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Client-Centered Interviewing and the Importance of Professionalism

Recorded on: Jun. 6, 2016
Running Time: 01:49:10

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Taken from the Web Program Public Interest Boot Camp recorded June, 2016 in San Francisco.

Client-Centered Interviewing and the Importance of Professionalism [01:49:10]
  • Identify the goals and structure of a client-centered legal interview, with special focus on the initial client intake.
  • Participate in interactive demonstrations and role play scenarios to gain understanding of interview techniques.
  • Apply learned best practices of client-centered interviewing to improve the delivery of legal services.
  • Learn the importance of building and maintaining a professional reputation.
  • Learn tips for becoming a good lawyer and connecting with your clients - communication, listening and setting expectations.

Eliza Hersh, Jeanne Nishimoto, Nicole M. Perez

Presentation Material

  • Client-Centered Interviewing PowerPoint Slides
    Nicole M. Perez
  • Lawyering and Professionalism 101 PowerPoint Slides
    Eliza Hersh
  • Whose Story Is It, Anyway? – Guiding Students To Client-Centered Interviewing Though Storytelling, Professor Laurie Shanks, 14 Clinical L. Rev. 509, Spring 2008
    Nicole M. Perez
  • Interviewing Techniques
    Nicole M. Perez
  • The Goals of Client-Centered Interviewing
    Nicole M. Perez
  • Interviewing Clients – Suggested Readings
    Nicole M. Perez
  • Order Granting Motion for Sanctions and to Compel Discovery, Claypole v. County of Monterey, No. 14-cv-02730-BLF, United States District Court, Northern District of California (2016)
    Eliza Hersh
Eliza Hersh ~ Attorney at Law, East Bay Community Law Center
Jeanne Nishimoto ~ Pro Bono Training Coordinator, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Nicole M. Perez ~ Managing Attorney, Veterans Justice Center, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
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