How to Sound Like a Winning Lawyer

Nika Kabiri, Director of Strategic Insights, Law and Society Analyst at Avvo, gives her thoughts on the way you sound can have a dramatic impact on how people view you as a lawyer:

“Last night while making dinner, I was listening to a political documentary playing in the background. One expert after another chimed in with comments, offered deep thoughts, gave opinions — all interesting and enlightening. And then this one guy spoke … ack! He sounded high-pitched and tonal, kind of light and airy. It didn’t matter that he was smart and insightful; all I could think about was that he spoke like a child, not like a person with authority — and not like someone I’d take seriously…A little fine-tuning can go a long way, and your success as a lawyer could depend on it.”

Read: How to Sound Like a Winning Lawyer at Attorney at Work

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