Should Bar Associations Pay CLE Speakers?

I’m a member of ACLEA, the Association for Continuing Legal Education. A bar association member was organizing a CLE conference for lawyers aboard a Caribbean cruise. She posted a listserv question to the group regarding how many speakers to have, how…

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Can Consultants Be Trusted Not to ‘Sell from the Podium?’

Do Consultants Often “Sell from the Podium?” Tim Corcoran ably summarized the feelings of many consultants and professional speakers with a recent blog post which includes this excerpt: “Major conferences often have a bias for in-house professionals as presenters. “We must be…

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Another terrific LCA litigation conference

The Litigation Counsel of America always has terrific CLE and educational programming.  This week’s LCA conference in Charleston, SC was no exception, as the 130 attendees learned some valuable trial advocacy skills from Ric Gass, Mike Brennan, and David Turek from…

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Tweeting During Presentations

Tweeting During Presentations A few years ago, the sign of a bored audience was people playing with their phones under their desks, checking email on their Blackberrys. They think the speaker won’t notice if they hold the phones in their laps, although…

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