Let’s Talk! Optimizing Verbal Communications
PBA Commission on Women in the Profession 2011 Fall Retreat
Live Laugh Learn
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Opening Cocktail Reception
Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and theother gold
Girl Scout song. Unknown author.Whether this is your rst Women in the Proession Retreat oryou attend year ater year and whether you’re a new lawyer ora seasoned proessional, take this unique opportunity to joinascinating women lawyers rom across the state to networkand socialize.During this extraordinary event you will build relationshipswith your colleagues and may:
Discover how to develop business
Get tips on practicing law
Find out how to manage your work-lie balance
Obtain advice on advancing your career
Explore alternative careers or lawyers
Learn about techniques or nding a new job
Hear sage advice on substantive or practicechallenges you ace
Network with women lawyers rom all overPennsylvania as they generously share theirknowledge and wisdom.
You are guaranteed to come away from the Fall Retreat witha valuable professional connection, a new friend, or both!
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.Dinner
Break bread with riends and colleagues.
7:25 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Keynote Address
The Seven Words You (Supposedly) Can’t(But Need To) Say in the Law
, Counsel to Canon U.S.A., Inc., with apolo-gies to the late George Carlin, will say “The Seven Words You(Apparently) Can’t (but Need To) Say in the Law,” including“perspective,” “humility,” “civility,” “integrity,” “priorities,”“humor,” and, in her case, “longevity.” She may add some “LWords” about how “Live, Laugh and Learn” are not incompat-ible with “Lawyering.”
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (CLE# 6742A)
Improvisation or Lawyers
1.5 Substantive CLE Credits
A unique, interactive and truly FUN CLE! Think quickly on your feet and think outside the box!
, an adjunct proessor at the Earle Mack Schoolo Law at Drexel University, combines her talent as a comedicactress and her training as a acilitator in team-building to leadworkshops on communication and diversity. When you leavea session taught by Sharon, you will have improved your abili-ties to think quickly and outside the box!
This un and interactive course is designed to teach lawyersthe importance o communication through the use o impro-visational tactics.
Have a great time while enhancing your legal skills. Duringthis session, you will learn to be in the moment, nd out howto think more quickly on your eet, discover how to eel andappear more condent and see how to recover rom mistakesseamlessly.Together, we will explore problem-solving rom numerousangles:
• Effective questioning during cross-examination• Successful public speaking• Powerful listening skills by being in the moment• Handling the unexpected• AND of course, thinking outside the box!
You will gain a better understanding o human nature by dis-covering the our elements involved with every interaction —
relationship, objective, location and tension or conict
—and you will leave the program with new skills and improvedold ones!
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