SPOTLIGHT

2017 ABA Annual Meeting
Le Parker Meridien, New York, NY
August 10–12, 2017

During the ABA Annual Meeting, the Section of Litigation offers 3 CLE Showcase programs that will take your litigation skills to the next level and help you stay abreast of the most current developing legal issues. Our 5 networking events will provide the opportunity to make connections while enjoying NYC. Learn more.


How to manage emails, how to avoid an inadvertent waiver of privilege, how to draft emails, and when not to send emails.

There are many great programs with varying needs and flexible time commitments that are available to young lawyers.

A simple checklist to assist you in handing in thorough research assignments that the partner will find helpful.

An interview with an associate whose practice focuses in part on immigration law.

Have a satisfying and effective work-life balance.

How you answer judges’ questions at oral argument can determine whether you win or lose.

Take advantage of opportunities to market yourself.

In this Sound Advice, Stewart Edelstein provides valuable tips on all aspects of a negotiation, including: effective preparation, whether to make the first offer, and different styles of negotiation and when they are best employed. (18:12 min.)

Stewart Edelstein, an experienced trial lawyer and former Yale Law School instructor of civil litigation skills, provides valuable tips and best practices for young lawyers about the uses (and misuses) of email, including how to make the most of email while avoiding common pitfalls. (19:10 min.)

Stewart Edelstein, an experienced trial lawyer and former Yale Law School instructor of civil litigation skills, provides valuable tips for young lawyers about serving as local counsel and how to do an effective job without committing malpractice. (6:01 min.)

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