S & G Trial Series: The Four Essential Trial Skills Part 1: The Ten Commandments of Opening Statements

Thu, Jul 26, 2018 12:00 PM EDT{LOCAL_TZ}

S & G Trial Series: The Four Essential Trial Skills Part 1: The Ten Commandments of Opening Statements

Thu, Jul 26, 2018 12:00 PM EDT


S&G Trial Series: The Four Essential Trial Skills 


Join Shipman & Goodwin trial attorneys James Bergenn, William Ronalter and Michael Chase for this four-part CLE webinar series for seasoned and newly admitted attorneys. 
Each informative session will review the “10 commandments” of a particular trial skill.

Part 1:  The Ten Commandments of Opening Statements


1.Gain Credibility
2. Identify a Theme
3. Tell a Story
4. Use your Glossary
5. State Plain Language Rules
6. Tee Up Questions
7. Best Points/Worst Points
8. Present Tense
9. Show Don’t Tell
10. Be Teacher/Guide, not Zealot

Continuing Legal Education

This CLE program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York CLE Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hour, of which 1.0 can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement. This program is appropriate for both transitional and nontransitional attorneys.

Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approves or accredits CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of this provider that this activity qualifies for up to one hour toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including zero hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


Today's Speakers 

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James W. Bergenn
Partner
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
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William J. Ronalter
Partner
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
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Michael Chase
Associate
Shipman & Goodwin LLP



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