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Closing arguments are a defense lawyer’s last best chance to try to win-over plaintiff friendly jurors. But far more importantly, closing arguments are the defense lawyer’s best opportunity to arm defense-friendly depositions with the evidence, instructions and arguments that demand a defense verdict.
This webinar will discuss best practices for closing arguments including content preparation and presentation. It will also discuss using legal issues as a sword during the plaintiff’s closing arguments and how to defend against common legal arguments.
Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
Kathryn Lehman is a trial lawyer in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office. She is a member of the Tort Litigation and Environmental Group. Ms. Lehman has experience in individual plaintiff actions as well as mass tort actions. She has represented a wide range of public entities as well as private entities in the medical, food service and transportation industries.
Scott Edson has extensive experience representing clients in complex litigation, including class actions, mass actions, multidistrict litigation, in both state and federal court. Scott has represented clients in all stages of litigation from initial pleadings, through discovery, trial, and appeal to state courts of last resort and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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