When a jury is connected to an attorney, they will find the facts to support the case. Connection requires more than evidence and preparation. It takes nurtured and measured interactions to win the attention and, eventually, the connection of a jury. Learning these trial skills takes practice. And Dan Ambrose, founder of Trial Lawyers University (@triallawyersuniversity), is here to help. Dan spent 18 years as a criminal defense lawyer, has worked directly with many of the top-performing trial attorneys in the country, and sees mentorship as the path to a more just world. He offers practical ways to become a better trial attorney. Learn how eye contact and speech patterns can help win at trial and maximize the verdict.
What’s in This Episode:
- Who is Dan Ambrose?
- What are the micro skills of connection and how do they help earn juror’s trust?
- How can an attorney ramp up eye contact and use it as a tool for direction?
- What speech patterns maintain the attention of the jury and lessen attention fatigue?