WINNING AT TRIAL (7 hrs.)
Innovative techniques from my award-winning trial textbook. Learn the secrets to win at trial.
1. Develop a Winning Case Strategy (1 hr.)
The beginning of trial is when most lawyers try and answer the difficult but simple question, “Why should I win?” If you wait until this moment, you will lose every time. Learn how to answer this question early in your case so you can develop the facts you need to win at trial.
2. Voir Dire (.5 hr.)
Learn the five mistakes almost every lawyer makes in jury selection.
3. Opening Statements that Win Every Time (1 hr.)
The opening statement is the key to winning your case. Learn how to prepare and deliver an opening statement that is memorable and wins your trial.
4. Direct Examinations that Tell Your Story (1 hr.)
Learn why the conventional wisdom to let your witness do all the talking is completely wrong. This lecture provides concrete steps and strategies to take control of direct examination and present your evidence so you will win.
5. How to Succeed on Cross (1 hrs.)
Cross-examination is the most difficult trial skill to master. Overcome your fears, simplify your examination, make your cross more powerful, and capture the jury’s attention.
6. Defeating the Expert at Trial (.75 hrs.)
Learn new tips that guarantee victory against your opponent’s expert.
7. Ethical Issues at Trial (1 hrs.)
Learn how to avoid improper witness coaching, improper arguments and improper objections.
8. The Secrets to a Powerful Closing Argument (.75 hrs.)
There are some simple techniques that ensure you deliver a persuasive and memorable closing argument. You will never forget these strategies that ensure success.