Making the Most of Voir Dire When You’ve Got 15 Minutes

A 6-step process for when it comes to getting the most out of what little you’re given in voir dire.   “Fifteen minutes a side. Make it count.” And with that, the judge left the bench. Everyone froze. The lead lawyer looked at me; I looked at the lead lawyer. The opposing attorneys looked at […]

One of The Most Effective (But Most Underrated) Trial Graphics of All Time

Checklists. Pilots use checklists before takeoffs to ensure that critical items are not forgotten. Doctors use checklists for simple patient procedures as well as major operations to avoid mistakes. In fact, we all use lists – it is human nature. In our hectic, distraction-filled lives, all kinds of lists help us get organized. Whether it’s […]