Persuasion Skills for Women Attorneys
Friday, Mar 22 2013

“An employer who objects to aggressiveness in women, but whose positions require this trait places women in an intolerable and impermissible Catch-22: Out of a job if they behave aggressively and out of a job if they do not.” Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, 490 U.S. 228 (1989) Female lawyers often find themselves navigating the tricky situations that require strong communications skills, such as advocating for clients while feeling societal pressure not to be overly aggressive; overcoming gendered communications habits that undercut authority; and juggling the personal with the professional. This uniquely tailored skills program helps you overcome the gender traps you may encounter when communicating verbally. Taught by a lawyer and professor of oral advocacy with a strong background in the performing arts, this entertaining program arms you with proven strategies to make you a more effective and successful advocate for your clients. This program is designed for female lawyers from all practice areas who are interested in honing their public speaking and advocacy skills. This program will not be taped. You will only have the chance to see it live!

New York,New Jersey & California CLE Credit: 3.0 skills. This live program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys. This program has been approved for MCLE credit in other MCLE jurisdictions. Credit breakdowns for other jurisdictions will be available at the program.

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