Time 12:20 Practice making sure you are communicating clearly:
Your choice of language is key. To connect with jurors you need to persuade, get beyond the lawyer-speak and talk like a regular person...
Time: 18:03 Practice with your voice at the distance you will be from the judge or jury:
A lawyer’s voice can make or break the effectiveness of the communication with the jury. Pace, volume, and tone are the key elements...
Time: 10:02 Practice how you want to move in the courtroom:
There’s a place in the courtroom where you want to be to talk to the jury. Get set before you speak. No walking and talking. Be conscious of your body language...
Time: 16:42 Marshaling the facts to point directly to the proponent's conclusion:
Using graphics to
make the facts "work" for your client's cause; using language to make
facts memorable when they come up during the trial; factors in decid..
Time: 14:32 Focus on shortcomings in the expert’s testimony:
How to quickly give the jury another perspective on the case they are about to hear; responding to plaintiff's opening in a positive manner; coordinating theme and theory...
Time: 8:02 Making the Rules of the Game Understandable for Lay Jurors:
The need to explain the law, explanations must be short, neutral, and accurate to get by judges' attitudes, stipulation may be possible...
Time: 14:10 The How, Why, and When of Graphics in an Opening Statement:
The need for graphics under certain kinds of circumstances with the facts of the case; examples of useful kinds of graphics; the requirement to orient the jury to your graph..
Time: 15:04 Take the jury quickly to your side's theme and theory and contrast your strengths with their weaknesses:
Introducing the defense expert; comparing and contrasting the experts' conclusions; showing why what the defense expert did over..