February 28, 2020
Knoxville Bar Association
Law Office Management, Trial Practice
The CLE program "Memory Skills for Lawyers" was originally presented and recorded on February 28, 2020.
You’ve invested years in becoming a lawyer, but what about investing in your memory?
Save time in court preparation;
Make polished presentations to jurors and judges without notes;
Become a better listener in the courtroom;
Cross-examine with confidence - no more missed opportunities because your memory failed you;
Remember names of jurors in trials and clients in other professional settings;
Develop better concentration;
Reduce stress, worry less about forgetting to make a crucial point
Join nationally recognized memory training consultant Paul Mellor for a half-day session that will improve the way your mind retains facts. Learn techniques to improve your memory and learn how to apply these techniques to your everyday practice. Mellor’s objective is to show you how a trained memory can increase your efficiency and productivity in all aspects of law. He will shred the myth that memory cannot be enhanced and help you lay a foundation for total recall. This presentation will lay the groundwork on how to build a better brain to be able to speak without notes, recall information from a deposition, and how to be more productive in your practice. You'll gain skills on how to recall cases, prepare for hearings, and how to think quickly on your feet without the fear of forgetting. As a successful lawyer, a strong memory gives you an edge. Memory Skills for Lawyers is your resource to stay on top. A must see for any lawyer who has ever forgotten anything.
His popular seminars have been presented to numerous Bar associations throughout America, including, the Hawaii Bar, Atlanta Bar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Nashville Bar, to name a few. He has written extensively on memory improvement and has been featured and quoted in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
Introduction with demonstration displaying the lightning speed of a trained memory. With ease, you’ll be able to retain a list of items as well as important information. Emphasis is placed on why we forget and how we can remember.
How to Speak Without Notes
Learn techniques to draft your remarks, prepare your mind and deliver a presentation without notes. To keep the audience in the palm of your hand you’ll have to let go of your notes.
Question With Confidence
Using the two step method in recall, acquire new skills in remembering to ask key questions during cross examination. Use of examples and illustrations help reinforce the proficiency when dealing with those on the witness stand.
How to Remember Names and Faces
Learn the Facial Formula to quickly remember a name. Attention is placed on concentration techniques and focusing on recalling the name correctly. Use of pictures and examples create a proven system in correctly matching a name to a face. You’ll learn how to remember first names, last names and groups of people.
Speaker: Paul Mellor, National Speaker and Author
(If you have any questions about the program please contact the speakers at firstname.lastname@example.org )
Approved for 3 hours of "Online" General CLE Credit
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Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.