Interviewing with Open-ended Questions Course


Podcast length : 24 mins. Live Webinar Length : 35 mins

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  • Why ask clients questions?
  • Are the identified problems the client’s or the lawyer’s?
  • What about the concerns of other people and setting precedents in society?
  • What are open-ended questions?
  • What are examples of open-ended questions?
  • The problem of when the client’s tale raises issues outside of the lawyer’s area of practice.
  • Can some open-ended questions focus a discussion on a topic?
  • How do open-ended questions differ from other types of questions?
  • Can open-ended questions be used to direct an interview?
  • What are the benefits of open-ended questions?
  • What are the detriments of open-ended questions?
  • May open-ended questions and other forms be used during the same interview or counseling session?
  • When should open-ended questions be used during an interview?
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This course was written by: Cory Lewis, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., C.A.E., is a regulatory and commercial attorney with experience in Canadian multi-level marketing and direct selling law, Manitoba real estate, Canadian trade-marks and incorporation since 1985.

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