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From Madness to Methodology: Savvy Advice for Managing Clients and Negotiating Superior Outcomes

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This program teaches three sets of important skills every lawyer can use to better define and achieve client objectives. You will learn how to:

  • Manage clients and help them clarify reasonable substantive and transactional expectations.
  • Negotiate more effectively with other lawyers using a three phase approach that minimizes acrimony.
  • Lead your law practice towards increased success and satisfaction.

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1:15 - 2:15   Managing Client Expectations
This section teaches lawyers how to facilitate clients to shift from pie in the sky goals to a more realistic and reasonable range of both substantive and transactional expectations.
2:15 - 2:45   Controlling Difficult Clients
Do you have a few problem clients? Learn a set of very effective tools to control and manage clients who are demanding, needy and otherwise difficult.
2:45 - 3:00   Break
3:00 - 4:00   Three Phases of Negotiation
Positional bargaining and acrimony often shut down creative thought and preclude expansive solutions. Learn a three-part negotiation model that enables the discovery of a wider variety of options and more satisfying resolutions.
4:00 - 5:00   A More Sustainable Law Practice
Does your law practice sometimes feel unnecessarily rewarding and stressful? In this hour, you will learn effective tools to increase your professional success and your satisfaction as a lawyer.
5:00   Adjourn

 

Brian Hammer

Brian Hammer, M.A., J.D., is the founder and a facilitator for The Likeable Lawyer. Brian practiced law for over ten years before starting The Likeable Lawyer in 2003, and has designed and delivered thousands of highly-praised programs to law firms, corporations and organizations nationwide. He is a frequent speaker at bar conventions, law firm events and other professional association meetings. Brian is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, the University of North Carolina School of Business, and holds a Masters of Psychology degree from the University of Santa Monica.


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"Best CLE I've had. The technology was top notch and the presenter was like talking to a friend or co-worker. This will help me to deal better with my clients in the future."
Jeremy Hays,
Attorney, Myler Disability



"I really liked the conversational nature of the course and found it to be very engaging, helpful and informative. Much more fun than I have experienced before in a CLE program."
Nicole Stach,
Morgan Lewis



"The class had a lot of practical content and challenged me in concrete and believable ways."
John Shenk,
Ervin, Cohen and Jessup



"This was one of the best CLEs I have ever attended in 20+ years of practice. The substantive content was meaningful and can be applied immediately to both legal and personal interactions. A refreshing change from the "norm" of presenters reading their PowerPoint slides."
Lois Eisenstein,
Attorney, University of Arizona



"Interesting topic for a CLE and passionate presenters. I will benefit from this in all facets of my life, personal as well as professional. "
Jerry Stehlik,
Bucknell Stehlik Sato & Stubner, LLP