Sharp oral advocacy skills give you the winning edge.
Why practice only when the stakes are monumentally high for your client?
"Mann was great! He understands what a trial lawyer does and brings a helpful perspective."
Large firm attorney, 26 years in practice
David's lectures and workshops build skills in these areas.
Content can be customized to any practice area or experience level.
Translating complex legal references into plain language
Finding the most persuasive, human angle on the case story
Activating the case story with relatable characters
Organizing the flow of spoken material to feel like a narrative
Capturing an authentic style in words
Increasing listener retention with simple rhetorical technique
Using vocal inflection effectively to add nuance and meaning to the words
Gaining trust with a relaxed yet professional manner
Projecting confidence and power in the space
Creating written documents that sound right when delivered orally
Handling pressure and nerves
Using the camera in a virtual platform to your advantage
45- to 90-minute lecture
3-hour half-day lecture
6-hour full-day lecture
Half-day (1-3 per day)
Full-day, single group
Multi-day, multiple groups
All workshops preceded by 90-minute lecture.
"David was an engaging speaker with great ideas. Best CLE ever!"
Small firm attorney, 20 years in practice
David has been:
NITA program director and faculty member
Adjunct faculty at Loyola School of Law - Chicago
Seminar/keynote speaker for 14 state bar associations
Lecturer, trainer, or case consultant: