Nice Lawyers Finish First Webinar
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
 

12/3/2018
When: Monday, December 3, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT


Online registration is closed.
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE Accreditation #163921 (Distance learning). 2 CLE ethics hours.

**Webinars are conducted via the GoToMeeting platform.  Click here for system requirements.

Download PDF Registration Form

Registration Fees
$130 - Regular Registration
$100 - NSBA dues-paying member
Free - I paid 2018 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits (member benefit).
Free - Law Students

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2018, please enter the Promo Code ethics2018 when checking out in store.  Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied.  If you are unsure if you paid dues to the NSBA, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.

PLEASE NOTE:  In order to ensure proper and timely reporting of CLE hours, please log-in using the credentials of the person that is to be registered for the event.  If you need assistance, please contact the administrative department.


Increasingly, lawyer civility and congeniality are becoming a thing of the past.  Yet, it doesn’t have to be that way. Civil litigation need not lead to all-out civil war. As legal professionals, lawyers have an obligation to act just that way – professionally. In this presentation, the presenter will remind lawyers that zealous advocacy does not require us to be zealots. It’s possible to be courteous, kind, accommodating and effective. In fact, for the continued well-being of the profession (and the individual lawyer), it’s necessary. In particular, Mr. Carter will discuss practical ways to:

• Reduce the hostility in interactions with even the most difficult opposing counsel;
• Increase camaraderie among colleagues;
• Diffuse tensions among warring clients;
• Secure accommodations from opposing counsel;
• Structure more mutually beneficial arrangements with clients;

Sean Carter, Humorist at Law, has crisscrossed the country delivering his Lawpsided Seminars. Each year, he presents more than 100 humorous programs on such topics as legal ethics, stress management, constitutional law, legal marketing and much more. He is the author of the first-ever comedic legal treatise -- If It Does Not Fit, Must You Acquit?: Your Humorous Guide to the Law. Mr. Carter graduated from Harvard Law School in 1992.