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

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Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

Jan. 12, 2015

Practising Law Institute - San Francisco, CA

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News & Expert Analysis

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From: The SEC Institute Blog

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August 19, 2014

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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August 14, 2014

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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August 13, 2014

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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August 13, 2014

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From: The SEC Institute Blog

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