What do Joan Crawford, Kanye West, Ted Bundy, Adolf Hitler, and Mariah Carey all have in common?
They are all suspected to have/had Narcissistic Personality Disorder or at the very least, have all exhibited narcissistic tendencies. So why should you care? The point is, narcissists are everywhere, including among your colleagues, adversaries, the bench, and your clients. Dealing with them is no easy task. Narcissistic patterns can be hard to spot, leading to anxiety, prolonged cases, increased expenses, decreased energy, losing a client’s confidence, and other challenges, even legal malpractice. It is important to learn how to identify narcissistic behavior, how to navigate and deal with such behavior, and how to use it to your advantage when possible. “Pushing Buttons—Using the Bad Character of Others to Your Advantage” on December 27, 2018 at the Law Center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will teach you all of that and more. Lisa A. Marcy, Esq. and Tina M. Weber, Esq. offer real-world advice for dealing with narcissists inside and outside of the courtroom, including tips on depositions, trials, mediations and negotiations, and simply everyday life. This program is a must for every attorney!
Lisa Marcy and Tina Weber are tested and successful trial lawyers. They offer questions to pose at every phase of a client interview, deposition, negotiation, mediation, or trial to expose the narcissist. Then they deliver proven techniques to disrupt the narcissist’s predictable behavior and to turn it to your advantage.
• Identify the narcissist - who may be closer than you think.
• Defend your client (and yourself) from their destructive behavior.
• Maintain zealous advocacy for a narcissistic client.
• Depose, mediate, arbitrate and try your case, while deflating the effect of
these dangerous people.
• Recognize and work successfully with narcissistic co-counsel.