This video explains why you should use stories to create a great opening statement in court. Since the opening statement is your first opportunity to tell the jury about your case, use stories to help them process and remember the evidence.
In this video, defense attorney Stephen Gustitis describes why using stories is the best way to craft an opening statement in court. Using a story in the opening statement can help guide the jury and place the evidence in context, especially for an opening statement for criminal defense. Steve is a Texas Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney practicing in Bryan-College Station, Texas. He has more than 28 years of experience in the field of criminal law and criminal defense in Brazos County. His videos cover a range of the best defense tactics and criminal defense strategies, including how to prepare opening statements in court.