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Bringing ‘mind-mapping’ into the courtroom

Toss the term “mind-mapping” into conversation and you’ll likely draw sideways glances. It sounds like something that would happen aboard alien spacecraft, and, in raw form, it looks like the doodles of a bored college student. But Columbia, S.C.-based consumer protection attorney Dave Maxfield believes lawyers can use the technique to great advantage, and he has created an app for that. He’s a big fan of visual information management and mind-mapping technology.