Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Winning Through Integrity and Professionalism

In an article in the New York State Bar Association Journal (Feb. 2017), Judge Gerald Lebovits makes the case for integrity and professionalism:

Winning is, rather, about projecting sincerity without vouching for a client’s credibility or the merits of a client’s case. Winning is about delivering on promises without overpromising. Winning is about zealous representation without being a zealot. I learned about advocacy when I no longer wanted or needed to be an advocate. I learned about advocacy when I became a judge. I discovered that winning is about the messenger, not just the message and the media.

You can read more here.

(ljs)

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2017/02/winning-through-integrity-and-professionalism.html

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