Communicating Effectively to Build a Successful Law Practice (09/24/2013)

Free seminar provided by professional lawyer coach, Mr. John Allison. Topics include:

1. The basics of effective communications

2. Understanding different communication styles

a. Cultural differences (including a discussion about the issues faced by lawyers with Chinese background)
b. Regional differences in the United States
c. Gender differences
d. Personal differences
e. Differences between lawyers and non-lawyers

3. Communicating effectively with clients and potential clients

4. Communicating effectively with colleagues

About Mr. John Allison

Mr. Allison is a trained professional coach with a broad, varied and successful legal career who is committed to serving the legal profession and expanding its capacity to respond to the real needs of clients. Mr. Allison offers personal coaching for lawyers and consulting services and professional training for lawyers and law firms of all sizes anywhere in the United States. Mr. Allison also provide strategic crisis and litigation management consulting services for law firms and their clients. Mr. Allison was an Assistant GC at 3M Company. For more information, please visit

Location and Time:

Fenwick & West LLP (801 California St Mountain View, CA 94041)
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Refreshments and beverages will be provided at no cost.
Please Note: This event is available to CALOBA members only, if you are not a member, please register as a member and pay membership due first.
(Event Coordinator: Alex Nie (Foley & Lardner))