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Leadership for Lawyers

Length: 2 hours 16 minutes

Based on the American Bar Association book, Leadership for Lawyers, author Herb Rubenstein, member of the DC, MD, and VA Bars, and the New York City Bar Association, offers this course to improve the leadership skills of lawyers interested in gaining a competitive advantage in the profession. The course will cover: Successful leadership approaches in litigation and trials; leadership approaches to improve your negotiation outcomes; how to lead your clients; a basic review of leadership theory and leadership styles; and, how to become a leader in the legal profession and in the communities where you live and participate. Participants of this course will receive a copy of the book Leadership for Lawyers and will have the opportunity to evaluate themselves before and after the course on nine key areas that help determine how successful you are and will be as a leader. In these challenging economic times for lawyers and law firms, this course will provide lawyers from all areas of private practice, including in-house counsel, government and nonprofit sector lawyers, international lawyers, and those who teach law clear guidance on how to become a better leader.

Program Instructor: Herb Rubenstein, President, Herb Rubenstein Consulting; Lecturer, University of Colorado Denver, Global Energy Management Program

CLE credit: New York: 2.5 skills; New Jersey: 2.7 general; California & Pennsylvania: 2.0 general

Agenda

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.          Current Challenges in the Legal Profession

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.          Hallmarks of Leadership, Leadership Best Practices and Theory

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.          Leading Clients

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.        Improving Client Services Through Improving Your Leadership Skills

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.      Leadership and Motivation

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.      Break

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.      Leadership and Litigation

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.      Leadership, Negotiation, and Settling Cases

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.      Leadership Skills and In-House Counsel

11:15 – 11:25 a.m.      Leadership and Managing Your Legal Organization/Operations

11:25 – 11:30 a.m.      Concluding Remarks: Leadership and Contributing to the Legal Profession

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.          Current Challenges in the Legal Profession

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.          Hallmarks of Leadership, Leadership Best Practices and Theory

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.          Leading Clients

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.        Improving Client Services Through Improving Your Leadership Skills

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.      Leadership and Motivation

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.      Break

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.      Leadership and Litigation

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.      Leadership, Negotiation, and Settling Cases

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.      Leadership Skills and In-House Counsel

11:15 – 11:25 a.m.      Leadership and Managing Your Legal Organization/Operations

11:25 – 11:30 a.m.      Concluding Remarks: Leadership and Contributing to the Legal Profession

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Original Recording Date: 2/10/2015


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • *Leadership for Lawyers Course Material
  • Affirmation of Self-Study