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Paul Lisnek

Born: 1958
Pen Name: Paul M. Lisnek, Paul Michael Lisnek

Connection to Illinois: In 1983, he graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication and Political Science. Paul holds a Masterss degree in Speech Communication also from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biography: Paul M. Lisnek is an attorney, legal consultant, political analyst, public speaker, television and radio talk show host and interviewer, and author.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

Assume Guilt: A Matt Barlow Mystery
ISBN: 1732691924 OCLC: 1063759828

Written Dreams Publishing, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 2018.

With loyalty, family secrets, and death involved, Matt Barlow must discover the real facts. Attorney Matt Barlow vowed he'd never be part of a criminal case again, not after failing to save an innocent man from the death penalty. A jury consultant on civil cases, Matt doesn't waver until... When Chicago's top real estate developer and aspiring politician Charles Marchand is charged with the death of his wife, Sandra, loyalty to an old friend pushes Matt into signing on as the jury consultant for the defense. But the case is about much more than guilt or innocence. As Matt--and his staff--delve deeper into the evidence, they uncover information Marchand himself would just as soon stay buried, including the death of a college classmate that links him to the corrupt Leo Toland, Governor of Illinois. Before the truth and lies are untangled, Matt even finds himself secretly working with his half-brother, who just happens to be on the governor's payroll. -- back cover

Assume Treason: A Matt Barlow Novel
ISBN: 1951375408 OCLC: 1231956359


Depositions: Procedure, Strategy & Technique, 3d, 2018-2019 ed.

Thomson Reuters New York : 2018

Depositions: Procedure, Strategy & Technique, 3d, 2020-2021 ed.

Thomson Reuters New York : 2020

Depositions: Procedures, Strategy and Technique
ISBN: 0314062629 OCLC: 33361706

West Pub. Co., St. Paul, Minn. : 1995.

Factorul Succes
ISBN: 6068414272 OCLC: 997468448

Vidia, Bucureşti : 2014.

Law School Companion
ISBN: 0679761500 OCLC: 33992311

Random House, New York : 1995.

Quality Mind Quality Life
ISBN: 0916990354 OCLC: 33482956

Meta Publications, Capitola, CA : ©1995.

The Art of Lawyering: Essential Knowledge for Becoming a Great Attorney
ISBN: 1572486953 OCLC: 466361686

Sphinx Pub., Naperville, Ill. : ©2010.

The Hidden Jury: And Other Secret Tactics Lawyers Use to Win
ISBN: 1570719489 OCLC: 51838617

Sourcebooks, Naperville, Ill. : ©2003.

Trial consultant Lisnek conversationally describes his perspective on the American trial system, offering descriptions of the jury selection process, community attitude research, witness preparation, and other aspects of the day-to-day work of the jury consultant. He brings in numerous examples from his professional experience, often amalgamations of cases, and cites examples from such famous cases as the O.J. Simpson trial. This book was originally announced as Fair and impartial; behind the scenes of American's most high-profile cases, are the people really making the decisions? Annotation ♭2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Winning the Mind Game: Negotiating in Business and Life
ISBN: 0916990397 OCLC: 36831618

Meta Publications, Capitola, CA : [1996?]