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Essential Business Skills for Busy Lawyers – Part 1 – Communicate Like a Pro – CLE Webinar – May 22nd, 2024 @ 12:00 pm CST

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Essential Business Skills for Busy Lawyers – Part 1 – Communicate Like a Pro
Live webinar May 22, 2024
12 Noon CST
1.0 Hour Regular CLE Webinar

Live online CLE webinar experience by Alta Pro Lawyers Risk Purchasing Group

Like a mini-MBA for lawyers, this four-part series offers lawyers a unique opportunity to develop essential business and leadership skills that law school never taught but that lawyers really need to know to effectively run a legal practice and deliver excellent legal service to clients.  This series will also equip lawyers with practical tools and strategies to break down the barriers that contribute to disconnection so they can build trust and communicate for influence and impact. 

Join us for Essential Business Skills for Busy Lawyers Part 1 – Communicate Like A Pro.

When our interactions with other humans are meaningful and productive, we are not only more personally fulfilled, but we are also more professionally effective. In 2024, there is a heightened sense of feeling unheard, undervalued, and disconnected. Emotions are erupting. Clients and counsel seem to entrench in unreasonable and irrational positions. This presentation will offer specific tools and strategies to immediately implement in your legal practice to improve outcomes when navigating difficult conversations with clients, counsel, and colleagues alike.

The presenter is Colleen Byers, JD, MBA, RYT200 of Colleen Byers Mediation, LLC ( a seasoned litigator, mediator, legal educator, certified yoga instructor, and 2020 North Carolina Lawyer of the Year.

You DO NOT want to miss this CLE webinar.
* CLE credit pending


Colleen L. Byers

Founding Principal @ Colleen Byers Mediation, LLC

Casetext Customer Education Manager Ryan Groff is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is Lecturer on Law at New England Law | Boston, and provides legal education at U.S. state and county bar associations. Ryan is also a board member and officer at the Heathmere Center for Cultural Engagement, a nonprofit on Boston’s north shore strengthening communities through dialogue and the arts. He is also a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, an independent federal advisory committee improving taxpayer experience at the IRS. He holds a J.D. cum laude from New England Law | Boston, and an M.A. in Theology cum laude from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Ryan lives just north of Boston with his wife, four children, and their dog, Dobby.

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A seasoned civil litigator with deep business and legal experience, Colleen Byers focuses on mediating complex business, employment, trust, estate, fiduciary and family disputes to help companies, families and individuals solve their legal problems outside the courtroom.

Colleen’s conflict resolution approach weaves together practical business insight, active listening, and strategic foresight. Colleen leverages more than a decade of litigation experience to help people, whether business owners or families, settle legal disputes quickly, effectively, and creatively.

Colleen has received the following recognition:

  • Lawyer of the Year, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2020)
  • North Carolina Lawyer Weekly’s Leaders in the Law (2020);
  • Best Lawyers in America (2020);
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2016–2018);
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite, Young Guns (2016–2018); and
  • Chamber of Commerce Winston Under 40 Leadership Award (2017).

Colleen is humbled that these recognitions demonstrate how deeply she cares about doing her best, making an impact, and serving her clients.

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