Lawyers are storytellers.  One of the very best ways to tell our client’s story is with a well-crafted video.  Done right, video gives lawyers three things we crave in the litigation process: credibility, connection and control.  Seeing is believing. Movies help us care about and connect with our stories and their “characters.”  The power of editing allows us to focus on what is relevant and discard what is not. Visual storytelling is happening all around us.  Research shows that we are largely visual learners.  Traditional forms of advocacy, typically verbal and written, often fall short.  Put simply, in many cases, a client’s story is far better shown, rather than simply told.

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There are things every lawyer can do with video on their own, right now, with relatively minimal expense that will increase the power and persuasiveness of any case presentation. Odds are, you are carrying a high-quality video recording device in your pocket.  So, the only question is, are you ready to join the revolution? If so, I have a treat for you.  I just put the finishing touches on my new E-Book, THE DO-IT-YOURSELF VIDEO EQUIPMENT GUIDE FOR LAWYERS AND LEGAL PROFESSIONALS.  It’s free, and available HERE. In this book, I guide you through the process of choosing and using essential equipment for do-it-yourself (DIY) video production.  As many of you have requested, I have also included a comprehensive list of the latest and greatest options for iPhone shooting. Lawyers are using this form of advocacy more and more, with great effect.  If you are new to this, you may be wondering how you can use video in your cases.  The sky is the limit.  Perhaps it is a short video of a crime scene.  Maybe it is an interview of an out-of-state-witness or an expert you cannot bring to court.  Maybe it is a video sentencing letter or a “day in the life” video (FOR EXAMPLES, CLICK HERE).  We are limited only by our creativity, the rules of evidence, and common sense. So what are you waiting for?  Click HERE now to download the free e-book! Enjoy, and please let me know what you think by either leaving comments below or e-mailing me privately (

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