LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Civil Trial Practice
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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Civil Trial Practice by Raymond P. Ausrotas, a founding partner of Arrowood Peters LLP in Boston, is the source for in-depth practical guidance on conducting civil trials in Massachusetts. Each chapter in the Practice Guide reflects the keen legal analysis and practical insights of seasoned Massachusetts litigators.
Containing over 40 checklists, 178 practice tips, and abundant cross-references to forms in Massachusetts Pleading and Practice, this task-oriented guide to the technical and legal aspects of trial practice provides succinct, easily accessible, comprehensive, authoritative analysis and solutions in the following areas:
• Deciding between jury trial and bench trial
• Devising a trial theme
• Attending the pretrial conference
• Preparing pretrial motions related to evidence
• Drafting pretrial stipulations
• Preparing and using a trial notebook
• Selecting a jury
• Preparing and delivering an opening statement
• Selecting and preparing witnesses for direct examination
• Preparing for and conducting cross examination
• Using demonstrative evidence for maximum impact
• Assessing and using trial motions
• Meeting the burden of proof
• Presenting expert testimony
• Delivering a winning closing argument
• Employing effective jury instructions
• Dealing with post-verdict motions
The 2019 edition ISBN is 9781522182818.
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Table of contents
• Pretrial Preparations and Jury Selection
• Opening Statement
• Direct Examination
• Cross Examination and Redirect Examination
• Trial Exhibits, Memoranda and Motions
• Common Evidentiary Issues
• Expert Testimony
• Closing Argument
• Instructing the Jury; Proposed Finding and Conclusions
• Verdicts and Judgments