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Understanding Impasse in Negotiation & Mediation: How to Prevent, Avoid, & Break Deadlock

Impasse is the point when negotiation breaks down and the parties reach for their respective briefcases. Absent some intervention or course change, the deal is dead, the litigation continues, and the negotiation is over. This course will examine the causes of impasse so that in many situations, impasse can be avoided entirely. More

Original Recording Date: 10/2/2013
Skills (60): 1.5

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  • $88.50
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Every Contract is a Litigation Waiting to Happen

Market standard clauses that appear in many business contracts (e.g. choice of law clauses, integration clauses, fee-shifting clauses) often do not work as intended when tested in the court room. This seminar identifies which clauses are subject to repeat litigation, and makes practical drafting suggestions that will reduce the risk of contract disputes. More

Original Recording Date: 6/8/2015

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  • $118.00
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Writing in the Law with Lebovits

This entertaining and practical nuts-and-bolts seminar, taught by a leading advocacy instructor, explains effective objective and persuasive legal writing from thinking about a project through submitting it. Attendees will learn legal writing's do's, don'ts, controversies, and ethics. More

Original Recording Date: 3/13/2014

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  • $118.00
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Two Sides of the Communication Coin: Strategies for Writing & Speaking Effectively

Strong communication skills are critical to lawyers’ professional success and advancement. In this interactive workshop, participants learn strategies for communicating clearly and confidently, both in writing and in speech. Based on a series of examples and exercises, participants learn practical strategies for quickly improving the quality of their professional communications by eliminating the most common writing and speaking weaknesses. The program will cover strategies including:• Conveying confidence through your written and spoken communications • Presenting information in an organized, professional manner • Communicating clearly in stressful situationsSpecial attention will be paid to the similarities and differences between written and spoken communication. More

Original Recording Date: 9/18/2014

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  • $118.00
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Jury Voir Dire & Other Jury Issues

Cases are said to be won or lost at jury selection, yet lawyers are often unclear about the purpose of jury selection and how to conduct it. Worse, trial counsel often wait until the last minute to even begin thinking about ways to approach voir dire for a particular trial. More

Original Recording Date: 10/15/2013
Skills (60): 2.5

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  • $147.50
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Leadership for Lawyers

Based on the American Bar Association book, Leadership for Lawyers, author Herb Rubenstein, member of the DC, MD, and VA Bars, and the New York City Bar Association, offers this course to improve the leadership skills of lawyers interested in gaining a competitive advantage in the profession. More

Original Recording Date: 2/10/2015

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  • $147.50
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Enforcing Money Claims Pre- & Post-Judgment: Turning Your Judgment Into An Actual Financial Recovery

This course examines in detail the process of turning that judgment into an actual financial recovery for your client, and evaluates everything from the logistical issues in turning that judgment into an enforceable document in state and federal court, how to locate and identify the defendants’ assets both nationally and internationally, and how to take possession of and sell those assets to satisfy your judgment. More

Original Recording Date: 1/28/2015

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  • $177.00
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Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. More

Original Recording Date: 2/3/2015

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  • $177.00
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Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware

Do you want to become more adept at anticipating and preventing problems before closing, and troubleshooting at the closing table when unanticipated situations arise? Are you worried about representing yourself, a family member or friend at an upcoming co-op condo or residential real estate closing? Here is your chance to "eavesdrop" on mock coop and house closings. More

Original Recording Date: 2/4/2015
CLE Credits (60): 2.5 Total

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  • $177.00
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Practicing in NYS Supreme Court

This program will provide new attorneys with an overall “how to” guide for practicing in New York Supreme Court. Panelists will discuss the basics of initiating an action, describe the court parts and what they do, and provide information about getting a judge assigned to the case. More

Original Recording Date: 10/9/2014

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  • $177.00
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Federal Court Practice 101: Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice

This program is designed to introduce attorneys, particularly those in their first three years of practice, to the nuts and bolts of federal civil practice. By focusing on real-life scenarios andpractical skills, the panelists will share their advice on how to succeed at each stage of litigationin federal court, from the initial conference to the close of discovery. More

Original Recording Date: 11/10/2014

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  • $177.00
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How to Read & Understand a Financial Statement

As lawyers, understanding how to read financial statements of clients you are working with will help you evaluate their financial health, allow you identify current and potential problems and possibly understand the motives driving certain business decisions. More

Original Recording Date: 11/14/2014

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  • $177.00
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The Do's & Don'ts of Zoning Lot Mergers & Development Transfers in New York City

In response to the recent significant upswing in development rights transactions, this program will provide an overview of current New York City law governing zoning lot mergers and the transfer of unused development rights, known as “air rights,” between contiguous and non-contiguous lots, as well as the mechanics and practical considerations involved in such matters. More

Original Recording Date: 12/8/2014

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  • $177.00
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Current Developments in Commercial Division Practice

Commercial Division justices and practitioners will review and update practice and procedure in the Supreme Court’s Commercial Division. The program will cover recent rule changes and proposals and noteworthy commercial decisions rendered in the Commercial and Appellate Divisions, including on discovery, motions to dismiss, and summary judgment. More

Original Recording Date: 6/22/2015

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  • $177.00
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The 10th Annual Institute on Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions: New Approaches for the Economic Recovery---Day 2

The Institute will explore current tax developments and planning opportunities relating to mergers and acquisitions. The speakers will include nationally recognized corporate tax specialists and top IRS officials. The program offers an in-depth look at a full range of issues, including taxable and tax-free acquisitions; private equity, venture capital, and LBOs; international transactions; spin-offs; tax accounting issues; negotiating a corporate acquisition; bankruptcy & insolvency; consolidated returns and ethical issues in tax practice.Program Chair: MICHAEL L. More

Original Recording Date: 4/26/2013
Skills (60): 1.5

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  • $472.00