Pursuing breakthrough criminal defense- Fairfax criminal lawyer comments
Pursuing breakthrough criminal defense involves constantly finding and envisioning the possibilities for victory, rather than dwelling on hurdles and drawbacks in the case, and challenging human dynamics from the judge, jury, prosecutor, police and civilian witnesses. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know the privilege...
Convincing People in the Gut Zone – A Criminal Lawyer’s Perspective
Convincing people starts from engaging them as human to human. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that this engagement is not solely directed at their minds, but at their levels at the gut, heart , and feelings -- their feelings of inspiration from the...
Winning power of sticking and reaching intelligence mines and opponents’ lairs
Fairfax criminal lawyer on the winning power of sticking and probing further. Winning power can result when a criminal defense lawyer sheds anger, nausea and disgust over any misdeeds by a prosecutor, police officer or judge, and instead stays focused on reaching intelligence mines and...
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...
How to persuade a hard-line judge or jury to see the case on its own merits
It can be scary for a criminal defense lawyer to place the fate of his or her client in the hands of the judge and jury. However, the effective criminal defense lawyer does not simply hand the defendant to the jury.
Negotiating with a guarantee rather than with amorphous ideas
Once the prosecutor makes a settlement offer, that offer becomes seared in the prosecutor's mind. Sometimes it is better for the defendant to make the first settlement offer, in an effort to sear the defendant's settlement offer in the prosecutor's mind.
Empowering others to your side through door-opening, non-confrontation, no legalese, and absence of threats
How does a criminal defense lawyer jibe taking the above type of approach with persuasion while looking strong for his or her clients, and coming across as a force to be reckoned with in dealing with opponents?
Clearing the distractions to success – Effectively standing up for what is right without being merely reactive
A key to personal and professional success is to start by looking inward. Yes, we must engage with the reality and world around us. Yes ,we must help others as well as ourselves, and not just ourselves. To engage and help others and ourselves the...