At a CLE several years back, one of the presenters told the room, “you’re not a great DWI lawyer until you have lost 10 in a row.” If you fight for your clients, whether in a trial or during a sentencing hearing, you are going to get some proverbial blood on your shirt. Losses are going to happen. In this week’s episode, Jake discusses how to learn from your mistakes and use your losses to improve your advocacy in future cases.
Learn the value of a defensive back’s mindset: have a short memory.
Uncover the power of asking for feedback from the judge, prosecutor, and other courtroom personnel.
Discover why follow up with your client after a disappointing court outcome should be your number one priority.
Hear about the power of a self-assessment of a loss and the way that Minick Law shares these losses internally.