We read a lot about trials over here and recently stumbled upon a goldmine of advocacy and trial resources, including in podcast format.
John conducted an outstanding interview with Jeff Saikaley on trial preparation. The first half of the interview is career-related and the second half (starting at 24:47) discusses the use of a chronology as a trial preparation tool.
One reason this is so interesting is that very few lawyers have a systematic approach to trial preparation. Another reason is that the chronology helps the lawyer deal with the details concerning facts, dates, witnesses and documents – fundamentals that can make or break a case.
With permission from Jeff Saikaley, we’re pleased to share his template chronology. Click on the image below to download Jeff’s chronology.
Thank you John and Jeff for generously sharing your interview and chronology!
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