As founder and President of Litigation Management & Training Services, Inc., Patricia S. Eyres, Esq., speaks internationally, consults with organizations on developing and enforcing effective policies, and trains managers to lead within legal limits. Her workshops focus on methods for preventing costly lawsuits or minimizing disruption when unavoidable claims occur.
Her public sector clients include the U.S. Departments of the Navy and Energy, the States of California and Texas, five cities, 15 community colleges, and three universities. Private industry clients include Pacific Life Insurance Company, James Hardie Industries, Nissan North America, Shur-Lok Corporation, Unocal Oil Refinery, Texaco Manufacturing & Marketing, Inc., Aramco Services Company, Admail West, Century Bank, PacifiCare, and George S. May International Company.
Ms. Eyres has earned the National Speakers Association’s™ Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. The CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform skill and proven professional achievement. Her most popular presentations are “Leading within Legal Limits,” “Creating an Atmosphere of Respect,” “Prevent the Tell-Tale E-Mail Trail,” “Staying on Top of Evolving Intellectual Property Issues,” and “Managing Performance Without Pain and Without Lawsuits.”
She is the author of The Legal Handbook for Trainers, Speakers and Consultants: The Essential Guide to Keeping Your Company and Clients Out of Court (McGraw-Hill 1998). Her published articles include:
“Harassment Measures,” Los Angeles Lawyer (July/Aug 2002)
“Will Your Employees’ E-Mail Land Your Association in Court?,” Fair Dealer Magazine (Spring 1999)
“Keeping the Training Department Out of Court,” Training Magazine (Sept. 1990)
“Sexual Harassment Policies: Employer Complaint Procedures Now Essential for Legal Compliance,” Fair Dealer Magazine (Spring 1996)
“Legal Consequences of Sexual Harassment in Multicultural Work Settings — When Cultural Values Collide,” Cultural Diversity at Work Newsletter (Nov. 1992)
“Seven Strategies to Avoid Legal Risks,” Professional Speaker Magazine (January/February 1998)
In addition, Ms. Eyres contributed the chapter “Legal Ramifications of Human Performance Technology” to the Handbook of Human Performance Technology (Jossey Bass, 1992), and added to the 1999 update. She also wrote the chapter “Training and the Law,” for the ASTD Training and Development Handbook (4th ed., McGraw-Hill 1996).
Prior to founding Litigation Management & Training Services, Inc., Ms. Eyres was supervising partner of a major law firm civil litigation department. She teaches "Is Your E-Mail a Pain in the Net?” for Estrin LegalEd.