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CLE-TV: Establishing Successful Client Relationships

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Paving the way with neuroscience

Last Kick at the Can 2017
Monday, December 4, 2017 OR
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am

(Original course: Tuesday, November 17, 2015)

Who should attend: Litigators and solicitors interested in improving client relationships and communication with clients.

Learning level: All levels

Lawyers are too often perceived by clients as impediments to business or as threats. This plays out not only in litigation but also for business lawyers. Developments in neuroscience shed light on how the brain is triggered and proved a guide to understanding how to minimize this threat in order to maximize receptivity.

In this presentation, you will learn...

  • the neuroscience framework for understanding what happens in our brains during communication and how we can get in our own way
  • the practical application of this framework to our communication and relationship building activities with clients
  • specific strategies to apply and tactics to implement for increasing client openness and receptivity to your input, and for establishing your role as a trusted and valued advisor.

The speakers will translate the breakthroughs from neuroscience to day-to-day legal practice, and give specific examples from both litigation and solicitor practices.

Kudos from past attendees

"very insightful. Some great resources and tips."

"Allison is excellent at teasing out areas for discussion."

"I liked that Allison had an accepting and relaxed style and gave good examples of her clients' situations and solutions that worked for them."

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (a minimum of 1 hour will include aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care, and relations, and/or practice management)

Suzanne Ricard-Greenway — 20/20 Vision Coaching Services, Vancouver
Allison Wolf — Lawyer Coach and Law Practice Advisor, Shift Works Strategic Inc., Vancouver

Pricing  Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcast
Rebroadcast $99
Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

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Meredith Woods

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