Jim McElhaney

McElhaney on Litigation

Jim McElhaney

Jim McElhaney is the Baker and Hostetler Distinguished Scholar in Trial Practice at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland and the Joseph C. Hutcheson Dis­tinguished Lecturer in Trial Advocacy at South Texas College of Law in Houston.

Recent Articles

The Plain Truth: Go for Simple Words if You Want to Communicate Effectively
Sep 1, 2012, 02:40 am CDT

Better Never than Late: Fix the Problem If You’re Always Running Behind in Your Work
Aug 1, 2012, 02:10 am CDT

McElhaney: Falling in Love with Your Case Means You Won’t See Its Shortcomings
Jul 20, 2012, 04:00 pm CDT

Don’t Be Seduced: Falling in Love with Your Case Means You Won’t See Its Shortcomings
Jul 1, 2012, 02:50 am CDT

Good Memories: Use the Right Words to Help the Jury Remember Key Facts of Your Case
Jun 22, 2012, 04:37 pm CDT

Good Memories: Use the Right Words to Help the Jury Remember Key Facts of Your Case
Jun 1, 2012, 02:59 am CDT

Direct Answers: Examining a Witness Is Telling a Story—So Make It a Good One
May 1, 2012, 02:49 am CDT

Finding Your Why: Present Your Case So That It Fits What the Jury Wants to Believe
Apr 1, 2012, 03:30 am CDT

Order in the Court: Fear Is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Organizing Your Case
Mar 1, 2012, 04:10 am CDT

See It Now: Past Events Seem More Real When They’re Described in Present Tense
Feb 1, 2012, 04:10 am CDT

 

Send a Message to Jim McElhaney