The art of lawyering:
Essential Knowledge for Becoming a Great Attorney 

    by  Paul M. Lisnek


Every year, tens of thousands of people graduate from law school, pass the bar exam, and undertake the practice of law. But only a select few truly develop the art of lawyering—the insight, the gut, the feel, the voice, the gesture, the talent required to excel as a lawyer and stand out from the rest of the crowd.

This book is written especially for the new lawyer who wants to excel in his or her chosen career, whether starting a solo practice or joining an established firm. It provides information on:

bulletThe art of rainmaking—finding and keeping clients
bulletThe art of billing your clients and getting them to pay you on time without losing business
bulletThe art of negotiation, both in and out of the courtroom
bulletThe art of a trial—preparing your case, questioning witnesses, selecting the jury


The Hidden Jury 
And Other Secret Tactics Lawyers Use To Win

by Dr. Paul M. Lisnek
The Hidden Jury - Paul M Lisnek The latest book from Dr. Lisnek exposes the truth about mock juries and other tactics that lawyers and trial consultants use to mold trials to their benefit.  Drawing on insights gained from high-profile cases as the O.J. Simpson trial, Whitewater and Heidi Fleiss trials, the work goes behind the scenes of the American justice system to reveal who are the most powerful people in today’s jury trials, and how their opinions shape the outcome of a trial.
"The curious—layperson and lawyer alike—will find the book illuminating."
—Carol Moseley Braun, Former U.S. Senator, U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Prosecutor

"A frank look at the way lawyers look for biased jurors—and why people think the justice system at times does not seem to work."
—Linda B. Kenney, trial attorney and television commentator

PML-Jury - Soft-cover edition   $ 16.95

Courtroom Power:
Communication Strategies for Trial Lawyers

by Dr. Paul M. Lisnek & Eric Oliver

Courtroom Power - Paul M Lisnek This collaboration from renowned communications specialists and expert legal analysts Dr. Paul Lisnek and Eric Oliver is geared to the legal process and the dealings of the courtroom and all its players.  Dr. Lisnek and Mr. Oliver introduce you to the communication skills necessary to survive and win.  Learn to deduce the way people project their thoughts and ideas, verbally and non-verbally.  Use these tools to develop expert communication skills – to your advantage. 

 PML-CPower - Soft-cover edition   $ 65.00

The Cutting Edge: 
Jury Psychology and Courtroom Skills -

Created by popular demand, this may be the most powerful audio series you will hear on courtroom skills.  Assuming knowledge of all the traditional teachings in courtroom advocacy, Dr. Lisnek breaks the barrier of the status quo and presents the many teachings of the science of Neuro-Linguistic Programming as they apply in the courtroom.  With an introduction to the field, Dr. Lisnek walks you through voir dire, opening statement, direct and cross examination and closing argument – from a new and refreshing perspective.  The power of metaphors and continuity in opening, reframing evidence in closing, establishing anchors in voir dire, information processing modes of jurors, and language strategies (“sleight of mouth”) are all here.  This presentation of the techniques that are fascinating lawyers nationwide is a powerful teaching tool.

PML-CECD - 5 CD Series includes CLE Course Materials ... $ 179.95

Practice Made Perfect

Practice Made Perfect - Paul M Lisnek A compilation of columns by renowned author Dr. Paul M. Lisnek.  Published in legal newspapers and journal nationwide, this book collects the best of Dr. Lisnek’s hints, tips, and strategies for litigation, jury selection, negotiation, and mediation.  Learn from the best!

PML-PMP - Soft-cover edition   $ 15.00


Paul M. Lisnek

An Emmy, Beacon and Cablefax award winning television anchor/host, a lawyer and jury consultant, Dr. Lisnek appears frequently on CNN and can be heard as a regular legal expert for radio stations around the nation. Paul hosts The Paul Lisnek Show on WVON-am radio, The Talk of Chicago and has been featured and appeared frequently on  NBC News (Today Show and Nightly News), MSNBC, CNBC, MTV, WGN-TV and Court TV. 

Paul anchors "Newsmakers" seen on CNN Headline News Channel in the Midwest, and "Political Update," a political and legal talk show, on the Comcast Network. Through his years as a television anchor and host, Paul has interviewed literally thousands of political, entertainment and social figures. His regular radio appearances include  US99 (Chicago), Paul Harris Show (St. Louis), Jay Allen’s Show (Sacramento), and NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” among many other stations. Paul appeared on "House Hunters-Chicago Edition" on HG-TV and filmed a cameo for the movie "Were the World Mine" to debut in 2008. Paul has also produced several CD's including jazz great Spider Saloff's "Like Glass" and Alexandra Billings "The Story Goes On" in addition to several plays produced in Chicago.

He is also co-founder and CEO of Decision Analysis one of the nation’s leading trial consulting firms with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.  He is the former assistant dean of Loyola University Chicago School of Law and serves as an Ethics Commissioner for the Illinois Attorney Disciplinary Commission, an Illinois Supreme Court appointment.  MORE



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