Clients Interview Programmed Approach To Effective Communication

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Client interviews are an important part of a legal practice. Interviewing clients may be part of your daily activities in a busy law office, so it is important to understand the interviewing process. One of the best ways to learn about interviewing clients is by interviewing someone who regularly interviews clients in order to discover his or her experiences. For this assignment:

  1. Select an individual working in the legal field to interview and contact such individual to schedule a day and time for the interview, which should be conducted in person or by phone.
  2. Draft at least 10 substantive questions to ask your interviewee (see required criteria below). Perform some research on exploratory techniques used in the legal profession to help you draft your questions. Be sure to cite the sources that you used to research your questions.
  3. Conduct the interview.
  4. Take substantive notes of your interviewee’s responses to each of the questions you ask to create transcripts of the interview.
  5. Write a 2-page reflective summary of the interview, describing the key information you learned from the interview regarding your interviewee’s experiences with client interviews and the exploratory techniques used in the legal profession.

Required Criteria:

In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:

  • Length of your project should be 3–4 pages (double-spaced, 12-point font), excluding cover page and references page. You should have 1–2 pages of transcripts (notes from the interview), listing the 10 questions asked and summaries of your interviewee’s responses to each question and a 2-page reflective summary.
  • Your 10 interview questions must be substantive and designed to engage your interviewee and encourage him or her to provide plenty of information regarding client interviews and the exploratory techniques used in the legal profession.
  • Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained.
  • Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.).
  • Writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
  • Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
  • Appropriate citation style should be followed.

Suggestions:

  • Do not wait until last minute to schedule the interview. Schedule it as soon as possible and make sure to build in time for possible rescheduling.
  • Interview someone who has plenty of experience interviewing clients.
  • You should try to find someone in your local legal community to interview so that the interview can help you build some potential employment contacts.
  • Really think about the questions you are going to ask and use the interview as an opportunity to learn more about the legal field.



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Explanation & Answer

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Running Head: CLIENTS INTERVIEW

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Clients Interview
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Institution Affiliation
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CLIENTS INTERVIEW

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Interviews are essential aspects of law firms to acquire valuable information that will help
in advising the client. It is equally necessary to have interview skills that play the leading role of
retrieving significant information from the client in a professional manner. The best to gain the
skills is by interviewing a more experienced interviewer and learn their experiences. I will
interview a lawyer employed by a certain law firm in the city on one on one interview scheduled
on 15th May 2019 at 8 am.
Interview Questions
➢ How do you determine the purpose of each interview considering you have different interviews
relating to various matters?
As we may have many interviews to carry out, including the client, witnesses, other professions
and other parties involved in the case, they all have a similar primary target. The main target is to
retrieve relevant information that then you establish what you will do with the information that
you have acquired. Some of the fundamental purposes of conducting the interview include
identifying the client's needs, gathering information on how to deliver what the client needs and
building confidence in the client by showing how caring and committed you are (CastilloMontoya, M. (2016).
➢ How do you manage to have an efficient and effective client interview?
To have an effective interview, you must first be able to build a relationship with your client.
From the choice of words to use to the non-verbal behaviors you portray. Non-verbal
communication contributes to almost sixty-five percent of the interview. They include posture,
gestures and facial expressions that di...


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