Category Archives: Opening statement

THE IMPORTANCE OF FIRST WORDS IN COMMUNICATION

Lawyers in general talk too much without focusing their ideas and as a result bore jurors. In trial this can be fatal to your case. Too often we underestimate the power of the words we use to start our communication … Continue reading

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DAMAGE OPENING STATEMENT OUTLINE

Today I’d like to share with you an actual one  page outline I used in opening statement in  a very major damage case resulting in a record  jury  verdict. The case involved a man who contacted a power line with … Continue reading

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OPENING STATEMENT ON DAMAGE PORTION OF CASE

  For a description of this trial see I thought I’d share the short opening statement I made which was limited to the damage portion of the case since my partners had covered liability before I spoke. I don’t offer … Continue reading

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