Preparing to Testify in Court: Real-World Tips and Traps to Avoid

November 9, 2021 2:00pm

Martin Allen
General Counsel
Independent Investigations Office of BC

David G. Butcher Q.C.
Wilson Butcher Barristers

Joseph M. Doyle, Q.C.

Johnson Doyle

Watch the speakers perform a mock testimony and cross examination. Then take a critical look at what worked and what didn’t work, and the lessons learned.

  • Dissecting your interaction with a person from start-to-finish and analyzing how that interaction will be reviewed in court
  • Articulating your authority and actions
  • Asserting your credibility, demeanor, and other considerations during testimony — best practices for effective witnesses
  • How your notebook can save the day