Role reversal is a technique used by Louise Lipman through out her trial consulting and as a faculty member at Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College. She has found that the process results in many benefits to all participants, including allowing one to better understand the people and the situation, shifting the perspective of the lawyers, clients and witnesses, and getting everyone unstuck in the drama of the case to further the story. Ms. Lipman’s offers an overview of the benefits and techniques to apply role reversal to your case preparation. Ms. Lipman is on the Faculty of Trial Skills from the Woman’s Perspective: Lean In – 360 Editor’s Note. Through … Continued
Are you a Fearless Advocate? Do you know someone who is? 360 Advocacy is introducing the Fearless Advocate Award. Let’s be clear. We’re not looking for the lawyer with the multimillion dollar verdicts or even the million dollar verdicts, the largest class or the current “media darling.” We want to recognize the Fearless Advocate, the unsung hero working in the trenches.