Essential Skillsets Needed for a Winning Trial Lawyer

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Basic and Common Trial Skills
Trial Skillset
Strategy
Trial Strategy
Case Consulting
Case Analysis
Trial Preperation
Skills
Pre-trial
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Opening Statements
Witness Preperation
Direct Examination
Cross-Examination
Depositions
Closing Argument
General Public Speaking
Story Skills
Inside Out - Internalization - Vision/Purpose
Communication
Psychodrama (before the case - get the story)
Dramatization through Re-enactment
Role Reversal/Role Playing
Experiential
Evaluate own behavior to explore alternative approach
Suggested alternative outcomes
Monologue (opening & closing - integrated)
Speaking Skills
Stage presence
Confidence
Voice
Vocal Variety
Pitch
Pace
Pause
Inflection
Articulation
Expression
Body Language
Breath
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ADVANCED Trial Skills
Many UNIQUE to Tell The Winning Story ( Difference between $1 million vs $45 million verdicts )
Story
Narrative/Theme
Mechanics
Substance
Structure
Style
Emotional Connection
Monologue
Self Connection
Client Connection
Audience Connection
Find and Leverage Your Passion
Conflict - Value of
Playing the Victim
Surface Story vs. Beneath the Surface Story
State Management
Framing the Case ( Case Theory / Presentation )
Witness
Expert Witnesses
Lay Witness Prep
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Hard Skills - Research, Emperical, Actuary, Damages Calculations
(Not our Focus or Strength - Offered by our Alliance Partners)
Support
Mock Trial
Focus Groups
Venue Evaluation
Presentation and Technology
Videography
Jury
Jury Research
Jury Questionaires
Shadow Jury
Post Trial Interviews
Online Jury Research Tools
Artificial Intelligence
Damage Strategies
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Tell The Winning Story does NOT compete with many of the specialized trial consulting groups. Instead, it augments and enhances and MAXIMIZES the result of all prior training.

But it also introduces several new SKILLS that help you INTERNALIZE everything you’ve learned – and THAT is what wins the BIG cases.

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