In the holiday season, listening to family and friends can be a perfect gift. It doesn't cost money and it's deeply meaningful for the recipient. For the giver, sitting down with a cup of coffee and a friend can be a respite from the hectic, distracted, too-many-things-to-do feeling that ushers in the season. But making … Continue reading Holiday listening
The role of a good second-chair lawyer at trial is strategically crucial. Yet the second chair's contribution can be difficult to see, compared with that of the lead lawyer starring in the show. Two major components of the second chair's contribution are preparation (before trial) and listening (at trial). The preparation gives the second chair … Continue reading Second-chair listening
Knowing your audience is key to any effective blog project. So who actually is the audience for Listen Like a Lawyer? Who cares -- I mean who actually does care -- about listening enough to read this blog and share posts from time to time? At the outset, Listen Like a Lawyer's primary audience was practicing lawyers … Continue reading The audience for listening?