Matthew McNicholas Speaks at the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Masters in Trial Program
Partner Matthew McNicholas presents at the American Board of Trial Advocates’ (ABOTA) Masters in Trial program on June 22 at Southwestern Law School. Matt will participate on the plaintiff team, presenting on trial demonstration from opening statement through closing arguments.
This year’s demonstration involves a claim of workplace sexual harassment and constructive termination. Masters in Trial will also address the admissibility of character evidence in today’s “Me Too” world, as well as the psychology of persuasion and the use of improvisation in the courtroom.
ABOTA is dedicated to training the next generation of lawyers to meet the highest standards of professionalism and advocacy in the practice of law. The Masters in Trial program demonstrates the skills and techniques that leading trial advocates use in opening statements, direct and cross-examination and closing arguments.