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Jim McElhaney Columns

Jim McElhaney, a former ABA Journal contributor, 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. Fill out the below contact form for questions about his past columns.

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

 

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