Vocal Authority and the Oklahoma Women Trial Lawyers Collective present

The Expressive Litigator: Her Voice in Law

This Event Has Been Postponed Due to COVID-19

Presentation Skills For The Competitive Edge

Do you want a more powerful vocal presence in your practice and in the courtroom?

Does your voice reflect your skill, knowledge and experience?

Do you want to learn voice techniques that will train you to be more authoritative and persuasive in all legal situations?

Want to lose your “lawyer voice” and find an authentic sound that draws the jury to you?


Level Up Your Trial Presentation Skills

Join a small group of female lawyers for a weekend intensive of practical and transformative voice, body language and storytelling techniques. You will be inspired by the intimate rustic setting at the Post Oak Lodge, northwest of Tulsa, OK.

Whether you represent plaintiffs, defendants, businesses, individuals, or groups this retreat will enhance your communication skills.

Retreat Venue

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Located in the Rolling Hills of Oklahoma

Surrounded by the rolling Osage Hills, POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat sits on 1,000 acres just minutes from downtown Tulsa. From weekend getaways to group events, POSTOAK provides banquet space, comfortable accommodations with spacious common areas, and leisure activities.

Lodging is included.


Meals are included


Space is limited

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Hear From Women Who Have Experienced This Training

Topics and Activities

Tuning Your Instrument

During this session, we will cover Releasing Habitual Tension, Alignment for Ease, Breath for Power, and Resonance for Projection followed by hands-on Coaching.

Time: 2:00PM - 6:00PM


Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Find Your Authentic Story Telling Voice

Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM


Time: 7:30AM - 8:15AM


Time: 8:30AM - 9:00AM

Catching Their Interest

During this session, we will cover Vocal Warm-up, Pitch Variety, Rate Variety, and Volume Variety followed by hands-on Coaching.

Time: 9:15AM - 12:00PM


Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Capturing Their Hearts & Coaching

During this session, we will cover Taming Performance Anxiety & Owning the Room, Making Words Matter, and Using Key Words followed by hands-on Coaching.

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM


Time: 4:00PM - 4:15PM

Using Action Verbs to Stimulate Imagination & Coaching

Time: 4:15PM - 6:00PM


Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Gesture & Body Language

Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM


Time: 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Sharing Opening/Closings and Vocal Warm-up

Time: 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Takeaways & Action Plan Moving Forward

Time: 11:00AM

Interested in The Expressive Litigator: Her Voice in Law?

Get your ticket for only $949!

Space is limited to 16 participants. CLE credits available. Have questions? Contact Us

Your Facilitators


Rena Cook

CEO & Founder

Rena Cook is a Professor Emerita, TEDx speaker, trainer, and author. She is the founder of Vocal Authority, a training consultancy serving attorneys who want to use their voice in more commanding and authentic ways.

Rena is the author of Empower your Voice: For Women in Business Politics and Life, and Voice and the Young Actor, used in drama programs throughout the US and the UK. She recently finished Her Voice in Law with co-author Laurie Koller, attorney and founder of the Oklahoma Women Trial Lawyers Collective, available soon through the ABA.

Rena has an MA in Voice Studies from London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, an MFA in Directing from the University of Oklahoma, an MA in Guidance & Counseling from the University of Tulsa. Rena’s guilty pleasure is voice animation and video game characters.

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Natalie Andrews

Voice Coach

Natalie Andrews is a voice coach, actor, musician, and producer currently based in Phoenix, AZ where she owns and operates Songbird Studios, teaching singing and music classes to learners of all ages and vocations.

Originally from Louisville, KY, Natalie earned her BFA in acting from the University of Oklahoma where she later taught as an adjunct professor, leading voice classes for actors in training under the mentorship of Rena Cook.

She is a certified corporate voice trainer with Vocal Authority, helping entrepreneurs, speakers, lawyers, and politicians put their best voice forward. Natalie specializes in helping people overcome performance anxiety and connect authentically with their audience.

She believes in taking a holistic perspective on voice training, integrating many modalities into her instruction, including yoga and mindfulness practices.

Reserve Your Tickets

This event is limited to 16 participants. This form will stop working when the spaces have been filled.

This Event Has Been Postponed Due To COVID-19