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Ethics: Winning at Trial with Effective Opening Statements, Closing Arguments, Voir Dire and the Use of Technology 

Contains material from Oct 2015

Ethics: Winning at Trial with Effective Opening Statements, Closing Arguments, Voir Dire and the Use of Technology 
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Session 1: Winning Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Make them Effective and Ethical - You have one chance to make a good first impression on the jury and one chance to leave them thinking about voting for you—don't waste them.
 
Session 2: Voir Dire: Finding Your Enemies - Lessons for conducting effective voir dire, such as how to expose a possible bias and prejudice in potential jurors through the use of scaling questions and binary questions on jury questionnaires, as well as the use of five generational issues in jury selection.
 
Session 3: Beyond the ELMO: Graphics, Models and Much More! - Juries expect to see visual aids and technology in the courtroom. Gain insight from courtroom technology professionals about innovative tools to support your electronic trial presentation.

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1. Winning Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Make them Effective and Ethical (Oct 2015)

Charles H. Wilson, E. Leon Carter, Jason S. Bloom, Suzanne L. Davis, Pete Marketos, Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher

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Session 1 —46 mins
Winning Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Make them Effective and Ethical (Oct 2015)

You have one chance to make a good first impression on the jury and one chance to leave them thinking about voting for you—don't waste them.

Originally presented: Sep 2015 Trial Skills Training Camp

Charles H. Wilson, Cozen O'Connor - Houston, TX
E. Leon Carter, Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC - Dallas, TX
Jason S. Bloom, Bloom Strategic Consulting, Inc. - Dallas, TX
Suzanne L. Davis, EDGE Litigation Consulting LLC - Houston, TX
Pete Marketos, Reese Gordon Marketos LLP - Dallas, TX
Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher, Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. - Houston, TX

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2. Voir Dire: Finding Your Enemies (Oct 2015)

Trey Branham, Derek S. Hollingsworth, Joseph Y. Ahmad, Jason S. Bloom, Adam Boesen, Edwin Sullivan, T Nguyen

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Session 2 —48 mins
Voir Dire: Finding Your Enemies (Oct 2015)

Lessons for conducting effective voir dire, such as how to expose a possible bias and prejudice in potential jurors through the use of scaling questions and binary questions on jury questionnaires, as well as the use of five generational issues in jury selection. 

Originally presented: Sep 2015 Trial Skills Training Camp

Trey Branham, Dean Omar & Branham, LLP - Dallas, TX
Derek S. Hollingsworth, Rusty Hardin & Associates LLP - Houston, TX
Joseph Y. Ahmad, Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. - Houston, TX
Jason S. Bloom, Bloom Strategic Consulting, Inc. - Dallas, TX
Adam Boesen, Courtroom Sciences, Inc. - Irving, TX
Edwin Sullivan, Oberti Sullivan LLP - Houston, TX
T Nguyen, Turley Law Firm - Dallas, TX

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3. Beyond the ELMO: Graphics, Models and Much More! (Oct 2015)

Brian D. Melton, Sean T. Hamada, Greg Glass, Nancy Rose, Matt Spalding, Tara Trask, Ryan Malphurs

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40 mins
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Session 3 —40 mins
Beyond the ELMO: Graphics, Models and Much More! (Oct 2015)

Juries expect to see visual aids and technology in the courtroom. Gain insight from courtroom technology professionals about innovative tools to support your electronic trial presentation.

Originally presented: Sep 2015 Trial Skills Training Camp

Brian D. Melton, Susman Godfrey LLP - Houston, TX
Sean T. Hamada, Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC - Dallas, TX
Greg Glass, Point Multimedia LLC - Dallas, TX
Nancy Rose, Courtroom Concepts - Houston, TX
Matt Spalding, Legal Media, Inc. - Houston, TX
Tara Trask, Tara Trask and Associates - Dallas, TX
Ryan Malphurs, Courtroom Sciences, Inc. - Irving, TX