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New World of Collaborative Consumption

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

The Internet has made possible the shared use of goods and services in ways not previously feasible—or even imagined.  Already widespread is such use of automobiles, boats, residences and personal time, with additional ones being identified almost daily.    The new ways in which goods and services are used raise novel questions under the laws governing competition, employment, intellectual property, taxation and regulation.  This ...

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

Seminar  Seminar

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II – Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can satisfy all of your annual MCLE ethics ...

Excel Essentials for Legal Professionals

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. Excel, the longstanding powerhouse of spreadsheet software, is one of the most commonly used business applications on the planet. But learning the countless features available to you can be a daunting task. From simply printing a real estate closing statement to creating and manipulating a clients’ estate asset worksheet, every lawyer needs basic spreadsheet skills.  Anytime ...

Modifying and Eliminating Fiduciary Duties in Alternative Entities -- How Far Can You Go?

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Alternatives to the traditional corporate form, such as limited liability companies and limited partnerships, may appeal to investors for a variety of reasons.  One reason is the flexibility of these entities.  In this briefing we discuss one aspect of this flexibility:  the ability to contractually eliminate or modify fiduciary duties.  This one-hour briefing, focusing on the Delaware perspective, will consider the scope of a ...

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Electronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and information? How does the right against self-incrimination ...

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Negotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law firms who will share their best practices and real world ...

LinkedIn for Lawyers -- Maximize This Effective Networking Tool

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program. If you search the Internet, you will find a lot has been written about LinkedIn, clearly the most widely used on-line professional networking site.  Potential clients and business colleagues may visit your profile before an important meeting, search firms constantly use this tool to identify new candidates for positions, and your former and current colleagues who are sources of ...

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Pennsylvania Bar InstituteAttendees in Pennsylvania will be viewing the live broadcast at the the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Professional Development Conference Center, Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2517. You will have the opportunity to submit questions and will receive the printed Course Handbook.Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!

Defending Data Privacy, Behavioral Advertising and Security Breach Class Action Suits 2015: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

In recent years, there has been an explosion of new lawsuits focused on the alleged disclosure of personal information in connection with the use of mobile phones and tablets, social networks, social gaming, apps, and other technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers and geolocation tools. Like patent troll suits and stock drop cases, being ...

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

Seminar  Seminar

If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.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 ...

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

Seminar  Seminar

Why You Should Attend This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably. What You Will Learn The ethical rules governing limited scope representation How to limit ...

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

The Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets your professional needs.Do not miss this unique opportunity ...

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Human Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protection ...

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Wage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements and class action waivers. For litigators, it is essential ...

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2015

Seminar  Seminar

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar. By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can satisfy all of your annual ...

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2015

Seminar  Seminar

The ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.What you will learnYou will learn how to: Master effective physical delivery skills (eye contact, body language, voice, gesturing) ...

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these developments for your cases? At Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015, a distinguished faculty of trial lawyers and judges will review and offer their insights into significant recent developments in the law.  The program will focus on the application of these developments for best pretrial and trial practices. ...

Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Psychological issues in employment law are both unavoidable and fascinating. They help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice regarding a variety of employment issues, play a central role in litigation, shape damages analyses, and motivate or impede resolution of disputes, including employment lawsuits. Psychological issues often are at the core of incentivizing employees, negotiating workplace disputes or trying an employment ...

Social Security Disability 2015: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2015

Groupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

New York CPLR 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Featured Faculty/Authors
Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker ~ Kaplan & Walker LLP

K. Susan Grafton

K. Susan Grafton ~ K&L Gates LLP

Garner K. Weng

Garner K. Weng ~ Hanson Bridgett LLP