Tag Archives: trial presentation

Quick PowerPoint Tip: Size Matters!

Quick PowerPoint Tip: Size Matters!

There is an old rule of thumb in the presentation world called the 8H Rule of Legibility. The rule was developed as a guideline when 35 mm slides were in use. The rule goes like this: If you can read an image from a distance of eight times its height, odds are that everyone will be able to read it when projected. Read More »

Technology in the Courtroom

Technology in the Courtroom

We’re pleased to share this guest post from Patrick Michael, a partner practicing in the Louisville office of Dinsmore & Stohl LLP.[1] Patrick writes about the Jefferson Courtroom Upgrade Project’s success in bringing modern tech amenities to a traditional courtroom.   A question to all the attorneys reading this, how many of you present your client’s cases using the following trial ... Read More »

Digital Cameras in Lawyers’ Hands

Digital Cameras in Lawyers’ Hands

The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Episode 95 Photography is one three fields that Steve Jobs wanted to reinvent. Cameras built into smartphones have already dramatically changed the way we take photos and use cameras. How might the ubiquity of digital cameras affect lawyers and the practice of law? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss digital ... Read More »

Quick Tip: Focus Your Audience

Quick Tip: Focus Your Audience

It’s a common scenario: you’re leading an audience through your meticulously prepared slidedeck when you’re suddenly forced off script.  Maybe someone in the audience asked an interesting and complicated question, or perhaps you’ve realized that a particular point in your presentation requires elaboration.  Whatever the reason, it’s a moment when you need to shift the audience’s attention away from the ... Read More »

Trial Presentation Basics: Document Cameras

Trial Presentation Basics: Document Cameras

When it comes to trial presentation technology, most of the attention these days is focused on the software:  software that can catalogue thousands of documents and pieces of evidence; software that creates dynamic and sophisticated presentations; even software to create detailed interactive timelines. But despite the rapid growth of trial and litigation support software, one of the most popular pieces ... Read More »