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Top 10 Tips for Young Trial Lawyers

Top 10 Tips for Young Trial Lawyers by Oscar Michelen At this time of year, I always think about the new class of lawyers coming to their new jobs at the end of the summer, which also means that those who are already in their legal jobs for a few years will get slowly pushed […]

TOP THREE WAYS THEATRICAL IMPROVISATION CAN IMPROVE YOUR LEGAL CAREER

Doing improv on any stage is exactly what you should do to be successful in your legal career—as a litigator and mediator. I am  not only a comedian, but an improv actor, lawyer and professional speaker. Improv helps in all of them. “Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on […]

Why Lawyers Should Take Improv Classes

The first time I stepped into an improv class was in 1979. It was even before I did stand-up comedy, and I had no idea what improv was. I was working as an agent for a college booking agency, and was asked by the First Amendment Comedy Troupe in New York to audition them for […]

Improvisational Theater Skills for Lawyers