About Trial Advocacy Training
The heart of Trial Ad Academy!
An overview of the entire course.
How to be the best version of yourself in the courtroom.
Beginning with the conclusion in mind.
Building the foundation to your case.
It's sometimes ok to be paranoid.
Your first major impression with Opposing Counsel and the Court.
Find out how a Motion in Limine can protect your client and your case!
Watch this before getting started on this chapter.
The first step in finding out if the potential jurors are fit to be on the jury.
Two examples showing how to present Preponderance of the Evidence and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.
Asking the right questions and starting to win the panel over.
With this portion of Jury Selection, it's time to (1) head off any potential issues; and (2) plant the seed that the other side's case is weak. Here's how...
Always prepare for the other half of the equation. You're not going to want to skip this topic of conversation!
Your most powerful weapon during Jury Selection.
Here are ways to get the panel engaged so that you can easily get the valuable information needed.
The Sweet 16! In this lesson, you'll get 16 tips and considerations for mastering Jury Selection.
This seating chart helps you determine which potential jurors should be struck.
It's time to put it all together!
Here's a super-detailed explanation on how to craft the PERFECT Opening Statement.
How to put the 10-Step Formula together.
Reviewing the example + touching on important details that you should consider when preparing for Opening Statement.
Find out what you should achieve with a dynamic Direct!
This is the outline of questions you should use to have a compelling Direct Examination.
Rapid Fire time! Watch these 16 tips for Direct Examination.
Find out what Cross is and is NOT.
Massive lesson! Check out all of the foundational things that you need to know.
Here are ways to prevent the witness from "running" on your cross examination.
Always ask this question...
Short lesson on how to have well-rounded crosses.
Find out how to execute the most common form of impeachment.
Use this easy-to-follow flow chart to determine if you can use a prior conviction to impeach the witness.
Here's how to use these answers to bolster your cross examination!
Step-by-Step process for trying to get exhibits admitted into evidence.
At some point, a witness' mind will go blank or their memory will get fuzzy. Here's how to fix that.
The threshold issue to expert witnesses.
Ways to challenge (or defend) an Expert Witness
Example testimony of an Expert's methodology that leads to the Expert's conclusions.
An example of attacking the methodology of an Expert Witness!
Find out the real purpose of Closing Argument + everything that your Closing Argument needs to include.
Monster lesson! 10 Steps to the Perfect Closing Argument!
Here is a list of the most common objections that you'll be using in front of the jury!
This is a general overview of Hearsay.
Step-by-step guide to analyzing Hearsay.
The ultimate "catch-all" objection.