Advocacy Inquiry


The Progressive Lawyer: How to Improve the Quality of Interviews, Meetings and Settlement Conferences by Learning to Use Advocacy and Inquiry More Effectively.

As attorneys, we are trained to be advocates in the process known as “adversarial.” Many of us self-selected into the legal profession partly because our underlying personality and temperament traits are geared toward advocacy. Similarly, lawyers – the good ones – are typically quite inquisitive. Their questioning techniques, however, often take on the tone of cross-examination.