Core Skills

An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

Practice individual skills that need to be in the trial lawyer's aresenal Your presentation rests on your choice of words, voice, body language, listening and delivery. This series provides practice exercises to help ensure that all of these fac..

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Your Language:  Choose Words Carefully & Ditch The Lawyer Talk

Your Language: Choose Words Carefully & Ditch The Lawyer Talk

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 12:20..

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Your Voice:  Pace, Volume & Tone

Your Voice: Pace, Volume & Tone

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: 18:03..

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Your Movement: Gestures, Positioning & Expressions

Your Movement: Gestures, Positioning & Expressions

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: 10:02..

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Your Listening:  During Jury Selection & Generally

Your Listening: During Jury Selection & Generally

Practice paying close attention and focusing on whomever is speaking Listen in a way that takes in every bit of information available from the person who is speaking. Time: 23:55..

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Your Explanation Of The Burden Of Proof:  Plaintiff’s Urgent Task

Your Explanation Of The Burden Of Proof: Plaintiff’s Urgent Task

Practice how to explain the burden of proof in the context of your case Overcome the jurors' natural inclination to think the burden of proof in a civil case is beyond a reasonable doubt or to misunderstand preponderance of the evidence . T..

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Your Delivery:  Start Strong & End Strong In Each Part Of The Trial

Your Delivery: Start Strong & End Strong In Each Part Of The Trial

Practice your first and last sentences so you can deliver them effortlessly Assess your strongest points and deploy them persuasively at the beginning and ending of your presentation or examination. Time: 21:24..

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Your Handling Of Bad Facts: Minimize Harm To The Overall Case

Your Handling Of Bad Facts: Minimize Harm To The Overall Case

Practice how to minimize your opponents's best facts You can't duck bad stuff. Every case has it, and you need to give it a context that minimizes the adverse effect. Time: 26:28..

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Your Exhibits: Make Them Work For You

Your Exhibits: Make Them Work For You

Practice how to handle exhibits Get maximum effect from blowups of your exhibits by teaching witnesses how to use them to explain key facts. Time: 23:08..

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