Law Practice Management CLE Programs

Law Practice Management Continuing Legal Education programs are open to all members and non-members.  Topics include finance, technology, human resources, marketing, client development and day-to-day operations of your law firm. All LPM live programs and events are recorded and available online, on demand.  Special member pricing options are available.  Recent programs include Leveraging Technology in Your Practice, Technology, Tools and Ethics Rules, Powerpoint 101 for Lawyers, Maximizing the Use of Your iPad in Your Law Practice and many more.

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Upcoming Law Practice Management CLE Programs

Hiring and Managing Staff | The Lawyer as Employer | A Program for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners
Featuring Nancy B. Schess, Esq.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2.0 MCLE Credits

2014 Starting a Practice in New York | What You Need to Know
Friday, May 16, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7.0 MCLE Credits

LPM CLE Programs Available Online, On Demand

Risk Management 360 | 6.5 MCLE Credits | $150 Members 
Navigating law practice risks, the stresses of lawyering, and ever-changing technology, all while maintaining professional standards   
This full day program will feature speakers and panelists from multiple disciplines discussing these topics while sharing their expertise about the law of law practice as well as the many resources available to make your practice efficient, effective and rewarding.  Co-sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee, Attorney Professionalism Committee, Lawyer Assistance Program, Committee on Continuing Legal Education and Electronic Communications Committee.  

Leveraging Technology in Your Practice | 2.0 MCLE Credits
During this fast-paced CLE webcast program will you learn twenty-five ways to streamline your practice. Covering the latest trends in technology, the overall goal of this program is to help you become a more efficient lawyer. Learn ways to leverage technology in your day-to-day practice to work more efficiently.

The Law Firm of Tomorrow Today | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Exploring issues raised by the Report of the Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession, download this program to learn how your firm can begin to incorporate elements of the law firm of the future into your law practice today.

Technology in Your Practice - Trends, Tools and Ethics Rules | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Exploring the hottest trends in legal technology, this program provides an overview of practice matters including outsourcing, knowledge management, legal research, virtual law practice, cloud computing, and related technologies.  Panelists discuss ethical considerations, security concerns, accessibility issues, information sharing, billing considerations, overhead and competitive advantages.  This program includes the ever popular "50 Apps in 50 Minutes." Get fifty tips to streamline your practice.

Virtual Law Firms and Of Counsel Arrangements | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Get an overview of “of counsel” arrangements and recent developments concerning “virtual law firms.” Panelists will share tips on growing your firm.

Ethics in the Workplace
Developing & Implementing Internal Controls for Ethics and Conflicts, Quality Review, Professional Responsibilities and Staff
A nationally recognized law firm management consultant moderates this program and addresses the role of managing partners, members of management/executive committees and heads of practice groups to insure that firm attorneys and employees operate within the bounds of the rules of professional conduct.
1.5 MCLE Credits | $50 NYSBA Members 

PowerPoint 101 for Lawyers - The Skills You Need for Powerful Powerpoint Presentations (2013)
Featuring W. Russell Corker, Esq.
|  1.5 MCLE Credits | $75 NYSBA Members 

Starting Your Own Practice in New York - Going Solo in the Real World (2013) | 8.0 MCLE Credits

Legal Malpractice (2013) | 4.0 MCLE Credits | Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics

iPad for Legal Professionals - How To's and Best Practices | 1.0 MCLE Credit | Featuring John R. McCarron, Jr., Esq.

Basic Human Resources for Solo and Small Firms | 1.5 MCLE Credits | Featuring Nancy B. Schess, Esq.
This program provides an overview of human resource compliance. Geared towards solo and small firm practitioners, this program covers the basics of staffing, hiring and firing.

Living to 103 - Are You Prepared?
Senior Lawyers Fall Section Meeting | Co-sponsored by Law Practice Management

Selling or Closing Your Law Practice - Ethical Considerations | 1.0 MCLE Credits 
Starting a Practice in New York - Basic Business Skills for Starting and Running a Practice in New York | 7.5 MCLE Credits
PowerPoint 101 - Skills You Need to Create Powerful Presentations | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Legal Malpractice - Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics | 4.0 MCLE Credits
The Trouble with Larry: Dealing with a Problem Partner | 3.0 MCLE Credits
Strategies for Progressing Equity Partners | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Recent Developments in E-Discovery | 3.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
Partner Compensation Systems | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Attorney Escrow Accounts in New York | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Risk Management for Attorneys Protect Your Practice | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Marketing on a Shoestring  | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Technology in Your Practice - Trends, Tools and Ethics Rules | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Bill Collection and the Business of Law  | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Safe-Guarding Client Information | 1.5 MCLE Credits
E-Discovery What You Need to Know | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness  | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Growing Your Firm "Bringing on Lateral Partners | Partnership Agreements 101" | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Growing Your Firm “Growing Your Practice or Corporate Legal Department:
Retirement 101/Selling Your Law Practice-A Program for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Malpractice Insurance – The Application Process   | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Alternative Fee Arrangements  | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Legal Project Management | 1.5 MCLE Credits

The Law Practice Management Committee wants to hear from you.  If there is a program topic you would like to see offered in the future, or if you would like to participate in an upcoming program please contact Katherine Suchocki, Esq. at or 518-487-5590.

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