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17th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2014 Term

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Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar Association Attendees in Atlanta will view the program via Groupcast at the offices of the Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303-1601. With PLI’s Groupcasts you'll instantaneously receive streaming audio/video of the live program and be able to submit your questions electronically. At these locations you’ll also receive the printed Course Handbook ...

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2015

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Why You Should Attend Learn effective negotiation skills and techniques from an expert negotiator and participate in useful exercises designed to explore different negotiating styles.  This program will unpack negotiation’s various stages and go beyond the “hard ball” versus “soft ball” dichotomy.  Attend this practical program and learn the various stages of negotiation, including how to prepare for the opening ...

Insider Trading Law 2015: Implications of Newman & Enforcement Trends

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Why You Should Attend Insider trading is a critical area of criminal and civil securities enforcement and will likely remain so for some time to come.  Following the Second Circuit’s recent ground-breaking decision in United States v. Newman, however, the law’s contours are in flux.  This program will discuss the state of the law, enforcement priorities in this area, and how clients can avoid the government’s crosshairs.  ...

Limited Scope Representation 2015: Ethical & Practical Challenges (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend To respond to the access to justice crisis facing the legal system, the civil legal services community and the judiciary have partnered in the expansion of services based on limited scope representation. Information tables, drop-in legal clinics, websites and help lines are all models in which an attorney takes limited responsibility for a client’s case. Many of ...

California Trial Advocacy 2015

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Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit . This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session. Why You Should Attend If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare ...

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

Seminar  Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 August 5, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  More like coaches than professors, our esteemed faculty ...

Defending Immigration Removal 2015

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Scholarships are available to attend this program. Please click this  for information. Why You Should Attend With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases initiated by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law.  Studies have shown that immigrants without legal representation ...

Bridge-the-Gap II for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

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Attend PLI’s two-day Bridge-the-Gap II program and fully satisfy your annual MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys while improving your professional skills and learning about important substantive law changes.  Our faculty of distinguished legal practitioners will help seamlessly connect the lessons you learned in law school with real-life practical applications and emerging legal trends to give you the professional edge as a new ...

Supreme Court and Civil Procedure: The Changing Landscape of Civil Litigation

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

In the past few years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of decisions on various issues of civil procedure, including personal jurisdiction, removal, forum selection, and appealability.  The Court’s decisions affect many of the most important aspects of civil litigation:  how parties draft pleadings, where they bring cases, and when and what they may appeal.    Please plan to join Jeffrey B. Wall, Co-Head of the ...

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income ...

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2015

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Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar Association Attendees in Atlanta will view the program via Groupcast at the offices of the Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303-1601. With PLI’s Groupcasts you'll instantaneously receive streaming audio/video of the live program and be able to submit your questions electronically. At these locations you’ll also receive the printed Course Handbook ...

Electronic Discovery Institute 2015: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

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Why You Should Attend The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give tips for avoiding pitfalls litigants have encountered ...

Government Contracts 2015

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Why You Should Attend Congress and the regulators appear to have rediscovered acquisition reform in 2015.  The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are considering a host of potential acquisition changes, including what may be a renewed focus on commercial items. The Office of Federal Procurement policy is focused on IT acquisition and “category management” across Government.  Additional rules that affect the entire supply ...

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

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Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015 September 21, 2015 Learn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school.  Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face.  The lessons taught in this program are not theoretical.  More like coaches than professors, our esteemed faculty ...

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2015

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Why You Should Attend From the Trenches is all about the best part of litigation---the trials themselves.  The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year.  Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front lines who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s ...

Memorable and Persuasive: Winning Demonstratives at Trial

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

In the niche world of graphics consulting for courtroom presentations, starting with the end in mind is a proven strategy for success. Elite trial teams think about the visual depiction of a case early in the litigation cycle, working with graphics (demonstratives and exhibits) that support the witnesses and the arguments. Utilizing the principles of design: balance, gradation, repetition, contrast, harmony, dominance and flow, a trial team uses ...

Cutting Edge Employment Law Issues 2015: The California Difference

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend This full day event addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California state law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices ...

32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

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Why You Should Attend Section 1983 litigation is typically multi-faceted and often complex. The law governing Section 1983 claims is voluminous and continues to develop on an ongoing basis. At PLI’s 32nd Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation program, a highly experienced and accomplished faculty, including a law school dean, retired federal district court judge, legal scholars, and plaintiff and defendant practitioners will analyze recent ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.   Program changes and budget cuts have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients.  Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new complex rules.  At the same time, county staff has shrunk, ...

White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

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Why You Should Attend In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The government’s enforcement agenda is broad and ...

Three "P's" of Professional Legal Writing

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Writing well takes commitment, practice, hard work, and a solid writing process. For many lawyers, writing well does not come easy. Lawyers also write for sophisticated and discerning readers: judges and clients.   This session covers the three “P”s of professional legal writing: Professional, Practice and Process. Lawyers must realize and embrace they are Professional writers. Second and as a professional writers, lawyers must ...

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2015 (Free)

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants including eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, an overview of NYCHA administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.  What You Will Learn Common New York State/City Rental Subsidies Housing ...

Employment Law Institute 2015

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Why You Should Attend Our annual Employment Law Institute combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government enforcement agency ...

California Trial Evidence 2015

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Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit . This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.Why You Should Attend Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial.  Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and trials.  This program is designed to give ...

Judges' Pet Peeves 2015: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

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This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Do you wonder what the judges really think about pre-trial and trial practices? At Judges' Pet Peeves: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice, you will hear directly from judges how they view communications with the Court and trial practice, as well as how lawyers can help (or sabotage) their cases. What You Will Learn Based on a series of hypotheticals, this year's panel ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia