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The Persuasive Lawyer

Apr 08, 2016
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm Central Time Zone

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A Framework to Improve Communication, Persuasion and Leverage Greater Cooperation

Beyond logical argument, this insight-filled and entertaining program examines persuasion in a fresh light and gives lawyers skills to effectively persuade anyone—including clients, opposing counsel, and staff.

  • Learn the importance of, and how to arouse in those you seek to persuade the right emotions consistent with you objectives.
  • Understand how to have a Learning Conversation, and inspire others to want to support your objectives.

 

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PRICE: $199.00



 

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2:15 - 3:15   The Elements of Persuasion
Credibility, managing emotion and logical structure are all important in persuasion. Learn the essence of how to invite opposing counsel, decision-makers and others to support your objectives.
3:15 - 3:45   Turn Conflict into Influence
People become upset and conflict-oriented because they perceive that otherwise they are not going to get their needs met. Learn to identify the other's needs in order to get more of yours met.
3:45 - 4:45   The Stages of Effective Listening
Lawyers are often good speakers and great at presenting logical arguments. A major component of building influence in relationships and satisfying clients, however, is found in the art of listening. Giving another your undivided attention builds credibility and trust and evokes a reciprocal open-minded response. Learn advanced listening skills that can help you get better results.
4:45 - 5:00   Break
5:00 - 6:00   Overcoming Defensive Reactions
Under stress, communication tends to become aggressive and/or avoidant. Learn to minimize defensive reactions and get better results, even during difficult conversations.
6:00   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.


Date: 04/08/2016
Start Time: 13:15:00Central Time Zone
End Time: 17:00:00Central Time Zone
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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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"One of the best MCLE classes I've ever taken because it has such broad application. It's not just for interacting with clients but with all human beings, and we could all use a primer or refresher on that! As I sat in class I thought to myself: This should be taught in law school. "
Kristin Matsuda,
Attorney



"Very interactive. I liked the way the speaker used our comments to further his points. It was a very thoughtful CLE."
David Kutik,
Jones Day



"This class provides strategies for dealing with staff, superiors, adversaries and people in general that are workable and memorable, and can help better manage a stressful practice."
Denise Carlon,
Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman



"Very enlightening and useful information that I can't imagine getting in any other course for continuing education. You are so right, this was never covered in law school."
J. Wesley Bailey,
Attorney



"An excellent course for understanding the "customer service" aspect of representing clients--it is not all about case citations, pure knowledge, or experience. It is about earning client trust first and foremost. Highly recommended. "
Jim Franklin,
Schroeder & Griffith