Mr. Passon discusses mitigation videos and legal storytelling as the featured guest on the “Business of Story” PodcastRead More
It’s the big day – sentencing. Your shoes are shined, your suit is pressed, your arguments are ready. You step up and deliver the sentencing pitch of a lifetime. Cue the violins for your great, sad, sympathetic presentation: “He has children at home that need him.” “He has a great job he will lose…Read More
The Secret Sauce of Master Storytelling: How “The Hero’s Journey” Can Change the Way You Practice Law.
Effective advocates understand that emotion-based storytelling is the key to persuasion at every stage of a legal proceeding. The bad news for us is that law schools do not do deep dives into story technique. The good news is we can find truly useful education from other …Read More
Forget the inauguration. This Friday, January 20, 2017, is National Penguin Awareness Day! I swear, that’s really a thing. Google it. So, what do penguins have to do with lawyers and their clients? I’ll get there. I promise! Read on. Would it make our jobs easier if our clients, particularly those that will one day…Read More
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