Law Practice Management Welcome

  • Law Practice Management CLE Programs
    Welcome to Law Practice Management Members can save up to 40% off on CLE recorded products through bundling.
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  • Upcoming Programs

    Commercial Litigation Academy 2017 | 16.0 MCLE Credits
    Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Live and Webcast 
    Wednesday, May 5, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. | Live and Webcast 
    NY Society of Security Analysts | 1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | NYC
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    Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2017 | 7.0 MCLE Credits
    Friday, May 19, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Live and Webcast
    AMA Executive Conference Center | 1601 Broadway at 48th St | NYC
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    Bridging the Gap | July 2017 
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Thursday, July 19, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    New York City Live Location and Webcast
    Albany | Live Video Conference 
    Buffalo  | Live Video Conference 


    Click Here for All Available Online, On Demand, LPM CLE Programs. 

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  • About LPM

    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.

    If you have questions about law practice management, contact Katherine Suchocki, Esq, Director of Law Practice Management or Michella Weiss, Law Practice Management Program Coordinator for the New York State Bar Association.

    Katherine Suchocki, Esq.
    Director, Law Practice Management
    New York State Bar Association
    One Elk Street
    Albany, New York 12207
    (518) 487-5590 
    ksuchocki@nysba.org

    Michella Weiss
    Program Coordinator, Law Practice Management
    New York State Bar Association
    One Elk Street
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 487-5591
    mweiss@nysba.org

    If you would like to get involved with Law Practice Management initiatives, we want to hear from you!

    Click here to learn more about the LPM Committee and view the Committee Roster. 
    All Law Practice Management informational programs are recorded and available online. View archives of past events here


    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. 

    Click Here for Available Online, On Demand, LPM CLE Programs. 
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    To view all Continuing Legal Education programs and events, visit www.nysba.org/CLE.  
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  • Starting a Practice

    Are you considering opening your own firm? Are you a recent law school graduate just starting out? Are you considering leaving your place of employment and starting your own practice?  New York State Bar Association Law Practice Management resources can help you start, build and grow your firm.

    Starting up a solo or small firm has its own unique financial, technical and practical concerns, but beginning a practice also has its own set of rewards, fulfillment and accomplishments.  To maximize your chances for success, you must have a plan. Whether you are considering a change or whether you are a recent law school graduate, Law Practice Management CLE programs will help you explore your options.  From choosing a business entity to choosing office space and attracting new clients, get practical and useful tips to help you succeed.

    This program provides an overview of what it takes to own your own practice. From choosing a business entity to choosing office space and attracting new clients, get practical and useful tips for starting a practice in New York.  Focusing on solo practice, program topics include: setting up bank accounts; general accounting information; tax concerns; setting up IOLA accounts; client retainer agreements and intake forms; collecting payments; leaving your old firm; handling referral business; the ethical issues of using the Internet to market your practice; social media considerations; increasing your list of contacts; and much more.


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    Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2017 
    7.5 MCLE Credits | 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice | 3.5 Ethics
    Friday, May 19, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    AMA Executive Conference Center | NYC 

    Learn More and Register Today at nysba.org/StartingAPractice2017 

    STARTING A SOLO PRACTICE IN NEW YORK 2016


    Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2016
    8.0 MCLE Credits including 3.5 Ethics
    Basic Business Skills for Starting and Running a Successful Practice

    Program Faculty:

    Cliff Ennico, Esq. | Peter Giuliani | Marian C. Rice, Esq. | Joe Rivera, Esq. | Dr. Carol Schiro Greenwald | Stefan Savic, Esq. | Gary Fiebert | David DePietto | Chintan Panchal, Esq. 


    STARTING A SOLO PRACTICE IN NEW YORK 2015

    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

    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.


    Can't attend a program in person? 
    View recent programs on Starting a Practice in New York available for immediate download here.
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