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The Secret to Career Transitions That Are Epic
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Law Practice Management
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The Secret to Career Transitions That Are Epic

This program empowers attorneys to break free from professional stagnation and explore diverse career opportunities aligned with their personal values. Led by Scott Mason, the program unravels the challenges lawyers face when contemplating career change. Additionally, it delves into the personal and professional consequences of remaining disconnected while presenting a systematic approach to understanding one's identity, leveraging legal skills across diverse paths, and crafting an actionable plan for a fulfilling career transition.

This course is designed to guide attorneys through a transformative journey, helping them break free from professional constraints and embark on a fulfilling career path aligned with their authentic selves—that is epic.

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize risks of unfulfilling career paths by identifying five dangers associated with staying on an unfulfilling career trajectory.
  • Navigate risk aversion in career transition by understanding how inherent risk aversion in attorneys can hinder professional and personal satisfaction.
  • Disentangle professional role and identity by learning the importance of separating professional role and identity during a career transition and the practical steps to achieve it.
  • Gain insights into building a comprehensive Professional Freedom Action Plan tailored to individual goals.

  • Introductory Overview
    • A brief introduction to the speaker, his background and experiences, and what career transitions can mean for lawyers

  • Why This Course Matters
    • The dangers of professional boredom, discontent, or emptiness and the importance of having a process

  • Who This Course Is For
    • Attorneys seeking to successfully transition into lawyer-leaders roles
    • Unhappy attorneys seeking a different career path
    • Lawyers seeking a non-traditional career path or interested in entrepreneurship

  • About the Speaker
    • Scott Mason’s qualifications and perspective

  • Risk Dynamics: Legal Practice & Professional Transitions
    • A lawyer’s relationship to risk in practice may have a dispositional impact that can make career transitions particularly complicated for attorneys
    • Areas where that dispositional impact can play out
    • Tips to manage this while assessing a major career transition

  • Navigating Your Career Transition: A Four-Step Process
    • Personal Myths; Professional Outcomes
      • Our professional narratives drive us to or away from success
      • Explore how your professional narrative is keeping you where you are and what elements of that narrative are keeping you unhappy

    • Rewriting Your Professional Framework
      • Develop a vision of your new life by identifying and documenting “inner relics” from your past, do the “Purpose Exercise,” and put together a Strength-Building plan
      • Identify and document physical, mental, ethics/values-based reasons that you will be unwilling/unable to pursue opportunity
      • Put together a professional Vision Statement

    • Unlocking Your Charisma
      • Why charisma matters and what it is
      • Self-assess your communication strengths and identify areas to build on and improve

    • Building a Professional Freedom Plan, Including Ethical Considerations
      • Build the roadmap taking you from where you are now to where you need to be
      • Ensure any/all ethical obligations for the jurisdictions in which you are licensed are addressed
      • Consider Rules 1.4, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.6, 1.9, 1.11, 5.5

  • Key Takeaways

  • Questions & Answers (as time permits)
Topics covered include: Law Practice Management
Duration of this webinar: 60 minutes
When: Premieres in 14 days | August 07, 2024 11:00 AM PT
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Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

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California CLE

Status: Approved

Credits: 1.0 General

South Carolina CLE

Status: Approved

Credits: 1.0 General

Difficulty: All Levels

North Carolina CLE

Status: Approved

Credits: 1.0 General

Texas CLE

Status: Pending

Credits: TBD

This presentation is approved for one hour of General CLE credit in California, South Carolina (all levels), and North Carolina. An application for accreditation of this activity has been submitted to the MCLE Committee of the State Bar of Texas and is pending.

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Scott Mason
Scott Mason Executive Leadership Coach

Scott Mason is the Myth Slayer: an attorney and transformational executive leadership coach for lawyers looking to uplevel their careers or leadership skills—and have a future that is epic. Based on his trailblazing signature framework, Scott will help you or the leaders in your firm/organization become:

  • More connected to themselves, each other, and your mission.
  • Creative—leading to innovation and consistent achievement of organizational goals.
  • Resilient, especially when times are tough.

After graduating from Columbia Law School, Scott worked for 20+ years as an attorney and senior executive in the government and non-profit sectors. Among other accomplishments, he led a division responsible for programmatic oversight of 300+ senior centers and home-delivered meal providers; was second-in-command of NYC's central administrative law court; and served as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and head of operations for the USA's largest provider of domestic violence shelters. Scott earned a Hero's Award from the NYC Department of Buildings for work he performed during the recovery from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read More ›

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