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Trial prep for paralegals

Michael L. Coyne

Trial prep for paralegals

effective case management and support to attorneys in preparation for trial

by Michael L. Coyne

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Published by National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Louisville, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pre-trial procedure -- United States,
  • Legal assistants -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael L. Coyne and Ursula Furi-Perry.
    ContributionsFuri-Perry, Ursula.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8900 .C69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23218740M
    ISBN 109781601560841
    LC Control Number2009018461
    OCLC/WorldCa320353356

    About the book: Coyne and Furi-Perry have created the essential how-to guide for trial preparation. Paralegals will master every stage of litigation, from initial client interviews to pulling together the trial notebook. The book begins with overviews of the litigation process and the evidence rules.   Essential Trial Preparation and Techniques for Paralegals. I. The Paralegal’s Role In Trial Preparation any books or articles to which the doctor has contributed as an author should be evaluated as a source of possible cross-examination. The plaintiff’s attorney should, in advance, analyze the possible lines of cross-examination.

    TRIAL PREP FOR PARALEGALS V CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii INTRODUCTION. Trial Advocacy, Litigation Skills, Online Deposition Skills, Legal Preparation, Courtroom Skills NITA will encourage you to try new approaches and push yourself to hone new skills to fundamentally change the way you advocate for your clients.

      Preparing Court Books for Efficient Hearings Preparing Court Books for Efficient Hearings. Blog Post; Posted on 4 March Good Court Book preparation supports the work of counsel, but are often done incorrectly or are missing entirely. A good Court Book assists the judge, court staff, counsel, lawyers and witnesses.   Prepare deposition summaries for the attorney to review in preparation for the trial. Handling Oversized Exhibits. If you have oversized exhibits, copy and mount the exhibits well in advance of the trial. If the exhibit is an exact copy of a smaller version, one or both may be marked as an exhibit at the trial.


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Trial prep for paralegals by Michael L. Coyne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paralegals will master every stage of litigation, from initial client interviews to pulling together the trial notebook.

The book begins with overviews of the litigation process and the evidence rules. Practical skills for interviewing, handling discovery, preparing exhibits, and more are then introduced and explained with examples. Finally, the book stresses the importance of communication /5(12).

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Trial Prep for Paralegals presents an in-depth guide for paralegals as they assist attorneys through all stages of litigation, from client intake to appeals. The book begins with an overview of the litigation process, provides a sample case to illustrate the paralegal’s role, and closes with helpful information on ethical dangers and how to handle stress.

Give this book to your paralegals and turn them into more efficient, effective litigation assistants. This book gives paralegals an overview of the trial process, then provides practical training on the specific skills you need them to master: case management, interviewing, investigation, exhibit prep, document management, assisting with discovery and depositions, even e-discovery and trial technology.

Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals Course Book Download $ Audio CD $ Course Book LISA COX is a senior paralegal with Gomez Trial Attorneys. Cox has been a civil litigation paralegal for the past 27 years, specializing in personal injury, employment law, class actions, medical malpractice, commercial.

Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals Course Book Download $ Audio CD $ Course Book everything will continue to become more and more chaotic up until the day of trial.

Ask any successful paralegal what the two key elements of trial preparation are, and they'll tell you this: organization and flexibility. KARIN M. SCHEEHLE is a litigation paralegal for Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., in Phoenix, Arizona, working on multi-million dollar personal injury has more than 30 years of experience working in the legal profession and is an experienced litigation paralegal, law firm.

A Paralegal’s Guide to Preparing a Trial Notebook. Building a Trial Notebook the Paralegal Way. Dana Ducote. Montye Holmes, CP. Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C. Louisiana, 36th FL.

Houston, TX TYPE 1: Trial Notebook from inception of case. By Lisa Zimmer Hatch, Scott A. Hatch. Even before you know whether the client’s case is going to trial, your law office should begin to develop a trial notebook (which contains all the information and documents pertinent to a client’s case).

Make no mistake about it: The best law firms get the jump on early trial preparation, and the paralegal plays a fundamental role in that process. Prepare witnesses’ statements or witness sheets. Highlight important facts both for and adverse to client. Review pretrial order to determine if the issues have been narrowed.

List documents, exhibits, and witnesses needed on each point, including refutation of the opponent’s key points and evidence. Written by Candess Zona-Mendola, a senior trial paralegal who has nearly two decades of experience and has worked on trial teams that have obtained more than $ million in just verdicts for injured people, The Indispensable Paralegal offers a wealth of insights for getting things done and thriving in a frequently fast paced and often hectic profession.

Trial Notebook Preparation A paralegal may collect and organize all the pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, exhibits, witness lists, witness questions and other material that an attorney may need to access at trial. This collection is called a trial notebook. A notebook may also be prepared.

How do I prepare a trial notebook. Start building your trial notebook by gathering the following: 1. A three-ring binder for 8 1/2 x 11” paper (legal-sized paper is less common and can be folded to fit inside your binder). If you choose the kind with a clear plastic sheet on the front or back, you can change the cover sheet as needed and reuse the binder for subsequent cases.

Prepare chart of proposed trial exhibits identifying sponsoring witness and date marked for identification and date admitted Courtroom and Travel Logistics Determine courtroom setup – size and lay-out, availability of court reporter, real time, wi-fi, projector screen or monitors, document camera, procedures for use of electronics.

Practical instruction on the efficient and effective preparation of trial notebooks for complex personal injury and tort trial litigation. The article focuses on both the preparation of the notebook as a device to manage and control the preparation of the case through discovery and pretrial as well as the use of the trial notebook during the case presentation before a a jury.

Prepare a trial brief (if the judge accepts trial briefs) showing your summary of the law and the facts of the case.

Pro: This is helpful to alert the court to important issues and areas the judge may want to research. Con: it also reveals your approach to the other side, alerting them to possible proof or evidentiary problems.

A Paralegal's Guide to Preparing for a Civil Trial Preparing for trial is a stressfull time for all involved. Here are some tips to keep your cool. Ninety Days Before Trial. Local Rules When litigating an out-of-county or out-of-district case, obtain a copy of the local rules, if any, as soon as possible.

Usually the court coordinator will have. All trial prep performed by our paralegals is cloud-based. Virtual trial preparation is mainly the document preparation side of preparing for a trial. *IN PERSON/IN TRIAL PREPARATION services are available. However, these services MUST be prescheduled 30 to 60 days in advance.

Paralegal Career For Dummies: This basic book is accurate and covers everything a paralegal should know in an easy-to-understand format. The accompanying CD contains samples of documents and references to many important resources.

Paralegal Career Guide: This book packs a lot of information about career pathways for paralegals. It covers trends. For litigation paralegals, receiving that Notice of Trial can mean working long hours and lots of stress. What if your next trial could be different.

Imagine if your next trial was rewarding and enjoyable. With the Trial Prep Boot Camp, you will have a trial prep guide that will take the stress out of getting ready for your next trial.5/5(1). Trial Preparation for Paralegals By Dana Goggans, ACP Paralegals are challenged every day with normal duties but when it comes time for trial preparation, the challenge takes on a whole new meaning.7.

If you need to add attorneys for any reason, a good Trial Notebook brings them up to speed. 6. A good Trial Notebook can streamline your time in court which may win favor or good will.

5. If you’re support staff and create great Trial Notebooks, you might rule the firm one day! 4.Preparing for Trial In Federal Court. Paralegals Basic Guide to Ethics, Confidentiality and Privilege. The Trial Notebook. LexisNexis Paralegal Users Guide. E-Books Selection from the Paralegal Knowledge Institute.

THE PARALEGAL’S GUIDE TO DRAFTING NONPROFIT DOCUMENTS CORPORATE BYLAWS. Things to Consider Before Becoming a Paralegal. Trial Preparation TIPS.