In addition to her expertise in legal talent management, our founder, Gina Sauer, J.D., is an experienced public speaker who has given numerous presentations on topics relating to attorney professional development, recruiting, and retention before organizations such as the American Bar Association, Association of Intellectual Property Firms, Association of Legal Administrators, National Association for Law Placement, Minnesota Women Lawyers, various law schools and bar associations, and many law firms. She holds an undergraduate degree in public speaking and is also a classically trained, professional actor who has appeared in over 40 productions.
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Drawing upon her background as both a lawyer + professional actor, our founder developed this unique program to help legal professionals take their speaking skills to a higher level...whether they’re speaking at a CLE, presenting to a client, speaking before a board of directors, or appearing in court. Download more details below, or visit our Speaker Training page.
Interviews are a balancing act. The lawyers conducting your OCI, callback, and lateral interviews must carefully assess each candidate, while also “selling” them on your firm...all typically in under 30 minutes. Your interviewers will learn to do both, for interviews that are more effective, efficient + engaging.
Perfect for your New Associate Orientation or to kick off your Summer Associate program, this presentation is full of no-nonsense tips to help your recent hires navigate their new environment, including understanding what partners really want, marketing oneself internally, and the importance of managing up.
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 learn to be more effective when they're speaking at a webinar, leading a virtual team meeting, or anytime they're appearing via a laptop screen.
Our founder harnesses her inside knowledge from two decades of experience as Assistant Dean for Career Services at a law school and Director of Attorney Recruiting and Development at a law firm, to help your students take a structured approach to preparing for -- and succeeding in -- callback interviews.
Give your students the inside track on transitioning smoothly to the "real world" with someone who's been helping law students and new lawyers do that for over 20 years. Full of practical tips to prepare soon-to-be grads for law firm life, this program tells students what they really need to know to navigate their new environment.
Not every student wants to pursue the traditional practice of law. Fortunately, there are over 600 non-traditional uses for a J.D. This program will help your students sort through their many options to focus on the best match for their unique interests, and market themselves effectively to non-legal employers.
The rules about salary negotiation can seem a little hazy. When is it appropriate for students to negotiate? What is a "fair" salary, and what resources can help them determine what's fair? Most important, how do they walk the fine line between advocating for their own interests, while being respectful to prospective employers? This program has the answers!