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Litigation Techniques and Strategies

(607 Ratings)

Produced on: February 27, 2016

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 76 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Join Attorney Joseph Vozza as he focuses on key litigation techniques and strategies. Mr. Vozza begins with techniques in drafting pleadings and conducting effective discovery. He explains essential techniques in determining the settlement value of your case, and strategies in approaching settlement conferences and mediations. Mr. Vozza then speaks about effective techniques and strategies in trial preparation, jury selection, preparing and delivering opening and closing statements, direct and cross examinations, and any post-trial motions. He concludes by discussing techniques and strategies of client management throughout the litigation. 


Learning Objectives:

I.     Understand techniques for effectively drafting pleadings  

II.    Identify strategies for conducting discovery

III.   Maximize the settlement value of your case

IV.   Develop trial techniques

V.    Appreciate the role of client management during litigation

This course originally appeared as a part of our February 2016 Bridge the Gap Event.


Joseph Vozza

Law Office of Joseph Vozza

Joe Vozza received his undergraduate degree with honors from Manhattanville College, in business management and history, and later received his law degree from Touro Law School. Joe also completed a legal externship at Moscow State University, Russia, where he studied civil law system and the Russian legal system in transition. He is admitted to practice law in New York State, and the United Stated District Court, Southern District of New York.

Joe joined the firm of Vozza & Vozza as lead trial counsel, and has tried many jury trials throughout the City of New York for both plaintiffs and defendants. Joe moved onto start his own office, and expanded his practice to include a variety of legal matters ranging from real estate transactions, to estate planning and probate. He still concentrates on civil litigation, and specializes in handling personal injury cases.

Joe has sat as a board member for many organizations, including Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community Television, and Mamaroneck Chamber of Commerce. He is a New York State licensed real estate instructor, and offers seminars to local real estate brokers on current topics. Joe also sits as an elected Trustee and legal advisor for the Mamaroneck Public Library.


Patricia L.

great to hear from solo practitioner

Aviva Z.

Thorough and informative. Thank you

Kevin S.

very good presentation

Derek F.

A little basic, but good, nonetheless

Michael M.

very basic

Craig A.

Better for new and younger lawyers, but still helpful.


Mr. Vozza was, in my view, engaging, hit the keys, warned of some disastrous pitfalls and made an interesting and entertaining presentation.

Ira D.

Very good lecture.

Michael Z.

It's always a pleasure to listen to trial attorney talking about trial work.

Mark K.

This is a good, general overview of considerations appropriate for new or lesser-experienced trial attorneys.

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