“War Stories” – A Wealth of Experience

Jason Graham’s “War Story”: A tale of two mentors.

Commercial litigator and member, founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Operating Officer of the SynerG Law Complex, Jason W. Graham shared this "SynerG War Story" about two of his mentors who passed within a few days of each other – seven years apart – and shares some of their war…

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Vinny Lauria’s “War Story”: Truth is often stranger than fiction

Plaintiffs’ personal injury attorney and SynerG member Vincent a/k/a “Vinny” Lauria shared this “SynerG War Story” about what he learned about sometimes just letting witnesses be themselves and giving them plenty of rope to hang themselves: About 15 years ago Bob, an old high school friend, called me about a…

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Jim Ford’s “War Story”: You just never know what the jury is thinking……

Business litigation and personal injury attorney and SynerG member Jim Ford shared this “SynerG War Story” about what he learned about researching your expert witness and judging your jurors during a trial:  Several years ago, my college roommate, Dennis Cathey, a lawyer in Cornelia, and I tried a case against…

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Alan I. Seitman’s “War Story”: You just never know what a witness will say……

Bankruptcy attorney and SynerG member Alan Seitman shared this “SynerG War Story” about what he learned about witness preparation, listening, and assumptions when he was “less experienced”:  Over 30 years ago, as a young attorney, I had the opportunity to represent an entrepreneur who had incurred significant debt in connection…

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