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Bridging the Generation Gap


Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 92 minutes
Recorded Date: December 19, 2019
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Agenda

  • Generational Differences
  • Generational Characteristics
  • Inter-Generational Conflicts
  • Working Together
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
Recorded: December 19, 2019

For NY - Difficulty Level: For both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys

Description

Lawyers of different ages and experiences approach the practice of law in unique ways, and what works for one might not be ideal for the other. From Dictaphones to instant messaging, everyone does things a little differently, which can lead to conflict in a law practice. This lively panel will offer tips for getting the most out of each lawyer’s skills, no matter their age.

All participants will be able to more clearly identify and articulate the differences in their individual practice styles from their coworkers, employers, and employees Seasoned practitioners will be able to more effectively motivate and manage younger employees/ associates Younger participants will be able to identify communication strategies which are more effective when working with seasoned practitioners.

This program was recorded on December 19th, 2019.

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American Bar Association
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Panelists

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Roberta "Bobbie" S. Batley

Partner
Batley Powers Family Law

As a partner at Batley Powers Family Law, P.A. I represent clients in a variety of family law cases often involving complex matrimonial and property division issues including business valuation, professional goodwill and multi-state and multi-layered business structures.

My primary focus is to help my clients get through one of the most trying times of their life with the goal of reaching a better place emotionally and financially.

My expertise includes being a NM Board Recognized Specialist in Divorce and Family Law, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Diplomate with the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and a trained Collaborative family law attorney. I am the former Chair of he American Bar Association Family Law Section, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Advancement of the American Legal System.

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Kimberly A. Cook

Partner
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP

As a partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, I guide clients through difficult and complex family law matters including prenuptial agreements, divorce, custody and child support, with grace and dignity.

Disintegrating relationships are never easy. That’s why I work one-on-one with clients to help them realize their own power to navigate to the next stage of their lives. My personalized approach to every case allows me to help clients develop a clear plan for everything from prenuptial agreements to post-Judgment issues. As a skilled litigator, I am always prepared to go to court if negotiation is not possible while demonstrating that kindness should never be mistaken as weakness. Clients can count on me to help them navigate through a difficult time while giving them the tools to move forward into their best life.


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