June 29, 2022
Jerry Blackwell is a master at coming up with insightful words that will convince you of his point. He shares the secrets behind his creative phrases in this Brief episode, and it will give you some great ideas.
June 22, 2022
Lucy Cornell gives straightforward advice on how to deal with the competing pressures and elements that are present in a courtroom
June 15, 2022
Professor Jo Delahunty KC* discusses how she approaches unfamiliar concepts and topics in time for her trials.
June 08, 2022
James Pereira KC shares his technique for using body language in court and reveals how he uses these natural reactions to great effect.
June 01, 2022
Steve Schleicher shares how he stayed in control during his cross-examination of the defence expert on use of force, during the trial of Derek Chauvin.
May 25, 2022
Ross Guberman reminds us of the importance of using simple language to convey complex information, and demonstrates how plain words can still be interesting.
May 18, 2022
Jo Sidhu KC* shares his tried and tested methods for removing extraneous material from his case files and eliminating distractions. In these 'Brief' episodes, we select highlights from previous interviews. This Brief is taken...
May 11, 2022
Rex Parris is an expert on metaphors who has been able to use them successfully as trial strategy for decades. He shares his knowledge about metaphor usage in this 'Brief' episode.
May 04, 2022
Allison Summers KC has an answer for what advocates should do in those difficult moments, like when their client acts up in front of the jury or when a very compelling witness gives evidence against their client.
April 27, 2022
The Hon Ann Ainslie-Wallace discusses the importance of case theory and why advocates must have a clear understanding of what their case theory is and be able to communicate it effectively.
April 20, 2022
Justin Kahn talks about how to use technology and apps to become more productive as a trial lawyer.
April 13, 2022
Professor Leslie Thomas KC makes sure that his theories are watertight by talking it through with those around him.
April 06, 2022
In this 'Brief' episode, we have selected highlights from previous interviews. Ian Robertson SC sets out the initial steps he takes when preparing to question an expert witness.
March 30, 2022
Sarah Clarke KC gives suggestions for what you can do to improve your advocacy. This brief is taken from episode 4. Click here to listen to the full interview with Sarah Clarke KC.
March 23, 2022
In this 'Brief' episode, we have selected highlights from a previous episode. Roger Dodd gives 3 pieces of sage advice on cross-examination.
March 16, 2022
In this 'Brief' episode, we have selected highlights from a previous episode. James Rapley KC advises on how to manage nerves and remain calm during appellate advocacy.
March 09, 2022
In this 'Brief' episode, we have selected highlights from a previous episode. Anesta Weekes KC suggests how to deal with challenging facts and issues in your case.
March 02, 2022
In the first of these 'Brief' episodes, we select the highlights from previous interviews. Carl Heaton KC shares his thoughts on opening addresses.
February 23, 2022
James Pereira KC takes host Bibi Badejo through his journey as a barrister, King's Counsel and a certified coach and discusses how the skills he has learned have made him a better advocate. James was called to the bar in 1996...
February 16, 2022
Legal writing heavyweight Ross Guberman joins host Bibi Badejo and shares his recommendations for upgrading writing skills. A renowned author on legal writing and his books Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advoc...
February 09, 2022
Voice coach Lucy Cornell joins host Bibi Badejo to discuss how trial lawyers can use their voice for influence and impact in the court room. Lucy is the CEO and founder of Cornell Voice Advisory, coaching professionals to dev...
February 02, 2022
Professor Jo Delahunty KC joins host Bibi Badejo to talk about how she approaches and wins her cases, many of which appear unwinnable.
January 26, 2022
In part 2 of this two-part interview, Jerry Blackwell and Steve Schleicher continue their discussion with host Bibi Badejo and reflect on the techniques they used to successfully prosecute in State of Minnesota v Derek Michae...
January 19, 2022
In the first episode of Season 2, Jerry Blackwell and Steve Schleicher discuss the prosecution of Derek Chauvin with host Bibi Badejo. In the first of this two-part interview they discuss their careers as advocates and break down their strategies for preparing the case.