Advice from Veteran Trial Attorney

On Behalf of | Apr 26, 2016 | 2016 News |

CWPB Partner Lester Pines offers advice to lawyers in this new video from the State Bar of Wisconsin on how to focus efforts during the “discovery” phase of litigation to win your case. Key advice includes:

  • Know the theory of your case
  • Focus on the elements that must be proven
  • Develop the facts underlying conclusory statements
  • Listen carefully to the questions asked by your opponent during depositions
  • The rules of evidence, particularly the definition of hearsay, can be your friend