Long, complex opening statements with lots of legal jargon leads to bored, confused jurors who tune out.
Are you making these mistakes in opening?
Your opening should be "sticky" so jurors can remember your theme all the way into the verdict room.
Opening is your one time to "hum the tune" so to speak of your trial themes. But making these three mistakes will get in your way.
Give the podcast a listen to find out the Three Mistakes You're Making in Opening. You can listen on iTunes or on your preferred podcast app.
Sari de la Motte is the host of "From Hostage to Hero." She has been dubbed the "Attorney Whisperer" because of her unique ability to help attorneys communicate their true selves.