Professional public speaker and CLE educator Faith Pincus of Pincus Professional Education uses Continuing Legal Education Today to provide information and updates on CLE seminars, public speaking and other professional education programs for attorneys.
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Professionals of every sort can be found on Twitter, including attorneys. But the vast majority lawyers prefer Linked-In to other social media platforms, according to a recent ABA survey, because it serves as both a popular legal directory and a way to contact clients. Below I list four reasons why...
Earlier this week someone on Twitter asked me a question that I have often liked answering: How can an attorney get started in public speaking? Below I put together a how-to guide, which I hope can be of use to any new legal speakers out there. For new speakers, I would also check ...
Earlier this week someone on Twitter asked me a question that I have often liked answering: How can an attorney get started in public speaking? Below I put together a how-to guide, which I hope can be of use to any new legal speakers out there. For new speakers, I would also check out my Top ...
Pincus Professional Education is pleased to offer a 30% discount on our 7th Circuit Boot Camp: A Beginning and Intermediate Guide to 7th Circuit Practice (IL) , valid on all new orders through the day of the program on September 24.* Individuals, for example, will save $113. This deal is...
The legal community at-large was a bit more skeptical of social media than the general public, as recently as a few years ago. If you are unsure as to why this is, ask any legal professional. Social media is designed to break down divisions and privacy, which can lead to conflict when used by...
It's been a while, I know! I am trying to get the hang of this whole blogging thing and have lots of ideas for the future. And while the post below might not start any hot conversation, it will hopefully help a few speakers do a better job, and help a few CLE attendees...
Here are a few more tips from my interviews and conversations with judges, as well as from our programs: Know your facts and your law cold. Don't just dust off that brief that your (or someone else wrote) and filed months ago and skim it before going in to court. Study the...
Just a quick entry to say check out Carolyn Elefant's post on passion and enjoying yourself. Gave me a nice lift today as I find myself distracted by the (at last!) fabulous So. Cal. weather and wanting to take one of the dogs to the beach instead of working on work. Go Carolyn and...
In the spirit of David Letterman's Top Ten... here are the top10 ways to ensure you are not invited back to speak at a CLE (or any other) event: 10. Spend the entire time you are on the panel eating snacks. 9. Interrupt the other speakers and monopolize the...
In the spirit of David Letterman's Top Ten... here are the top10 ways to ensure you are not invited back to speak at an event: 10. Spend the entire time you are on the panel eating snacks. 9. Interrupt the other speakers and monopolize the program (when on a...