National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Trial in a Hurry: A Primer for Winning in the Text Message - Intergenerational Age

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Two of NITA’s veteran Program Directors and most creative practitioners of the science of persuasion and the arts of advocacy, share the secrets of winning a trial, hearing or arbitration in the Intergenerational Age.  From Show, not Tell  to  Teach, not Preach,  to Text, not Test, Dom and Lisa, in their  dynamic and entertaining styles, share the secrets learned behind the doors of numerous jury deliberation rooms and judge’s chambers. They will change the way you practice trial advocacy from openings to closings, from directed directs to constructive crosses to building a themed story. Learn to put into action the 3 cardinal rules of advocacy immediately  to win!

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Dominic J. Gianna

Aaron & Gianna PLC
New Orleans, LA

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Lisa A. Marcy

Clyde Snow & Sessions
Salt Lake City, UT

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