Law Practice Management Curriculum

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. 


Upcoming Law Practice Management CLE Programs

"LPM Day" - 20/20 Vision | 2020 Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 30 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC

From Lawyer to Leader: Hiring Your First Paralegal 
Thursday, February 13 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Working at a Branch Office: The Unique Opportunities and Challenges
Wednesday, February 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany or Webcast

Risk Management for Lawyers
Friday, February 28 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Rochester
Thursday, March 12 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Syracuse
Friday, March 13 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Buffalo 

An Ethical Exploration of the Three R's: Ratings, Rankings and Reviews 
Tuesday, March 10 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Webinar 

Applying for Malpractice Insurance
Friday, March 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Long Island or Webcast

Completing Your Cyber Application
Friday, March 13 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Long Island or Webcast

How Attorneys and Judges are Addressing New Technologies - Part II 
Wednesday, March 18 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | NYC or Webcast

Recognizing the Risks of Facial Recognition Technology:  A Look at the Potential For Bias and Other Ethical Issues
Wednesday, March 18 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | NYC or Webcast

Discovery, Use, and Admissibility of “Black Box” Data
Thursday, March 19 | 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | Webinar

"Employing” AI: Explainable AI, Algorithmic Bias, and the Workplace
Thursday March 19 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Webinar

At the Intersection of Highly Automated and Autonomous Vehicles, and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments
Thursday, March 19 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Webinar   

The Lawyer as Employer
Tuesday, April 21 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

10 Tips to Help Grow Your Practice
Wednesday, April 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar 

Accounting for Lawyers
Friday, June 19 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | NYC 
Friday, June 26 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Albany or Webcast


Programs to Help in Starting Your Practice 
The Lawyer As Employer (2019) 
Starting a Solo Practice in New York (2019)
Hot Topics in Law Practice Management | LPM Day (2019) 
How to Build a Successful Solo Practice Out of a Home Office

Starting a Solo Practice in New York (2018)


Programs to Help in Growing and Managing Your Practice
Solo Practitioner Conference (2019) 
Growing Your Firm Like an Entrepreneurial Enterprise (2019)
 
Recent Developments in Internet Law (2019)

Judiciary Law 470: A Review of Recent Cases & Ethics Opinion

Representing the Start-Up Venture (2019) 
Time Management for Lawyers (2019)
Client Intake: Best Practices for Attorneys 
Attorney Fee Dispute Resolution (2018)
 
Attorney Escrow Accounts (2017)
The Changing Landscape of the Legal Profession

Avoiding Ethical Nightmares: Attorney Escrow
 
The Do's and Don'ts of Finding and Hiring an Associate for your Law Practice
Basic Human Resources for Solo/Small Firms 


Technology Programs to Help Your Practice
Technology Summit (2019)

Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals (2018)
 
Tame the Digital Chaos | Distraction, Time, Task & Email Management for Lawyers

Fight the Paper! Paper Reduction Strategies | Becoming More Mobile in Your Practice

Technology in Your Practice (2018)
 
Excel Essentials for Lawyers | Using Excel in Your Law Office
Microsoft Word in the Law Office and Document Automation Systems
Online Communications and Social Media in a Global World
 
Legally LinkedIn | What Lawyers Need to Know about LinkedIn and Ways to Market Yourself and your Practice
PowerPoint 101 for Lawyers
iPad for Legal Professionals
Marketing on a Shoestring
Online Content Management 
Law Practice Management: Technology Tips for Your Practice 
Technology in Your Practice - Trends, Tools and Ethics Rules  
Leveraging Technology in Your Practice 


Programs to Help in Protecting Your Practice
Preparing for and Responding to Disasters: A Guide for Lawyers (2019)
 
Risk Management (2019) 

Legal Malpractice (2019)

Cleaning Out Your Data Closet: How to Dispose of Electronic Data (2018)
 
Completing Your Cyber Application (2018)
 
Applying for Malpractice Insurance
 
Safeguarding Against Cyber Attacks 
Cyber Attacks on Law Firms 
Navigating the Cyber Policy Application and Cyber Security Practices for Law Firms 
Safe-Guarding Client Information 


Programs to Help in Retirement or Leaving a Practice
Departing a Law Firm: Key Ethical Considerations (2019)

Succession Planning: Retirement 101 (2019)
 
Planning Ahead and Preparing for Retirement or Transition
Buying or Selling a Law Practice (2018)

Succession Planning and Client Transition
Buying or Selling a Law Practice | Practical and Ethical Considerations and the NY Rules 
Retirement 101/Selling Your Law Practice-A Program for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners
Living to 103 - Are You Prepared? 
Retirement - Selling Your Law Practice 


Programs to Help Managing Partners
Managing Partners Roundtable: Emerging Technologies (2018)

Management Training for Lawyers | Tips for Managing Partners
 
The Trouble with Larry: Dealing with a Problem Partner 
Strategies for Progressing Equity Partners 
Partner Compensation Systems 
Growing Your Firm "Bringing on Lateral Partners | Partnership Agreements 101" 
Structuring the Leadership Role of the Managing Partner


More On-Demand CLE Programs That May Be Of Interest To You:
What Makes Lawyers Happy | An LAP Ethics and Professionalism Program 
New Horizons in eDiscovery:  How New Rules, Cyber-Security and Specialized eDiscovery Counsel are Shaping the Future of eDiscovery 
The Law Firm of Tomorrow Today   
Ethics in the Workplace 
Recent Developments in E-Discovery 
Bill Collection and the Business of Law  
Legal Project Management 

Relevant Book and Form Products of Interest for Law Practice Management
Admission to the New York State Bar, 2015 (Print)
Admission to the New York State Bar, 2015 (E-Book)
Attorney Escrow Accounts: Rules, Regulations and Related Topics, 4th Edition (Print)
Attorney Escrow Accounts: Rules, Regulations and Related Topics, 4th Edition (E-Book)
Best Practices in Legal Management (Book with Forms on CD)
Best Practices in Legal Management (Downloadable Forms)
Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing and Business Development Strategies (Print)
Grow Your Practice: Legal Marketing and Business Development Strategies (E-Book)
Legal Careers in New York State Government, 10th Edition 
Model Partnership Agreements (E-Book)
Planning Ahead Guide: How to Establish an Advance Exit Plan to Protect Your Clients' Interest in the Event of Your Disability, Retirement or Death


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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