The Art Of Silence At Trial

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Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) — When communicating to a jury, trials lawyers know that words matter. Thus, it may seem odd to focus on the topic of silence … and more importantly, the power of silence. Over the course of our careers, we have seen this tool be underutilized in all facets of the litigation life cycle. The art of being silent allows for the presenter as well as the audience to truly listen, absorb and retain the information provided. Here is how it works.

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