Seminar ID: 108538

In Opening, Dispense With “The Evidence Will Show”

In Opening, Dispense With âThe Evidence Will Showâ

Opening statements aren’t evidence or an argument. So, what is it?

Opening statements should be a preview of what the evidence is going to be. However, the verbiage used could be changed up a bit from the standard “the evidence will show.” This white paper reviews several reasons why trial lawyers should stop using that phrase and try something new.