How to Get Your Witness Over the Testifying Jitters

Question: “How old is your son, the one living with you?” Answer: “Thirty-eight.” Question: “How long has he lived with you?” Answer: “Forty-five years.” Is this your client? Do you struggle to try keeping your witness from looking...

Why Didn’t You Do What I Told You to Do?

You drilled your client not to volunteer any information not asked for by opposing council, and yet, here he is, offering up details to the other attorney in deposition who’s politely egging him on. You’re muttering to yourself, “We discussed in the witness prep...