40 min

Jason Erlich and Crafting a Client Direct Exam Trial Lawyer Prep

    • Education

Preparing and working with the client is so critical to a good direct exam. Success starts with our clients going in with a mindset that the jury consists of smart people who can smell good versus bad. Therefore, they just have to set their fears aside and trust the process. We also have to ask enough questions to get the information we need while making them feel at ease and comfortable. The challenge is to keep the direct exam conversational and simple. 
In today’s episode, we’re joined by Jason Erlich, an employment attorney who exclusively represents workers who have been treated wrongfully. Jason handles cases related to workplace disputes, such as wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, and class action lawsuits.
In this episode, you will hear:
The three things that make a successful direct client exam Eliciting an emotional response from a client Preparing direct exam questions Things to prioritize for the direct exam Making last-minute changes to your questions based on the opening statement and witness testimony Visual aids he used in the courtroom Free-flow questioning vs. sticking to a script Subscribe and Review
Have you subscribed to our podcast? We’d love for you to subscribe if you haven’t yet. 
We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast.
Supporting Resources:
Website: https://erlich.lawyer/attorneys/jason-erlich/
If you have questions or a particularly challenging client preparation, email Elizabeth directly for assistance: elizabeth@larricklawfirm.com.
Episode Credits
If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

Preparing and working with the client is so critical to a good direct exam. Success starts with our clients going in with a mindset that the jury consists of smart people who can smell good versus bad. Therefore, they just have to set their fears aside and trust the process. We also have to ask enough questions to get the information we need while making them feel at ease and comfortable. The challenge is to keep the direct exam conversational and simple. 
In today’s episode, we’re joined by Jason Erlich, an employment attorney who exclusively represents workers who have been treated wrongfully. Jason handles cases related to workplace disputes, such as wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, and class action lawsuits.
In this episode, you will hear:
The three things that make a successful direct client exam Eliciting an emotional response from a client Preparing direct exam questions Things to prioritize for the direct exam Making last-minute changes to your questions based on the opening statement and witness testimony Visual aids he used in the courtroom Free-flow questioning vs. sticking to a script Subscribe and Review
Have you subscribed to our podcast? We’d love for you to subscribe if you haven’t yet. 
We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast.
Supporting Resources:
Website: https://erlich.lawyer/attorneys/jason-erlich/
If you have questions or a particularly challenging client preparation, email Elizabeth directly for assistance: elizabeth@larricklawfirm.com.
Episode Credits
If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

40 min

Top Podcasts In Education

The Mel Robbins Podcast
Mel Robbins
The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Mick Unplugged
Mick Hunt
Do The Work
Do The Work
Digital Social Hour
Sean Kelly
TED Talks Daily
TED