TLU Trial Skills Training

Get the Skills to Become a Great Trial Lawyer

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TLU Trial Skills Bootcamp is a three day Intensive Workshop in Los Angeles, CA where participants will exponentially improve their presentation, cross-examination, and voir dire skills. Participants will be in six-person groups. Video replay will be used throughout.

January 27 - 29

February 9 - 11

March 17 - 19

March 31 - April 2

May 5 - 7

June 9 - 11

July 21 - 23

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Agenda

Day one focuses exclusively on presenting with the use of visuals:

  • Foam core boards
  • Powerpoints
  • Flip chart
  • Ipevo (document camera)
  • Physical models


Participants will also practice using dialogue and creating space.

Day two focuses on mastering sets of voir dire, designed to:

  • Build that initial connection with your jury
  • Form a group around you
  • Pacing
  • Pausing
  • Word choice
  • Empower the jury
  • Define and identify potential bias

Day three will focus on cross-examinaiton. Students will master the use of:

  • The flip chart
  • Using dialogue in cross
  • Present tense
  • Eliminate tag lines
    • correct
    • true
  • Eliminate filler words
    • and
    • ok
    • ah
  • Creating space
  • Dodd’s Three Rules
    • leading questions only
    • one new fact per question
    • all facts lead to goal oriented fact
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