December 1, 2016

The Basics of Openings

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Daniel I. Small

The old saying is true: You only get one chance to make a first impression.

The point of an opening statement is the same as the point of the whole trial: to win. The point of an opening is not to show how smart you are, or how thoroughly you can recite the facts.

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