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This program was recorded on July 9, 2020
Our goal for this course is to give a better understanding of how juries think. We will discuss realistic and effective strategies any litigator will find helpful. We will have an in-depth analysis of the overall process of jury decision making and how you can use it to your advantage.
Megan K. Kau
Megan K. Kau is a trial attorney. Her practice areas include civil litigation, personal injury cases, and select felony criminal matters, mainly white-collar crime cases, homicides, and sexual assaults. Her unique background as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (non-practicing) puts her in a superior position to most litigators. Not only does she have an accounting background that allows her to meticulously comb through large amounts of records, she also has a strong trial background. She has completed approximately 45 jury trials. Megan is a 2003 graduate of Santa Clara Law School. After completing law school, she was certified by the State of Hawai`i as a CPA, although her license is not currently active. After working as a tax accountant at KPMG in Honolulu, Megan tried many cases as a career criminal Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu. She then worked for two midsize civil litigation firms.
1.5 General Credit
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- Jury Selection: Statutes and Case law Affecting Jury Selection, Local Rules and Procedures to be Aware of, Grounds for Challenges for Cause
- How Jurors Learn – Structuring your Case Theory
- How Juror’s Perceive Attorneys – Building Rapport
- How Jurors Determine Credibility – Preparing your Witnesses for Testimony
- How Jurors React to Different Demonstratives – Turning Exhibits into Persuasive Tools
- How to address damages – From Both a Plaintiff and Defense Perspective
- Preparing Effective Opening Statements, Closing Arguments, and Jury Instructions
- How Jurors Deliberate and Make the Decision