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Top 5 Tips for Incoming Law Students

OK, I see a lot of people on #lawtwitter and elsewhere posting tips for incoming 1L law students and for reasons I can’t explain even to myself I’ve decided to chime in. As an adjunct professor at two law schools for the past 12 years, including having taught the 1L Writing Class for 8 of […]

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For New Lawyers: How to Obtain Courtroom “Presence”

Speaking to a jury after a verdict, two jurors commented that one of the main differences they noted between me and my adversary was that I had more of a “presence” in the courtroom while my adversary appeared more timid and unsure of himself. A young associate who was with me at the time of […]