II Module of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program is approaching. The third hundred of participants will learn best practices of building the collegial relations within the justice system.
Meanwhile, we offered our tomorrow’s lawyers to recall skills that we have developed during the first module and outline the knowledge that will to guide us though the Program. Upon completing the first module, we already know how to set up communication with the client, pay special attention to ethical issues, learn to manage emotions and stress, as well as conduct quality interviewing, counselling and reporting.
Our program experts – Dmitry Kuhnyuk, Victoria Mitko and Andriy Kostin – shared tips of the importance of ethics, emotional intelligence and active listening in the work of a lawyer.
The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program, the Ukrainian Bar Association, the Bar Association of Legal Aid Providers, the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project, the Canadian Bureau for International Education, or the Government of Canada and the Law Enforcement Section of the United States Embassy in Ukraine.
“Tomorrow’s Lawyer” is a powerful network of lawyers uniting opinion leaders in the legal profession, who provide legal assistance in accordance with the highest ethical standards, act as agents of change in society and leaders in the professional community.
The “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program was launched in 2016 and first implemented within the “Quality and Accessible Legal Aid” Project, carried out by the Canadian Bureau for International Education with the support of the Government of Canada in cooperation with the Legal Aid Coordination Centre. It is currently being implemented and developed with the support of the US Embassy’s Law Enforcement Section in Ukraine, the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” NGO, in partnership with the Ukrainian Bar Association and the Bar Association of Legal Aid Providers.