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.

Don't see a Professional Skills program topic? Feel free to email your suggestions to psc@pli.edu.

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Who's Speaking?
Steven L. Wilner

Steven L. Wilner ~ Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Speaking at How to Succeed As A Summer Associate 2015 Practising Law Institute Jun. 23, 2015

Why You Should Attend
A summer associate position is really a twelve-week interview. Simply avoiding career-limiting behavior ...

Christine M. Fecko

Christine M. Fecko ~ General Counsel, IOLA Fund of New York State
Speaking at Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts Practising Law Institute Jun. 18, 2015

Why You Should Attend

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

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



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Featured Seminar

Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts

Jun. 18, 2015

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why You Should Attend If you are a lawyer practicing in New York State who handles client funds, you must maintain an IOLA or other escrow account  and must be aware of the ethical rules regarding such accounts.  This panel will identify how ethical violations – even unwitting ones – can arise and will explain how violations are handled by the Attorney Disciplinary/Grievance Committees.  The program  will hig... Read More