News — The Elements of Trial
Attorney Uses Five Trial Guides Books to Win Six-Figure Verdict
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Congratulations to trial lawyer—and Trial Guides customer—Angie Perkins on her recent verdict! Perkins was co-counsel on a wrongful termination and discrimination case, brought to court under the FMLA, ADA, and Idaho Human Rights Act. Perkins picked the jury, presented the opening and closing statements, and conducted the direct examination of their client and his wife. Her co-counsel was Idaho attorney Jeremiah Hudson. Case Details In 2017, a regional industrial supply provider fired a man after 17 years of employment. At the time, the employee was on light duty, awaiting back surgery for a non-work injury. He had taken six weeks...
10 Tips on Conducting a Winning Cross Examination
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Becoming a Trial Lawyer: Forget Playing it Safe
Friday, February 26, 2021
The way to play it safe in law school was to raise and explain every possible issue. If five arguments supported a particular result, you had better discuss them all. Civil and criminal classes support this type of issue spotting, and some law firms believe this works in litigation. But, this law school training works against you at trial.
Becoming a Trial Lawyer: Trying your First Case
Thursday, February 25, 2021