Stewart Edelstein Keynote Speaker at NJA Convention/Seminar
Cohen and Wolf attorney, Stewart I. Edelstein, was the keynote speaker at the Nevada Justice Association’s 38th Annual Convention/Seminar in Napa, California on October 16, 2014. His presentation was the art of persuasion for trial lawyers, based on Socrates' theory of ethos, logos, and pathos (source credibility, substance of message, and appeal to emotion).
Author of How to Succeed as a Trial Lawyer (ABA, 2013), Stewart Edelstein is a trial lawyer of forty years’ experience. For twenty of those years, he has taught clinical courses at Yale Law School, encompassing mediation, arbitration, pretrial discovery, depositions, trial preparation, and trial skills. He has served as a faculty member in programs presented by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, ALI-ABA (now ALI-CLE), presented seminars for the Connecticut Bar Association on a variety of topics related to mediation, arbitration, and litigation, and is on the Neutral Panel of the American Arbitration Association. He has served as a Settlement Special Master in federal court and Counsel to the Federal Grievance Committee in Connecticut. Mr. Edelstein has authored numerous articles for trial lawyers in such publications as Trial, Litigation, and The Practical Litigator.
The Nevada Justice Association is an organization of independent lawyers who represent consumers and share the common goal of improving the civil justice system.