Witness Preparation Techniques (OnDemand Webinar)


SKU: 405994EAU


Witness preparation is important for any case and can have a significant impact on it Learn and understand important witness preparation techniques.
Success at trial seldom occurs unless your client can provide compelling and credible testimony, first in depositions and then at trial. Many cases are lost before the jury is ever seated because a witness has given damaging testimony that proves fatal to the case. In other cases, the cause is lost at trial because a key witness fails to connect with a jury. This topic will prepare you to equip your witnesses with the tools needed to be successful in depositions and at trial. Your witnesses will better understand the process, the audience, and the best approaches for communicating with the opposing attorney, the judge, and the jury. These tools are essential in achieving success in discovery, and if necessary, at trial. Great witnesses make for great case and great lawyers. Join us and revolutionize your witness preparation skills.

Date: 2019-08-02 Start Time: End Time:

Learning Objectives

Preparing the Witness for Deposition
• Consider the Audience
• Consider the Setting • the Conference Room
• Knowing the Players • the Opposing Lawyer, the Court Reporter, the Videographer, and You
• Knowing the Rules
• Knowing the Facts • Knowing the Case
• Preparation Sessions

But Trials Are Different

Preparing the Witness for Trial
• Consider the Audience
• Consider the Setting • the Courtroom
• Knowing the Players • the Judge, the Jury, the Opposing Lawyer, and You
• Knowing the Rules
• Understanding the Aesthetics
• Understanding the Appearances
• Understanding the Visuals
• Understanding the Audible
• Understanding the Persuasion
• Prepared to Tell the Truth With Confidence
• Prepared for Cross Examination

CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,Additional credit may be available upon request. Contact Lorman at 866-352-9540 for further information.

D. Scott Hurley, Esq.-The Hurley Law Firm, P.C.