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.

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Who's Speaking?
Chad Rucker

Chad Rucker ~ Managing Director, Valuation Research Corporation
Speaking at How To Read Financial Statements 2015 Practising Law Institute Apr. 22, 2015

Why You Should Attend

Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the ...

 
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Featured Seminar

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

Mar. 17, 2015

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why You Should Attend 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 contrac... Read More

News & Expert Analysis

March 4, 2015

What every startup needs to hear about patents

From: Patent Law Practice Center

Fatih Ozluturk is a prolific inventor, with 186 is...

March 2, 2015

On the record with former WIPO Deputy Director Jim Pooley

From: Patent Law Practice Center

James Pooley is a U.S. patent attorney with over 3...

March 2, 2015

Recent Happenings at the SEC

From: The SEC Institute Blog

For those who have had their heads buried in their...

February 17, 2015

USPTO Releases 101 Guidance and Illustrative Examples

From: Patent Law Practice Center

Recently, the United States Patent and Trademark O...

February 12, 2015

It’s 10-K Time!

From: The SEC Institute Blog

As we move into February, the filing deadlines for...