Mar. 23, 2012

GRACE O'HANLON: Contact customer service. It's now my pleasure to introduce you to the chair of today's program, Vincent Martorana Vinny is counsel in the corporate and securities group with Reed Smith's New York office. His practice includes the representation of clients in domestic and cross border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, corporate restructurings, private ...

Writing for Litigators 2014

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From the program: Writing for Litigators 2014

Released on: Jul. 15, 2014

Good writing skills are one of the top qualities of the best practitioners. Writing for Litigators will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.Lecture Topics  [Total time 02:54:01] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction* [00:01:04]Hon. Gerald Lebovits Getting Started; Legal Style: How to Make Your Writing ...

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