Connecting the dots
Connecting seemingly unrelated dots and persuading others to connect them in the same way is our job as litigators. Rarely is our job as simple as the dot-to-dot puzzles we did as kids, where all we had to do was connect the numbered dots to reveal an image that was obvious before we even put pen to paper. For those of you who also believe that aha! moments in litigation are due in part to diverse knowledge, we hope the following observations and analyses will help you to connect more dots.