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..
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.
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.
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 .
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.