Friday, January 3, 2014

Tips for reading and managing courtroom body language

Advice on better reading and mastering those-all-important non-verbal communication skills.  From the blog Attorney@work:

Courting Insight: Body Language on Trial

The most brilliant trial attorneys seem to have a natural instinct for reading people, knowing intuitively what a nod from a juror or glance from a judge implies. For the rest of us, there’s this handy cheat sheet that breaks down some of the most common body language exhibited in the courtroom. You can use it to modulate your own behavior, train your client, or gain additional insight into opposing counsel, judge and jury.


While a lot of it is common sense, these tips from body language expert and trainer Traci Brown will give you another tool in your arsenal — and a potential advantage when what is not being said is just as important as what is.

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