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Latanishia Watters

Latanishia Watters has developed a commercial litigation practice across a spectrum of focused practice areas including tort and insurance defense,...

Sarah Rogers

Sarah Rogers brings 13 years of litigation experience to Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP. Sarah’s dedication to helping others is...

Terry Ruckriegle

Honorable W. Terry Ruckriegle was appointed to the District Court in August 1984 and presided as Chief Judge of the...

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Rocky Dhir

Rocky Dhir’s dual interest in innovation and the law prompted him to establish Atlas Legal Research, LP in 2000....

Episode Notes

The courtroom can be intimidating for young lawyers, but with the right preparation and organization, they can overcome nervousness and be primed for success.. In this report from On The Road at ABA Annual Meeting 2018, host Rocky Dhir talks to Latanishia Watters, Sarah Rogers, and Judge Terry Ruckriegle about the importance of properly preparing for a trial. They discuss the best tactics for litigators like maintaining a solid relationship with the opposing counsel, building credibility with both judge and jury, and setting realistic expectations for your client. They also share the best and worst things they’ve seen litigators do during trials.

Latanishia Watters is an attorney at Hand Arendall where she has developed a commercial litigation practice across a spectrum of focused practice areas.

Sarah Rogers brings 13 years of litigation experience to Crain Lewis Brogdon.

Honorable W. Terry Ruckriegle was appointed to the District Court in August 1984 and presided as Chief Judge of the Fifth Judicial District from 1994-2010.

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Published: August 7, 2018
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Best Legal Practices
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On the Road
On the Road

Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

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