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Florida Civil Trial Practice

A practitioner's guide to litigating civil cases in Florida, this volume gives practical advice and information for each stage of the trial process.
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This is the best place to begin your research or refresh your knowledge of trial practice, from the decision whether to seek jury trial, to orders and judgments. Successfully combining practical and reference information, this manual picks up where Florida Civil Practice Before Trial leaves off.

Experienced litigators share their knowledge and provide:

  • Practical advice on making successful opening and closing statements
  • Information on compelling attendance of, and examining, witnesses
  • Tips on jury selection
  • Guidance on getting evidence admitted
  • Requirements for motions, orders, and judgments
  • Numerous helpful forms and checklists

Highlights of the new Twelfth Edition:

  • Discussion regarding the procedure of bifurcation.
  • Discussion of researching jurors and rehabilitating prospective jurors.
  • Discussion of Florida Supreme Courts decision regarding F.S. 90.702 and 90.704 (Daubert versus Frye).
  • Discussion regarding taxing appellate costs.
  • Updating and discussions of statute references.
  • Highlighting or discussion of recent and current case opinions.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1  The Trial Lawyer  

Wendy B. Accardi


Chapter 2  The Trial Court

Hon. Stephen Scott Stephens


Chapter 3  Trial By Court Or By Jury

Michael Fox Orr and Miguel J. Chamorro


Chapter 4  Trial Notebook

Lindsey Patrick Lopez


Chapter 5  Compelling Attendance of Witnesses And Production Of Evidence

Gregory P. Borgognoni


Chapter 6  Making A Proper Record

Joel D. Eaton


Chapter 7  Jury Selection, Jury Concealment Or Nondisclosure, And Juror Communications

Ralph Artigliere and Robert W. Kelley


Chapter 8  Opening Statement

Hon. Mark W. Klingensmith


Chapter 9  Exclusion of Witnesses And Limitations On Testimony

Steven A. Fox


Chapter 10  Direct Examination

Gregory P. Brown and Erik P. Raines


Chapter 11  Cross-Examination

Edward M. Mullins


Chapter 12  Expert Witnesses

John F. Eversole III


Chapter 13  Documentary Evidence

Ralph Artigliere


Chapter 14  Demonstrative Evidence

Ervin A. Gonzalez


Chapter 15  Motions

Daniel K. Bean and Jennifer L. Kifer


Chapter 16  Summation

Greg Hoag and Weston Smith


Chapter 17  Jury Instructions And Verdicts

Ralph Artigliere and Adam Artigliere


Chapter 18  Posttrial Motions

Andrew Needle


Chapter 19  Costs, Fees, And Interest

W. Hampton Keen


Chapter 20  Orders And Judgments

Michael W. Marcil and Jennifer Nicole


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