July 31, 2019 -
August 04, 2019
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
One Dock St
Philladelphia PA, 19106
NACDL’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Seminar, “Ringing Liberty’s Bell: Effective Storytelling & Persuasion Techniques” will be held at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, PA, July 31-August 3, 2019.
NACDL is Liberty’s Last Champion®, and criminal defense lawyers are the sole protectors of liberty for the accused. The three essential tools we use to influence juries and judges on behalf of our clients and protect them from injustice are storytelling, communication, and persuasion. While the ability to fluidly and effectively communicate is a natural skill possessed by a few people, most of us must learn it and continue developing these skills to be effective advocates.
This groundbreaking NACDL seminar will teach you how to ethically advocate on behalf of your client with proven communication strategies when relating to witnesses, experts, judges, and prosecutors, and persuading jurors of your theory of defense. The program will begin with a lecture on the fundamentals of story structure before we explain how to effectively incorporate storytelling into every phase of trial, from opening statements to cross-examination, closing arguments, and, if need be, persuasive sentencing arguments. You’ll learn how to incorporate theatre techniques into your presentations, tackle race bias and persuade judges to rule in your favor.
Join your international NACDL colleagues in historic Philadelphia this summer to improve your communication skills so you can ring Liberty’s bell for your future clients. Register today!