Courtroom Impact

David has helped lawyers win millions for their clients by using precise wording, engaging storytelling, and confident delivery in the courtroom. He is dedicated to finding the most direct, persuasive story angle and guiding the attorney toward an invested, authentic delivery. Through his work with Loyola School of Law and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), David has developed a unique trial advocacy approach that uses his years of experience as a playwright, actor, and director to provide the critical winning ingredient for litigation and oral arguments.

Available as customized programs for private firms, CLE seminars, trial preparation for a specific case or private coaching.

For booking CLE seminars: PEG

“David Mann is a powerful, dynamic and genuine teacher of persuasive communication advocacy. He infuses students with the heightened sense of self-confidence and competence required to zealously represent their clients.”

Zelda Harris / Director, Center for Advocacy / Loyola School of Law

Story Development

Shaping the facts into a winning narrative

Key Objectives:

  • Finding the most persuasive way to tell the case story
  • Writing in the attorney’s authentic voice for ease of delivery
  • Translating complex legal jargon into plain language
  • Activating openings, closings, and oral arguments with rhetorical impact
  • Making the jury an active part of the trial
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Persuasive Courtroom Delivery

Winning trust through confidence and sincerity

Key Objectives:

  • Maintaining confidence under pressure
  • Using performance techniques to connect to jurors
  • Projecting authority and investment while at the podium
  • Using voice and body to get twice the results from half the words
  • Developing practice habits that guarantee a solid performance
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