Speak with Confidence and Clarity

Public Speaking Training for Lawyers

Being a successful lawyer requires more than critical thinking


Are you confident when you speak in front of others, or do you struggle? Do you get your point across in a clearly and concisely, or do you confuse people? Are you as effective as you want/need to be, or are you frustrated by your lack of public speaking skills?


As a lawyer, you are expected to be accomplished in each aspect of your profession, and nothing is more apparent to people than your public speaking skills. Consequently, your ability to communicate an idea in an engaging, persuasive, and inspiring manner can be the difference between a typical career and a stellar one.

Develop your public speaking skills and have an advantage


Public speaking for lawyers is about so much more than knowing the law and how to apply it. It’s about connecting with others. It’s about delivering your message with confidence. It’s about presenting your information in a way that others can understand it and process it.


Whether you’re a seasoned partner or a junior associate, a litigator or a transactional lawyer, being a powerful and effective speaker provides you with an advantage that many professionals do not possess. All it takes is the desire to develop this skill.

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Partners and veteran attorneys


As a veteran lawyer and/or partner, you’ve accomplished a great deal and at a high level. Yet there’s always room for improvement, especially as communication techniques change over time!


You likely know where you need to improve, and it’s just as likely that you might not realize several specific techniques keep you from reaching the highest level.


This is the opportunity for you and/or your entire firm to take things to that next level! Let’s discuss how we can work together to get you there!

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Associate attorneys


It’s a simple equation. Your career can progress only as far as your skills — technical and power skills alike — will take you.


Are you confident when you speak? Are you achieving the results you’re looking for? Are you experiencing the level of success you’ve envisioned?


Discuss with your law firm’s partners or professional development manager about having this training at your office.

With this training, you know how to


  • Turn your nervousness into positive energy
  • Get your mind and body ready to perform
  • Be calm and confident when you speak in front of others
  • Effectively engage and persuade people (whether it’s 1, 12, or 1,200)
  • Deliver presentations that have a greater impact
  • Grab attention from the moment you begin
  • Implement public speaking’s best-kept secret
  • Communicate clearly and powerfully
  • Apply inflection, tone, and pace that increases engagement
  • Stop using filler, such as “ah,” “umm,” “right?,” “you know,” etc
  • Eliminate distracting habits
  • Use positive body language and non-verbal cues that complement your presentations
  • Gesture in ways that help you convey your message
  • Move with meaning and purpose, supporting your message
  • Utilize easy-to-follow transitions that lead your audience through your presentation
  • Implement effective rehearsal techniques that bring everything together
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How we work together


We schedule a series of eight 90-minute weekly sessions. They take place at either your location, my office in Providence, Rhode Island, or virtual.


In these sessions, you develop the three elements of a presentation that engage your listeners — message, voice, and body language.


Have confidence in your communication skills, and enjoy the success you deserve!