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COMMUNICATE LIKE EARNEST HEMMINGWAY

. Recently an outstanding plaintiff’s attorney shared the report of an obituary about a talented reporter and writer Pete Hamill. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/05/nyregion/pete-hamill-dead.html The key to Hamill’s writing skill was noted in the obituary where it reported: “He idolized Hemingway.” Hemmingway’s writing … Continue reading

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TWO BOOKS WITH GOOD ADVICE ON COMMUNICATION & PERSUASION

. I recently read two books on persuasion and communication. Thank You for Arguing by Jay Heinrichs and Lawyers, Judges and Semi Rational Beasts by Daniel Holloway. They both had excellent advice for trial lawyers. Here is a summary of … Continue reading

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        HOW TO WRITE A MEDIATION SETLEMENT LETTER

. . .       . “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War For some time, most settlements have taken place through a mediation process rather than direct negotiation with the … Continue reading

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