The Jury is Out
The Jury is Out offers insight, experience and mentorship to trial attorneys who want to better serve their clients and improve their practice. Hosted by John Simon, Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Founder of the Simon Law Firm, and St. Louis attorney Erich Vieth, named one of the Top 30 Appellate Attorneys in Missouri in 2021, The Jury is Out focuses on client relations, trial skills and firm management. Nationally recognized guests add depth and vision to the lively and inspiring discussion.
Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the winningest law firms in America, The Simon Law Firm has obtained more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice, personal injury and corporate law since the firm’s founding in 2000. The Jury Is Out is a production of The Simon Law Firm.
Depositions play a key role in the litigation process. It is important for attorneys not to underestimate the power of good investigation, preparation and strategy.
15 Tips for a Successful Deposition - Planning, Preparation and Strategy
Deposition Preparation and Planning for Attorneys. Tips to save time, better prepare your deponent, and clarify your argument for the jury.
Things They Don't Teach in Law School—But Should
Law School doesn't teach you much about what it means to be an actual Attorney. So how can you better ready yourself to be a lawyer?
3 Rules Lawyers should follow when it comes to constructive Cross-examination and Improv Techniques
Lessons from Losing: How to handle loss in a court case - because it’s not win or lose. It’s win or learn.
Consider the courtroom as a live drama unfolding before you. How can you direct the characters to tell their most authentic story and utilize breathing, dramatic structure, voice control, and more to...
What can Lawyers Learn from Actors? And the Best Techniques to Prepare your Clients for the Courtroom.
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Approach your oral argument as a conversation with, not a lecture to, the judges.
Expert tips to winning your next appeal! Learn how best to preserve the record for appellate review and how to write an effective appellate brief.
Strategies for successful Mediation!
Cross like a boss!
Back by popular demand... Patrick Malone returns to help us take cross examinations to the next level!
Over a dozen questions & tactics to turn opposing experts into your best allies!
Is your expert witness ready for cross examination or will they choke under pressure?
Don't get flat-footed by your own expert witness!
Focusing on ultimate issues, handling evasive witnesses, and remembering key points.
Listen, adapt, and how to react when opposing counsel tries to intimidate.
Improve your prep and kill it in Depo!
Strategies & Tips for getting the most out of your Deposition.
How do you decide which depositions to take vs. ones you should avoid?
What is your why?
A solo practitioner and the founder of a large firm discuss what you should know before going it alone.
Tune in to hear host John Simon present twelve specific tips for creating a highly persuasive opening statement.
Watch out for the typical pitfalls! Here's some real-life advice.
Reassuring practical advice from those who have gone before you.
Simple ways to turn clients, contacts, and opposing counsel into marketing ambassadors for you and your firm.
Select your most important issues, anticipate attacks, and apply decision science to your courtroom strategy for victory.
How to get the jury to understand your case with case framing.
Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Wordmarks, and Trade Secrets... What’s the difference and why should you or your business care?
How cognitive science can help you craft more effective arguments in the courtroom.
Why keeping cordial relationships across the aisle is good for your clients.
Tactics, pitfalls, and secrets practices of major corporations in antitrust.
Alvin Wolff’s tried and true rules from real life courtroom experiences which will significantly improve your practice.
John G. Simon’s work as Managing Partner at the firm has resulted in hundreds of millions of...
For more than thirty years, Erich Vieth has worked as a trial and appellate attorney in St....
Tim Cronin is a skilled and experienced personal injury trial attorney, including product liability, medical malpractice, premises...