5 Dos And Don'ts For Running A Smooth Trial

Law360, New York (June 18, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT) -- In the heat of a trial, it can be easy for a battle strategy to fall apart or lose steam. A few ground rules laid out before the big show and carried through to closing arguments can help keep the team running like a well-oiled machine.

Here, veteran trial professionals share their top tactics:

Do Make Clear Assignments

One of the simplest and earliest undertakings that can help make a trial run smoothly is to set out clear tasks and duties to all team members — lest key work fall through the cracks, or misunderstandings set in that derail attention from...

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