Law Practice Management

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Law Practice Management resources provide lawyers, law firm managers and legal professionals with information on practice management trends, marketing, client development, legal technology and finance. Whether you’re a solo practitioner or a managing partner at a national law firm, you’ll find law practice management resources to meet your day-to-day practice needs. Checklists, best practices, publications and continuing legal education programs provide up-to-date information and practical tips to help you better manage your law practice.


Upcoming Programs

Legal Malpractice | March 2015
Legal Malpractice 2015 - Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics
4.0 MCLE Credits including 3.0 ethics credits / Overall Planning Chair: A. Michael Furman, Esq.

Albany | Friday, March 6, 2015 | New York State Bar Association | One Elk Street |  www.nysba.org/2015LegalMalpracticeAlbany
New York City | Friday, March 6, 2015 | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 365 Fifth Avenue  www.nysba.org/2015LegalMalpracticeNYC
Long Island | Friday, March 13, 2015 | Melville Marriott | 1350 Walt Whitman Road www.nysba.org/2015LegalMalpracticeLongIsland
Westchester | Friday, March 13, 2015 | Elmwood Country Club | 850 Dobbs Ferry Road  www.nysba.org/2015LegalMalpracticeWestchester
Rochester | Friday, March 20, 2015 | Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside | 120 East Main Street  www.nysba.org/2015LegalMalpracticeRochester


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2015 March Marketing Conference | 5.0 MCLE Credits including 2.5 ethics credits
Marketing and Business Practices to Grow Your Firm
Friday, March 27, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | NYC | Executive Conference Center

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Starting a Practice in New York | 7.0 MCLE Credits
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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New Requirement for Retainer Agreements

All four of the Appellate Divisions recently adopted a new rule governing contingent fees in claims and actions for personal injury and wrongful death. The new rule is mandatory. The rules for the respective Appellate Divisions are: First Judicial Department (22 N.Y.C.R.R. Section 603.7[e]); Second Judicial Department (22 N.Y.C.R.R. Section 691.20[e]); Third Judicial Department (22 N.Y.C.R.R. Section 806.13[c]); and Fourth Judicial Department (22 N.Y.C.R.R. Section 1022.31[c]). Lawyers should be aware that the language varies slightly among the different Judicial Departments. Please note, these changes do NOT apply to medical malpractice cases, which are NOT subject to the new rules and must be handled in accordance with NYS Judiciary Law 474-a. 

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LPM CLE Programs available online, on demand

Using Powerpoint at Trial
Powerpoint as a Tool of Persuasion

1.5 MCLE Credits | www.nysba.org/PowerpointatTrial

iPad for Legal Professionals | How To's and Best Practices
1.0 MCLE Credit | www.nysba.org/iPadforLegalProfessionalsCLE

Leveraging Technology in Your Practice |  25 Tips to Streamline Your Practice
2.0 MCLE Credits | www.nysba.org/LeveragingTechnologyCLE

Legal Malpractice | Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies and Ethics
4.0 MCLE Credits | http://www.nysba.org/store/detail.aspx?id=80D44

Marketing and Business Development 101 for Small to Medium Sized Firms
4.5 MCLE Credits | www.nysba.org/MarketingCLE



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