Trial Lawyers: Openings and Closings

  1. Panel Discussion:
    • Hear the experts discuss their strategies & techniques on how to prepare winning Openings & Closings
  2. Openings:
    • How to tailor your Opening in different types of cases
    • How much should you argue in the Opening
    • Law in the Opening - how much law should you present
    • Attacking anticipated defenses
    • Should the defense reserve Opening Statement
    • Objections during Opening Statements
    • Strategies for making winning Openings
    • Demonstrations of sample Opening Statements
  3. Closings:
    • What should you argue first
    • How to tailor your Closing to the "surprises" you learn at trial
    • How long should the Closing last
    • The most important things not to forget in the Closing
    • Special tips on making winning Closings
    • Demonstrations of sample Closings 
  4. Rebuttals:
    • Is a Rebuttal necessary