Grand Rapids MI (PRWEB) December 14, 2009
The International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus) is pleased to announce its 2010 Plaintiff Consumer Group Winter Conference, scheduled February 25-28, at The Westin Key West Resort & Marina in Key West, Florida. The conference will feature nationally renowned speaker Eric Oliver of Meta Systems, Ltd.
Eric Oliver has specialized in nonverbal, verbal and implicit communication skills for over 28 years--25 working with attorneys. Along with teaching effective communication skills to attorneys and their firms, Mr. Oliver spends most of his time helping trial attorneys prepare and present more receiver-friendly cases for settlement presentations and in trial. He helps lawyers build a presentation plan for each case--adaptable to any venue--integrating the verbal, visual and personal parts of the case story based on decision maker needs and expectations uncovered in focus groups and voir dire.
In addition to his hands on work with attorneys, Mr. Oliver is co-author of "Courtroom Power: Communication Strategies for Trial Lawyers" and wrote "Facts Can't Speak for Themselves: Reveal the Stories That Give Facts their Meaning."
Primerus is the leading alliance of small and medium sized, top-rated, independent firms. With approximately 140 law firms located in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., Primerus firms provide clients with responsive, high quality, partner-level service for much less than what large law firms charge. All Primerus law firms are: AV- rated using the Martindale-Hubbell peer review service; screened for excellence; audited annually for continued quality; and committed to excellence in six key areas--integrity, reasonable fees, continuing education, civility, community service and excellent work product.
The Primerus 2010 Plaintiff Consumer Group Winter Conference was put together by the group’s Executive Committee, made up of the following distinguished attorneys: Donald J. Winder of Winder & Counsel (Salt Lake City, UT); Stephen I. Lane of Lane & Lane, LLC (Chicago, IL); Walter A. Lesnevich of Lesnevich & Marzano-Lesnevich, LLC (Hackensack, NJ); and James C. Lewis of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C. (Virginia Beach, VA).
For more information about the Primerus Plaintiff Consumer Group, please contact Scott Roland, Senior Vice President of Membership Development, at sroland(at)primerus(dot)com; or Lindsae Gogulski, Member Services Account Representative, at lgogulski(at)primerus(dot)com or (800) 968-2211.