Professional Communication Skills for Paralegals
Friday, September 20, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Employers tell us effective communication skills are essential to a paralegal’s job performance. This interactive workshop teaches you verbal techniques that will enhance the quality of your work, your business relationships, and your legal career.
Learn How to:
- Prevent and Resolve Miscommunication
- Ask and Answer Questions Succinctly
- Give and Receive Instructions Properly
- Clarify Your Responsibilities
- Make Requests of Others
- Respond When You Don’t Know the Answer
- Ask for What You Want in the Workplace
Gretchen Havens – Speech Communication Instructor, Center for Advanced Legal Studies; voiceover coach; instructor for “Presenting Yourself,” Rice University School of Continuing Studies. Former supervising editor, NBC News, Burbank; commercial writer/producer, Houston.
Rosa Walker – Paralegal Manager, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
"Very helpful, insightful tips."
"I liked the interaction between the speakers and the audience."
"A lot of the examples discussed are situations I have encountered."
Also offered on-site at law firms or organizations by personal arrangement. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
When & Where
Center for Advanced Legal Studies
Center for Advanced Legal Studies specializes in paralegal education and training. The Center offers a Paralegal Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies.
Additionally, CALS provides paralegal focused seminars and continuing legal education (CLE) opportunities for its students, alumni, and the paralegal community.
For a complete listing of upcoming seminars please visit http://www.paralegal.edu/seminars/