Remote Advocacy in a Nutshell

Author: McCormack, Tracy Walters
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2021
  • Publication Date: January 11th, 2021
  • ISBN: 9781647086435
  • Subject: Lawyering Skills
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: The definitive guide to the brave new world of remote advocacy for the trial and appellate practitioner—as well as law students and recent law grads. Full of keen insights and practice tips to help you be the best advocate you can be in remote proceedings of all types, including remote courtrooms (hearings, bench and jury trial), arbitrations, mediations, appellate practice, depositions, and other forums. This book combines leading research on persuading audiences over remote platforms combined with tips on conquering the technical aspects of using remote platforms to your fullest potential. A useful tech section covers the basics to more advanced applications. Based on extensive troubleshooting sessions and discussions with judges and lawyers in remote proceedings following the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, this is the essential guide for remote proceedings that have since proliferated in the legal world—while acknowledging the continuing need for remote advocacy in the future.