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Center for Practice Kicks off 2013 with CLE Events

CLE Events to Kick off the New Year

The Center for Practice is offering a range of programs for lawyers interested in accruing CLE credits and legal practice knowledge early in 2013. Programs include a 2 CLE credit course on applying emotional intelligence logic and strategies to law practice; a 15.5 CLE credit course covering basic and advanced aspects of mediation; and, a 6.5 CLE credit series featuring UC law faculty.

There Will Be Emotions: Build Emotional Intelligence for Practice With People

Date: January 16, 2013

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Place: UC College of Law

CLE: 2, including 1 hr. professionalism; application pending

Registration Fees: Early - $55; Regular - $65.

Visit the page for the full program description, agenda, faculty bio, & registration

Emotions are a fact of life for clients and lawyers; ignoring emotions may be impossible and destructive.  Lawyers equipped for working with emotions will achieve greater success and satisfaction.  This program will apply Goleman’s concepts of emotional intelligence to law practice, focusing on effectiveness and professionalism with difficult, emotionally entrenched clients, colleagues, or opposing counsel. The CLE event will be led by Professor Richard Reuben of University of Missouri at Columbia Law School. He teaches one of the first law school courses on Emotional Intelligence as well as dispute resolution-related and public law courses.  He has taught at Stanford, Harvard, and Pepperdine law schools and European universities.

Shifting to Neutral: A Not So Basic Mediation Workshop

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 4:00 – 9:15 p.m.

Saturday, February 9, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Place: UC College of Law

CLE: 15.5 CLE hours, including 1 hr. ethics; approval expected

Registration: Early - $575.00, Regular - $625. 

Visit the page for full description, agendas, faculty bios, &  registration. Enrollment is limited.

This workshop is for those who may work with warring factions or represent parties in mediation but have not yet regularly sat in the neutral’s chair.  Lawyers and other professionals will learn to apply skills and experience in negotiation, conflict resolution, and problem solving to the neutral mediator’s role. Faculty include John Cruze, supervising mediator, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas ADR Program; Cathleen Kuhl, former director & mediator, Hamilton County Municipal Court Mediation Service; and Marjorie Aaron, mediator and professor of Practice at the College of Law.

UC Law Faculty Downtown Teach-In

Date: March 1, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

CLE: min. 6.5 total CLE hours will be applied for; each faculty session will be 60 or 90 min. long

UC College of Law faculty is coming downtown to discuss legal updates, trending doctrine and policy, and inter-disciplinary practice insight in an array of legal areas. While a final agenda is not yet set, please save this date for learning with the professors (without Socrates). More information soon! All proceeds will be contributed to a new UC Law faculty-created fund for law student scholarships. For more information or to register click here.