On-Demand   On-Demand One-Hour Briefing

Occupying the Corner Office: Leadership in a Law Firm Environment (Audio-only) (NO CLE)

Recorded on: Jul. 2, 2012
Running Time: 00:59:22

Please note: There is no CLE credit available for this program.

Law firms require leadership at many levels - on cases and matters, in practice groups and offices, and in general firm management.  But what does it take to be a leader of other lawyers and earn your corner office?  Young lawyers need to understand the ways in which leaders are different from other lawyers as well as the reasons why law firm leadership is different from most other environments.

Gary B. Fiebert, a partner at Smock Law Firm Consultants and the former Executive Director/COO of three leading law firms, most recently Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, discusses the leadership issues and challenges in a law firm.  

Receive practical advice and guidance on questions such as:

  • What makes law firms different from organizations that produce goods or products?
  • What unique problems does the law firm create for leaders and what can they do about them?
  • What constitutes good leadership?
  • Why is law firm leadership so difficult?
  • What are the characteristics of good leaders?

Presentation Material


  • Occupying the Corner Office: Leadership in a Law Firm Environment
     
Speaker(s)
Gary B Fiebert ~ Smock Law Firm Consultants
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Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

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SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s on-demand one-hour briefings qualify as "self-paced" credit. SHRM professionals are limited to 30 credits of self-paced programs per recertification period.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s on-demand one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Candidates are limited to 10 self-study credits per 12-month period, and certification holders are limited to 20 self-study credits per 2-year renewal period.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Certification (CAMS):  PLI’s on-demand one-hour briefings are not approved for CAMS credit.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s on-demand one-hour briefings are not approved for SW CPE credit.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s on-demand one-hour briefings may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

 

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