Effective Communications for Lawyers
Course Profile

Course Profile:

  • One of the top reasons for unfavorable firm culture and reduced productivity is poor communication
  • Most conflicts can be attributed to misunderstandings or lack of communication
  • Global and virtual projects have amplified the need to communicate your ideas clearly, succinctly, and with respect for other cultures
  • Individuals and businesses have suffered irreconcilable differences due to inappropriate communication styles

A vital skill for business success, especially as a lawyer, is the ability to communicate effectively with people of all levels within a firm as well as clients. Effective communication is directly related to presenting information so that others can understand and perceive it accurately.

Course Objectives:

Participants will learn to recognize the situation and identify the appropriate:

  • Message content
  • Audience
  • Frequency
  • Type, mode, and method of communication

We will also discuss:

  • The art of giving compelling and effective presentations that draw your audience in and move them to action
  • Why and how people filter your message so that you can avoid misinterpretations and get people to want to listen to you
  • How to craft openings and closings that are compelling, obtain buy-in for your ideas, and encourage participation
  • How to read nonverbal signs so that you can deal with resistance and remove communication barriers
Course Description:

Participants will understand how to:

  • Negotiate, motivate, reflect, and actively listen
  • Recognize communication stoppers and learn how to break through barriers

  • Create an environment where misunderstandings and disagreements can be discussed and resolved in non-confrontational manners
Course Benefits:

Become more persuasive, direct, and focused in all your communications! Listen & be heard!

Participants may receive CLE credit for the successful completion of the course.


Lawyers of all levels, starting from summer interns, as well as paralegal, IT, HR, and secretarial staff


If interested, please contact us at +91 9920394438 or +1 (718) 340-8465 or Seats are limited to maximize your learning experience.

Instructor Profile:

Anita Dhir, PMP®, President & CEO of Medhira Enterprises, :

As Medhira’s lead consultant and learning solutions provider, Anita focuses on providing project management and operational best practices solutions for her clients based in USA, Europe, India, and Mauritius.

She has over 19 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies where she has successfully planned and implemented strategic quality and project management initiatives such as project office, training, and process improvement for organizations to achieve SEI’s CMM, Levels 2 and 3. Anita has conducted over 500 plus workshops across the globe and shared her expertise with over 4000 students.

Anita has recently published the "Complete CAPM/PMP® Exam Prep Kit" to assist candidates in their quest for PMI certification.

Anita served on various PMI Chapter Boards between 1998 and 2008. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU and has degrees in Computer Engineering and Physics. Anita can be reached at

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