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:

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Bridging the Gap CLE | 16.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 Ethics
August 9, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) and August 10, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Live and Webcast: New York City
Video Conferences: Albany | Buffalo | NEW LOCATION! Washington, D.C.
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Leadership Development Conference Video Replay | 7.5 MCLE Credits including 1.5 Ethics
Thursday, August 18, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LessonsLeadershipSM_jpg 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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Automobile Litigation | No-Fault in NYS – What You Need to Know Video Replay | 1.5 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
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Intellectual Property 101 | Patents and Trademarks Video Replay | 1.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
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Bridging the Gap CLE | 16.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 Ethics
November 30, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) and December 1, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Live: New York City
Video Conferences: Albany | Buffalo

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Risk Management 2016 | 4.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
4.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the dates and locations below:

September 16, 2016 | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel Syracuse 801 University Avenue | Syracuse, NY  13210-0801 | Live
September 23, 2016 | R.I.T Inn & Conference Center | Rochester 5257 West Henrietta Road | Rochester, NY  14467 | Live
September 30, 2016 | Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst | Buffalo 5020 Main Street | Amherst, NY 14226 | Live
October 7, 2016 | New York State Bar Association | Albany One Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207 | Live
October 14, 2016 | Melville Marriott | Long Island 1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, L.I., NY  11747 | Live
October 28, 2016 | NY Society of Security Analysts | New York City 1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036  | Live & Webcast
November 18, 2016 | Elmwood Country Club | Westchester 850 Dobbs Ferry Road | White Plains, NY 10607 | Live
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2016 Marketing Conference for Small Law Firms
 
| 7.0 MCLE Credits including 4.0 Ethics 
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Live and Webcast
Grow Your Practice
When you attend this program, you will also receive the NYSBA publication
Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing and Business Development Strategies
($65 value)

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RECENT CLE Programs and Webcasts THAT ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND:

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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.
Grow Your Practice
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.
Original Program: October 2015
Co-sponsored by the Business Law Section
Panelists: Michael G. Gaynor, Christine Fecko, William M. Lopez

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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.
Original Program: October 2015
Co-sponsored by the Business Law Section
Panelists: Gillian Fattal, John R. McCarron, Jr.

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Bridging the Gap | August 2015 | Earn 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
Original Program:  Thursday, August 27, 2015 & Friday, August 28, 2015
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
Original Program:  Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Program Faculty:
Marian C. Rice, Esq. | Mike Mooney | Robert Anthony

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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 
Original Program: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Program Faculty:
Richard A. Klass, Esq. | David B. Sarnoff, Esq. | Carolyn D. Richmond, Esq.
Co-sponsored by the General Practice Section

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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
Original Program: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Program Faculty:
Cliff Ennico, Esq. | Peter Giuliani | Marian C. Rice, Esq. | Joe Rivera | Dr. Carol Schiro Greenwald | John Balestriere, Esq. | Marc Natale | John R. McCarron, Jr., Esq. | David DePietto | Carmel J. Mushin, Esq.

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Online Communications and Social Media in a Global World | 1.0 MCLE Ethics Credits 
Liability and Ethical Pitfalls for Attorneys
Original Program: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Co-sponsored by the International Section and the Subcommittee on Non-Resident Membership
Program Faculty: David P. Atkins, Esq.

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2015 March Marketing Conference | Grow Your Practice | 5.0 MCLE Credits including 2.5 Ethics
Original Program: March 27, 2015
Grow Your Practice
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 
Original Program: March 6, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Overall Planning Chair: A. Michael Furman, Esq.

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Bridging the Gap | March 2015 | Earn 16.0 MCLE credits including 3.0 in Ethics
Co-sponsored by the Young Lawyers Section 
Original Program:  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 & Thursday, March 19, 2015
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
Original Program: February 10
, 2015

Program Faculty:
A. Michael Furman, Esq. | Cristina Yannucci, Esq. | Lisa Jaffee, JD

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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
Original Program: January 2015
Panelists: Hon. Eugene F. Pigott, Sarah Diane McShea, Esq. Anthony Q. Fletcher, Esq., Daniel A. Timins, Marion Hancock Fish, Esq., Philip Burke, Esq., Joseph Shifflett, Deborah A. Scalise, Esq., Kim Swetland, Hal Stewart, Pat Spataro, Henry Kruman, Esq.; Kathryn Meng, Esq., Robert Ostertag, Esq.; Anthony Q. Fletcher, Esq.; Joseph Saeli, Esq., Marian C. Rice, Esq.; Sarah D. McShea, Esq.; Kathryn Meng, Esq.

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Management Training for Lawyers | Tips for Managing Partners | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Original Program: 
December 2, 2014
 
Chair: Joel Rose | LPM CLE Webcast    
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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
Original Program: November 20, 2014
Co-sponsored by the Corporate Counsel Section

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Succession Planning and Client Transition | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Original Program: October 21, 2014
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
Original Program: October 8, 2014
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Women in Law
Chairs: Linda A. Redlisky and Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Esq. 

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Risk Management 2014 | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Original Program: October 30, 2014
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Association Insurance Programs
Chair: Scott W. Bush, Esq. 

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What Makes Lawyers Happy | An LAP Ethics and Professionalism Program
 | 2.0 MCLE Credits
Original Program: September 30, 2014
Co-Sponsored by the Lawyer Assistance Committee 
Chairs: Patrick McKenna, Pat Spataro and Marian Rice
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New Horizons in eDiscovery:  How New Rules, Cyber-Security and Specialized eDiscovery Counsel are Shaping the Future of eDiscovery
Co-sponsored by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section e-Discovery Committee
Original Program: September 18, 2014
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 
Original Program: September 10, 2014
 
2.0 MCLE Credits | Chair: Nat Wasserstein  
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Online Content Management | 2.0 MCLE Credits
Original Program: May 29, 2014
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Media Law
Chair: Townsend Davis | Assistant Chief Counsel in the Law and Regulation Department of ABC, Inc.
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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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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. 
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Ethics in the Workplace 1.5 MCLE Credits | $50 NYSBA Members  
Developing & Implementing Internal Controls for Ethics and Conflicts, Quality Review, Professional Responsibilities and Staff
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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  
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Starting a Practice in New York - Going Solo (2014) | 7.5 MCLE Credits 
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Starting Your Own Practice in New York - Going Solo in the Real World (2013) | 8.0 MCLE Credits 
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Legal Malpractice (2013)
 | 4.0 MCLE Credits | Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics 
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iPad for Legal Professionals - How To's and Best Practices
 
 | 1.0 MCLE Credit | Featuring John R. McCarron, Jr., Esq. 
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Basic Human Resources for Solo and Small Firms
 
 | 1. 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. 
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Living to 103 - Are You Prepared? 
Senior Lawyers Fall Section Meeting | Co-sponsored by Law Practice Management
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More on-demand CLE programs that may be of interest to you:

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
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 CreditAlternative 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 ksuchocki@nysba.org or 518-487-5590.

To view all Continuing Legal Education programs and events, visit www.nysba.org/CLE.

Learn more about Law Practice Management Resources available to members at www.nysba.org/LPM.