For the Kentucky Trial Lawyer: TOP 5 (+5) PIECES OF ADVICE JURORS HAVE FOR LAWYERS
I recently recruited one of the best trial consultants in the country, Becky Jones of Modlin & Jones Trial Consulting in Northern Kentucky, to help me come up with some Top 5 lists for trial lawyers. Here is some of her advice.
TOP 5 PIECES OF ADVICE JURORS HAVE FOR LAWYERS
1. Don’t ramble.
2. Get to the point.
3. Be concise.
4. Don’t keep repeating what other witnesses have said.
5. When every fact is repeated, no fact is important.
BONUS: 5 MORE
1. Be assertive without being offensive or aggressive.
2. Don’t try to “spin” an obvious problem. Simply explain why the mistake happened.
3. Explain things clearly.
4. Be organized.
5. Be honest.
Becky S. Jones
Modlin & Jones Trial Consulting
130 Dudley Road, Suite 120
Edgewood, KY 41017
(859) 341-7173 Fax