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How to Get Your Demonstratives Admitted in Federal Court, Part Two

October 25th, 2018|

My goal is to never create an image for my clients that they cannot use. As a former litigator, I understand that creating a beautiful, concise, compelling image is only half the battle – you still have to be able to use it. And for that reason, we here at Cogent Legal know the law that governs the admission of the images we create, and we share it with you. In this latest series of posts, I discuss the relevant law in federal courts. For the general rules, see Part One.  In this concluding Part Two, we address a few

How to Get Your Demonstratives Admitted in Federal Court, Part One

October 1st, 2018|

My goal is to never create an image for my clients that they cannot use. As a former litigator, I understand that creating a beautiful, concise, compelling image is only half the battle – you still have to be able to use it. And for that reason, we here at Cogent Legal know the law that governs the admission of the images we create, and we share it with you. In this latest series of posts, I discuss the relevant law in federal courts. This Part One summarizes the general concepts applied by federal courts, which are largely consistent with each

How to Get Your Demonstratives Admitted in Washington, Part Three

August 17th, 2018|

Experts, Summaries, and Using Visuals Early Here at Cogent Legal, we create visuals that help you tell your client’s story as clearly and persuasively as possible. But as former litigators, we also understand that creating the visuals is only part of the battle – you also need to be able to use them. We continually ask ourselves not only what we can do to make your visuals as compelling and beautiful as possible, but also what we can do to make sure they are admitted. We also like to assist our clients in understanding how they will be able to

How to Get Your Demonstratives Admitted in Washington, Part Two

August 7th, 2018|

Part Two:  Relevance, Hearsay, and Foundation Here at Cogent Legal, we create visuals that help you tell your client’s story as clearly and persuasively as possible. But as former litigators, we also understand that creating the visuals is only part of the battle – you also need to be able to use them. We continually ask ourselves not only what we can do to make your visuals as compelling and beautiful as possible, but also what we can do to make sure they are admitted. We also like to assist our clients in understanding how they will be able to

How to Get Your Demonstratives Admitted in Washington

July 26th, 2018|

Part One:  The General Rules Here at Cogent Legal, we create visuals that help you tell your client’s story as clearly and persuasively as possible. But as former litigators, we also understand that creating the visuals is only part of the battle – you also need to be able to use them. We continually ask ourselves not only what we can do to make your visuals as compelling and beautiful as possible, but also what we can do to make sure they are admitted. We also like to assist our clients in understanding how they will be able to use