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 LIVE LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT CLE PROGRAMS AND WEBCASTS:


Consider Networking a Strategy, Not a Tactic
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Live & Webcast
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP | 1350 Broadway | New York City, NY 10018
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2017 Annual Meeting

NYSBA's 140th Annual Meeting | January 23-38, 2017
New York Hilton Midtown | 1335 Avenue of the Americas | NYC

Career Development Conference | Monday, January 23, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Intro to Legal Research Using Fastcase | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
LPM Day | Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Intro to Legal Research Using Fastcase | Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Advanced Legal Research Using Fastcase | Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Voice of the Children | Friday, January 27, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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2017 Marketing Conference for Solo Practitioners
 | 7.0 MCLE Credits 
Friday, March 3, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Live and Webcast
NY Society of Security Analysts | 1640 Broadway | Suite 1010 | NYC
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Bridging the Gap - March 2017

Tuesday March 7, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | 8.0 MCLE Credits
Wednesday March 8, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | 8.0 MCLE Credits
New York City | Live & Webcast | CUNY Graduate Center 
Albany | Live Video Conference | New York State Bar Association
Buffalo | Live Video Conference | Adam's Mark Hotel
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Legal Malpractice 2017
 
| 4.0 MCLE Credits
Each program is a half-day CLE from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Friday, March 10, 2017 | Westchester | Live Program | Elmwood Country Club 
Friday, March 17, 2017 | Rochester | Live Program | RIT Inn & Conference Center 
Friday, March 24, 2017 | Albany | Live Program | New York State Bar Association 
Friday, March 24, 2017 | New York City | Live and Webcast | CUNY Graduate Center
Friday, March 31, 2017 | Long Island | Live Program | Melville Marriott  


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All Law Practice Management informational programs are recorded and available online. View archives of past events here
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Bridging the Gap CLE
 | 16.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 Ethics
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.
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Microsoft Word Academy for Lawyers | 7.0 MCLE Credits in Skills
How to Dramatically Improve Speed and Accuracy While Drafting Complex Legal Documents
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Women on the Move 2016 | 4.0 MCLE Credits 
Exposure, Evidence and Ethics -- Social Media's 21st Century Role in Lawyering. 
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Legal Ethics in the Digital Age 2016
| 4.0 MCLE Credits
Featuring Renowned Speakers on Ethics, Social Media and Electronic Discovery
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Risk Management 2016 | 4.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
This program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and lessen the possibility of a malpractice claim or grievance.
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A New York Constitutional Convention
 | 2.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice
How Our State Constitution Impacts the Practice of Law and the Lives of New Yorkers.
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Bridging the Gap | August 2016
 | 16.0 MCLE Credits
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.
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2016 Leadership Conference
 
| 7.5 MCLE Credits including 1.5 Ethics
Purchase this video replay and receive the American Bar Association's publication Lessons in Leadership | Essential Skills for Lawyers (ABA list price of $79.95) 
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Microsoft Word in the Law Office and Document Automation Systems | 3.0 MCLE Credits in Skills
How to Dramatically Improve Speed and Accuracy While Drafting Complex Legal Document
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How to Achieve Meaningful Paper Reduction in Your Practice | 3.0 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management
A Lawyer's Guide to Adobe Acrobat, Scanners and PDFs
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Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2016 | Basic Business Skills for Starting and Running a Successful Practice | 8.0 MCLE Credits including 3.5 Ethics
Get an overview of what it takes to start your own practice, from choosing a business entity to choosing office space and attracting new clients.
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The Changing Landscape of the Legal Profession | 2.0 MCLE Credits including 1.0 Ethics
With continued efforts to bridge the serious justice gap between those in need of legal services and those represented by counsel. 
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Legally LinkedIn | What Lawyers Need to Know about LinkedIn and Ways to Market Yourself and your Practice
| 1.5 MCLE Credits in Ethics
Learn how to attract clients and develop business. Seasoned faculty will provide practical ideas you can implement right away. Panelists will share advice on LinkedIn marketing, targeted prospecting and social media. Panelists will also explore the limitations placed on lawyers by the ethics rules. Leading authorities on legal ethics will discuss the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, case law, and ethics opinions governing the marketing of legal services by lawyers.  
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Structuring the Leadership Role of the Managing Partner | 2.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice
A Managing Partner ensures alignment of people - - that partners have input, are heard, and that opinions are considered through strong communication and effective listening skills and through effective mentoring. A Managing Partner is accountable for effecting change and execution of the Firm’s strategies through the activities and priorities of the Board.  
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Bridging the Gap | March 2016 | 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.
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2016 Marketing Conference for Solo Practitioners: Using Technology and the Internet to Turbo-Charge Your Business Development Success | 7.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 Ethics
Combining a discussion of basic best practices with a review of ethics-based opportunities and constraints, this program will provide an overview of technology and Internet resources to grow your firm. Learn how to use technology and Internet resources to target the clients you want to build your practice effectively and efficiently.
When you purchase this program, you will also receive the NYSBA e-publication Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing and Business Development Strategies ($65 value - e-book)
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Applying for Cyber Insurance 101
Navigating the Cyber Policy Application and Cyber Security Practices for Law Firms
 | 2.0 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management
Many attorneys, particularly those in small to mid-size law firms, have questions about cyber insurance, such as: why they should consider purchasing this type of insurance, what the questions in the application are asking and why insurance companies are even asking these questions.  This program will cover the basics of applying for cyber insurance and navigating the application process
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"Virtual" World View- Ethics of a 21st Century Office | 1.0 Ethics Credit
The program offers the opportunity to hear from Attorney Ekaterina Schoenefeld, and covers Judiciary Law Section 470.
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"LPM Day" Leadership Development Conference | 7.5 MCLE
Tips for Structuring the Leadership Role of Managing Partner and Implementing a Leadership Structure in Law Firms; The Obligation and Importance of Attorney Supervision in Law Firms and Law Departments:  Challenges, Guidelines and Requirements; Competent Supervision | Challenges and Guidelines for the Legal Profession; Managing and Mentoring Millennial Leaders and Technology Concerns for Law Firm Leaders | The Mind of the Lawyer Manager – Using Emotional Intelligence to Build a Team-Driven, Client Focused Work Environment and Being a Leader as a Solo Practitioner – Marketing, Ethics and Maximizing Efficiency 
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Bridging the Gap | December 2015 | Earn 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.  
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Virtual Practice | After Schoenefeld v. NY: Where is Your Office? 
| 2.0 MCLE Credits
Practicing Law Virtually and Ethically | What Lawyers Need to Know
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Risk Management 2015 | 4.0 Ethics Credits
Program Faculty:
A. Michael Furman, Esq. | Mark E. Housman, Esq. | Greg Cooke | Marian C. Rice, Esq.
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Attorney Escrow Accounts 2015 | 4.0 Ethics Credits
Program Faculty:
Peter V. Coffey, Esq. | Monica A. Duffy, Esq. | Christine M. Fecko, Esq. | Michael G. Gaynor, Esq. | Timothy J. O'Sullivan, Esq. | Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. 
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Avoiding Ethical Nightmares: Attorney Escrow | 1.5 MCLE Ethics Credits 
Everything you wanted to know about NYS Interest on Lawyers Account Fund (IOLA), but didn't know to ask.
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Law Practice Management: Technology Tips for Your Practice | 1.5 MCLE Credits 
Learn 25 ways to streamline your practice and become a more efficient lawyers as well as ways to leverage technology in your day-to-day practice.
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Bridging the Gap | August 2015 | Earn 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.  
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Understanding Your Malpractice Insurance | 2.0 MCLE Credits
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The Do's and Don'ts of Finding and Hiring an Associate for your Law Practice...and how to avoid a future discrimination claim | 2.0 MCLE Credits 
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Starting a Solo Practice in New York | 8.0 MCLE Credits including 4.0 Ethics
Basic Business Skills for Starting and Running a Successful Practice
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Online Communications and Social Media in a Global World | 1.0 MCLE Ethics Credits 
Liability and Ethical Pitfalls for Attorneys
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2015 March Marketing Conference | Grow Your Practice
 
| 5.0 MCLE Credits including 2.5 Ethics 
When you purchase this program, you will also receive the NYSBA e-publication Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing and Business Development Strategies ($65 value - e-book)
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Legal Malpractice 2015 | 4.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 Ethics
Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics 
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Bridging the Gap | March 2015 | Earn 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
This program is also available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.
 
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Client Intake: Best Practices for Attorneys
 | 1.0 MCLE Credits
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Planning Ahead and Preparing for Retirement or Transition | 7.5 MCLE Credits including 4.5 Ethics
Learn how to protect your clients, your family and your peace of mind
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Management Training for Lawyers | Tips for Managing Partners | 1.5 MCLE Credits
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Hot Topics in Law Practice Management 2014 Summit | 6.5 MCLE Credits 
Security Concerns for Law Firms | What You Need to Know about Cybersecurity, Data Security, Office Security and More
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Succession Planning and Client Transition | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Presented by nationally recognized law firm management consultant, Joel A. Rose, this program will provide an overview of succession planning and client transition. A nationally recognized Certified Management Consultant and a panel of Managing Partners of law firms will also discuss practical strategies and advice on planning ahead.
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Women on the Move 2014 | 4.0 MCLE Credits
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Risk Management 2014 | 4.0 MCLE Credits
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What Makes Lawyers Happy | An LAP Ethics and Professionalism Program
| 2.0 MCLE Credits
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New Horizons in eDiscovery:  How New Rules, Cyber-Security and Specialized eDiscovery Counsel are Shaping the Future of eDiscovery
3.0 MCLE Credits | Chairs: Connie Boland and Adam Cohen
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Buying or Selling a Law Practice | Practical and Ethical Considerations and the NY Rules | 2.0 MCLE Credits 
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Online Content Management | 2.0 MCLE Credits
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Hiring and Managing Staff - The Lawyer as an Employer (2014) | 2.0 MCLE Credits | $50 Members
Geared toward solo and small firm practitioners, this comprehensive program will address hiring and managing staff and will provide an overview of human resource compliance.
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Risk Management 360 | 6.0 MCLE Credits | $150 Members 
Navigating law practice risks, the stresses of lawyering, and ever-changing technology, all while maintaining professional standards
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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More on-demand CLE programs that may be of interest to you:

Growing Your Firm Part 2 | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Ethics in the Workplace | 1.5 MCLE Credits
PowerPoint 101 for Lawyers | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Starting a Practice in New York (2014)
| 7.5 MCLE Credits
Starting Your Own Practice in New York (2013)
| 8.0 MCLE Credits
Legal Malpractice (2013)
| 4.0 MCLE Credits
iPad for Legal Professionals
| 1.0 MCLE Credits
Basic Human Resources for Solo/Small Firms
| 1.5 MCLE Credits
Living to 103 - Are You Prepared? 
| 7.0 MCLE Credits
Retirement - Selling Your Law Practice | 1.5 MCLE Credits  
Starting a Practice in New York (2013) | 7.5 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 
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 
Legal Project Management | 1.5 MCLE Credits 
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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 ksuchocki@nysba.org or 518-487-5590.

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