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Asking Questions Instead of Giving Opinions

This video is presented as part of’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Michael Lewis talks about argument prevention by asking questions instead of giving opinions within a discussion.


Michael Lewis

Michael K. Lewis, Esq. is widely recognized for his extraordinary ability to resolve the most complex disputes in virtually every area of law. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of complex, multi-party, high profile matters. Mr. Lewis has a bachelor's degree in government from Dartmouth College and a law… MORE >

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