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Biased? Me? How Lawyers Can Recognize and Improve Interpersonal Skills


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Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


Description

So much of the practice of law involves decision-making, and convincing others to make better decisions based upon fact rather than emotion. This course is intended to guide attendees to appreciate how they involuntarily make decisions and guide them to recognize and prevent bias. We'll examine:

 

  • The biology of human decision-making, including emotion, mood, complex
  • cognition, and reasoning
  • The psychology of decision-making, heuristics, and issue-framing
  • The seven steps to effective decision-making
  • Self-serving bias, confirmation bias, and epistemic closure
  • The backfire effect of receiving contradictory evidence
  • Crushing your insular cortex to relieve the stress of unacceptable truth
  • Justification and politicization
  • Tipping points to change misperceptions 
  • Professional training received by judges
  • Strategies to prevent bias in your own decision-making
  • Strategies in communicating to third-parties

Credits


Alabama Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Alaska (MCLE reciprocity may be available)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Alaska, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Arizona Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes 0.5 hours Ethics. 


State Bar of Arkansas Credit Statement

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arkansas, including 1.0 hours General credit.


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.0 for Bias Elimination.


State Bar of Colorado Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Connecticut Credit Statement

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Connecticut, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may  include up to 0.5 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Delaware Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Delaware, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include 0.5 hours Ethics.


The Florida Bar Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.2 for Bias Elimination. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Georgia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Hawaii Credit Statement (Under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Hawaii, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hour Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of Hawaii.


State Bar of Idaho Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 0.5 for Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Illinois Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Indiana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes 0.5 Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Iowa Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Kentucky Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Kentucky, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hours Ethics.


Louisiana State Bar Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.0 Professionalism credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Maine Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Maine, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hours Ethics.


State Bar of Minnesota Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Minnesota, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include 0.5 hours Ethics.


State Bar of Mississippi Credit Statement

There is 1 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Missouri Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes 0.6 hours Ethics.  


State Bar of Montana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Nebraska Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Nevada Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of New Hampshire Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New Hampshire, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hours Ethics.


State Bar of New Jersey Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes 0.6 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of New Mexico Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics.


State Bar of New York (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New York, of which 1.2 hours is General credit, which includes 0.6 hours Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of New York​.


State Bar of North Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of North Dakota Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of North Dakota, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hours Ethics. 


State Bar of Ohio Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Oklahoma Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes 0.6 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is for Access to Justice credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Pennsylvania Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.0 for Ethics. 


State Bar of Rhode Island Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Rhode Island, including 1.2 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.6 hours Ethics.


State Bar of Tennessee Credit Statement There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Dual credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
State Bar of Texas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Utah Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Utah, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to 0.5 hours Ethics. 


Vermont Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 0.5 hour is General credit and 0.5 hour is Ethics credit.


State Bar of Virginia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Washington Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of West Virginia Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes 0.6 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Wisconsin Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit.


State Bar of Wyoming Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes 0.5 hour Ethics.



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Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics and State Compliance.

Claude E. Ducloux is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE, and has been invited to speak in more than 250 programs in since Jan 1, 2009, and serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.


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