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CRITICAL TRIAL ADVOCACY RULES: COURTROOM LESSON #5

Seeing is Believing No matter how much you stress certain principles of pretrial and trial practice in a law school trial advocacy class, the lessons don’t stick the way seeing them come live in a courtroom does. Students in my semester-long Comprehensive Trial Advocacy course go to court, watch a day of trial and write [...]

CIVILITY CREED

A Creed to Guide Professional ConductCivility is not a new subject here – see earlier post. Just attended the first of three sessions at Seattle University Law School on civility. I sat next to and visited with Judge Harry McCarthy who was there as a speaker. Judge McCarthy served on the Professionalism Committee of the [...]