Learn effective practices for designing and delivering a direct examination, including crucial tips for redirect, and how a thorough understanding of the applicable rules of evidence will helps a litigator respond more effectively to objections from opposing counsel. Also includes tips on how to make the best impact with demonstrative exhibits.
Focused on complex financial testimony in a divorce case from the varied perspectives of the proponent, opponent, and judge, this course covers: income/cash flow for determining support; marital and non-marital characterization of assets and forensic tracing; effectively using lifestyle analyses in court; and crucial ethical issues in preparing for and going to trial.
Learn by observing judges and experienced litigators as they demonstrate and instruct on best practices for each aspect of trial, including jury selection, opening statements, direct and cross examination, and closing arguments.
A panel of experienced attorneys, including an IWCC Arbitrator, discuss the use of Supreme Court Rules 204, 216, 213(f) and 213(g) and other best practices for securing effective testimony from witnesses.