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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Hon. Gerald Lebovits

Hon. Gerald Lebovits ~ Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County; Adjunct Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Fordham University School of Law & New York University School of Law
Speaking at Writing for Litigators 2016 Practising Law Institute Jun. 30, 2016

Why You Should Attend

Good writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary to success in the practice of law. What ...

Christine M. Fecko

Christine M. Fecko ~ General Counsel, IOLA Fund of New York State
Speaking at Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts 2016 Practising Law Institute Jun. 28, 2016

Why You Should Attend

If you are a lawyer practicing in New York State who handles client funds, you must maintain an ...

What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before I Started My Own Practice

View the entire 2015 on-demand program: The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2015: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy .

Featured Seminar

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2016: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

Jun. 8, 2016

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why You Should Attend Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle,” either on your own or with a colleague?  Many attorneys consider this career option, but how do you actually make it work? Setting up the office and getting business are top concerns. Solos also face a host of critical business and practice management decisions that will determine whether the new practice thrives or fails. At this program, you will get expert ... Read More

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