Remaining Civil in Challenging Practice Situations - W

One of CBA President Steven Elrod’s bar year goals is to focus member attention on civics, civility, and collegiality. This program will address how to deal with a difficult boss, co-worker, opposing counsel or client; how to deliver bad news civilly and effectively; and how to manage hard conversations with collegiality.

Engage with program moderator Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd. and the featured CBA/CAP legal career counselor, and notable panelists on this practice-critical subject.

Jayne Reardon
, Executive Director, IL Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, graduated from Michigan Law School in 1983, was a litigator in two firms, and served as counsel to the ARDC Review Board. Jayne works strategically to change the culture of the legal profession and has won awards for her important. work. See

Peter Bensinger, Jr. is a Partner and accomplished litigator at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP. He is a 1989 NYU Law graduate, a pioneer in the use of technology in the courtroom, a former actor, and has responsibility at his firm for attorney professional development, performance review, and new lawyer orientation.  Peter has previously spoken on “Dealing with Jerks."

Rudhir Krishtel is a professional attorney coach focusing on making the law a healthy practice, managing workplace intensity, and having difficult conversations. Rudhir got his JD in 2002 from the University of Maryland Law School. After a federal clerkship and being a Principal in patent litigation in a large firm, he went in-house as Senior Patent Counsel-IP Transactions at Apple, Inc. See www.

Kathy Morris is an attorney career advisor and professional development leader at Under Advisement, Ltd., She got her JD in 1975 from Northeastern Law, was a criminal defense lawyer, taught legal ethics at Northwestern Law, and is the featured counselor and moderator for the CBA's Career Advancement Program series. 

10/30/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chicago Bar Association 321 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago 60604

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Presented By: CBA Career Advancement Program
Experience Level: Basic
MCLE Credit: 1 PR-MCLE Credit, approved
Event Type: Seminar

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