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Using Storytelling to Tell Client Case in Michigan

Question: How do you use storytelling as a way to communicate your clients' cases in court?

Answer: Part of the way we relate to one another is through universal human stories. And there are things about a drunk driving arrest, even though it may seem completely foreign to you that you would be able to relate to. If you've ever been stopped for speeding or for anything or have had any type of police contact and you've had that fear that comes along with it. If you haven't been stopped, and some people haven't, maybe you've gone through immigration to get to Canada and you had to answer questions from the immigration officer and you can recall what it was like to be in the presence of that authority and how it shut you down. And if it hasn't, even if it hasn't been those types of state or governmental authority, maybe you can think of a teacher or a parent in your life where you felt completely thwarted in the environment that you were in when you were facing that type of authority. That would be one way to convey at least that part of the essential or universal human story to the jury in a way that anybody would be receptive to.

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Patrick Barone is the ONLY choice for DUI defense. He was realistic from the start and made it a point to look at my case before taking my money. As a business owner, when I think of attorneys, I think of the "shark infested waters. Patrick is a shark alright, but his prey is not the client; it's justice for his client. Ten stars Patrick!! Chris F.
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Attorney Patrick Barone was very helpful and helped me understand the charge and sentence absolutely clearly. He also guided me through step by step helping me form a statement. His instructions were clear and detailed. It was obvious he cared about me understanding every important detail within my case. I would absolutely recommend this defense firm to anyone in need. Aaron B.
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The Barone Defense Firm is the firm I recommend. They are truly concerned about the person, not just the legal issue, but the person as well. They are the most knowledgeable defense firm that I am aware of, having actually written the book on DWI Defense. If you are faced with a DWI you will not find a more professional and skilled law firm. But, most importantly, they care about how the accused individual recovers his or her life when the case is complete. Very remarkable group of lawyers. William H.