Renowned Negotiation Expert Chris Voss Set Announced as 2023 ClioCon Keynote Speaker

FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss will share powerful tools for successful negotiation in 2023 ClioCon keynote address


Clio, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, today announced that Chris Voss, internationally acclaimed negotiation expert and best-selling author, will share his powerful tools for successful negotiation as a keynote speaker at the 2023 Clio Cloud Conference, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee from October 9-10, 2023.

With his extensive experience in high-stakes negotiations, Chris Voss has become a trusted authority in high-stakes negotiations, imparting invaluable strategies to individuals and organizations across the globe. As the former lead international kidnapping negotiator for the FBI, Voss has successfully navigated some of the most challenging negotiations imaginable, making him a key resource for legal professionals seeking to enhance their negotiation skills.

“A skilled negotiator has the power to navigate complexities, bridge gaps, and foster mutually beneficial outcomes, which is why I’m thrilled to welcome Chris Voss to the ClioCon stage this year,” said Jack Newton, CEO and Founder of Clio. “His expertise in negotiation is unmatched, and his ability to distill complex concepts into practical, actionable advice is exceptional. Great lawyers need to be great negotiators, and we’re thrilled to welcome Chris to the ClioCon stage to give attendees a new set of skills and tactics they can apply to their legal work.” 

In his keynote address, Voss will discuss the concept of tactical empathy. Inspired by his Wall Street Journal bestselling book Never Split the Difference, he will discuss how empathizing with the other side can lead to true collaboration and a win-win solution in business and in life. Attendees can expect to learn how to apply these strategies to gain a competitive edge in any negotiation scenario.

“As the largest legal conference in North America, ClioCon has established a reputation as a must-attend event for legal professionals looking to succeed personally and professionally,” said Newton. “With world-renowned speakers like Mel Robbins, Brian Banks, and now Chris Voss on the mainstage, legal professionals will gain renewed perspectives to better navigate their practices and the justice system.”

The Clio Cloud Conference is the legal industry’s premier event, attracting attendees from around the globe. With its 11th iteration just around the corner, this year’s conference is gearing up to be the biggest and best yet, with over 80% of passes already sold. This is a can’t-miss event for legal professionals seeking to stay ahead of the curve. From groundbreaking keynotes to hands-on workshops, this year’s conference promises to deliver cutting-edge insights and invaluable networking opportunities to help attendees take their practices to the next level.

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