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Advanced Course

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Advanced Course

This exceptional presentation creates a concisely powerful, practice-specific six-hour "masterpiece" on effective trial strategies.  A case file is included for you to review prior to viewing the video.

We recommend these volumes as supplements for those who have already mastered the basic programs and who wish to refresh and then advance their skills.

Click below to view an excerpt from:  Trying Cases to Win, The Advanced Course that discusses how to achieve repetition.

Key Points Covered:

  • Identifying the most important segment of the trial
  • Make the opening argument for your case without arguing
  • The importance of projecting your own belief into the case
  • What the jurors always believe about the attorney
  • Four ways to construct the opening statement -- which is best and why
  • Four levels of advocacy -- which level are you operating on?  How to move up
  • Three words you must never say
  • The secret of knowing which points to ask...  and more!

Highlights:

This exceptional presentation creates a concisely powerful, practice-specific six-hour “masterpiece” on effective trial strategies.  A case file is included for you to review prior to viewing the DVD.

We recommend these volumes as supplements for those who have already mastered the basic programs and who wish to refresh and then advance their skills.

Detailed Course Outline

DISK 1

Principles of opening statement
Opening is argument
Improper arguments in opening
Ethos - personal statement of belief
Using words of facilitation
Using rationalization and denial as your tools
Bigger the need the stronger your statements
Overcoming the jury's suspicion of you
Misuses of "my client"
Vouching for your case
Construction of opening statement (argument)
Burdens of proof are worthless in openings
Four ways to construct and opening
Chronological - bad
Witness-by-witness - bad
Telling a story
The right way
How to begin - no wind-up
Begin by "bombing" the adversary
Organize around your power points
Where to stand during an opening
How long to take
Never defend a case - always prosecute
Always just one case - no matter how many parties
Your theory must cover all the facts
Highest level of advocacy: draft a theory that rests on all the facts
Four levels of advocacy
Contradicting facts - insanity
Ignoring facts - foolishness
Admitting bad facts - journeyman
Makeing bad into good - the master's game
Fluid Positions undermine credibility
Never say "but even if . . "
Accumulation weakens your case
Constructing the Stein case theory

DISK 2

Demonstration of opening for prosecution
Use of podium
Unimportant details reduce impact
Penalty for violation the "rule of probability"
Demonstration of opening for prosecution by Stern
Demonstration of opening for the defense
Importance of speaking first
Direct Examination
Purpose of direct is to argue your case to the jury and achive the "Wimbledon Effect"
The four tasks of direct examination
Common errors of direct examination
Long narrative answers
Written questions
How to form questions on direct
How to prepare the direct
Transition questions

DISK 3

How to lead without leading
Break testimony into small, digestible pieces
How to achieve repetition
Demonstration of direct examination
Cross-examination
Purpose, to sum up not to question
Three techniques of cross-examination
To Impeach
To limit
To get help
Do not over-control witnesses on cross-examination
How to deal with the volunteering witness
Demonstration of cross-examination

Viewing Time: 6 hours


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