Professional Skills Center

In today's competitive legal environment, client and employer expectations are higher than ever. To stay competitive, it's crucial that you not only hone your legal knowledge, but continually work at developing professional skills. Whether it's managing existing clients, developing new business or raising your profile at the office, your professional skills play a pivotal role in how effectively you service your firm and clients. PLI's Professional Skills Center provides practical resources in important areas such as business development, communication, firm leadership, leveraging technology, law firm economics and much more.

Please note that not all of PLI's Professional Skills programs qualify for CLE credit or for state specific "skills" credit. Please check the credit calculator for specific credit information in your jurisdiction.

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Michael E. Meyer ~ DLA Piper
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Featured Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2016

Feb. 19, 2016

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why You Should Attend The ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.      What You Will Learn You will learn how to: Master effective physical delivery skills (eye contact, body language... Read More

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