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DecisionSet® is a professional development company, enabling attorneys, mediators, executives and judges to improve their professional performance.

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DecisionSet®'s principal analyst is Randall Kiser. Mr. Kiser is an internationally recognized authority on professional performance and the author of four books. His most recent book, Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer was released in August 2017 by Cambridge University Press. His next book, American Law Firms in Transition: Trends, Threats and Strategies, will be published by the American Bar Association in April 2019. His previous books, Beyond Right and Wrong: The Power of Effective Decision Making For Attorneys and Clients and How Leading Lawyers Think: Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy are cited by practitioners and scholars in North America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Kiser is a Scholar-in-Residence at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He has taught at the University of Washington School of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law, University of Nevada School of Law and Indiana University School of Law. The New York Times reports that his research “is the biggest of its kind to date” and “raises provocative questions about how lawyers and clients make decisions.”