Demonstrative Evidence: Don’t Cross-Examine Without It ? Part II
Matt Dodd and Roger Dodd
Matt Dodd comes from a family of lawyers and has been in the courtroom as long as he can remember. After moving his family to the wilds of southwest Montana, Mr. Dodd founded a small, trial-practice firm with offices in Bozeman and Big Sky, Montana.
Roger J. Dodd has active offices in Utah, Georgia, and Florida where he practices trial work of all types. He is listed in Best Lawyers for more than 20 years. He is one of a handful of lawyers nationally who are listed in Super Lawyers in more than one state simultaneously He is Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Practice for more than 25 years, and was a Board Certified in Criminal Trial Practice for more than 20 years. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. He has lectured and taught lawyers and judges in all 50 states, and multiple foreign countries. TV and legal credits include CourtTV, TruTV, CNN, ABC, CBS, and cable TV
As we discussed in our last article, the use of demonstrative evidence in cross-examination is essential to best teach your client’s story and focus the fact-finder on your client’s theory of the case. In that article, we gave you real-world examples of various ways in which demonstrative evidence can be used in constructive and destructive cross-examinations.