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Opening Statements

with Renowned Trial Attorneys Jim Brosnahan & Don Rushing

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Date Published

March 9, 2021


San Diego County Bar Association


Civil Litigation, Opening Statements


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Presented by:
The Civil Litigation Section of the San Diego County Bar Association 


Opening Statements is an attorneys' first opportunity to tell the jury their client's story. An effective opening statement is a crucial part of any trial. Together, renowned Trial Attorneys Jim Brosnahan and Don Rushing have tried well over 200 cases to verdict. In this seminar they will help attendees understand the purpose of an opening statement and how to develop effective opening statements.

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James Brosnahan
Senior Of Counsel - Morrison & Foerster LLP

James Brosnahan is a trial attorney that needs little introduction. He had tried, to conclusion, more than 150 cases. The... Read More

Don Rushing
Of Counsel - Fox Law APC

Don is one of the most seasoned trial attorneys in the San Diego legal community. He is a recognized authority on... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Opening Statements - Video
Opening Statements Slide Handout - Paper
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

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