A attorney He is a specialist in Right what can you offer legal advice and defend or represent to one of the parties to a judicial process. This is a graduate or doctor who, to practice his profession, must have the qualification and be registered in an institution that endorses it, such as a bar association. Litigant , on the other hand, is the adjective that applies to who litigation (that is, to whom you file a dispute or a lawsuit).
A trial lawyer , in this framework, is the one who is dedicated to defend one of the parties involved in a judicial type process. This lawyer is responsible for analyzing the cause to establish a strategy , advise your client and defend or represent it.
For his task, the trial lawyer must know perfectly the doctrine , the laws and the jurisprudence They apply to your case. It is essential that this professional, before the trial, make a detailed study of everything that allows him to defend his position before the court or the judge. Once at the trial, this knowledge forms the basis of their work.
Beyond strictly legal knowledge, a trial lawyer must have various skills. You have to be able to organize your homework and manage your weather in a correct way so that your strategy has coherence. It should not be forgotten that the trial lawyer elaborates from the interrogations of the witnesses to the report that transmits their conclusions.
Nor can it be forgotten that a trial lawyer should develop his communication skills to clearly express your position . In his way of dealing with a case and transmitting his intentions, much of the fate of his client will depend on the legal case.
In the same way, in that set of characteristics that are established that are fundamental for any litigating lawyer we find these others:
-You should not have stage fright and you have to be able to control your emotions very well, especially when it comes to addressing what oral judgment is.
-You must be able to “read” very well the strengths and weaknesses of people who sit down to testify at the trial. And is that if you can discover one and the other, you can know what to ask, how to ask and when to ask in order to achieve the answers that may be most beneficial for your client.
-It is essential that you are not a person with prejudices if you want to succeed as a trial lawyer, since those will prevent you from defending your client as you should in really complicated cases and where crimes and values come into play.
-You have to be prepared not to get carried away by frustration. And, it may happen that, suddenly, the trial takes an unexpected turn and that means that your plans fall apart. Hence, you should be able to, in these situations, be able to react quickly looking for solutions and not regret.
-You must be disciplined, both when organizing your work and planning very well the steps to be taken according to the law or how to present your work in the best possible way.
-It is important that you have a good ability to concentrate.