Sluggish. That word describes the pace of instruction and training concerning emotional intelligence in American law schools. This post, another installment in the Beyond the Blue Book series* on Psycholawlogy, briefly discusses some significant points in the history of legal education and emotional intelligence, provides a current perspective, and closes by offering some simple […]
This post concerns professional development. The lesson plan includes learning and using three concepts. If lawyers will purpose in their hearts to THINK better, use some simple rules from a place called “Kids Country”, and apply the RULER method in their professional work, many professional cares and concerns can become past history.
This post suggests […]
Psycholawlogy will soon be three years old. Now a toddler, my blog has had and I have enjoyed the many milestones which have occurred along the way. The launch had a purpose – to serve as “A Bridge Between Applied Psychology and the Legal Profession”. The beginning generated much excitement. That purpose has been […]
Emotional intelligence in the Ozarks. A new and unique continuing legal education (CLE) program about emotional intelligence, the law, and professionalism will occur in March of 2015 in Springfield, Missouri. This CLE, Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction, will address three important questions about lawyers, emotional intelligence, professionalism, and continuing legal […]
Emotions (anger or gratitude), trust, and advice connect lawyers and their clients. Sometimes people take your advice. Sometimes they do not. The word “complex” describes the advice-giving and advice-taking decision process. Many factors, including moods and emotions, drive the dynamics of trust in that process.
While the researchers did not study the attorney-client relationship […]
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