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Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result

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I spent last Friday and Saturday in a certification class so that I can beĀ an assistant coach on my son’s clay shooting team for the upcoming season. The class consisted of a classroom component and a hands-on component at a local gun club. There, we alternated between shooting at targets and coaching our partner in… Continue Reading

A Key to Success on Georgia Appeals is to Really Know Your Audience

Posted in Oral Argument, Supreme Court of Georgia, Writing

When I succeed in my brief writing or at oral argument (I measure success by writing a good brief and by fluid conversational delivery at argument — not necessarily by result), it is because I stop to think about my audience. More particularly, I remember that my audience includes a set of staff attorneys and… Continue Reading