Think Like A Lawyer: Always Be Closing

By Luke Andrews (June 17, 2024, 10:45 AM EDT) -- Misconceptions about what it means to "think like a lawyer" start in law school and hinder many attorneys throughout their practice. In this monthly column, I discuss an alternative way of organizing and sequencing legal arguments. This installment lays out why trial attorneys' arguments should already be basically complete long before closing, and discusses a few purposes and strategies for structuring one's closing argument....

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