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Oklahoma Telecommunications Law Attorney Jim Proszek Article for DP Pro - Information for the Underground Utility Industry

By: James J. Proszek

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So You’re Going to Be a Witness: Preparing for and Testifying at Trial

Oklahoma Telecommunications Law Attorney Jim Proszek wrote an article for DP Pro - a publication that supplies information for the underground utility industry.

You have done your investigation, you have testified at a deposition, mediation has failed, and now you are going to trial. These tips may help succeed at trial, particularly in light of the challenges posed by remote testimony at a video trial or hearing necessitated by current COVID-19 conditions.

Preparation, Not Inspiration, Wins Trials

The side most prepared to tell its story in a simple, straightforward manner often wins at trial. There are a number of aspects to being prepared – know your subject matter, develop a simple theme, make sure you and your attorney are on the same page, avoid overreaching, anticipate where the other side is likely to attack and be thoroughly familiar with the processes and technology required to participate remotely by video conference. READ MORE HERE