Key components of a payoff letter, including the typical breakdown of the final amount due, payment instructions, termination of obligations under the loan documents and termination of any outstanding liens, reimbursement obligations, and reinstatement provisions.
A discussion of when and how principal is repaid over the life of a loan, including the different ways loans can amortize, the types of and process for prepayments, and lenders’ and borrowers’ perspectives on prepayment penalties.
How to prepare your witness for their direct examination. Includes how to discuss their answers with them, prepare them on negative points, and instruct them on demeanor. Also covers strategy for an effective mock Q&A.
Step-by-step guidance on building your closing argument, starting with what needs to be done pre-trial and ending with how to nail your delivery. Includes how to structure the closing, draft it, decide what to include, and make it persuasive. Also covers how to monitor the evidence during trial to update your draft.
Strategic guidance on the meticulous preparation required to conduct cross-examination. Includes how to decide what to cover, organize your outline, start and end your cross, and draft your questions. Also discusses how to adjust your plan based on the witness’s direct, how to use exhibits, and other tips for successful execution.
A walk-through of how to prepare and deliver your opening statement. Covers how to get the jury’s attention right away, tell the client’s story, introduce key evidence, distill complexities, handle negative evidence, and end with a bang.