Against all odds, and with a platoon of witnesses stacked against his client, TLC Faculty member Colby Vokey, WON. He did it, not by telling his client's story, but by showing it. In order to understand the story, Colby did nearly 100 reenactments with his client and in the process, became so prepared, he was ready for every aspect of the case. He found a way to tell his client’s story with such life, the whole courtroom was riveted to each word.
Kent Spence, trial lawyer and long time TLC faculty and board member, talks to us today about moving the legendary Thunderhead Ranch barn, what it was like growing up with Gerry Spence as his father, working together on the Randy Weaver case, the dynamics of working with family, and how the Trial Lawyer’s College has grown over the years.
In this podcast John Sloan, Trial Lawyer and President of the Trial Lawyers College Board talks about some of the most difficult challenges that lawyers face during voir dire, and how to handle those challenges in a way that builds credibility with the jury and ultimately builds a tribe that supports your client.
Mel Orchard, TLC Faculty, Trial Lawyer and Managing Partner at the Spence Law Firm talks to us today about the importance of story in the trial, ego in the courtroom, and what it takes to be a great trial lawyer.
How to get rid of your confidence issues and shake loose from your preconceived notions of what a lawyer "should" sound and look like. In this interview, Josh Schiffer, Trial Lawyer's College Faculty at the March 2-5 Direct Examination Seminar, fantastic lawyer and incredible teacher, goes into what it takes to break free from what is holding you back and make it happen in the courtroom.