The Importance Of Attorney Etiquette In The Courtroom

By Christina Marinakis (March 29, 2018, 7:55 PM EDT) -- "All the world's a stage," as they say; and apparently, that includes the courtroom. From my countless post-trial interviews with jurors, I've come to the conclusion that jurors are always watching you — not just to see if you're a good lawyer, but to see if you're a good person. Thus, it is important for attorneys to be mindful of their actions not only when they are speaking to the jury, but also while sitting in the courtroom, navigating the courthouse, and even outside on the courthouse steps.

It's difficult to say whether an attorney's social etiquette has any impact on...

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