Attorneys admitted in New York within the last two years can satisfy their annual MCLE ethics and skills requirements by attending this one-day program. You can satisfy your professional practice and law practice management MCLE requirements at other programs.

Speakers: Jordan W. Siev

Event Type: Seminar, CLE / CPD

Location Name:
PLI New York Center, 1177 Avenue of the Americas (2nd Floor), New York NY 10036
Start Date/Time:
27 November 2018, 8:45 AM ET
End Date/Time:
27 November 2018, 5:45 PM ET
Event Materials:
PLI's Bridge-the-Gap II 2018

What You Will Learn

  • Ethics in Social Media for Lawyers
  • Legal Drafting: Effective Writing to Avoid Litigation Pitfalls
  • Negotiation: Best Practices for Real Results
  • Skills for Pro Bono Work: A Toolkit for Representing Low-Income Clients
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills for New Attorneys

Special Feature

  • Earn 3 hours of New York Ethics credit
  • New! Interactive elements designed to enhance your classroom learning experience
  • Fully satisfy your annual New York MCLE ethics and skills requirement for newly admitted attorneys

Credit Offered

  • CLE

Who Should Attend

  • Newly admitted New York attorneys in their first or second year of practice, or anyone seeking to refresh and hone their fundamental lawyering skills.

Join Reed Smith partner Jordan Siev, for his presentation entitled "Interpersonal Communication Skills for New Attorneys."  Topics will include:

  • Little fish, giant pond: identifying and overcoming the challenges for new attorneys in their first years of legal practice
  • Avoiding common communications pitfalls inside and outside your firm/organization
  • Juggling professional expectations: effective multi-tasking and 360° communication
  • Receiving feedback and coping with criticism

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