A good trial lawyer is a good storyteller. To capture your audience's attention and get them to see matters from your side of the case, you need to be able to blend evidence and facts into a seamless and compelling narrative. This program will show you how to craft effective opening statements, weave in evidence and witness testimony, and wrap it all up with strong closing arguments. Sharpen your trial practice skills and learn how to persuade judges and juries - register today!
Make your opening statements engaging and shape the impressions of the jury.
Discover how to introduce your exhibits into evidence at trial.
Deliver a powerful blow to witness credibility with cross-examination and impeachment techniques.
Send jurors off to make the right decision with carefully crafted closing arguments.
This course is part of the Trial & Evidence Essentials in Oregon series.
RON K. CHENG is a trial lawyer acting as of counsel at Kaplan Law LLC. Before beginning his legal career, he was involved in public service; helping marginalized communities gain respect and dignity. As a result of his work with women rights, minority groups, and college students, Mr. Cheng was presented with a leadership award by the local NAACP chapter. Considered one of the nation's top client counselors by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association, he now focuses his talent and passion on helping people who have been seriously injured. Mr. Cheng has been listed as a Rising Star with SuperLawyers since 2017 and he is considered one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys under 40 years old. He is one of the youngest lawyers in the Pacific Northwest to receive a unanimous jury verdict in excess of one million dollars. In 2018, Mr. Cheng was elected as a member of the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. He received his B.A. degree from West Virginia University and his J.D. degree from Lewis & Clark Law School and is admitted to the Oregon State Bar. In addition to his regular practice, Mr. Cheng dedicates 10% of his caseload to pro bono work and he also coaches high school students with the Classroom Law Project's mock trial program.
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