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May 01, 2010

Lawyer Confidence Is Often Not an Accurate Prediction of Trial Outcome

A new study investigated the accuracy of predictions by attorneys whose cases were headed to trial and the results may surprise you. Nearly 500 U.S. attorneys were asked to describe a minimum level of success and to predict their chances of achieving that success. The study concluded that nearly half of the lawyers overestimated their chance of success.

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