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Trial handbook for Wisconsin Lawyers, by Ted Warshafsky
West's Wisconsin Practice Series
KFW 2930 .W673
Wisconsin trial practice
State Bar of Wisconsin
KFW 2938 .W573
NBI Seminar materials are located at KFW 2938 .A75. These seminars cover trials from a judge's point of view and include several specialized topics throughout.
Much of our trial preparation material is located at KF 8915. However, be sure to look in subject-specific areas of the library for trial help on a particular topic, like Federal court or torts.
American jurisprudence trials
This several set examines many specific litigation areas and case types, and provides sample arguments and forms.
KF 8915 .A74, updated 2014
Goldstein Trial technique
This several volume set comments on essential litigation methods and techniques.
KF 8915 .G63, updated 2014
The how-to-win trial manual: winning trial advocacy in a nutshell, by Ralph Fine
KF 8915 .F56 2011
Trial lawyer: what it takes to win, by David Berg
KF 8915 .B448 2003
Trial techniques and trials, by Thomas A. Mauet
KF 8915 .M381 2013
Trial and clinical skills in a nutshell, by Kenney Hegland
KF 8915 .Z9 H43 2005
The first trial: where do I sit? What do I say? in a nutshell, by Steven Goldberg
KF 8915 .Z9 G59 2009
73 Ways to Win: a treasury of litigation tactics and strategies
KF 8915 .S4 2001 DVD + study guide
Advanced cross examination techniques
KF 8920 .P68 A3 2007 DVD
Crafting the winning argument: twelve critical steps to success
KF 8915 .C7 2002 DVD + study guide
Art of Speaking
Crafting and delivering an argument is discussed in many of the general trial practice books on the previous page. Here are a few resources devoted to creating the perfect argument, questioning witnesses, and winning over juries.
Closing arguments: the art and the law, by Jacob Stein
KF 8915 .A7 S743, Updated 2014
Pattern cross examinations
KF 8920 .S56 2011
Questioning techniques and tactics, by Jeffrey L. Kestler
KF 8915 .K47 1999, Updated 2013
Winning the jury: how to be more persuasive, by Kelly Centofani
KFW 2942 .C45 2007