How to be persuasive when holding a trial
The ability to convince a person through reasons or arguments to think in a certain way or do a certain thing, in short, the use of persuasive language is an essential quality for a lawyer who seeks to succeed in a trial.   We are talking about an ability that brings with it a certain risk fo...
TIL - 05 July 2022
Advice for highly effective lawyers: prestige is acquired with work, dedication and organization
  When I was sixteen and final exam were drawing near, my father suggested I stay home on the weekends to study a little more. One night, surrounded by a good library and next to the patio that let in the cool air and the sound of a cricket, I picked up the book that contained the biography of...
Luis Romero Santos - 27 June 2022
Advice for highly effective lawyers (III): your vocation and enthusiasm for the legal profession will serve you in bad times
I remember that fateful night I arrived very late at the chosen hotel in Marble Arch, London, and saw that I was taken to the worst floor, the hotel room was a single bedroom whose window faced a narrow dark street in front of a church with a blackened façade. There was little room for anythi...
Luis Romero Santos - 30 May 2022
Advice for highly effective lawyers (II): be patient, the important thing is to stay in the place you choose
When I decided to become a lawyer, there were many who told me that it was a very tough profession in which only a few resisted and very few succeeded. I remember that one lawyer that a relative of mine introduced me to. His office was in a fairly old building near the courthouse. Arriving at the do...
Luis Romero Santos - 26 May 2022
Advice for highly effective lawyers: study and train every day
There were only a few days left before the deadline for responding to a lawsuit. I was alone in my living room watching the rain outside and feeling warm with the petticoats on the table, while I held the civil code in my hands and thought about which precepts could help me win that lawsuit about de...
Luis Romero Santos - 25 May 2022

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