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The Golden Rule For Lawyers: Treat Opposing Counsel Kindly

Litigation can get ugly – and dealing with opposing counsel may push people away from this career path. In this video, Donna Ballman, a nationally known employment law expert, explains how you can stay above the fray and keep your humanity.

Treat your opposing counsel as you would want to be treated, she says in her trial tips video below. Want to hear more about being a litigator? Check out these career path videos.

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Today’s Guest

Employment Lawyer Donna BallmanEmployment Lawyer (Employee-side) Donna Ballman
Title: President, Donna M. Ballman, P.A.
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Law School: Univ. of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, FL
College: Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA
Other Careers: Donna is the author of several books including Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired (buying via this link supports JDCOT) and blogs on employment law at her award-winning blog, Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home.
Twitter: @EmployeeAtty
 

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