Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers: A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Wants To Be a Better Advocate

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The Capitol Net Inc - Law - 196 pages
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Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers provides tips and rules that will help anyone - lawyer or lobbyist, account executive or negotiator, parent or teacher - improve their advocacy skills in less than 10 minutes a day. 

The classic advocacy guide for trial lawyers, Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers has been hailed by attorneys, mediators and professors nationwide.  It's the practical advocacy guide designed for anyone who must persuade others including attorneys, lobbyists, negotiators, account executives, law students, sales professionals, and parents.


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KEITH EVANS was a member of the Bars of both England and California, a Scholar of the Middle Temple Inn of Court in London, a member of Gray's Inn and a former Honorary Master of San Diego's Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court. 

He studied law at Cambridge and started trial practice as an English Barrister in 1963. From 1975 until 1996 he was an active member of the California Bar. 

He handled several hundred jury trials and practiced in State and Federal Courts as well as, in England, every court from the Old Bailey to the House of Lords. 

The holder of an Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the San Diego Trial Lawyer's Association, he was a distinguished teacher of trial advocacy. His book on the subject is the standard text in England and in many parts of the British Commonwealth. 

He was a visiting professor at an American university law school and on the faculty of NITA. 

He practiced with several firms in the United States, including Gray, Cary in San Diego and the aviation litigation firm of Speiser, Krause & Cook in New York City and Washington, DC.

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