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How to Try Your Case Like a Professional

Tips & Procedures for the -Relatively- New Trial Lawyer



Christopher L. Parrish

$25.00

Date: 5/17/2017
Pages: 74

This eBook includes more than 60 invaluable tips and provides insight into real-world courtroom procedures in North Carolina. Topics are grouped into pretrial, trial and post-trial phases of the litigation process, and are discussed in the order in which they occur during trial. This wealth of practical knowledge ? a culmination of nearly two decades of litigation experience and more than 80 jury trials ? is sure to benefit any relatively? new trial lawyer.

This award-winning resource includes more than 60 invaluable tips for both plaintiffs and defendants counsel and provides insight into real-world courtroom procedures in North Carolina. Topics are grouped into pretrial, trial and post-trial phases of the litigation process, and are discussed in the order in which they occur during trial: securing, preparing and (cross-)examining witnesses; selecting and addressing the jury; strategies for opening statements and closing arguments; elements of State/Defense case-in-chief; delivery of a verdict; and perfecting an appeal.

This wealth of practical knowledge – a culmination of nearly two decades of litigation experience and more than 80 jury trials – is sure to benefit any relatively new trial lawyer.

Christopher L. Parrish is an Assistant District Attorney for the 18th Prosecutorial District in Guilford County, North Carolina, where he has tried over 80 jury trials ranging from misdemeanor appeals to first degree murder. Mr. Parrish has taught at Guilford College as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Justice Policy Studies for over 10 years and at Greensboro College as an Adjunct Professor of Political Science for over 15 years. He also teaches at Elon University School of Law and is a Public Affairs Specialist III and certified instructor for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.