All attorneys are expected to know the law, the rules of the Court and
the proper procedures to follow in litigating a case. The importance of
How Leading Lawyers Think: Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy, is that it deals with the array of skills necessary to go beyond the
simple handling of a case. In other words, to successfully handle a case.
This involves the ability to know when to settle a case and when to go
to trial, the key factors in properly evaluating a case and the strategy
of negotiation. The book concludes that truly skilled attorneys know how
to properly frame the issues of a case, both liability and damages, understand
a juror's persctive and develop persuasive themes to achieve results
for their clients. It was an honor to be selected in this study and to
have contributed to its substance.
-Attorney Bob MacDonnell