B&D Principal Drew Silton Quoted in Law360 on Effective Virtual Courtroom Appearances
On November 3, 2020, Law360 published highlights of Beveridge & Diamond Principal Drew Silton's (Washington, DC) interview in an article titled "8 Tips For Effective Oral Advocacy In Virtual Court Hearings." The conversation between author Jim Lofton and experienced trial lawyers describes the attorneys’ online court hearings and oral arguments and imparts eight tips to prepare for successful virtual advocacy.
Drew noted the importance of careful listening during online appearances. He related the difficulty of maintaining deference to judges with frequent interruptions and bad audio connections, recalling a recent oral argument that he presented from home before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Appeals Board.
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