Advocacy advice commonly centers around rules. Rules work well for procedure and evidence, but not for litigation skills that depend on individual characteristics and styles. Advocacy is an art, not a science. Just as both Rihanna and Willie Nelson are successful musicians, a courtroom advocate can be successful in innumerable ways. If I offered a list of rules, the first would be Break These Rules. So, I offer suggestions based on my 40 years of litigation and almost that many years teaching.
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