CLE Program Details

Program Title: Professionalism/Ethics Series: Recognizing and Reducing Attorney Incivility In and Out of Court
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
General CLE Hours: 1.00
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 1.00
Registration Fee: No Charge

This course will educate legal professionals on how to engage in uncomfortable or difficult conversations with new skill sets including conflict identification, reframing/rewording the issue, changing the paradigm by recasting the conflict and the use of avoidance. Those who participate in this course will learn to recognize words, actions and situations that increase incivility.

The course materials will provide the knowledge and tools necessary to learn how to defuse highly charged situations in order to engage in substantive discourse on topics of dispute. The attendee will attain new techniques, including tools for collaboration, working with their peers, ethically serving their clients, and increase awareness of how other perceive their aggressiveness. The course will educate the attendee with current information regarding state supported programs designed to foster civility in the legal profession.

Materials provided with the program

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Written Material Video Material
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Approved for CLE credit in these Jurisdictions: IL
Available Formats iPod, Flash video
Presenter: David Roe