The Art of Communication and Persuasion

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Significantly improve your advocacy and be more influential in and out of the courtroom.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

Who should attend: All lawyers who would like to be more persuasive in the courtroom, boardroom, and wherever they make presentations. This course may also be of interest to paralegals and legal support staff.

Learning level: All levels

To be truly successful as a lawyer, you need to master the art of influence, which starts with communicating your ideas and arguments effectively to a wide array of audiences. This lively, interactive program teaches you small, controllable steps anyone can take to increase your ability to persuade others. From the courtroom to the conference room, you will discover how to engage any group and move them to action. The principles you will learn will help you come across as more authentic, make you look smart, and help you achieve the results you seek. It combines the time-tested wisdom of the Greek philosophers with the latest scientific research. Give us a day and we'll give you wisdom to last a career. Register today!

At this course you will learn:

  • the #1 trust-building skill you need to connect with any audience
  • the two elements you must have to be more influential
  • how to grab and keep your audience's attention from your very first words
  • how to handle any question quickly and confidently
  • five scientifically proven ways to change the minds of judges, juries, and clients

Here's what past participants had to say about the course:

"Well worth your non-billable time."
– M. McEvoy, lawyer

"One of the few CPD courses where I stayed for the entire presentation."
– M. Gates, general counsel

"Practical, funny, and fast-paced. Wished it were longer."
J. Bergman, lawyer

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours. If you complete a Self-Paced eLearning course before December 31, 2017, you will obtain 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. As part of your registration, you receive a non-transferrable, complimentary registration to any eligible Self-Paced eLearning course—click here to see the list of course offerings.

Course Instructor 
Steve Hughes — Hit Your Stride, LLC, St. Louis, MO


Registration includes an electronic copy of the workshop materials.
Lunch is on your own.


Register by Oct 17

Regular Price
After Oct 1

In Person $629 $699
Student $309 $349

Unable to attend without financial support? Learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program and Easy Pay Plan.

CLEBC Course Coordinator
Katrina Verweel

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