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Friday, March 17 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Presenting an Effective, Compelling, and Dynamic Direct Examination

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This session will focus on advanced techniques to present a compelling and effective direct examination of a witness.  We will discuss how to develop a compelling, interesting, and effective direct examination. You will learn about the importance of storytelling and how to use horizontal and vertical questions to create a clear image of your client’s story in the minds of the Jurors. We will also discuss techniques like storyboarding, flash back, and the use of first person, so your direct examination will be one which supports and advances your theory of defense.

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Andre Vitale

Trial Chief, NJ Office of the Public Defender, Hudson Trial Office
Andre Vitale (Jersey City, NJ).  Andre has served as a public defense lawyer for over 23 years as a trial lawyer, training director, educator, and mentor. He currently works as an Trial Chief Hudson Trial Region of the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. Andre previously served... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2023 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Room K