Grand Opening: Creating an Effective, Engaging, & Winning Opening Statement in State Criminal Cases
You only get one chance to make a first impression. Cases can be won or lost in opening statements. This course will walk you through how to create an effective, engaging, and memorable opening statement. The course will show you the different types and styles of opening statements by using actual trial video clips from both sides, prosecution, and defense. Learn how to not over promise and under deliver which ultimately can be fatal in the case outcome. Plus, learn how and when to use exhibits and technology in your opening. This program will benefit trial attorneys of all levels.
Craft effective and engaging opening statement in state criminal cases
Discuss what information should be included in an opening statement
Develop strategies for countering your adversary's opening and addressing bad facts in your opening
Creating the case narrative through your opening
Discuss Using Exhibits and Technology in your opening
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