Theater of the Courtroom: Vocal Dynamics for Lawyers (Part 3)

21 Dec , 2023

To register for the upcoming live webinar, please Click Here

At first blush, the similarities between the theater and the courtroom might seem as disparate as the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. But when you look beneath the surface, the connections between the two are strikingly similar.

At its core, theater is rooted in the idea that “art expresses human experience.” The same is true for trials. The very essence of a trial is a story — the story of a human experience. The goal of the attorney is to draw the jury into a re-constructed reality of past events such that they “see” what happened even though they were not present to witness the original event.

The attorney is the producer of that event as well as the writer, director, and the actor in that event. A play is also a live event with story at its core. The goal of the actor is to transform personal experience into a universal and recognizable form of expression that has the ability to change something in the spectator. Actors must guide the audience on a journey bringing with them their minds and hearts.

I've become fascinated with how the creative world of acting overlaps with the courtroom and how the connections between these two disciplines can be exploited for the good of my clients. This has become my life’s work. It has ignited something inside me. It exhilarates me in ways that I cannot describe. Come join me on this wild ride.

 

To register for the upcoming live webinar, please Click Here

More Webcasts

Artificial Intellige...

Join us for an insightful program tailored for attorneys seeking a better understanding of the dynam...

Yellowstone Expansio...

As commercial leasing practitioners and real estate professionals know, the New York City leasing ma...

The Future of Websit...

This program will help attorneys understand and advise their clients concerning website accessibilit...

Asset Protection Pla...

From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of asset protection, you will learn how to ...

The Increasing Trend...

The majority of securities class actions that are not dismissed are settled. These settlements often...

Cryptocurrency Compa...

The recent wave of cryptocurrency bankruptcy cases has led to several issues of first impression bei...

Jurisprudence of Rac...

This program describes how the law has been effective and ineffective in resolving the issues of rac...

Unfair Labor Practic...

Since the start of the Biden Administration the National Labor Relations Board has taken an aggressi...

Reasonable Accommoda...

The case of Podell v. Department of Defense will be discussed, which addressed reasonable accommodat...

AI in the Workplace:...

With the rapid acceleration of AI adoption, organizations must stay ahead of the fast evolving legal...