Legal Skills Training for Foreign Attorneys

AltaClaro |
Mar 15, 2019

There is nothing typical about a day in the life of an international attorney. The moving parts that go along with practicing internationally in business, trade or criminal legal disputes require not only the baseline abilities expected from all attorneys, which include analytical skill, attention to detail, communication abilities, and persuasiveness. They also must possess the ability to adapt and apply legal theories in varying and sometimes conflicting environments, since every sovereign nation has a completely unique set of legislation, regulations, and treaties.

Tips for forming a Corporation in New York: Finer Points to Keep in Mind

Your client wants you to form a company in New York. You’re a junior lawyer and just started your first assignment. You want to go a good job. Don’t worry! Forming a corporation in New York is straightforward, as long as you keep certain steps in mind. This article highlights some finer points for avoiding potential issues.

The Future of Legal Work: Filling in the Gaps of Traditional Legal Training

AltaClaro |
Jan 28, 2019

The future of work is coming fast. A recent Dell Technologies report compiled by business and academic specialists projects that an estimated 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet.1  “The pace of change will be so rapid that people will learn 'in the moment,” the report states, “using new technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. The ability to gain new knowledge will be more valuable than the knowledge itself."

Five Reasons Why Experiential Learning Works

AltaClaro |
Jan 4, 2019

The experiential learning methodology is learner-centric and active, allowing participants to learn by doing, and put their knowledge and abilities to the test in real and meaningful situations.

What is Experiential Learning?

AltaClaro |
Jan 1, 2019

The biggest question regarding personal and professional development remains; how do humans effectively learn new skills? The answer is simple: we learn from experience. Experienced-based learning is far more impactful than conceptual or textbook-based learning because it establishes a more long-term behavioral change. Experiences allow us to develop and cultivate new habits and practices, and this learning ends up cementing firmly as we reflect on these experiences.

StartUp Guide: Business Entity Formation--Choosing the Right Form

AltaClaro |
Oct 9, 2018

The way a start-up organizes its business defines the scope in which it can function. A start-up can choose from one of several entity forms depending on its business needs. Forming a partnership, forming an LLC, and forming a corporation all have important consequences for the business.

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