Books and DVDs
Keith Mitnik has shared his tips for success in the courtroom through a number of works, in the hopes that other plaintiffs’ trial attorneys will better be able to represent their clients:
Don’t Eat the Bruises, published in Jan. 2016, focuses on how the best plaintiff attorneys beat defense attorneys by going on the offense. Mr. Mitnik shares his theory of “bruising” in jury trials — a popular tactic used by defense attorneys to direct attention from effective arguments by focusing on minor issues. The book covers topics such as creating a great opening argument, coping with jury bias, and other issues that concern both beginning and veteran trial attorneys.
Hot Off the Presses: New Strategies for 2020 (On Demand CLE) Keith Mitnik is in court far more often than most other attorneys. As a senior trial lawyer at Morgan & Morgan, he is consistently up against the latest defense tricks and tactics. And even in quarantine, Keith has continued to evolve his trial strategies and techniques. In this presentation, Keith shares new strategies for 2020.
Keith Mitnik on Closing Argument Keith Mitnik believes that a closing argument is not going to change jurors’ minds, rather it’s an opportunity for you to galvanize those jurors who will fight on your client’s behalf during deliberation. In this interview, Mitnik gives in-depth explanations, supported by anecdotes from past trials, on how to incorporate these steps in your practice and offers key strategies.
Mitnik’s Trial Methods In Trial Methods, Mitnik provides a plethora of cutting-edge insights and tactics you can begin immediately adopting in your next case. Mitnik discusses cross-examination, voir dire, opening statement, closing argument, information management, and damages models that will help you confidently seek maximum justice for your clients.
DVD | On Demand
Obtaining Large Verdicts in Disc Injury Cases (On Demand CLE) In this video, Keith addresses getting over the mental hurdle in seeking damages, reconsidering our expectations of claim value based on other lawyers’ outcomes, as well as the methods he uses during voir dire, opening, cross-examination, and closing to obtain stunning outcomes. If you handle spine injury cases, this video will empower you to obtain better outcomes for your clients.
DVD | On Demand
The Power of Analogy In this presentation, Keith Mitnik expands upon the concepts in his bestselling advocacy book, Don’t Eat the Bruises, and teaches how to use analogies in voir dire that can result in more challenges for cause.
DVD | On Demand
Winning at the Beginning: The Untapped Power of Voir Dire, Opening, and Beyond Winning at the Beginning is a practical approach to solving some of the most common litigation problems by starting your case with a strong opening and a well-chosen jury. Keith Mitnik, one of America’s leading litigators, is the senior trial counsel at Morgan & Morgan, America’s largest personal injury law firm. Keith mentors the firm’s lawyers in trial preparation and practice.
Winning Before the Beginning: Creating the Language of Your Case In this 110 minute interview and Q&A with Keith Mitnik, the author of Don’t Eat the Bruises and senior trial counsel for Morgan & Morgan, shares the pretrial strategies he uses to help win cases before he even steps into a courtroom.
Keith Mitnik on Cross-Examination Keith Mitnik walks listeners through the strategies he uses to make the most of cross-examination and shares his belief that cross is not about winning the witness, but winning the race to a just verdict.
Roundtable Q&A with David Ball, Artemis Malekpour, and Keith Mitnik This Q&A session is from the David Ball Live Seminar in Washington DC with David Ball, Artemis Malekpour, and Kieth Mitnik. In this one-hour session the presenters cover: ways to test whether your client has potential brain damage; Keith Mitnik’s thoughts on IME’s; how to attack defense experts’ methodology, and more. You won’t want to miss this valuable insight.
Face to Face: Keith Mitnik & Brian Panish (On Demand CLE) In this series, Keith Mitnik invites fellow trial attorneys, subject matter experts, and trial consultants to discuss trial advocacy skills. In this episode, Brian and Keith share how they do things at critical steps along the way to victory. Everything will be in play, from the workup phase to all aspects of trial. You won’t want to miss two of the best trial lawyers in the country having this one-of-a-kind talk.
Face to Face: Keith Mitnik & David Ball (On Demand CLE) In this series, Keith Mitnik invites fellow trial attorneys, subject matter experts, and trial consultants to discuss trial advocacy skills. In this inaugural episode, Keith and David will discuss how their approaches to damages can effectively be used together.
Take Back the Courtroom IV: Overcoming Challenges in Trial features an all-star group of lawyers sharing the stage: Rick Friedman, Roger Dodd, Randi McGinn, Nick Rowley, and Keith Mitnik—as well as communications consultant Sari de la Motte.
This video is filled with meaningful discussions between the speakers about important areas of practice, including how to talk about money with jurors, innovative methods for uncovering jury bias, the importance of trying cases to getting better settlement offers, and much more.