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:


Managing Partners Conference Series - Part Four
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Live and Webcast
Kobre & Kim LLP | 800 Third Ave | Between 49th & 50th | 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  


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All Law Practice Management informational programs are recorded and available online. View archives of past events here.

Starting a Solo Practice in New York | 7.5 MCLE Credits
Basic Business Skills for Starting and Running a Sucessful Practice

Managing Partners Conference Series - Part Three | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Part three of the four part series focuses on how mid-sized and specialty firms can survive and thrive in this day and age and methods to hire and retain a diverse group of associates and partners. 
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Emergency Preparedness for Families Affected by the Executive Orders on Immigration
| 2.0 MCLE Credits 
This panel addresses a few of the sweeping immigration changes, their impact on families currently residing in the United States and in what capacity the legal profession may be able to meet the needs of immigrant families proactively through family safety planning.  
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Legal Ethics in the Digital Age 2017
| 4.0 MCLE Credits 
Practical Strategies for Using Technology Ethically in Your Practice
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Legal Malpractice 2017
| 4.0 MCLE Credits
Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies, and Attorney Disciplinary Procedures 
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Bridging the Gap | March 2017 
 | 16.0 MCLE Credits 
This program is available as segmented, single agenda items. Click here to find the full list.
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New York Fair Trial/Free Press Conference
| 2.0 MCLE Credits
Featuring a distinguished panel of federal and state judges, prosecutors, print and broadcast journalists, and defense and media counsel, this program will explore the interplay of First Amendment rights to attend and report on criminal trials and the Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial.
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2017 Marketing Conference for Solo Practitioners
 | 7.0 MCLE Credits 
Client Service, Emerging Technology, Ethics and the Delivery of Legal Services - Developing Your Strategic Practice Growth Plan 
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Managing Partners Conference Series - Part Two

Part two of the four part series focuses on business development and strategies for motivating senior partners to transition their work, clients, and networking contacts to other firm members. 
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 "LPM Day" - The Law Firm Check-Up
 A strategic review of your firm’s operations, current processes and procedures can identify challenges and areas for improvement. As the year comes to close, now is the perfect time to take a step back and review where you are and where you are headed. Call it your annual physical.
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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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More on-demand CLE programs that may be of interest to you:

Planning Ahead and Preparing for Retirement or Transition | 7.5 MCLE Credits
Management Training for Lawyers | Tips for Managing Partners | 1.5 MCLE Credits   
Hot Topics in Law Practice Management 2014 Summit | 6.5 MCLE Credits 
Succession Planning and Client Transition | 1.5 MCLE Credits
Women on the Move 2014 | 4.0 MCLE Credits
Risk Management 2014 | 4.0 MCLE Credits
What Makes Lawyers Happy | An LAP Ethics and Professionalism Program
 | 2.0 MCLE Credits
New Horizons in eDiscovery:  How New Rules, Cyber-Security and Specialized eDiscovery Counsel are Shaping the Future of eDiscovery | 3.0 MCLE Credits
Buying or Selling a Law Practice | Practical and Ethical Considerations and the NY Rules | 2.0 MCLE Credits 
Online Content Management | 2.0 MCLE Credits
Hiring and Managing Staff - The Lawyer as an Employer (2014) | 2.0 MCLE Credits  
Risk Management 360 | 6.0 MCLE Credits
Leveraging Technology in Your Practice | 2.0 MCLE Credits 
The Law Firm of Tomorrow Today  | 4.0 MCLE Credits  
Technology in Your Practice - Trends, Tools and Ethics Rules   | 4.0 MCLE Credits  
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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