Lawyers make hundreds of decisions during the course of advising a client, consummating a transaction, or litigating a case. The expectation that attorneys are well-equipped to make decisions regarding settlements and transactions based upon the accurate predictions of outcomes is, in large part, why clients hire them. Acquaint yourself with the latest understanding of how and why people make specific choices and focus on the theory, science, and practical aspects of how decisions are made by the legal community with the goal of improving the quality of your decisions.
Summary of ContentsRoles, Goals, Skills & Attributes: Lawyer Judgment and Decision Making
Excerpts from Beyond Right and Wrong: The Power of Effective Decision Making for Attorneys and Clients
Excerpts from How Leading Lawyers Think: Expert Insights into Judgment and Advocacy
Excerpts from Decision Making for Lawyers: Concepts, Duties and Skills
Best Practices for Representing Clients
The Multidimensional Selfie
How to Avoid Becoming Enslaved by the Tyranny of Technology
An Essay on Professionalism: The Portrayal of Lawyers in Popular Fiction
Bias, Fallacies & Decision Errors – Processing Information: Sights, Sounds and Framing (Part 2)
Bias, Fallacies & Decision Errors – Processing Information: Sights, Sounds and Framing (Part 1)
Bias, Fallacies & Decision Errors: Information
Looking My Way: The Last Word?
Looking My Way: Honestly…Honestly? Honestly!!!
Looking My Way: It Is What It Is! Really?