Trial Guides is the leading publisher of books on litigation. A key skill in practicing law is in cross examining adverse parties, lay witnesses and expert witnesses both in deposition and trial. There are a few different methods of doing cross examination correctly. Trial Guides publishes most of the best selling books and CLE videos on cross examination for lawyers, but what are the differences in what they teach? And how can you improve your cross examination skills in deposition, arbitration and trial?
What you learned in law school and most CLEs about cross examination won't help you much because much of what is taught is long outdated, ineffective, and potentially dangerous for your case. In this in-depth dive into cross examination we address historical teachings on cross examination, why they are no longer relevant, and how new methods will help you succeed in deposition, arbitration and trial. This article is intended to help everyone from law students to 40 year veteran trial lawyers.Read more