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Unreasonable Expectations: A Trusted Lawyer’s Guide to Manage Client Expectations and Creatively Negotiate Superior Results

Jul 29, 2016
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm Central Time Zone

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The number one cause of client dissatisfaction is unreasonable expectations. This program helps lawyers better manage client relationships by facilitating clients to define reasonable expectations, and also improve negotiation skills to better achieve client objectives. Lawyers will further have the opportunity to examine their own law practice expectations, and learn simple ways to improve life as a lawyer. In this program, you will learn how to:

  • Manage clients to establish reasonable 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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PRICE: $199.00



 

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2:15 - 3:15   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.
3:15 - 3:45   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.
3:45 - 4:00   Break
4:00 - 5:00   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.
5:00 - 6:00   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.
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: 07/29/2016
Start Time: 13:15:00Central Time Zone
End Time: 17:00:00Central Time Zone
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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



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Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC



"The class was well-written and presented, and a good use of my time. The communication and persuasion "basics" were a timely reminder that almost any lawyer could use."
Jill Livingston,
Attorney, McDonald's Corporation



"Great material presented in an easy, straight-forward manner to enhance professional relationships with clients, staff and colleagues."
Robert Piacente,
Fagen, Friedman & Fulprost



"A surprisingly fun and thought-provoking way to get CLE, including the dreaded ethics credits!"
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Attorney