Practice Points for Trial Lawyers: A View from Both Sides of the Bench
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Practice Points for Trial Lawyers is designed for those who are or aspire to be trial lawyers, and those who are actually preparing to try cases. Judge Mark A. Drummond's experience includes 20 years in front of the bench trying cases and another 15 years on the trial bench, which gives him a unique perspective. In addition, for 30 years Drummond has trained advocates from Tasmania to Tanzania, from Boston to Beijing. That includes large and small firms, corporations, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Attorney General's offices for Illinois and New York, and the Department of the Navy. This collection of short works offers Judge Drummond's perspective and practice points on trial preparation, jury selection, trial presentation, witness examination, and professionalism, as well as the shared wisdom of leading trial lawyers across the country.