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TRIAL DAY 26–TRY TO TRY

Everything you do is a type of trial. Not the type that is hard and difficult, like trials and tribulations. But more the type that is a test, like trial and error. In court we test our evidence in front

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TRIAL DAY 25-HONOR DIGNITY

Every time I get up to cross examine an adverse witness, I remind myself of his dignity. Every human being has it, simply by virtue of being alive. As I approach this witness, I can attack his evidence, her story,

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TRIAL DAY 24-COLLABORATE

In my job as a trial attorney, I see more conflict than collaboration. While I work with my team to prepare for trial, the actual case is inherently a conflict. More often than not, there’s a lot of yelling. However,

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TRIAL DAY 23-LOOK FOR THE LAUGHTER

I used to think trials had to be serious things. Often my cases involve patients with catastrophic injuries--brain damage, paralysis, and death. Always, the cases are vitally important to my clients. Theses are doctors who went to school and studied

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TRIAL DAY 22-PROVE IT

As you’ve seen from the challenges, there is much we can learn from courtroom trials. Complaints, objections, and the skillful use of questions are all things we can master in our lives outside the courtroom. But none of that matters

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