Cross Examination Tips


Cross Examination Tips

Start 12/13/2023 - 2:00 PM
End 12/13/2023 - 3:30 PM


Please note that your Zoom link will be titled ‘December 2023 Bridge the Gap: Killing it in Court (including individual sessions).’ You can use this link to attend this particular session of the Bridge the Gap program at its scheduled time.

Understand the problems with modern cross examinations, such as poor questions which can hurt your case, and not understanding that the purpose should be to collect important points for you summation.

Using examples from Vinny Gambini, from the movie My Cousin Vinny, you will learn the rules for killer cross-examinations such as:


  • Keep it short and simple
  • Lead the horse to water
  • Be prepared
  • Listen
  • Don’t fight with the witness
  • Be credible
  • … and MORE



Joel Oster, litigator in private practice and Comedian of Law



1.5 NY Credits: 1.5 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 1.5 NJ Credits: 1.5 General



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