CJ Evolution Podcast: Michael Waddington - Criminal Defense Lawyer, Former JAG Officer and Best Selling Author of Battlemind


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So excited to have my guest Michael Waddington on the show. Michael is an American criminal defense lawyer that defends serious cases worldwide involving our military personnel. -Mr. Waddington’s 2018 book, Kick-Ass Closings: A Guide to Giving the Best Closing of Your Life, contains nearly 500 pages of Mr. Waddington’s best closings and hundreds of outstanding arguments made by the nation’s top criminal defense lawyers. -He is the author of the bestselling book, The Art of Trial Warfare: Winning at Trial Using Sun Tzu's The Art of War. He is also the editor of the Trial Warrior’s Book of Wisdom: A Compilation of Quotes for Success in Law and Life. -His cases have been covered by The Rolling Stone, CNN, The New York Times, 60 Minutes, Time, NPR, Nightline, The New Yorker, and others. -He has provided consultation services to the CBS series "The Good Wife."​ -He co-authored the 2016 book, Pattern Cross-Examination for Sexual Assault Cases: A Trial Strategy & Resource Guide, published by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. -He appeared in a CNN Documentary, the 2009 "Killings at the Canal"​ and some of his cases have been the subject of books and movies, including the Academy Award Winning "Taxi to the Dark Side"​ and Brian De Palma's "Redacted."​ -From 2013-2018, he wrote chapters in, "The State of Criminal Justice," an annual publication of the American Bar Association. -Mr. Waddington served as an Army JAG lawyer. -In 2014, he was featured in Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Premier Experts’ Game Changers.

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