Item description for Elements of Trial Practice: More Than 500 Techniques and Tips for Trial Lawyers by Peter D. Polchinski...
An invaluable guide for the trial attorney.
To win at trial, you must present your case clearly, simply, persuasively, and fairly, while you undermine your adversary's case in the same manner. Achieving excellence in trial advocacy is a lifelong pursuit. Nevertheless, trial skills and a basic understanding of this art can be learned quickly.
Short and persuasive, this book wastes no words. You'll discover how to select a favorable jury, prepare your witnesses, deliver powerful opening statements, conduct an effective direct examination, cross-examine any witness, introduce exhibits, impeach their witnesses, control consulting experts, and win the case on summation.
Elements of Trial Practice will become your essential, instant-access reference for trial. Armed with its many valuable techniques, you will approach trial practice with new enthusiasm and confidence.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2000
Publisher Lawyers & Judges Publishing
ISBN 1930056060 ISBN13 9781930056060
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter D. Polchinski
Peter D. Polchinski is the Senior Trial Attorney for McGivney & Kluger in New York City. He was a homicide prosecutor for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office and National Trial Counsel for a company in asbestos litigation. He was also trial counsel for the families of the pilots in the Avianca Air Disaster case. He developed and has taught six Continuing Legal Education courses, was Chief Instructor for the Hofstra Law School Summer Trial Course, and teaches in the Manhattan District Attorney's Trial Advocacy Program. A graduate of Suffolk County Community College and Stony Brook University, he received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and an LL.M. in Trade Regulation from New York University School of Law.