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Gerry Spence wins trials by embracing & revealing his entire self

Great lawyer Gerry Spence wins trials by embracing and revealing his entire self, warts, fears, vision, astounding ability, oration, and all. For the entire month of August 1995, I was in Wyoming at the then one-year-old Trial Lawyers College, at Gerry's beautiful Wyoming Thunderhead ranch ten...

Random thoughts through June 18

Happy Father's Day to all fathers, and to my father, my grandfathers, and the rest of my lineage to cavepeople, apes, and before that.LAW"Ocean City [Maryland] acts to keep women from going topless at beach" - The Washington Post"You have to break the horse to...

Persuasion through being open, without revealing secrets nor all weak spots

At the Trial Lawyers College, I learned that its founder Gerry Spence is at once an incredibly powerful persuader, very in touch with his strengths and weaknesses, and ready to reveal his vulnerabilities. This started out as simply with Gerry's voicing his disappointment that "Nobody...