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?
L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr.

L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr. ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
Speaking at Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2014 Practising Law Institute Aug. 7, 2014

By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will

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Getting Started; Legal Style: How to Make Your Writing Precise and Powerful

Featured Seminar

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2014

Jul. 30, 2014

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

By attending this program you will learn effective negotiation skills and techniques by observing an expert faculty in simulated bargaining, by critical analysis of tactics and techniques, and by participating in an actual negotiation. 

News & Expert Analysis

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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From: The SEC Institute Blog

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