by Rob Dunne
So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. John 19:30
Trial work is hard. It starts days before jury selection with the drafting of motions, preparation of exhibits and meeting with witnesses. The jury selection process is exhausting as you meet with dozens of potential jurors and ask them the same questions for days on end.
Though exhilarating, the trial itself is demanding.
And when it comes to the closing argument, which is a summation of the case you have presented to the jury, time is a critical factor. You must be cautious to reserve some time for rebuttal. Perhaps the most nerve wracking part of the trial is waiting for the jury to deliberate and render a verdict. Once that happens, the weight of the world is lifted from your shoulders and you can finally rest. Read the rest of this entry »