Thomas Littler Paradigm

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Hello! I have been a commercial litigator for 36 years and have tried numerous cases to judges and juries in addition to arguing thousands of motions.

I have been judging speech and debate competitions for five years.

For Debate:

I do not mind speed as long as there is clarity. If I cannot understand you, I cannot follow your arguments. I do like a road map to help me follow you.

I am fairly familiar with debate jargon, but not necessarily every specific term. I enjoy seeing clash in the debate, flowing your arguments all the way through, and weighing arguments. I want to see the impacts and links within your arguments.

I do not mind passionate debaters, but please be respectful toward your opponents.

I do not like and don't understand progressive arguments.

For Speech Events:

I enjoy creativity in content and expression in delivery. I like movement and vocal expression.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational 1/5/2018 VPF R6 Fairmont Prep KR Dougherty Valley SH Neg
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational 1/5/2018 VPF R6 Fairmont Prep CO La Cueva ZW Neg
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational 1/5/2018 VPF R5 Hawken KS BASIS Scottsdale BS Aff
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational 1/5/2018 VPF R5 Coronado AC Horizon KM Aff