LAW 855

Professional Presentation & Persuasion

2 Unit(s)

Whether in the courtroom, working with colleagues, or spending time with clients, as a lawyer you must be able to communicate and present your ideas in a compelling manner that moves others to actions. In this class we will develop your presentation skills and give you strategies that will make you more confident and persuasive. You will learn and deliver various styles of presentation, learn specific techniques to deliver presentations without rote memorization, and become an engaging storyteller. Come prepared to eliminate nervous tics and self-consciousness when speaking in public, learn to think on your feet, and capture the attention of all your listeners. This course is graded on a Credit/No Credit basis.