Professionalism offers practical advice on how to present yourself to others: to gain the trust of clients, judges, and juries, and to create and maintain the kind of professional reputation and image that helps you in court.
Veteran trial lawyer Michael Crowe details his strategy to maintaining a positive attorney client relationship and their expectations, taking into consideration who the client is, what his or her goals are, and the best way to achieve a positive outcome for both the client and the attorney.
Pepperdine Law Professor Harry Caldwell speaks frankly on his fear of public speaking, his intent to become a transactional attorney, and the way he overcame it. Listen to hear more about his journey to becoming a successful trial lawyer.
Pepperdine School of Law Dean Deanell Tacha recounts her humble beginnings of growing up in a small town in rural Kansas, never meeting a lawyer or a female lawyer, to becoming a Federal Circuit Chief Judge. Watch the full video to hear her humbling story.
Pepperdine School of Law Dean and former Chief Judge of the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Deanell Tacha discusses that her work-life balance strategy included making both her personal life and professional life the number one priority at different stages, with many compromises along the way.
Pepperdine School of Law Deanell Tacha speaks frankly on what to ask oneself when deciding to be a litigator or transactional lawyer. Watch the full video to hear what she says you must consider when entering the profession.