Learn: Professional Development

Learn: Professional Development

Upcoming Events
February 27, 2007, 5:00-6:00 EST, at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC, International Law Section of American Bar Association presents Janet Moore in panel discussion on Pathways to International Law For more information, contact the ABA’s International Law Section (312) 988-5000
March 1, 2007, 8:00-9:30 am CST,
Houston Bar Association meeting at Junior League of Houston,
Janet Moore presents: Communicating Legal Advice Effectively so that Clients will Listen ( 1.50 hours CLE, including .75 ethics)
May 4, 2007, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, American Bar Association’s International Law Section’s meeting in Washington, DC, Janet Moore will address: Secrets of Successful Networking: Launching an International Law Career, and Moving up the Career Ladder in a Global Economy
May 15, 2007,  Law Firm Business Development Conference sponsored by IncreMental Advantage in New York, New York, Janet Moore will address:  Keys to Expanding Practice Areas and Global Geographic Footprint
SELECT PRIOR PRESENTATIONS: For a select list of Janet’s prior presentations click here.
Interviews

     

  janet_gallucci_s.jpg Interview with Robert L. Gallucci,  Dean of the School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University

January 31, 2007, Houston, Texas

In the third of her series of interviews with prominent international experts, Janet spoke to Robert L. Gallucci, Dean of the School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University.
Interview with Dean Gallucci

Janet Moore speaks with former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso

September 14, 2006, Houston, Texas

In the second of her series of interviews with prominent international experts, Janet spoke to Hon. Fernando Enrique Cardoso, Former President of Brazil.
Read Mr. Cardoso’s comments here.

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Interview with U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, The Honorable Chase Untermeyer

July 8, 2006, Houston, Texas

In the first of her series of interviews with prominent international experts, Janet interviews the Honorable Chase Untermeyer the U.S. Ambassador to Qatar. Read the transcript of the interview with Ambassador Untermeyer

Articles
Career Change for Lawyers in a Global Economy by Janet H. Moore Presentation to Georgetown University Alumni on January 16, 2007
Going Global: A Guide to Growing an International Practice
by Janet H. Moore Have you always dreamed of growing an international law practice? This article provides tips (primarily for small firm and solo lawyers) for launching and growing an international law practice.
Published in the November 2006 edition of the Texas Bar Journal of the State Bar of Texas. Read Going Global: A Guide to Growing an International Practice
How International Lawyers can Break Their Golden Handcuffs
by Janet H. Moore Do you feel trapped in your law job by lifestyle and other pressures? Do you long to break free of your Golden Handcuffs?
Adapted from Janet’s presentations to the ICF’s Global Executive Special Interest Group on May 3, 2006 and Expatriate Special Interest Group on August 9, 2006. Read How International Lawyers can Break their Golden Handcuffs
Seven Steps to Maintaining Motivation by Janet H. Moore If you lack motivation for your law practice, especially as a small firm or solo lawyer, this article suggests strategies to propel you forward. Published in the January 2007 edition of the Texas Bar Journal. Click here to read Seven Steps to Maintaining Motivation.
by Janet H. Moore
Published in the Nov./Dec. 2006 issue of The Houston Lawyer
Reviews
What Can You Do With a Law Degree? A Lawyer’s Guide to Career Alternatives Inside, Outside and Around the Law by Deborah Arron This book is a great starting place for lawyers seeking career change. Read Janet Moore’s review
Business Development for Lawyers: Strategies for Getting and Keeping Clients
by Sally Schmidt The author explains how “marketing” and “business development” for lawyers differ, but also compliment each other. Read Janet Moore’s review as published in The Houston Lawyer
Ending the Gauntlet: Barriers to Women’s Success in the Law
By Lauren Stiller Rikleen Where are all the women partners at major law firms? For insights read this heavily researched book. Read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer
Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies that Work
By James Calloway and Mark Robertson; American Bar Association 2002. Is hourly billing “the rule”, and if so, why? Lawyers looking for creative billing solutions will enjoy this book’s suggestions. Read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer

Winning With Stories:
Using the Narrative to Persuade in
Trials, Speeches & Lectures

By Jim M. Perdue Read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer

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