This unique program provides in-house attorneys with the concepts, skills and tools to become indispensable to their organizations. Participants learn to be trusted advisers and organizational leaders by understanding and thinking about business issues the way business decision-makers do.
Why Leadership for Attorneys in Business?
This highly interactive program reinforces learning with real-life stories and examples from experienced practitioners. Participants learn to be better lawyers, advisers and leaders, enhancing their organizational value and professional satisfaction. This program provides an opportunity to connect and engage with other in-house attorneys who share similar experiences, challenges and opportunities.
A Valuable Learning Experience
Participants will increase their effectiveness and value to their organizations by learning to:
- Offer legal advice that enables the achievement of business goals
- Understand financial reporting and the financial impact of legal advice
- Work effectively with interdisciplinary teams and internal clients
- Build relationships with key decision-makers and frame advice for maximum impact
Who Should Attend?
General and associate counsel who want to become invaluable members of their management and executive teams. This program is designed especially for in-house attorneys, though we welcome private practice attorneys who want to better understand the business environment of their legal advising.
A Dynamic Program
Taught by faculty from Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management and College of Law as well as industry practitioners, the 4-day program is highly interactive and individualized. It has historically been approved for 24 Oregon CLEs and 24.5 Washington CLEs.
Participants receive a one-hour follow-up leadership coaching session as part of the program tuition, and additional coaching is available.