Practicing as a young attorney is an exhilarating and rewarding experience, but, at times, it can be overwhelming and stressful. Attendees will learn the importance of “keeping a cool head” when faced with difficult opposing counsel and clients.
This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.
Key topics to be discussed:
Importance of maintaining composure in challenging situations
Strategies for dealing with difficult opposing counsel
Techniques for managing stress and overwhelm in legal practice
Building resilience and maintaining professionalism as a young attorney
Date / Time: August 25, 2023
Ebony S. Morris | Phelps Dunbar LLP
Ebony Morris guides insurers, businesses, manufacturers, and educational institutions through complex litigation. From inception to resolution, she helps clients navigate every step of the litigation process to find practical resolutions that fit their immediate and long-term needs. A strategic approach gained from years of experience managing the day-to-day aspects of litigation enables Ebony to find creative solutions that keep clients’ best interests in mind. She regularly defends fact and expert witness depositions and drafts and argues motions to resolve issues without a costly and lengthy trial. She’s also adept at mediation and negotiation to help parties reach favorable agreements. But when a client’s best course of action is to take their defense to trial, Ebony is well-prepared to advocate for them in state and federal court.
I. Importance of maintaining composure in challenging situations | 11:00am – 11:15am
II. Strategies for dealing with difficult opposing counsel | 11:15am – 11:30am
III. Techniques for managing stress and overwhelm in legal practice | 11:30am – 11:45am
IV. Building resilience and maintaining professionalism as a young attorney | 11:45am – 12:00pm