The basis required for an expert's opinions: Trial Skills, Experts, Direct
Rule 702 requirements, Organization of the exam, Explanations, Narrative v. Q/A exam, Graphics
Opinion and Conclusion
Presenting the opinion and reinforcing it in the conclusion: Trial Skills, Experts, Direct
Organizing of the expert's direct exam, Using sub-opinions,Graphics, Bringing it all together
Qualifying the expert for the Court and the jury: Trial Skills, Experts, Direct
Making it as interesting as possible, Form of the question, Keeping the focus on the witness
Whether to Tender; How to Organize the Direct; How to Ask for the Opinion: Trial Skills, Experts, Direct
Review options regarding tendering an expert; structure of what did you do, what did you find, what does it mean; how to state ..
The Opposing Expert: The Blunt and the Dump
Minimize Vulnerability and Use Your Expert to Attack the Opposing Expert: Trial, Experts, Direct: Trial Skills, Experts, Direct
Blunt the obvious cross on bias because your expert always testifie..