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You Can Choose Your Jury or You Can Convert Them

Credibility And Creativity Win

Credibility And Creativity Win

When it comes to advocating, credibility and creativity win. They are just 2 of the 5 Cs of an Advocate and they are powerful. One of my clients just called to …
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A Great Lawyer Knows the Jury

A Great Lawyer Knows the Jury

I often tell clients “a good lawyer knows the law, but a great lawyer knows the jury”. When I was a young lawyer, one of my clients gave me a …
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Did Dorothy Want to Punch Glenda?

Forget Empathy. Focus on Perspective.

Learn to Say “No”

Learn to Say “No”

A big part of advocating in the courtroom is learning how to say “No”. In order to keep the focus on your case, you have to make choices. You have to …
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Change Minds in 2020

Change Minds in 2020

What you see is what you get

If you want to change minds in 2020, change what people see. And you do want to change minds. You might …
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Choose the Roller Coaster

Choose the Roller Coaster

Are you the type of person who will choose the roller coaster, or do you go for the Tilt-a-Whirl? I always go for the roller coaster. The Tilt-a-Whirl makes me sick, …
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2020: The Year of the Feminine-ist

2020: The Year of the Feminine-ist

A trial lawyer is a warrior, and for 20 years I’ve been a trial lawyer. I’ve been recognized as a Philadelphia Super Lawyer and one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania. And I’ve been inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, composed of the “preeminent members of the Trial …
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Change Perspectives, Change Lives

Change Perspectives, Change Lives

Change perspectives, change lives. When you communicate, you’re sharing perspectives, but when you’re advocating you’re changing them. You’re helping your jury–of clients, customers, team members, students, or family-to see the world differently. And when they do, their world changes.