Advocacy/Litigation – From the Boardroom to the Courtroom: Learn how to sharpen your advocacy/negotiation skills from the masters. Whether you are selling your strategy to the board, preparing your CEO to take the stand, litigating a contentious divorce or a bet the company case, these CLEs will help you navigate the tricky waters of effective advocacy.
Hot Business Issues for Corporate Counsel: Explore emerging trends and their implications for general counsel and their in-house legal team in the U.S. and around the world. Get up to speed on recent developments in anti corruption regulations, privacy issues, corporate governance, cross-border privilege, intellectual property, the practice of law and more.
Sink or Swim in the Public Interest/Government Waters:This track will provide CLEs on career pathways, navigating political waters,government lawyers’ evolving ethical duties, including the use of social media,political participation and gift rules, duty to provide competent representation including proficiency in technology, conflicts of interest for special government employees.
Career Development: Feel Stuck? Need More Tools in Your Toolbox? Whether you’re a big law, small firm or solo practitioner, in the public or private sector, leadership and career development is likely on your mind. In this CLE bundle, you will hear from diverse and thought-provoking speakers, and gain practical and insightful tips for a well-rounded career. As the practice of law has grown more competitive and demanding, lawyers have been called upon to learn and use skills that were never part of their law school curricula. This track will be devoted to providing you with the tools to help demonstrate expertise in areas such as business development, management, collaboration, the use of technology and, of course, self-care.
Young Lawyers/Law Student Career Development: Not seeking CLE submissions. This track will be handled internally.