Embrace Your Inner Bad-Ass: Access Your Power in the Courtroom and Boardroom


Embrace Your Inner Bad-Ass: Access Your Power in the Courtroom and Boardroom

A Seminar & Retreat for Female Trial Attorneys


March 9-11, 2018 – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Part of the Richard A. Harris Series of Continuing Legal Education · Hosted by Nevada Justice Association and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association

Women across the country and around the world face challenges to their success, their autonomy and their professional development. This seminar will focus on harnessing your power as a trial attorney and finding your unique voice while being true to who you are as a woman and an attorney.


Schedule of events:
Friday, March 9th
3:00-6:00 pm:  Check-in
6:30-8:30 pm:  Dinner and Key Note Speaker Sari de la Motte
Saturday, March 10th
7:30 am:  Morning Yoga & Breakfast
8:30-9:30 am:  You Don't Have to be Perfect: Learning From Our Mistakes - Dorothy Sims and Randi McGinn
9:45-11:15 am:  Your Power in the Courtroom and the Boardroom (break-out sessions)
11:30-1: pm:  Dealing with Difficult Situations: Keeping Your Cool When Things Get Hot
1:15-2:15 pm: Surprise! What Did I Learn About My Legal Style Today? - Dorothy Sims, Randi McGinn, and Sari de la Motte
2:30-5:30 pm:  Relax, Rejuvenate, Restore
6:30-7:30 pm:  Networking by the Fire
7:30 pm:  Grab a group and Grab Dinner on Your Own
Sunday, March 11th
8:00-8:30 am: Breakfast
8:30-9:30 am: Beyond Trial Prep: How to Emotionally, Mentally and Physically Prepare for Trial? - Sari de la Motte
9:30-11:00 am: Where Do We Go From Here?
11:00 am:  Turn in evaluations, weekend ends
Registration Rate includes: Friday night dinner, Saturday yoga, breakfast, lunch and cocktails, and one spa treatment. Also includes Sunday breakfast with a total eight (8) houres of CLE.

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

7575 E. Princess Drive

Scottsdale, Arizona


Preferred Capital Funding

Bank of Nevada

MSA Legal Nurse Consultants

Elite Medical Experts

The Settlement Alliance
Cancellation Policy

Refunds granted, minus $50 service charge, for cancellation before March 6, 2018.

No show, no refund.



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