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Live Seminar

The Trusted Lawyer

Nov 30, 2012
Columbus, Ohio
8:30 am - 12:15 pm

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Tools to Improve Professional Relationships, Increase Influence and Achieve Better Results for Clients

Illustrated with colorful examples and anecdotes, this program examines the effects of a lawyer's credibility and trust on their ability to win arguments and influence people. Discover the consequences of unintentional communication, and become better equipped to meet your clients' objectives. Learn effective approaches to:

  • Inspire trust and credibility with clients and decision-makers.
  • Ethically increase influence with colleagues and opposing counsel.
  • Develop long-term professional relationships.
  • Attract and retain key clients.
  • Increase success in every aspect of your practice.

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3.50 hrs, including:
Ethics: 1.00
PRICE: $199.00



 
8:00   Registration
8:30 - 9:30   The Consequences of Unintentional Communication
No time to return phone calls or give full attention to the person you are with? Understand what that says to clients and how to minimize the consequences of unintentional communication.
9:30 - 10:30   The Basis of Influence
Lawyers attempt to exert influence in just about every aspect of their practice. Learn how to win over decision-makers and potential clients, and increase success with other lawyers and staff.
10:30 - 11:00   Improving Client Satisfaction and Maintaining Trust
Blame, justification and excuses diminish trust. Understand what clients most want and how to give it to them even when you have to deliver bad news.
11:00 - 11:15   Break
11:15 - 12:15   Communicating with Clients and Getting Your Work Done
A lawyer’s life can be stressful with a lot of time pressure.  Learn strategies to meet clients and others’ needs, minimize stress and get your tasks completed. 
12:15   Adjourn

Jeffrey Stec

Jeffrey Stec, J.D. has been a licensed lawyer since 1992, having practiced in the area of complex-family matters, including estate, divorce, and child custody disputes. Jeff developed his collaborative skills by becoming a certified mediator and strategic planning facilitator, specializing in family issues. Jeff has developed an expertise in the collaborative resolution of disputes, and in addition to his work with The Likeable Lawyer, he is currently a sought-after consultant who works with non-profits and municipalities to fashion solutions to complex organizational and community issues. Jeffrey graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with high honors from the University of Michigan.


Name:Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Address: 50 North 3rd Street
Columbus
Ohio
43215
Phone:(614) 228-5050
Map:map
Description:$17 for event parking.

Credit Reporting

Our courses are approved in almost all states that have CLE requirements. Accreditation for a particular course will vary by state. Please use our CLE calculator for CLE credit available in your state. For more information, visit our FAQ.









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"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



"My experience with client development was limited before this course, though now (as a result of this program) I feel much more prepared to make rain and develop my own book of business."
Eric Ballou,
The Nelson Law Firm



"This class is so much more interesting than 99% of the CLE's I've ever taken. The tools I've learned apply to many areas of my life. Thank you so much!"
Nancy Martinez,
Law Offices of Nancy Martinez



"Insightful, engaging and provocative. Brian is very knowledgable and an excellent speaker."
Claire Miller,
Alcoa



"The best, most concise and meat-filled client development presentation for lawyers I've been to in my 30 years as a lawyer!"
Sandra Carr,
Attorney