BASIC THOUGHTS ABOUT JURY SELECTION

BASIC THOUGHTS ABOUT JURY SELECTION

Jury selection is an art that requires preparation and careful planning. Jury selection and opening statement can have a profound influence on the outcome of the case. They are twin events that should be prepared as a unit. Here some very general and basic ideas to consider in planning your voir dire of your case. . PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS . *Jury selection is almost always limited in time. It’s important to plan your questions with the time allowed in mind. Determine…

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EXAMINATION REGARDING SURVEILLANCE OF CLIENT

EXAMINATION REGARDING SURVEILLANCE OF CLIENT

Defense firms and insurance companies employ people to secretly follow and observe our clients attempting to demonstrate they aren’t hurt as badly as claimed. Their goal is to show fraudulent claims. This is done more frequently in major cases, but it happens in “ordinary” ones as well. Here is an outline of a deposition from an actual case involving client. It will give you a general framework to create a better outline for your case.. (FRAME AS: “tailing, stakeout, spying,…

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POTENTIAL CLIENT INTERVIEW FORM

POTENTIAL CLIENT INTERVIEW FORM

. We should be prepared for interviews with potential new clients whether electronically or by written form. Getting all of the necessary information is important in evaluating whether to take the care or not. In addition, a thorough interview at the time of initial conference with a potential new client reflects the lawyers experience and knowledge. What follows is a simple, basic outline of subject matter to consider in drafting your own client interview form. . INITIAL CONTACT INFORMATION ….

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