The Power of Presence

Sari de la Motte
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Sari de la Motte is a communications consultant who works with trial lawyers across the country, including several members of the Inner Circle of Advocates. Because of her unique ability to help attorneys communicate authentically, some have even called her “The Attorney Whisperer.”

In this two-hour lecture from Rick Friedman’s Take Back the Courtroom IV CLE, Sari shows you four strategies for how to move jurors from being “captive hostages” to willing participants. She also discusses the power of presence in the courtroom, different communication styles, how to overcome fears of the jury, develop your own charisma, and more.

Disc 1 [01:45:45]

  1. Introduction
  2. Jurors are Like Hostages
  3. Changing Jurors from Hostages to Willing Participants
  4. The Power of Presence
  5. Breathing
  6. Four Components of Presence
  7. Lawyer Perceptions of Jurors
  8. Nonverbal Body Language in Trial
  9. Using Space in Trial
  10. Body Language Associated with Asking for Money
  11. Charisma
  12. Q&A

Total running time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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Publisher Trial Guides, LLC
DVD 105 minutes; 1 disc; 1st Edition (2017); ISBN: 978-1941007785

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