Gina Sauer, J.D., draws upon over 20 years' experience in the world of attorney professional development to create spot-on, engaging presentations and workshops (remote or on-site) to augment your professional development programming, with a special emphasis on essential workplace communication skills.
An experienced presenter, she has given presentations on topics related to attorney professional and career development, recruiting, and retention to many law firms and law schools, as well as organizations such as the American Bar Association, Association of Intellectual Property Firms, Association of Legal Administrators, National Association for Law Placement, Minnesota Women Lawyers, and various bar associations.
Gina is also a professional actor who has appeared in over 50 productions, and holds an undergraduate degree in Public Communication in addition to her J.D. -- a unique perspective which she brings to her presentations.
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Drawing upon her background as both a lawyer AND professional actor, our founder takes a fresh approach to helping legal professionals elevate their presentation skills, whether they’re speaking at a CLE, pitching to a client, addressing a board of directors, or appearing in court. Download the flyer below, or visit our Speaker Training page for more details.
As attorneys rise to more senior status, technical legal skills are no longer enough. They need management skills too, which means being adept at delegating, giving feedback, and monitoring projects. Help them develop the skill sets they need with this practical program. Customizable as a one-hour presentation or longer, interactive workshop.
The ability to run efficient, effective meetings is a must-have competency for client-readiness, and for taking on more responsibility internally. It requires a delicate balance of skills including persuasiveness, organization, active listening, and interpersonal perceptiveness. Get your meeting leaders ready with our toolkits, templates, and tips.
Perfect for your New Associate or Summer Associate Orientation, this presentation is full of no-nonsense advice to help your recent hires navigate their new environment, including understanding what partners really want, marketing oneself internally, and the importance of managing up.
Communication skills are essential as associates build their reputation within the firm. Those skills are more important -- and more challenging -- now than ever in the new, hybrid work environment. Help associates build solid workplace relationships with supervisors, support staff, mentors, and others.
This timely program takes the core techniques from our Public Speaking for Lawyers program, and adapts them for the virtual world. Your legal professionals will improve their virtual presence, whether they're speaking at a webinar, leading a virtual team meeting, or anytime they're appearing via a laptop screen.