2019 January

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Articles in this issue:
The art of closing argument

The art of closing argument

Your first job in closing is to empower those jurors who have already decided in your client’s favor

Mike Alder

2019 January


The art of storytelling

The art of storytelling

Bring your client’s story to life because whoever tells the best story wins

Deborah S. Chang

2019 January


Opening statement and the invisible injury

Getting the jury to see invisible injuries, including pain, depends on the emotional congruence with which you present them

John F. Denove

2019 January


Appellate Reports

Court looks at standard of care that governs university’s duty to protect its students from violence. Also, primary assumption of risk in school sports

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2019 January


Jury selection: Changes to Code Civ. Proc. § 222.5

Jury selection: Changes to Code Civ. Proc. § 222.5

2018 brought changes to jury selection statutes that will be helpful when it is time to pick your jury

Maryann P. Gallagher

2019 January


Closing argument: now what?

In the end, a civil trial is about the money and you must ask for it

Victor George

2019 January


The 70th President of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

“I wanted to be a lawyer since I was six, but I was afraid to tell anyone”

Shawn McCann

2019 January


The closing story

The closing story

The perfect closing argument would have jurors making nooses from their neckties for the defendant....

Randi McGinn

2019 January


Storytelling at trial: beginning, a middle and an end

A look at how the story is told at each stage of trial

Pamela Pantages

2019 January


What’s past is prologue

Carrying forward the legacy of our founders

B James Pantone

2019 January


Opening statement: Setting the tone for trial

Opening statement: Setting the tone for trial

A very thorough guide to the elements and structure of your opening statement

Jeff Rudman

2019 January


Dealing with the <em>Cuevas</em> decision

Dealing with the Cuevas decision

Regarding future medical costs, the appellate court overlooked the uncertainty of health insurance in the future

Eustace de Saint Phalle
Andrew Clay

2019 January



Framing the employment case for MSJ and trial

A road map that begins at case selection, continues through plaintiff’s deposition, documents, witnesses, and ends with you telling your client’s story

Martin I. Aarons

2019 January

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