Client Interviewing & Counseling: Skills for Lawyers

This course is designed to help the learner in improving their interviewing and counseling skills. The course explains the stages of client communication along with tips to facilitate the same.

Client Interviewing & Counseling: Skills for Lawyers

Course Description

This LawSkills course helps lawyers and law students in developing a mutually beneficial relationship with their clients. It takes the learner through all stages of client communication and elucidates the methodologies and techniques that can be used to facilitate the process. The course provides actual Q&A sessions which take place between lawyers and clients, enabling learners to familiarize and prepare themselves for their professional interactions.

Course Outcomes:
  • Identify the nature of the client's problem
  • Establish a mutually beneficial relationship with the client
  • Assist the client in finding potential solutions for their problems
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Legal consultants and advisors

  • Lawyers

  • Law students and researchers

  • Other stakeholders interested in learning about interviewing and advising clients.

You do not have to be a lawyer to take this course.

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Format of Certification


Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Client interview
  • Stages of listening
  • Observation skills and acquiring information
  • Phrasing question and gathering information
  • Witness interview
  • Advising clients


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