Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Ten Tips for New Trial Lawyers

Ten Tips for New Trial Lawyers

From veteran trial attorney Oscar Michelen at Courtroom Strategy:

  1. Remember the Five Ps of Trial:
  2. Go to the location of the accident, crime, etc
  3. Go to the courtroom where the case will be tried:
  4. Be mindful of your appearance: 
  5. Be in control of the courtroom:
  6. Write out your  direct and cross-examinations:
  7. Preserve the record by learning, controlling and explaining your objections:  
  8. 3.Develop a theme for your case: 
  9. Write your summation first
  10. Never pass an open bathroom

For full explanations, please click here. (Sorry that the numbering is off.)


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