ALM's Law Journal Press Publishes New Book with Tips for Winning at Trial

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NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALM's Law Journal Press, a leading publisher of print and digital publications for legal and business professionals, today released Winning at Trial: Insights from the Bench and Leading Litigators, a comprehensive volume based on trial skills, tactics and insights from 20 of America's leading lawyers, former prosecutors and judges.

The book is extremely useful for trial lawyers of all skill levels, but is especially relevant for anyone who is new to the practice of litigation. The tips are applicable for all forms of legal circumstances, criminal and civil disputes, state and federal courts, and for cases decided by either judges or juries.

The authors of this essential new volume are lawyers and judges who for many decades have successfully tried cases in state and federal courts of the U.S. The book includes a preface written by famed trial lawyer Brendan V. Sullivan (partner at Williams & Connolly LLP), who describes it as "a priceless gift to the professional who understands that it is the level of his or her advocacy that will largely determine whether the client receives justice or not."

Specific topics covered include:

  • Trial process
  • Jury selection
  • Opening statements
  • Direct examination
  • Cross-examination
  • Closing arguments
  • Exhibits
  • Objections
  • Expert witnesses
  • Trial ethics

A detailed table of contents, as well as ordering information for this and other Law Journal Press publications, is available at

Law Journal Press, a division of ALM, publishes more than 150 books, in print and in digital online and mobile formats, on a broad range of legal and business topics. Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press editions offer definitive and timely information, insightful analysis and practitioner-oriented guidance for the legal profession.

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