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2 Ways to Lose Credibility in Court

You likely start out with credibility in the eyes of the judge. After all, you’re an officer of the court. But that initial benefit of the doubt can easily slip away, and once you’ve lost your credibility, the case may not be far behind.

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Introducing Evidence? Make an Offer of Proof!

85449116Play it safe and make an offer of proof whenever you’re introducing evidence. Even if your evidence is excluded after a motion in limine or a trial objection, an offer of proof will preserve the record for appeal.

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Do You Know When to Use Jury Questionnaires?

question_154168251Jury questionnaires offer the benefits of efficiency and privacy, but when should you use them?

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7 Ways to Respond to an Evidence Objection

evidence_92371474You offer evidence at trial and opposing counsel jumps up and objects. Maybe you expected that particular objection, maybe not. But a well-prepared attorney always has responses to objections ready.