ALC Episode 3: Screw-drivered by Client

ALC Episode 3: Screw-drivered by Client

James J. Bell, ICLEF's Amateur Life Coach

ICLEF’s Amateur Life Coach now looks to address the questions and misgivings from our favorite guest questioner, corporate attorney Adam Christensen, about being “screw-drivered” by your client. Watch as Adam tests the patience (and the filming budget) of our beloved Life Coach.

Questions for the Amateur Life Coach?
Submit questions for the Amateur Life Coach to iclef@iclef.org

You can also follow the Amateur Life Coach on Twitter and Facebook:
Twitter: @AmtrLifeCoach            Facebook: “The Amateur Life Coach”

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Written and performed by James J. Bell. Produced by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. This video is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.

About James J. Bell – James is an experienced criminal defense and legal ethics lawyer.  For over 17 years he has defended individuals facing criminal charges. James also regularly provides advice to attorneys and law firms on difficult ethical issues.

In addition, when businesses are confronted with the need to conduct internal investigations, he not only advises, but directs them through the nuances of that process.

James has served as a major felony public defender in state court, and currently is a Director on the Indiana Federal Community Defenders Board.  James is a regular contributor to The Indiana Lawyer on criminal law and legal ethics topics.  He also has served as an adjunct professor at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law teaching professional responsibility. Follow James on Twitter at @jamesjbell

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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ALC TurkeyDay

Happy Thanksgiving from ICLEF & the Amateur Life Coach!

James J. Bell, ICLEF's Amateur Life Coach

It is the time of year when we take a moment to reflect upon those things for which we are most thankful. The Amateur Life Coach has his own reflective introspections, and wishes to share with you what he is thankful for this year:

• Thankful for Family (except for my 2nd Cousin Steve)

• Thankful for the opportunity to coach people through the challenges in their lives (while maintaining my “amateur” status.)

• Thankful for “likes” on Facebook and Twitter, but REALLY thankful for “retweets” and “shares”, so share AND retweet people! (The Life Coach should not view his worth by view counts, but he does ….)

• Thankful for the profession of law and the opportunities it presents.

 So, when you have become full from your feast, and tired of watching football (or being with family), catch up on ALL the Amateur Life Coach episodes by clicking here:  https://goo.gl/jd1kjh

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving from ICLEF & the Amateur Life Coach!

Questions for the Amateur Life Coach?
Submit questions for the Amateur Life Coach to iclef@iclef.org

You can also follow the Amateur Life Coach on Twitter and Facebook:
Twitter: @AmtrLifeCoach            Facebook: “The Amateur Life Coach”

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Written and performed by James J. Bell. Produced by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. This video is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.

About James J. Bell – James is an experienced criminal defense and legal ethics lawyer.  For over 17 years he has defended individuals facing criminal charges. James also regularly provides advice to attorneys and law firms on difficult ethical issues.

In addition, when businesses are confronted with the need to conduct internal investigations, he not only advises, but directs them through the nuances of that process.

James has served as a major felony public defender in state court, and currently is a Director on the Indiana Federal Community Defenders Board.  James is a regular contributor to The Indiana Lawyer on criminal law and legal ethics topics.  He also has served as an adjunct professor at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law teaching professional responsibility. Follow James on Twitter at @jamesjbell

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Amateur Life Coach Episode 2: Screw-drivered by a Judge!

Amateur Life Coach Episode 2: Screw-drivered by a Judge!

James J. Bell, ICLEF's Amateur Life Coach

This time the Amateur Life Coach attempts to address the question from Marion Superior Court Judge Timothy W. Oakes about being “screw-drivered” by a judge. The Amateur Life Coach receives some assistance from his “Cousin Steve.”

Questions for the Amateur Life Coach?
Submit questions for the Amateur Life Coach to iclef@iclef.org

You can also follow the Amateur Life Coach on Twitter and Facebook:
Twitter: @AmtrLifeCoach            Facebook: “The Amateur Life Coach”

__________________________________________________

Written and performed by James J. Bell. Produced by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. This video is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.

About James J. Bell – James is an experienced criminal defense and legal ethics lawyer.  For over 17 years he has defended individuals facing criminal charges. James also regularly provides advice to attorneys and law firms on difficult ethical issues.

In addition, when businesses are confronted with the need to conduct internal investigations, he not only advises, but directs them through the nuances of that process.

James has served as a major felony public defender in state court, and currently is a Director on the Indiana Federal Community Defenders Board.  James is a regular contributor to The Indiana Lawyer on criminal law and legal ethics topics.  He also has served as an adjunct professor at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law teaching professional responsibility. Follow James on Twitter at @jamesjbell

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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ALC: “Screw Drivered by Opposing Counsel”

ALC: “Screw Drivered by Opposing Counsel”

James J. Bell, ICLEF's Amateur Life Coach

This week, Simon Property Group Attorney Angela M. Hopper seeks advice from the Amateur Life Coach after being “screw drivered” by an opposing counsel.

Questions for the Amateur Life Coach?
Submit questions for the Amateur Life Coach to iclef@iclef.org

You can also follow the Amateur Life Coach on Twitter and Facebook:
Twitter: @AmtrLifeCoach            Facebook: “The Amateur Life Coach”

__________________________________________________

Written and performed by James J. Bell. Produced by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. This video is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.

About James J. Bell – James is an experienced criminal defense and legal ethics lawyer.  For over 17 years he has defended individuals facing criminal charges. James also regularly provides advice to attorneys and law firms on difficult ethical issues.

In addition, when businesses are confronted with the need to conduct internal investigations, he not only advises, but directs them through the nuances of that process.

James has served as a major felony public defender in state court, and currently is a Director on the Indiana Federal Community Defenders Board.  James is a regular contributor to The Indiana Lawyer on criminal law and legal ethics topics.  He also has served as an adjunct professor at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law teaching professional responsibility. Follow James on Twitter at @jamesjbell

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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