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Practical Tips for Trial Preparation for Young Lawyers

Practical Tips for Trial Preparation for Young Lawyers

By Tad Thomas | May 18, 2021 | Tad's Trial Practice Tips

Join me as I talk tips for upping your trial performance. I’ll cover all aspects of the trial, including jury selection, opening statements, direct witness testimony, cross-examination, closing arguments, jury instructions, and verdicts. Discussions are welcome in the comments section. — Tad Thomas As a young lawyer preparing for trial, you will likely be reviewing […]

Effective Deposition Strategy and Dealing with the Evasive, Non-cooperative Witness

Effective Deposition Strategy and Dealing with the Evasive, Non-cooperative Witness

By Phillip Miller | May 11, 2021 | Trial Tips

“Wise people are fools if they cannot adapt to foolish people.” – Michel Eyquem de Montaigne[1] Introduction Laziness. You’ve taken this deposition before (in your head, or in another case) and everything went great. This time the witness seems unmanageable. You’re doing everything right, but getting nothing. The most obvious conclusions that favor your case […]

Interview With Rocco Riccobono

Interview With Rocco Riccobono

By Melissa Walker | May 6, 2021 | Interviews

Rocco Riccobono, of Borchert & LaSpina, P.C., has experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, legal writing, legal research, litigation, settlement negotiation, and trial practice. He attended the University of Chicago and graduated from Hofstra University School of Law. Lawyer Minds: Why are trial lawyers important to any society? Rocco Riccobono: Trial lawyers are […]

How Your Law Firm Can Benefit From Client Portal Software

How Your Law Firm Can Benefit From Client Portal Software

By Tad Thomas | May 4, 2021 | Tad's Tech Corner

Technology is an essential part of any modern practicing attorney’s toolkit. In Tad’s Tech Corner, join me as I discuss how to best utilize technology– both from a device and software standpoint– during your daily lawyering tasks and trial. Discussions, as always, are welcome in the comments section below. — Tad Thomas With more attorneys […]

How to Develop and Present Visuals in the Courtroom

How to Develop and Present Visuals in the Courtroom

By Tad Thomas | Apr 27, 2021 | Tad's Trial Practice Tips

Join me as I talk tips for upping your trial performance. I’ll cover all aspects of the trial, including jury selection, opening statements, direct witness testimony, cross-examination, closing arguments, jury instructions, and verdicts. Discussions are welcome in the comments section. — Tad Thomas Whether you’ve been handling courtroom cases for decades or you’re just getting […]

Law Firms and Data Loss Insurance

Law Firms and Data Loss Insurance

By Tad Thomas | Apr 20, 2021 | Tad's Tech Corner

Technology is an essential part of any modern practicing attorney’s toolkit. In Tad’s Tech Corner, join me as I discuss how to best utilize technology– both from a device and software standpoint– during your daily lawyering tasks and during trial. Discussions, as always, are welcome in the comments section below. — Tad Thomas Whether you […]

Legal Conferences in 2021: A Comprehensive Guide to Trial Organization Gatherings

Legal Conferences in 2021: A Comprehensive Guide to Trial Organization Gatherings

By Melissa Walker | Apr 19, 2021 | Resources

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape our world and make changes in the legal industry, it’s paramount to focus on continuing our education as trial attorneys and maintaining and creating connections with our peers. No matter how long you’ve been a practicing trial lawyer, you can always benefit from the experience of other attorneys. […]

Tips for Trial Attorneys Communicating With Jurors

Tips for Trial Attorneys Communicating With Jurors

By Tad Thomas | Apr 13, 2021 | Tad's Trial Practice Tips

Join me as I talk tips for upping your trial performance. I’ll cover all aspects of the trial, including jury selection, opening statements, direct witness testimony, cross-examination, closing arguments, jury instructions, and verdicts. Discussions are welcome in the comments section. — Tad Thomas When you consider the components of your case, opening statement, direct and […]

What Lawyers Should Know About Digital Forensics

What Lawyers Should Know About Digital Forensics

By Tad Thomas | Apr 6, 2021 | Tad's Tech Corner

Technology is an essential part of any modern practicing attorney’s toolkit. In Tad’s Tech Corner, join me as I discuss how to best utilize technology– both from a device and software standpoint– during your daily lawyering tasks and during trial. Discussions, as always, are welcome in the comments section below. — Tad Thomas Electronic data […]

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