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Civil Practice: Trying the Case 2022 Edition (COMING SOON)

PRE-ORDER This handbook provides a complete guide to trying a civil case in Illinois.
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This handbook addresses the practical and strategic aspects of handling a case during trial. It covers the traits and skills of an effective trial advocate, the jury, the opening statement, presenting testimony, preserving the record during trial, presenting the case-in-chief, motions during and at the close of the plaintiff’s and defendant’s cases, motions at the close of all the evidence, the closing argument, jury instructions and special interrogatories, return of the verdict and entry of judgment, and posttrial motions.

Chapter 1 — The Trial Advocate: Purpose, Talent, and Philosophy
Robert L. Byman and Reid J. Schar, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 2 — The Jury: The “Right” to It and the Selection of It
Robert Marc Chemers, Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Opening Statement
Telly C. Nakos, O’Connor & Nakos Ltd., Chicago

Chapter 4 — Presenting Testimony
Robert L. Byman and Andrew W. Vail, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Preserving the Record During Trial
Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

Chapter 6 — Presenting the Plaintiff’s Case
Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Motions During and at the Close of the Plaintiff’s Case-in-Chief
Andrew P. Shelby, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

Chapter 8 — Presenting the Defendant’s Case
Stacie R. Hartman, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Chicago

Chapter 9 — Motions During and at the Close of the Defendant’s Case-in-Chief
Michael C. McCutcheon, Kyle R. Olson, Laura A. Kelly, Shane Kelly, and Farah A. Chalisa, Baker McKenzie, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Motions at the Close of the Evidence
Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

Chapter 11 — Jury Instructions, Special Interrogatories, and Verdicts
John J. Byron and Cara A. Lawson, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Chicago

Chapter 12 — Closing Argument
Andrew P. Shelby, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

Chapter 13 — Return of the Verdict and Entry of Judgment
Cynthia N. Pietrucha, Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC, Naperville

Chapter 14 — Posttrial Motions
Elizabeth C. Curtin and Isaac Green, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

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      PRE-ORDER

      This handbook addresses the practical and strategic aspects of handling a case during trial. It covers the traits and skills of an effective trial advocate, the jury, the opening statement, presenting testimony, preserving the record during trial, presenting the case-in-chief, motions during and at the close of the plaintiff’s and defendant’s cases, motions at the close of all the evidence, the closing argument, jury instructions and special interrogatories, return of the verdict and entry of judgment, and posttrial motions.

      Chapter 1 — The Trial Advocate: Purpose, Talent, and Philosophy
      Robert L. Byman and Reid J. Schar, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 2 — The Jury: The “Right” to It and the Selection of It
      Robert Marc Chemers, Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, Chicago

      Chapter 3 — Opening Statement
      Telly C. Nakos, O’Connor & Nakos Ltd., Chicago

      Chapter 4 — Presenting Testimony
      Robert L. Byman and Andrew W. Vail, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 5 — Preserving the Record During Trial
      Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

      Chapter 6 — Presenting the Plaintiff’s Case
      Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

      Chapter 7 — Motions During and at the Close of the Plaintiff’s Case-in-Chief
      Andrew P. Shelby, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 8 — Presenting the Defendant’s Case
      Stacie R. Hartman, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 9 — Motions During and at the Close of the Defendant’s Case-in-Chief
      Michael C. McCutcheon, Kyle R. Olson, Laura A. Kelly, Shane Kelly, and Farah A. Chalisa, Baker McKenzie, Chicago

      Chapter 10 — Motions at the Close of the Evidence
      Richard L. Miller II, Miller PC, Chicago

      Chapter 11 — Jury Instructions, Special Interrogatories, and Verdicts
      John J. Byron and Cara A. Lawson, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 12 — Closing Argument
      Andrew P. Shelby, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

      Chapter 13 — Return of the Verdict and Entry of Judgment
      Cynthia N. Pietrucha, Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC, Naperville

      Chapter 14 — Posttrial Motions
      Elizabeth C. Curtin and Isaac Green, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

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