Using Creative Demonstrative Exhibits

After slogging through discovery productions to select key trial exhibits, do not forget to make time to create your own, unique demonstrative exhibits. Demonstratives allow your personality and thematic approach to the trial to shine and are a very important tool to help avoid a monotonous witness or jury presentation. And since today’s jurors expect the “CSI factor,” you will lose a key chance to keep the jury’s attention—and persuade them—if you leave demonstratives out of your trial.

This article originally appeared in the American Bar Association's (ABA) TortSource newsletter.  TortSource is a publication of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the ABA.

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