Trial Lawyers University

Dan Ambrose, Trial Lawyers University

Satisfied with being an average trial attorney? This isn't the podcast for you. Welcome to Trial Lawyers University (TLU), the ultimate playbook for lawyers that want to achieve trial immortality. Hosted by TLU founder and veteran trial attorney Dan Ambrose, this power-packed podcast features in-depth interviews with Top Ranked Trial Lawyers, including Brian Panish, Keith Mitnik, Joe Fried, Zoe Littlepage, Rex Parris, John Romano, Sach Oliver, Jakob Norman, Dino Colombo, Lloyd Bell, Chris Finney, David Christensen, and more. In each episode, you’ll gain invaluable trial insights, strategies, and tactics directly from the titans of trial. Ready to join the group that continues to dominate the trial world? Register for our live conferences and boot camps at triallawyersuniversity.com. And while you are waiting for the main event, jumpstart your journey to victory now by going to TLUonDemand.com for instant access to live lectures, case analysis, skills training videos, expert depositions, jury selection, transcripts, pleadings, and more strategic insight to apply to every stage of litigation! Access is limited to attorneys for plaintiffs and criminal defendants. To begin your journey, all you need is a web browser. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy read less
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Craig Peters – If You Don’t Believe Your Number, the Jury Won’t Either
5d ago
Craig Peters – If You Don’t Believe Your Number, the Jury Won’t Either
If you ask the jury for a big number you don’t believe in, you’re probably not going to get it. The jury is going to sense it, and your client is going to pay the price.In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Craig Peters, partner and trial attorney at Altair Law® who handles complex and catastrophic cases involving severe injury or death. Craig went from being a public defender to a plaintiff’s lawyer and eventually co-founded his law firm in 2018. Tune in to hear Craig share why he looks for his worst jurors–and not his best–in voir dire, why he shares all his bad facts in his mini-opening, and his strategy for converting his client’s pain into a number he believes in. Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Craig Peters | LinkedIn | Altair Law® ☑️ Altair Law® on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter/X & Instagram ☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTubeEpisode SnapshotCraig’s early career as a public defenderThree cases from Craig’s public defender days that still haunt himOverview of cases appearing on TLU in March and AprilWhy Craig is a proponent of deselection in voir direCraig's philosophy on mini-openingsWhy you can’t ask a jury for something you don’t believe inWhy you shouldn’t spend a lot of time questioning witnessesProduced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Michael Cowen – Motivate The Jurors To Be The Heroes of The Story
Feb 12 2024
Michael Cowen – Motivate The Jurors To Be The Heroes of The Story
The jury doesn’t care if you make money or not. Your trial story has to be the story of what the defendant did wrong and then you need to motivate the jury to do something great.In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by the-one-and-only Michael Cowen. Michael is a renowned truck accident trial lawyer, the founding partner of Cowen Rodriguez Peacock, the creator and host of the popular and award-winning  Trial Lawyer Nation podcast, as well as a published author, sought-after speaker and host of Cowen’s Big Rig Boot Camp, an annual CLE Trucking Law Seminar. Tune in to hear Michael share how he “elicits principles” during voir dire, how to craft your opening so that the jury concludes that the defense is the bad guy, why you need to “anchor  early” when talking about money, and why you need your plaintiff to tell their story of hope and resilience.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Michael Cowen | LinkedIn | Cowen Rodriguez Peacock☑️ Cowen Rodriguez Peacock on Facebook, Twitter/X, LinkedIn, Instagram, & YouTube☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotMichael Cowen’s journey to becoming a trial lawyerMichael’s trial prep process, starting 90 days before trialFocus group considerationsVoir dire philosophyApproach to opening statements and key things to accomplishDirect examination, order of proof, and sequencing of...
Michael Hill – Practice, Learn to Sell, and Get Over Your Fears to Become a Great Trial Lawyer
Nov 29 2023
Michael Hill – Practice, Learn to Sell, and Get Over Your Fears to Become a Great Trial Lawyer
If you’re not practicing your performance in preparation for trial, then you’re missing a huge opportunity.In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by nationally recognized nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer Michael Hill of Eadie Hill Trial Lawyers. Michael has won numerous seven-figure trial verdicts and settlements, lectures across the country on trial tactics, and has been published in multiple peer-reviewed academic journals and publications. Tune in to hear Dan and Michael discuss why successful lawyers are not afraid to share their knowledge and time, how practicing public speaking on a regular basis can help you improve your craft, and why a colleague or insurance adjuster’s valuation of a case doesn’t necessarily correlate with what a jury will think. And why does Michael attend a lot of sales and marketing conferences? Because “selling” is part of being a trial lawyer.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Michael Hill | LinkedIn | Eadie Hill Trial Lawyers☑️ Eadie Hill Trial Lawyers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, & Foursquare☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotMichael Hill’s path to becoming a trial lawyerTop trial lawyers don’t have a scarcity mentality How the calmness of preparation allows trial lawyers to be “authentic”You perform in trial like you practiceGreat trial lawyers compare themselves to their “greatest self”, not othersHow Michael learned presentation skills from attending sales and marketing conferencesValuing cases and million-dollar verdictsProduced and Powered by
Wesley Ball – Alex Jones, Mitsubishi, and “How To Do You” as a Trial Lawyer
Nov 22 2023
Wesley Ball – Alex Jones, Mitsubishi, and “How To Do You” as a Trial Lawyer
There’s no substitute for working hard. Talent alone isn’t enough. If you want to be a great trial lawyer, hard work is number one.In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Wesley Ball, founding partner of Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball, LLP, a firm that is a nationwide leader in automotive and tire defect and tire-related litigation. Over a career spanning two decades, Wesley has taken dozens of cases to trial and earned multiple jury verdicts exceeding eight figures, including a recent $976 million verdict over a defective Mitsubishi seat belt. In addition to automotive product and tire defect cases, he and his firm are handling high-profile media cases against radio host Alex Jones. Tune in as Dan and Wesley discuss why you need to “find yourself” to be a great trial lawyer, the most important moments and issues in some of Wesley’s biggest cases, and how trial lawyers can serve the greater good of society.  Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Wesley Ball | Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball LLP☑️ Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball LLP on YouTube☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotWesley’s journey to becoming a plaintiff’s trial lawyerOpening up a law firm with his best friend with a “by any means necessary” mindsetHis breakthrough case as a young attorneyWhy Wesley’s firm does a focus group on 9 out of every 10 cases that they tryRepresenting Sandy Hook families against Alex JonesBehind the “Perry Mason” moment at trial during the cross-examination of Alex JonesMitsubishi defective seat belt caseWesley’s role in Attorneys Information Exchange Group (AIEG) and why he says it’s vital to an automotive litigation practiceProduced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -...
Mark Kosieradzki - The Role of Curiosity, Analysis, and Courage in Trial Practice
Nov 8 2023
Mark Kosieradzki - The Role of Curiosity, Analysis, and Courage in Trial Practice
Most lawyers think trial is theater. But theater is just the frosting on the cake. In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by nationally recognized trial lawyer Mark Kosieradzki, founding partner of Minnesota-based Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC. Mark is an expert on 30(b)(6) depositions and teaches his techniques at seminars across the country. He is also the author of several books on trial advocacy, deposition techniques, and the law. His latest book, Litigation Obstruction: Breaking Through will be available in 2024. Mark concentrates his practice on serious injury and wrongful death cases with a focus on the representation of victims in nursing home abuse and neglect cases.  Tune in to hear Dan and Mark talk about Mark’s journey to becoming a lawyer and what he has learned in over 44 years of practice, including what Mark considers to be the top three qualities of a great trial lawyer. Mark also shares information about Stonewall Solutions, the obstruction management tool he developed for lawyers. Be sure to listen all the way to the end of the episode as Dan also shares the three things you need to get big verdicts.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Mark R. Kosieradzki | LinkedIn | Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC ☑️ Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC on Facebook, LinkedIn, & YouTube☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts☑️ Books by Mark Kosieradzki: Available at Trial Guides☑️ Other books mentioned in this episode:
Ed Ciarimboli – A Desire to Succeed as a Trial Lawyer Requires a Willingness to Fail
Oct 25 2023
Ed Ciarimboli – A Desire to Succeed as a Trial Lawyer Requires a Willingness to Fail
It’s easy to get into your own bubble as a lawyer and to keep doing something because that’s the way you’ve always done it. But just because you’ve been doing something for 30 years–or however many years–it doesn’t mean you’ve been doing it the right way. In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Ed Ciarimboli, a Pennsylvania lawyer who concentrates his practice on trucking and auto collision and medical malpractice litigation. Tune in as Dan and Ed discuss advanced deposition skills, how great trial lawyers are those with a willingness to learn–and fail—and why you can’t be all things to all people, if you want to be a top trial lawyer. Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Ed Ciarimboli | Fellerman & Ciarimboli | LinkedIn☑️ Fellerman & Ciarimboli on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know Ed CiarimboliWhat the “clean language” approach for questioning is and how it can help you in your next deposition Why Ed is a firm believer in using trial consultants in his casesThe one thing that top trial lawyers have figured outThe right way to learn skills as a trial lawyerProduced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Keith Mitnik – Clearing Hurdles, Managing Fear, and Connecting with the Jury
Oct 18 2023
Keith Mitnik – Clearing Hurdles, Managing Fear, and Connecting with the Jury
When you see a hurdle, don't run from it. Run at it, and figure out how to clear it, because every case has a lot of hurdles. In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by legendary trial lawyer and the defense’s worst nightmare, Keith Mitnick. Keith is a Senior Trial Lawyer for Morgan & Morgan. He has handled many high profile cases and has been interviewed by Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes. Over the years, his list of clients have included judges, elected officials, law firms, and world famous musicians.Tune in as Dan and Keith discuss the power of framing in persuading the jury, effective strategies for negotiating high-low agreements with defense counsel, how to use the fear you feel during a case to motivate your trial success, and why finding “equilibrium” is key to being a champion trial lawyer. And what’s the one thing that all great trial lawyers focus on in the courtroom? Connection with the jury.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Keith Mitnik | Morgan & Morgan | LinkedIn | Website | Podcast | Products☑️ The Art of Outsmarting Trial Skills Summit with Keith Mitnik November 29-30, 2023, email Keith at kmitnik@forthepeople.com to get the link to register.☑️ Morgan & Morgan on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram & YouTube☑️ TLUBEACH.com June 5 - 8, 2024☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify |
John Uustal – Try the Case in the Courtroom, Not the Case in the File
Sep 20 2023
John Uustal – Try the Case in the Courtroom, Not the Case in the File
You have to be alive to the moment that can win you the case, and seize that opportunity.In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by celebrity trial lawyer John Uustal. John focuses his practice on “cases that can’t be won for families that can’t afford to lose.” Dan and John discuss some of John’s biggest cases, including a $60 million verdict against General Motors early in his career–that General Motors actually paid in full with interest to the tune of $90 million. Tune in as John shares insight on how to leverage silence in the courtroom and why you need to be adaptable at trial.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ John Uustal | LinkedIn |  Kelley | Uustal Trial Attorneys☑️ Kelley | Uustal Trial Attorneys on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, & YouTube☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know John UustalJohn Uustal’s $60 million verdict against General MotorsWhy you need to try the case in the courtroom and not the case in the fileThe benefit of silence in the courtroomProduced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Ben Rubinowitz – Tough, But Worth It: Becoming a Great Trial Lawyer and Unforgettable Moments
Sep 13 2023
Ben Rubinowitz – Tough, But Worth It: Becoming a Great Trial Lawyer and Unforgettable Moments
Are you disciplined enough to keep going even when you’re tired? Practicing law can feel like an endurance test, but discipline is critical if you want to be a champion trial lawyer. In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by veteran trial lawyer Ben Rubinowitz, the Managing Partner at Gair, Gair, Conason in New York City. As a leading trial lawyer, Ben’s successes include 28 verdicts and over 180 settlements in excess of one million dollars in cases arising out of car accidents, premises accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, civil rights violations and products liability. Tune in as Dan and Ben discuss how discipline is the key to success as a trial lawyer, why virtual trials are a bad idea, and the time that Ben interrupted the best opening statement of his life to jump over a jury box and render CPR to a juror. Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Ben Rubinowitz | LinkedIn | Gair, Gair, Conason☑️ Gair, Gair, Conason on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Justia, YouTube & Yelp☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know Ben RubinowitzFocus, discipline, and passion are key traits of champion trial lawyersHow to mentor lawyers within your law firmPitfalls of virtual trialsProduced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the...
Jakob Norman – Discipline, Self-Awareness and Navigating Trial Against a Corporate Giant
Sep 6 2023
Jakob Norman – Discipline, Self-Awareness and Navigating Trial Against a Corporate Giant
When you go up against a big corporation, be prepared to get nothing and stick with it. Be prepared to feel a little bit stupid. But it doesn’t matter because if you have a story to tell the jury, the corporation’s lies become the story, their cover up becomes the story, their non-answers become the story, and the jury can figure that stuff out. Tune in to this episode of Trial Lawyers University as Dan Ambrose speaks with Jakob Norman, a trial lawyer who recently won $21M in compensatory damages on a toxic tort case, a case which originally had an offer of $50,000 and was passed up by other attorneys. Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Jakob Norman | LinkedIn | Trial Lawyers for Justice ☑️ Trial Lawyers for Justice on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, & LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know Jakob NormanHow to frame the story you tell the jury when going up against a big corporation.Why leadership skills, discipline, and self-awareness are critical to being a champion trial lawyer.What it takes to get “elite results” as a lawyer.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dino Colombo –  Trial: The Ultimate Likeability Contest
Aug 30 2023
Dino Colombo – Trial: The Ultimate Likeability Contest
The jurors are never going to understand all the facts of your case, but they know who's telling the truth. They know who's giving them bullshit and who's not.Tune in to this episode of Trial Lawyers University with Dan Ambrose and Dino Colombo, a “Trucking Top 10 Trial Lawyer” who is also in the National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”. Dino’s practice focuses on trucking accidents and other catastrophic injury cases. Dino and Dan talk about the power of voice control and how trial is a likeability contest. They also discuss why it is critical to continuously hone your craft as a trial lawyer. What’s one of the biggest lessons Dino has learned over his 35 years of law practice? Never let your ego or success stop you from asking questions or learning from other trial lawyers.  Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Dino Colombo | Colombo Law  | LinkedIn☑️ Colombo Law on Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, & LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know Dino ColomboLosing sucks, but you learn more from losing than you do winningTop lawyers are constantly learningHow to practice voir dire before trialWhy tone of voice mattersThe jury is always watching. Control your emotionsWhy lawyers need to address their case’s weaknesses in front of the juryWhat Dino is teaching at TLU NYCBrief overview of a truck accident case where Dino’s firm won a $7,010,000 verdict.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Zoe Littlepage – You Can’t Persuade Someone Who’s Not Listening
Aug 23 2023
Zoe Littlepage – You Can’t Persuade Someone Who’s Not Listening
“You can’t persuade someone who’s not listening. And the attention span of the average juror now is less than a goldfish. So, you've got to keep their attention.”Tune into this episode of Trial Lawyers University with Dan Ambrose and nationally-acclaimed trial lawyer Zoe Littlepage. Zoe’s practice focuses on complex cases including mass torts, defective medical products or drug cases as well as human rights issues. Zoe and Dan discuss the art of recreating tragedy, and using visuals to hold the attention of the jury.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Zoe Littlepage | LinkedIn☑️ Littlepage Booth ☑️ Athea Trial Lawyers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & LinkedIn ☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotGetting to know Zoe LittlepageThe vital importance of mentorshipSpeaking fearlessly in publicThe value of visuals to keep the jury’s attentionThe distinction between being a lawyer and a trial lawyerAthea Trial Lawyers the rise of women-owned law firmsLessons learned from the wrongful death case of a Ugandan woman in Arches National Park against the U.S. government Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Chris Finney – Trust Your Gut and Know Your Case’s Worth
Aug 9 2023
Chris Finney – Trust Your Gut and Know Your Case’s Worth
Stay present, trust your gut, and settle only if it feels right. Tune into this episode of Trial Lawyers University as Dan Ambrose speaks with Chris Finney, a St. Louis, Missouri based trial lawyer. Chris shares how he landed a $10 million verdict for his client after the defense originally offered no money to the plaintiff. His main secret? Applying what he’s learned from Joe Fried’s “Speed Trial” Method.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Chris Finney | Finney Injury Law | LinkedIn☑️ Finney Injury Law on Instagram, Facebook, & LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotWhat you should know about Chris Finney. Chris Finney’s take on the most important qualities of a champion trial lawyer.The importance of empathy as a trial lawyer. Skills trial lawyers need to win.Why trial lawyers need to focus on connecting with the jury.What Chris does on a regular basis to keep improving as a trial lawyer. How Chris won a $10 million verdict on a recent auto accident case. Why Chris uses techniques from Joe Fried’s “Speed Trial” method in his trials now.The major lessons Chris learned from his last trial. Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Jack Cook – Mastering the Art of Trial Storytelling
Aug 2 2023
Jack Cook – Mastering the Art of Trial Storytelling
“Like I always tell my staff: Be right, be wrong, be slow, be fast. But for goodness’ sake, don't be boring. That is what's unforgivable to that jury.” From magic, to the Marines, to medical malpractice, Jack Cook’s life has certainly never been boring. On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with Jack Cook, a partner at Morgan & Morgan specializing in birth injury litigation. Dan and Jack discuss the importance of storytelling as a trial lawyer, why the burden of proof should never be overlooked, and the invaluable skill of being prepared. Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Jack Cook | Morgan & Morgan | LinkedIn☑️ Morgan & Morgan on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotWhy dynamics, flexibility, and charisma are the three most important qualities of a winning trial lawyer.Why you need to be good at storytelling and how you can get better at it.Why you need to be a “teacher” as a trial lawyer and who you will “teach” throughout your case.How preparedness is key for trial lawyers.What Jack will be teaching at Trial Lawyers University in September.Jack’s philosophy on eye contact with the jury.The $3million case that 90/100 lawyers would turn down.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Lloyd Bell – Win More, Win Bigger with These Keys to Success
Jul 25 2023
Lloyd Bell – Win More, Win Bigger with These Keys to Success
“There's no such thing as a successful, lazy trial lawyer, because it's hard work.”On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with medical malpractice attorney, “The Great” Lloyd Bell. Dan and Lloyd talk about the mindset trial lawyers need to be successful, the effective use of demonstratives in the courtroom, and why practice is the key to effective performance in the courtroom.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Lloyd N. Bell | Bell Law Firm | LinkedIn☑️ Face The Jury Podcast☑️ Bell Law Firm on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode SnapshotHow Lloyd Bell became a lawyer.Lloyd’s time in the military, including JAG Corps where he tried lots of cases quickly.Top qualities of champion trial lawyers.Why resilience is critical as a trial lawyer.Lloyd shares what he learned from the lowest point of his career.The “right mindset” that trial lawyers need to be successful.Key skills to master to become a great trial lawyer.Why this is the “golden age” of being a trial lawyer.Effective use of demonstratives in the courtroom.Lloyd’s philosophy on practicing and trial prep.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Sach Oliver – Connecting with Juries Through Humble, Abiding Truth
Jul 24 2023
Sach Oliver – Connecting with Juries Through Humble, Abiding Truth
Connect with the jury through selflessness. Not for pride, praise, or ego. On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with Sach Oliver, a famed Arkansas trial lawyer. Sach is the poster-child for persistence and provides practical advice on finding your passion, getting your dream job, connecting with a jury, and presenting humble, abiding truth. In addition to his tips of the trade, Sach shares a heartwarming story about the redemption of a broken young man, and the power of forgiveness.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Sach Oliver | Bailey & Oliver Law Firm | LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google PodcastsEpisode Snapshot How Sach Oliver became a trial lawyer.Sach’s “Belt Measuring Test” for finding your passion. How to get hired at a firm that hasn’t hired anyone in 30 years.What Sach does to keep getting better as a trial lawyer.Why Sach likes to bring in a trial consultant on certain cases.The Sach Oliver formula for connecting with a jury as a trial lawyer.A heartwarming story of redemption that moves Sach to tears.Three lessons from the $75 Million Old Dominion Verdict.The difference between “positive repetition” and “despicable repetition” in telling your story to the jury.“Trial battleships” and “settlement battleships”.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Brian Panish – The Winner’s Guide to Being a Trial Lawyer
Jul 19 2023
Brian Panish – The Winner’s Guide to Being a Trial Lawyer
“You have to be good at everything as a trial lawyer.” Brian Panish knows because he practices what he preaches. On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with renowned plaintiff’s attorney, Brian Panish. Dan and Brian discuss some of Brian’s most memorable verdicts, including an astounding victory for visually impaired train riders in L.A., how to be a better cross-examiner, and the importance of teaching as a trial lawyer.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Brian Panish | Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP | LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | YouTubeEpisode SnapshotWhat gets Brian Panish fired up every day even after enormous success?What is Brian Panish’s superpower?What it means to be “good at everything” as a trial lawyer.The top three things you need to focus on to be a better cross-examiner.Brian Panish talks about two of his favorite cases that went to verdicts.Why case selection is critical.Why Brian Panish thinks he lost the Michael Jackson case.Value of teaching as a trial lawyer.Produced and Powered by LawPods This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Joe Fried – Emotional Mastery: Using Neuroscience to Influence, Persuade, & Win Big
Jul 14 2023
Joe Fried – Emotional Mastery: Using Neuroscience to Influence, Persuade, & Win Big
“Fake it till you make it”. Sounds cliché, but it turns out there’s science behind it when it comes to controlling emotions. If your trial prep doesn’t already include putting yourself in the right emotional frame, then this episode will definitely convince you that it should.On this inaugural episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose welcomes one of the top (and original) truck crash lawyers in the country, Joe Fried to the show. Dan and Joe discuss the power of emotional state control for lawyers, why lawyers need to smile authentically, and why Joe wants to go and serve hot cocoa to the jury in the morning. Joe also shares his method of trial prep and the two discuss the power of connection and self growth as a lawyer.Train and Connect with the Titans☑️ Joe Fried | Fried Goldberg LLC | LinkedIn☑️ TLUNYC.com September 20-23☑️ Trial Lawyers University Website☑️ TLU On Demand Instant access to live lectures, case analysis, and skills training videos☑️ TLU on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn☑️ Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | YouTubeEpisode SnapshotWho is Joe Fried?Where should lawyers focus their energy if they want to be great trial lawyers?What can trial lawyers learn from Hollywood to gain an edge in the courtroom?The one skill trial lawyers must embrace to create credible and persuasive arguments.How to incorporate neuroscience into your trial practice.What continues to motivate Joe Fried today?Produced and Powered by LawPodsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy