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JURY SELECTION AND THEME IDEAS FROM ERIC OLIVER

Eric Oliver is a long time friend and a very experienced jury consultant. http://www.eric-oliver.com/  He wrote an article about communications  “Heard Mentality.” Some of the observations Eric made are important to remember in our practice and are summarized below: Jurors … Continue reading

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TWO SUGGESTIONS ABOUT BEING A BETTER TRIAL LAWYER

For some years I  collected and saved in a notebook ideas I heard or read about relating to  communication and advocacy. Here are   two of the items I saved  and which you may find  of interest. In the 1970’s … Continue reading

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THE “GOLDEN MOMENT” ACCORDING TO JIM McELHANEY

An article written by James W. McElhaney in 2004 was recently called to my attention. McElhaney is a wonderful teacher of solid trial techniques and a long time writer for the ABA Journal about communication in trial. This article was titled … Continue reading

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