Alex WheelerKhail Parris
Alex Wheeler · Khail Parris

The Perfect Opening

Structuring the perfect opening to tee up your case

If you deliver an excellent opening statement, you tell the best story, you gain credibility, you frame the story your confidence surges, and you gain huge moment going into the case.

What you will learn:

  • Why preparing your opening script sets you up to be the most prepared lawyer in the courtroom
  • How to prepare your opening
    • Short, punchy, factual sentences.
    • How to start with the most persuasive fact adverse to the defense
  • Elements of a great opening
    • The well-framed story, set up the key witness testimony, introduce the harms, confront the defense arguments, and plant the seeds for the Verdict Form questions.
  • Delivering a great opening
    • Live examples

TLU Live HB Agenda

Pre-Event Party
5/16 — Tues. — 6:00pm

Pre Event Party at the Presidential Suite, Pasea: Drinks, Appetizers, Poker Tournament. Hosted by: Priority LawRank, Smart Advocate

Cabana Pregame Poolside
5/17 — Wedn. — 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Hosted by Nick Coulson and Jose Robles

Jury Duty
5/17 — Wedn. — 8:00am - 5:00pm

You're invited to sit in as a juror and give feedback to presenter

Registration & Opening Pary
5/17 — Wedn. — 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Sponsored by Parris Law Firm, Claggett & Sykes, Priority Responsible Funding, Lee Isaacs Band sponsored by Walker Advertising