Core Skills

An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

Time: 4:08 Overview of this series: Practice exercises hone the individual skills important to successful advocacy: Choice of words, voice, body language, listening, and delivery...

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Test Video Placement 1

Test Video Placement 1

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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Test Video Placement 2

Test Video Placement 2

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 Language:  Choose Words Carefully & Ditch The Lawyer Talk

Your Language: Choose Words Carefully & Ditch The Lawyer Talk

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...

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Your Voice:  Pace, Volume & Tone

Your Voice: Pace, Volume & Tone

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...

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Your Movement: Gestures, Positioning & Expressions

Your Movement: Gestures, Positioning & Expressions

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...

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Your Listening:  During Jury Selection & Generally

Your Listening: During Jury Selection & Generally

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

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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

Time: 20:01 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..

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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

Time: 21:24 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...

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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

Time: 26:28 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...

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Your Exhibits: Make Them Work For You

Your Exhibits: Make Them Work For You

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

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