You never know when doing this could help you at trial.
When making a tactical choice or almost any significant choice on behalf of a client’s matter, ask yourself why.
Use good judgment to spend your time wisely and win for your clients.
A fine job isn’t enough to help your clients win.
But be careful about becoming too enamored of your ‘winning’ argument.
The perks are just that — perks, extras — they are not the core of the job.
Lawyers need to find opportunities to make choices and to make judgment calls. Practice often so you can become a great lawyer.
To win for our clients, we have to be ready to set aside the fighting sometimes and try to get to settlement.
Real trial work is not like TV. It takes very unsexy hard work and sheer will to win the day.