Continuing Legal Education

Media Training: How to Win in the Court of Law & the Court of Public Opinion (02/19/14)

MEDIA TRAINING:

How to Win in the Court of Law and the Court of Public Opinion

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 

Eric Mower + Associates


 

CLE Credit:

2.0 General Hours

                       

Fees:

$120 Attorney Rate

$60 Paralegal Rate

 

Location:

Eric Mower + Associates

1001 Morehead Square, 5th Floor

Charlotte, NC 28203

Free Parking in the Deck

 

Special Info:

8:30 a.m. Registration  & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CLE Training

 

Program Planner:

Peter Smolowitz, Management Supervisor, Eric Mower + Associates

           

Program & Speakers:

Many attorneys often face the media without any formal training or guidance.  Join us for a two-hour presentation of how attorneys can help their clients& not only in the court of law, but also the court of public opinion.

 

Topics to be covered:

·         Understanding the media's behavior

·         Fundamental techniques and best practices for media interactions

·         Reporter's tricks and question types

·         Key concepts for managing crisis communications

·         Preparing key messages and learning how to highlight them effectively

·         Helping improve the tone of media coverage

·         Examples of media interactions (video segments)

 

Peter Smolowitz, a reporter for 12 years, mostly at The Charlotte Observer, before joining Eric Mower + Associates in 2008.

 

Rick Lyke, senior partner who leads the agency's Southeast PR group

 

EMA's reputation management practice often works with attorneys. Legal considerations always take precedence, but you can help public perception without jeopardizing the case.

 

Registration:
Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624

 

OR

- OR -
 

 

 
Wednesday September 17, 2014


 
Quick Links

Pay Your Annual Membership Fee (Member Dues) Here

Need a lawyer?  Call the Lawyer Referral Service

MCB CLE - Your #1 Source for CLEs in Mecklenburg County 

En Espanol/Spanish

Support Your BFF!.

 
Upcoming MCB Events
 

10-2-14 Lawyers' Luncheon Series - Clerk of Court Candidates Forum
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear remarks from candidates vying for the Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court position.

10-9-14 MCB YLD Fall Social
Join MCB YLD members for drinks and appetizers following the YLD sponsored Brewery Law Update CLE at Draught. Free for MCB YLD members; $10 for Non-Members

10-18-14 Ask a Lawyer Volunteer Opportunity
The YLD is recruiting volunteers for their annual Ask-A-Lawyer event. Volunteer attorneys will provide free legal advice to the public at the Main Public Library. Training materials provided.

 

Mecklenburg County Bar