Published on Nov 18, 2015

Florida Professionalism lecture slides



Bruce Denson

top 3 personal concerns

Florida Bar Survey
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learning objectives

  • Supreme Court Trends
  • Bar's new definition of professionalism
  • 5 keys to professionalism
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the old view

the new view

Professionals measure their conduct not by rules but by basic moral principles such as honesty, integrity and fairness.

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We are going to focus on the affirmative dimension -- helping, caring, protecting, counseling and setting a good example.

5 keys

  • Prepare
  • Eye on the Horizon
  • Keep moving forward
  • Create balance
  • Fall off/Get back on


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eye on the horizon

keep moving forward

create balance

Clothes invade the body and brain, putting the wearer in a different psychological state.

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. --Ghandi

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Companies that survive and thrive over the long term have more significant interactions with their customers than just conducting transactions. Branson

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fall off/get back on

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fall off/get back on

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