Trial Lawyers University

Trial Lawyers University

Satisfied with being an average trial attorney? This isn't the podcast for you. Welcome to Trial Lawyers University (TLU), the ultimate playbook for lawyers that want to achieve trial immortality. Hosted by TLU founder and veteran trial attorney Dan Ambrose, this power-packed podcast features in-depth interviews with Top Ranked Trial Lawyers, including Brian Panish, Keith Mitnik, Joe Fried, Zoe Littlepage, Rex Parris, John Romano, Sach Oliver, Jakob Norman, Dino Colombo, Lloyd Bell, Chris Finney, David Christensen, and more. In each episode, you’ll gain invaluable trial insights, strategies, and tactics directly from the titans of trial. Ready to join the group that continues to dominate the trial world? Register for our live conferences and boot camps at triallawyersuniversity.com. And while you are waiting for the main event, jumpstart your journey to victory now by going to TLUonDemand.com for instant access to live lectures, case analysis, skills training videos, expert depositions, jury selection, transcripts, pleadings, and more strategic insight to apply to every stage of litigation! Access is limited to attorneys for plaintiffs and criminal defendants. To begin your journey, all you need is a web browser. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Episodes

February 21, 2024 86 mins

If you ask the jury for a big number you don’t believe in, you’re probably not going to get it. The jury is going to sense it, and your client is going to pay the price.

In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Craig Peters, partner and trial attorney at Altair Law® who handles complex and catastrophic cases involving severe injury or death. Craig went from being a public defender to a plaintiff’s lawyer...

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The jury doesn’t care if you make money or not. Your trial story has to be the story of what the defendant did wrong and then you need to motivate the jury to do something great.

In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by the-one-and-only Michael Cowen. Michael is a renowned truck accident trial lawyer, the founding partner of Cowen Rodriguez Peacock, the creator and host of the popular and award-winning&n...

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    You can have all the cases in the world, but until you start trying them, you’re not going to get much value from them. You have to put people in the courtroom to get that average fee up.

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Baton Rouge native, Steven DeBosier of Dudley DeBosier Injury Lawyers, who shares lessons from his law career, starting with his early experience representing insurance companies...

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    If you’re not practicing your performance in preparation for trial, then you’re missing a huge opportunity.

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by nationally recognized nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer Michael Hill of Eadie Hill Trial Lawyers. Michael has won numerous seven-figure trial verdicts and settlements, lectures across the country on trial tactics, and has been published in multiple peer-...

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    There’s no substitute for working hard. Talent alone isn’t enough. If you want to be a great trial lawyer, hard work is number one.

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Wesley Ball, founding partner of Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball, LLP, a firm that is a nationwide leader in automotive and tire defect and tire-related litigation. Over a career spanning two decades, Wesley has taken dozens of cases t...

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    Most lawyers think trial is theater. But theater is just the frosting on the cake. 

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by nationally recognized trial lawyer Mark Kosieradzki, founding partner of Minnesota-based Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC. Mark is an expert on 30(b)(6) depositions and teaches his techniques at seminars across the country. He is also the author of several books on trial advocac...

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    It’s easy to get into your own bubble as a lawyer and to keep doing something because that’s the way you’ve always done it. But just because you’ve been doing something for 30 years–or however many years–it doesn’t mean you’ve been doing it the right way. 

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by Ed Ciarimboli, a Pennsylvania lawyer who concentrates his practice on trucking and auto collision and me...

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    When you see a hurdle, don't run from it. Run at it, and figure out how to clear it, because every case has a lot of hurdles. 

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by legendary trial lawyer and the defense’s worst nightmare, Keith Mitnick. Keith is a Senior Trial Lawyer for Morgan & Morgan. He has handled many high profile cases and has been interviewed by Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes. Over the y...

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    You have to be alive to the moment that can win you the case, and seize that opportunity.

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by celebrity trial lawyer John Uustal. John focuses his practice on “cases that can’t be won for families that can’t afford to lose.” Dan and John discuss some of John’s biggest cases, including a $60 million verdict against General Motors early in his career–that General Motors...

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    Are you disciplined enough to keep going even when you’re tired? Practicing law can feel like an endurance test, but discipline is critical if you want to be a champion trial lawyer. 

    In this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose is joined by veteran trial lawyer Ben Rubinowitz, the Managing Partner at Gair, Gair, Conason in New York City. As a leading trial lawyer, Ben’s successes include 28 verdicts and over 180 se...

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    When you go up against a big corporation, be prepared to get nothing and stick with it. Be prepared to feel a little bit stupid. But it doesn’t matter because if you have a story to tell the jury, the corporation’s lies become the story, their cover up becomes the story, their non-answers become the story, and the jury can figure that stuff out. 

    Tune in to this episode of Trial Lawyers University as Dan Ambrose speaks with Jak...

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    The jurors are never going to understand all the facts of your case, but they know who's telling the truth. They know who's giving them bullshit and who's not.

    Tune in to this episode of Trial Lawyers University with Dan Ambrose and Dino Colombo, a “Trucking Top 10 Trial Lawyer” who is also in the National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”. Dino’s practice focuses on trucking accidents and other catastrophic injury cases. 

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    “You can’t persuade someone who’s not listening. And the attention span of the average juror now is less than a goldfish. So, you've got to keep their attention.”

    Tune into this episode of Trial Lawyers University with Dan Ambrose and nationally-acclaimed trial lawyer Zoe Littlepage. Zoe’s practice focuses on complex cases including mass torts, defective medical products or drug cases as well as human rights issues. Zoe and Dan disc...

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    Bucketing down when it's time and knowing every document better than the other person is the key to being a successful trial lawyer. 

    Tune into this episode of Trial Lawyers University as Dan Ambrose speaks with David Christensen, a Michigan-based trial lawyer. David reveals how he went from being a high school dropout to winning $9.5 million in a wrongful death suit for his client.

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    Stay present, trust your gut, and settle only if it feels right. 

    Tune into this episode of Trial Lawyers University as Dan Ambrose speaks with Chris Finney, a St. Louis, Missouri based trial lawyer. Chris shares how he landed a $10 million verdict for his client after the defense originally offered no money to the plaintiff. His main secret? Applying what he’s learned from Joe Fried’s “Speed Trial” Method.

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    “Like I always tell my staff: Be right, be wrong, be slow, be fast. But for goodness’ sake, don't be boring. That is what's unforgivable to that jury.” From magic, to the Marines, to medical malpractice, Jack Cook’s life has certainly never been boring. 

    On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with Jack Cook, a partner at Morgan & Morgan specializing in birth injury litigation. Dan and Jack discuss t...

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    “There's no such thing as a successful, lazy trial lawyer, because it's hard work.”

    On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with medical malpractice attorney, “The Great” Lloyd Bell. Dan and Lloyd talk about the mindset trial lawyers need to be successful, the effective use of demonstratives in the courtroom, and why practice is the key to effective performance in the courtroom.

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    Connect with the jury through selflessness. Not for pride, praise, or ego. 

    On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with Sach Oliver, a famed Arkansas trial lawyer. Sach is the poster-child for persistence and provides practical advice on finding your passion, getting your dream job, connecting with a jury, and presenting humble, abiding truth. In addition to his tips of the trade, Sach shares a heartwar...

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    “You have to be good at everything as a trial lawyer.” Brian Panish knows because he practices what he preaches.

    On this episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose speaks with renowned plaintiff’s attorney, Brian Panish. Dan and Brian discuss some of Brian’s most memorable verdicts, including an astounding victory for visually impaired train riders in L.A., how to be a better cross-examiner, and the importance of teaching as ...

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    “Fake it till you make it”. Sounds cliché, but it turns out there’s science behind it when it comes to controlling emotions. If your trial prep doesn’t already include putting yourself in the right emotional frame, then this episode will definitely convince you that it should.

    On this inaugural episode of Trial Lawyers University, Dan Ambrose welcomes one of the top (and original) truck crash lawyers in the country, Joe Fried to the...

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