Expert Witnesses: Maximizing Impact from Yours and Minimizing Theirs - On Demand CLE

James Lees
Expert Witnesses: Maximizing Impact from Yours and Minimizing Theirs - On Demand CLE
Expert Witnesses: Maximizing Impact from Yours and Minimizing Theirs - On Demand CLE

Expert Witnesses: Maximizing Impact from Yours and Minimizing Theirs - On Demand CLE

James Lees
$125.00

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The statements from expert witnesses can be a powerful tool during trial that is often misunderstood and misused. Often jurors do not make decisions based on the opinions of experts or consider the credentials of a witness. Therefore, it is vital to hire experts who are connected to the frame and theme of your case.

In this presentation, Jim Lees explains how effective use of the Rules of the Road can maximize the impact of your expert witness. Lees addresses major issues facing plaintiffs’ attorneys use of expert witnesses, including:

  • The role of focus groups
  • The purpose of retaining an expert witness
  • Persuasive information from a witness
  • How expert witnesses fit into the frame of your case
  • Do experts win cases?
  • Creating theme and story for your case
  • Normative Belief Theory in trial
  • Negligence vs. Intentionality in Voir Dire
  • A single mistake or a pattern?
  • The role of psychological tools to build a successful persuasion strategy

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No.  180603D06

Click here for Access Instructions for On Demand Programs

Each user must register individually as they will need their own login to access the program.

The statements from expert witnesses can be a powerful tool during trial that is often misunderstood and misused. Often jurors do not make decisions based on the opinions of experts or consider the credentials of a witness. Therefore, it is vital to hire experts who are connected to the frame and theme of your case.

In this presentation, Jim Lees explains how effective use of the Rules of the Road can maximize the impact of your expert witness. Lees addresses major issues facing plaintiffs’ attorneys use of expert witnesses, including:

  • The role of focus groups
  • The purpose of retaining an expert witness
  • Persuasive information from a witness
  • How expert witnesses fit into the frame of your case
  • Do experts win cases?
  • Creating theme and story for your case
  • Normative Belief Theory in trial
  • Negligence vs. Intentionality in Voir Dire
  • A single mistake or a pattern?
  • The role of psychological tools to build a successful persuasion strategy

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No.  180603D06

Speakers

James B. Lees, Jr.

James B. Lees, Jr.

James B. “Jim” Lees, Jr. is a trial lawyer who has tried over 250 cases to verdict. He is also a jury consultant specializing in the use of psychology and focus groups to formulate persuasion strategies for trial. One of Jim’s many wins is a jury verdict of $23.6 million in a “failure to diagnose” medical negligence case. He is a former co-chair of AAJ’s NCA Board of Trustees and a Diplomate of AAJ’s NCA. Jim is a frequent lecturer and teacher... Learn More