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The Inspired Lawyer: An Innovative Guide to Commanding Influence and Building a Brilliant Practice

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This CLE seminar is for lawyers at any career stage and will teach you a set of leadership, counseling and persuasion skills that will increase your sway with clients and colleagues, and help you create a more successful and rewarding law practice.

In this program you will learn to:

  • Use empathy and other-person consideration to command greater influence.
  • Create an achievable plan for a more successful law career.
  • Diffuse tension in negotiations and overcome challenges when working with others.

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PRICE: $299.00



 
8:30   Registration
9:00 - 10:00  

What Leadership has to do With Success as a Lawyer
Why do some lawyers achieve better results than others? The most successful lawyers are effective leaders. Whether leading clients or leading yourself to achieve your career goals, this section will teach you a set of leadership skills that turn good lawyers into great attorneys and counselors at law.

10:00 - 11:00   Trust, Integrity and Ethos
Lawyers are sometimes so preoccupied with short-term deadlines that they don’t see how easily miscommunication can erode relationships with clients, colleagues and staff. In this section, you will learn how to make sure that you are being perceived as trustworthy, and how to maintain ethos in your professional relationships.
11:00 - 11:15   Break
11:15 - 12:15  

Build Influence and Support 
Cooperative relationships are instrumental for achieving client objectives and are also the basis of referral business, influence and smoother transactions. In this section, we’ll discuss what the other side needs to hear that will make them more likely to support your objectives.

12:15- 1:15   Lunch (on your own)
1:15 - 2:15   Where is My Law Practice Going?
This hour in an opportunity to think about your law practice goals. Whether to attract the right clients, better meet the needs of your existing clients, or improve your work/life balance, research shows that you are far more likely to achieve your objectives if you take the time to define them.
2:15-3:15   Getting from Here to There
Highly successful lawyers make their success look easy. Behind the scenes, however, is a plan comprised of small daily actions. This hour is an opportunity to discuss strategies for creating a more rewarding and successful law practice. 
3:15-3:30  

Break

3:30 - 4:30   Managing Challenges
Unexpected obstacles come up. The key to overcoming them is to maintain focus on the goal and engage your creative mind with learning questions. This section will show you how.
4:30   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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"The course content and concepts were absolutely excellent! I cannot think of a more helpful course for any lawyer to take. I have practiced law for 38 years and have never attended a course that had more practical, concrete and excellent information for lawyers."
Nina Preston,
Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court



"This course provides vital techniques for success in the practice of law. I have attended other seminars on these topics, and this was the best."
Karen Douglas,
Corning Incorporated



"As with the other courses that I have taken with this CLE provider, I found the information contained in this course to be exceedingly relevant in my current practice areas."
Corey Thompson,
Attorney



"Useful for all lawyers, newly practicing or established."
Alice Carmichael Richey,
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein



"The class was very enjoyable. It contains real life insight into how to effectively deal with everyone I deal with in the practice of law."
Deborah Truitt,
Truitt and Lyons