$85 million KBR verdict using Eric Oliver's methods

Trial Guides wants to congratulate Michael Doyle, Jeffrey Raizner, and Patrick Dennis of Doyle Raizner; Gabriel Hawkins of Cohen Malad; and David F...
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New Eric Oliver Trial Strategy Book

New Eric Oliver Trial Strategy Book

Eric Oliver has consulted trial lawyers for 25 years. The verdict: he knows what wins. Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame member, and Past President of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Paul Luvera, notes "Eric Oliver is the Babe Ruth of legal communications field. I buy, read, and put into action every book he writes and every article he publishes."

Trial Guides is proud to release Eric Oliver's newest book, Persuasive Communication: Twenty-five Years of Teaching Lawyers. This book collects the best of Eric's wisdom, laying out usable techniques and strategies that can be utilized in intake, deposition, mediation, trial and anywhere in between. Each topic the book covers is filled with useful nuggets that can be immediately implemented.

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Using Trial Strategies in Mediation and Arbitration

Using Trial Strategies in Mediation and Arbitration

Obviously not all of your cases go to trial; some are settled in mediation or tried in arbitration. Why would you walk into a mediation or arbitration any less prepared than you would walk into a courthouse?

Attorney Sharon Rowen of Atlanta, GA realized this and prepared for her mediation with trial consultant Eric Oliver, using the techniques in his book Facts Can’t Speak for Themselves. The defense counsel tried to spin Ms. Rowen's personal injury case against a renowned charity as a simple slip and fall. Using Oliver's strategies, which are outlined in Facts, Ms. Rowen was able to reframe the case using Eric Oliver's methods.

Due to Oliver's techniques, Ms. Rowen obtained a very favorable settlement (amount confidential) despite the obvious challenges in her case.

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Trial Guides

Trial Guides Points the Way

I have started going to more seminars, reading more books, watching more video—trying to get beyond "the law" and generic trial techniques, and focusing specifically on how to win plaintiffs’ personal injury trials. It soon became apparent that a new publishing company predominates this niche, publishing and distributing some of today’s most important plaintiffs’ trial materials—Trial Guides.

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Nuisance value offer becomes $4.6 million verdict

Nuisance value offer becomes $4.6 million verdict

How can you get great verdicts? By framing your case story to speak to the jurors.

Attorney Michael Doyle of Houston, Texas has obtained a string of consecutive multi-million-dollar verdicts using the techniques outlined in Eric Oliver's Facts Can't Speak for Themselves.

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New: Eric Oliver - Case Story Theme Webinar Recording

New: Eric Oliver - Case Story Theme Webinar Recording

Introducing a webinar CLE by leading trial consultant Eric Oliver titled Case Story Theme: If Stories Give the Facts Their Meaning, What Gives Meaning to a Case Story?

Many trial attorneys are acquainted with the idea of a case theme. Certainly all trial lawyers know the critical importance of establishing and reinforcing the strongest possible theme for your case story.
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Facts Can't Speak for Themselves Audiobook Eric Oliver

New! Trial Guides Releases Eric Oliver's "Facts Can't Speak for Themselves" on Audiobook

Trial Guides is proud to announce Eric Oliver's Facts Can't Speak for Themselves on Audiobook.  This audiobook is an unabridged reading of the book by Eric Oliver himself.  This is a 16 CD set.

About the audiobook:

Legal decision-makers construct their own version of the case story when they judge a case. In fact, they re-author their own version several times before arriving at the one they use to decide the case.

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Eric Oliver's Case Story Theme Webinar

Eric Oliver's Case Story Theme Webinar

Many trial attorneys are acquainted with the idea of a case theme. Certainly all trial lawyers know the critical importance of establishing and reinforcing the strongest possible theme for your case story.

In this webinar learn from Eric Oliver, a national expert in persuasive legal communication and author of Facts Can’t Speak for Themselves, how to use a focus group to uncover the most effective theme for any case story.

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Eric Oliver's Facts Can't Speak for Themselves Comes to Trial Guides

Eric Oliver's Facts Can't Speak for Themselves Comes to Trial Guides

Through a cooperative deal with NITA, Trial Guides brings you trial consultant Eric Oliver's book Facts Can't Speak for Themselves. Legal decision ...
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