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The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2015: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Are you thinking about “hanging out a shingle,” either on your own or with a colleague?  Many attorneys consider this career option, but how do you actually make it work? Setting up the office and getting business are top concerns. Solos also face a host of critical business and practice management decisions that will determine whether the ...

Class Action Litigation 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Class action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice.  This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on important ...

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging markets. Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the best practices ...

Foreclosure Litigation – Real World Solutions That Work For Both Sides 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend This substantive training provides an overview of: Ways to avoid foreclosure litigation by resolving disputes before filing suit, with the commentary of industry leaders representing both borrowers’ and the servicers’ perspectives; Foreclosure litigation and where there is common ground - which arguments help your case, which do not add anything to it, and which actually hurt your client’s chances ...

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Over the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and has retooled its adviser exam program.  The SEC has also set high expectations for advisers in identifying and responding to conflicts of interests. At this program, attendees ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2015: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live San Francisco session.WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Attorneys are often presented with accounting information when working on cases or legal transactions.  While they are not expected to have an accountant’s expertise, understanding the story behind the numbers can only help paint the full picture of a legal matter.  A good grasp of core accounting concepts can put otherwise raw data into an informative legal ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance, Food Stamp, and Health Care Advocacy 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend This year's program will provide attorneys with a greater understanding of public assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and will focus on select public assistance budgeting issues, recent developments concerning SNAP, and key aspects of Medicaid expansion under the ACA. What You Will Learn Topics ...

Basics of International Taxation 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by international ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2015 (Free)

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act  ...

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend Attend this program to get an update about important ethical issues that arise for in-house corporate counsel. What You Will Learn The FCPA guidelines and related ethical issues New developments in corporate governance Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management Corporate whistleblowing and ethical obligations Attorney-client ...

Ethics for Discovery 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend This program is designed to provide counsel with an understanding of their ethical responsibilities in connection with document preservation and discovery practices.  Learn about discovery failures and how you can avoid sanctions.  Ethical issues arising with respect to document management practices, new search technologies, case management orders, and preserving the attorney-client ...

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Webcast of live New York session.Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come.

Supreme Court Review (17th Annual): October 2014 Term

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend A distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, civil rights experts, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist and biographer will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2014 Term. The faculty represents a variety of views and perspectives on constitutional interpretation and the work of the Supreme Court. What You Will Learn This ...

Seeking Safety in America: The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Domestic Violence Victims as Respondents in International Child Abduction Cases 2015

Webcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend Battered parents are sometimes forced to flee with their children across international borders, seeking safety in the United States. Their abuser, the left-behind parent in these cases, may file a petition under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction for the return of the children. These cases are filed in U.S. courts, with resources focused on the prompt return of children wrongfully removed ...

Securities Arbitration 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend FINRA arbitrations have undergone significant changes in the past year and we expect significant developments in the near future.  If you are a practitioner, arbitrator, mediator, or intend to be any above in the future, this program is an invaluable resource for cutting edge events, practical takeaways, and a means of meeting the FINRA staff who manage the forum. This year’s ...

Insider Trading Law 2015: Implications of Newman & Enforcement Trends

Webcast  Webcast

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.  ...

Children's Law Institute (18th Annual)

Webcast  Webcast

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 Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 18th Annual ...

ERISA 2015: The Evolving World

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the ...

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

Webcast  Webcast

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

Webcast  Webcast

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 ...

Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend By attending this program you will learn principles of effective writing and drafting to enhance your transactional practice. Particular emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the end users: your clients and those who litigate commercial disputes. What You Will Learn Crisp and clear drafting techniques, including the use of “Plain English” Tailoring ...

Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.Why You Should Attend At this three hour program, an expert faculty will review and  provide practical guidance on current ethical issues faced by attorneys in banking and financial services. What You Will Learn Confidentiality issues when representing banking and financial services clients Ethical issues in internal investigations  Ethical concerns when representing ...

Defending Immigration Removal 2015

Webcast  Webcast

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.  Over half of those facing removal proceedings are unrepresented, ...

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This is a webcast of the live New York session.: Conflicts of interest can arise with little expectation and managing them early on or heading them off is a skill that attorneys must develop to maintain their required ethical standards.  This program will deliver a concise, current review of the latest developments and practical takeaways to help attorneys navigate this delicate area of legal ethics. What you will learn:  ...

The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations 2015

Webcast  Webcast

This dynamic program will cover the latest developments arising out of common and more nuanced attorney-client privilege situations arising out of internal investigation, pulled from actual events and through hypothetical scenarios.  Hear the latest case law and strategies to protect yourself from costly ethical missteps.  What you will learn Best practices in conducting investigations Conflicts between ...

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