Law360, Los Angeles (July 7, 2016, 5:44 PM EDT) -- While attorneys are expected to speak with authority on their areas of expertise, there are times when listening closely can be equally, if not more, important. A lawyer's failure to listen effectively can alienate potential clients, shut down pathways to eliciting strong witness testimony and draw the ire of judges.
Here, experts weigh in on why it is critical at times for attorneys to be quiet and listen.
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