Persuading judges, opponents and others is a skill that requires experience and a number approaches, some of which I address here, here and here. As a Fairfax, Virginia, criminal lawyer, I know how essential it is to skilfully engage everyone we aim to persuade. Today,...
Persuasive engagement and well-cultivated vibrations persuade in criminal court. Manipulation is not what persuades, as I have learned time and again as a Virginia criminal lawyer.
Jurors are yanked from their jobs, families, and other obligations to be paid a pittance to render verdicts on monumentally critical criminal and civil matters. If the criminal defense lawyer does not appreciate this state of affairs, it is at his client's peril.