LPM Day | 2016 Leadership Development Conference
Leadership in Challenging Times
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Lessons in Leadership | Essential Skills for Lawyers (ABA list price of $79.95)
7.5 MCLE Credits
(Please note: Newly admitted attorneys can only receive Law Practice Management MCLE credits for this recorded program)
Co-sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee, the Committee on Attorney Professionalism and the Lawyer Assistance Committee of the New York State Bar Association
Leadership in Challenging Times | Managing in a Changing World
Lawyers today face a complex set of challenges from both inside and outside their firms. This keynote address will explore how you can create and lead a culture of innovation to develop business, meet client needs and manage strategic and personal pressures. Learn the skills necessary to lead a law firm, energize staff for performance and get an overview of the technology and managerial tools that will enable you to tackle tomorrow’s challenges, today.
Marian C. Rice, Esq. | L'Abbate Balkan Colavita & Contini, LLP | Garden City, NY
0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills
Tips for Structuring the Leadership Role of Managing Partner
Implementing a Leadership Structure in Law Firms
• Necessity for Defining Management Philosophy and Position of Managing Partner within Firm Structure – Firm Size; Single/Multiple Offices, etc.
• Identifying Leadership Responsibilities of Managing Partner and Desired Areas of Responsibility
• Specific Job Duties of Managing Partner; What Can be Delegated, What Should be Delegated, What Needs to be Done Personally.
• Desired Attributes of Managing Partner
• Danger Areas that Managing Partner Should Avoid
Joel A. Rose | Joel A. Rose & Associates | Cherry Hill, NJ
Craig S. Brown, Esq. | B3 Legal/OmniVere LLC
Jonathan K. Pollack, Esq. | Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP | New York City
Marc A. Landis, Esq. | Phillips Nizer LLP | New York City
Joel M. Miller, Esq. | Miller & Wrubel P.C. | New York City
1.5 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management
Lessons in Leadership | Essential Skills for Lawyers
Exemplary leaders have the power to motivate attorneys and staff to serve clients, collaborate, and innovate to the best of their ability. In times of trouble, ineffective leadership can drive a firm to ruin. Veteran law firm leader Tom Grella, author of Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers, applies time-tested leadership principles to lawyers and law firms and will help you develop your leadership skills.
• Principles in lawyer leadership
• Leading through difficult circumstances
• Leaving a leadership legacy
• Leading lawyers through an uncertain future of change
Tom Grella, Esq. | McGuire Wood & Bissette Law Firm | Asheville, NC
1.5 MCLE Credits in Skills
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Break
Supervising Colleagues and Non-Lawyer Employees: Responsibilities, Requirements, Challenges and Guidelines
This panel will explore the ethics rules relating to attorneys’ responsibilities to provide competent and adequate supervision of their colleagues, managers, associates and non-lawyer support personnel. The panelists will also discuss the challenges associated with attorney wellness issues and training to recognize the “warning signs” in colleague behavior. Lastly the panelists will offer best practices guidelines in fulfilling a lawyer’s supervisory role – whether in a law firm or legal department.
Get answers to these questions and more . . .
What are the problems and professional responsibility issues that supervising lawyers face in law firms and law departments? What rules apply to supervising lawyers? Do all lawyers have supervisory responsibilities for others? Who is responsible for a law firm’s finances, escrow accounts and advertising? How do supervising lawyers receive training in how to recognize issues and problems and how do they identify and implement “solutions”? What resources are available for attorney wellness? What do lawyers need to know? What are the concerns?
Sarah Diane McShea, Esq. | Law Offices of Sarah Diane McShea | New York City
Vivian D. Wesson, Esq. | Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC | New York City
Patricia K. Spataro, LMHC | Director, Lawyer Assistance Program | Albany, NY
1.5 MCLE Credits in Ethics
Managing and Mentoring Millennial Leaders and Technology Concerns for Law Firm Leaders
The Mind of the Lawyer Manager – Using Emotional Intelligence to Build a Team-Driven, Client Focused Work Environment
Carol Schiro Greenwald, PhD | Marketing Partners | Larchmont, NY
John R. McCarron, Jr., Esq. | Carmel, NY
Anastasia V. Boyko, Esq. | Axiom Global | New York City
1.5 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management
Being a Leader as a Solo Practitioner – Marketing, Ethics and Maximizing Efficiency
Widely considered to be one of America's leading experts on the legal and tax problems facing entrepreneurs and privately-owned businesses, Cliff Ennico loves being a solo practitioner. His passion is helping small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. His books for law students and young lawyers include The Legal Job Interview: Winning the Law-Related Job in Today's Market; Your Legal Career: Finding Success and Satisfaction as a Lawyer and Business Lawyer's Handbook: An Introduction to the Corporate Counsel’s Life and Work. This closing plenary will explore practical leadership skills building techniques relative to marketing yourself as a solo practitioner.
Clifford R. Ennico, Esq. | Law Offices of Clifford R. Ennico | Fairfield, CT
1.0 MCLE Credits in Skills
7.5 total MCLE Credits