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

Featured Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2014

Jul. 1, 2014

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Good writing skills are one of the top qualities of the best practitioners. Writing for Litigators will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients. 

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April 14, 2014

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From: Patent Law Practice Center

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