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Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

There will be NO CLE credit for this briefing.Have you ever wondered why some very bright lawyers who are well educated and know the law very well struggle in their career while others who may possess solid, but not extraordinary, intellectual and technical legal skills soar through the promotional ranks of business to great success? Research shows that the difference is that the latter has the “right stuff”, “x-factor” or ...

Strategies for a Smooth and Ethical Transition Plan That Will Help Your Firm Close the Deal: How to Keep Lateral Candidates on Track

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Although lawyer mobility is now the norm in the legal profession, changing firms may be risky for both hiring firms as well as the mobile lawyers.  Closing the deal and transitioning the lawyer into the new firm can present many challenges, including partnership duties, partnership agreements, ethical issues and disciplinary rules .  What are some of the do’s and don’ts for firms seeking experienced lawyers? Please join Professor ...

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) ...

Effective Lateral Partner Recruitment in 2015

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

There will be no CLE credit for this briefing. Recent surveys indicated that while lateral partner hiring remains as robust as ever, a large number of managing partners question the overall efficacy of such efforts. In this One-Hour Briefing, recruiters Stephen Nelson, Andi Cullins and Ellen Dougherty of The McCormick Group, Inc. review recent changes in the lateral market, and how firms can take advantage of these changes.   Among ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2015 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues.  Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!  What You Will Learn Drafting Effective Briefs Preparing Witness Declarations Crafting Complaints Who ...

Fundamental Concepts in Drafting Contracts: What Most Attorneys Fail to Consider 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend The reduction to writing of an agreed-upon understanding among parties can sometimes be viewed as a cursory step in formalizing a business relationship. Yet the manner in which concepts are expressed on a page is often as important as the concepts themselves. Solid contract-drafting skills are therefore essential tools to any professional who deals with transactions or business relationships. Unfortunately, although contract ...

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar AssociationAttendees 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 upon arriving.Why ...

Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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Writing for Litigators 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend Good writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary for success in the practice of law.  What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.  What You Will Learn • Getting started: planning your document and getting it done • Writing to persuade • Legal writing ...

Negotiation Workshop for Lawyers 2015

Seminar  Seminar

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California Trial Advocacy 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

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

California Trial Evidence 2015

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

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

Featured Faculty/Authors
Angela J. Grayson

Angela J. Grayson ~ Associate General Counsel, Global Leverage, Intellectual Property & Privacy, Walmart Legal

Adam O. Emmerich

Adam O. Emmerich ~ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Ellen Moran Dwyer

Ellen Moran Dwyer ~ Managing Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP