Bar Bootcamp: Basic Training for Attorneys Pt. 1

10/4/2023 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Event Description

TIME: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

TOPIC: Dealing with Difficult Clients: Getting from Ugh to Hug

CREDITS: 1.0 Substantive Credit

DESCRIPTION: Effectively communicating with your clients reduces stress and the risk of malpractice claims. The goal of this CLE is to discuss how to develop working relationships with clients from intake to trial. It will include suggestions on how to set expectations about cost, timing, and potential outcomes.


Jeffrey P. Ouellet, Appel, Yost & Zee

Grace Nguyen Bond, Blakinger Thomas


TIME: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

TOPIC: I Don’t Belong: Imposter Syndrome in the Legal Profession

CREDITS: 1.0 Ethics Credit

DESCRIPTION: Attorney Quinn's presentation covers various aspects of imposter syndrome, including its definition and effects on attorneys' adherence to professional rules. He delves into the role of gender and racial bias in fostering imposter feelings, provides practical advice for overcoming them, and discusses supporting lawyers facing this issue. Additionally, he highlights the availability of confidential resources through Lawyers Assistance Programs and shares his own personal struggle with imposter syndrome.


Brian Quinn, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA