What's a devil's advocate question? How do you use it? Why is it important?
This podcast episode will answer those questions and more.
If you're having trouble figuring out how to deal with defense arguments in your voir dire or wondering how to test whether jurors really believe what they say they do, you've GOT to have the devil's advocate question in your repertoire.
Check out this episode to learn more. More episodes at www.saridlm.com, on iTunes or on your preferred podcast app
Presenting in the courtroom carries with it a million tasks that can be overwhelming both for you and for the jury. More often than not, you’re overcomplicating things.
Would you be surprised to hear that there are really only three things that you need to do in trial? Recognizing that will help you simplify and get intentional.
Give this podcast a listen to learn what the three things are and how to approach them efficiently. You can listen on iTunes or on your preferred podcast app.
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.
My FB Live from Wednesday 06/26/19 has been uploaded as a bonus podcast episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed The Three Things Every Opening Needs. Subscribe iniTunes or on your preferred podcast app.
Visual communication can make or break your success at trial.
But there is a lot of misconceptions about trial visuals.
Join me for this special podcast where I interview Joshua Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio and we discuss when you should start thinking about visuals for trial (you might be surprised), how many visuals you should use (less than you think) and how visuals don’t only tell the story of your case to jurors, they help YOU understand your case inside and out.
Learn more about Joshua here: www.fatpencilstudio.com
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My From Hostage to Hero FB Live from Wednesday 05/08/19 has been uploaded as a bonus podcast episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed why your opening is only as good as your voir dire and how they work together for trial success.
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In this episode of From Hostage to Hero, I interview Michelle Sipes-Martin, a legal nurse consultant, about how attorneys are leaving money on the table when they don't fully understand their case and how to present it at trial.
To learn more, visit msalegalnurse.com or call her at (206) 200-6719.
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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.