Skip to main content
Classroom

Communication Tactics for Persuasive Advocacy


Credit Available - See Jurisdictions tab below.

Average Rating:
   8
Faculty:
Joshua Karton |  David Ball, Ph.D. |  Ms. Artemis Malekpour, J.D., M.H.A. |  Eric Oliver
License:
Never expires.


Jurisdictions


Alaska

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


Arizona
Accreditation Status:
Attorney Responsibility: Arizona does not pre-approve or accredit CLE or providers.

Arkansas
Accreditation Status:
Approved
General Credits:
6
Specialty Credits:
Total Credits:
6
Expiration Date:

California
Accreditation Status:
Pre-Approved Provider
General Credits: 
6
Specialty Credits: 
Total Credits:
6

Connecticut

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


Hawaii

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


Montana

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


Nevada
Accreditation Status:
Approved
General Credits:
6
Specialty Credits:
Total Credits:
6
Expiration Date:
12/31/2024

New Jersey

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


New York

Accreditation Status:

Reciprocity/Out of State

Expiration Date

12/31/2024


Self-Study
Self Study: please check your own state guidelines to see if they accept self-study credit.  General Credits:
363 Minutes
Specialty Credits:


Handouts

Faculty

Joshua Karton's Profile

Joshua Karton Related Seminars and Products

Trial Consultant


Joshua Karton specializes in applying theater and film communication techniques to the art of trial advocacy. He and his projects have received awards and grants from the New York Drama Desk, Ford Motor Company Fund, Kellogg Foundation, California Arts Council, and he is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from Stetson University College of Law’s Center for Excellence in Advocacy. He teaches and develops curriculum for the AAJ, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College, NITA, US JAG Corps, ABA, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Criminal Defense College, Loyola and California Western Schools of Law, and many state trial lawyer associations. His years of courtroom consulting culminated in the preparation of the winning oral argument in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.

Joshua is the president of Communication Arts and specializes in the application of the communication techniques of theater, film, and television to the art of trial advocacy. Television writing and acting credits range from Forever Fernwood to Beverly Hills 90210. Having trained as an actor at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, he returned there to teach after writing and directing the film and video exhibits of Theatrical Evolution, winner of the New York Drama Desk Award.


David Ball, Ph.D.'s Profile

David Ball, Ph.D. Related Seminars and Products

Trial Consultant

Malekpour and Ball Litigation Strategy


David Ball (Malekpour Ball Consulting) is the nation's most influential trial consultant. With partner Artemis Malekpour, he guides plaintiff's civil cases and criminal defense cases across the country. They are the nation's only trial consultants qualified to help attorneys with Reptilian methods and strategy, as well as with Ball's David Ball on Damages techniques and a wide range of other essential approaches. They have an unparalleled record in helping attorneys with every size and kind of case.

Dr. Ball is also a pioneer in adapting methods of film and theater for use in trial. His theater/film students hold Oscars, Obies, Tonys, and Emmys. His Theater Tips and Strategies for Jury Trials has been a bestseller for nearly two decades, and his Backwards and Forwards has been a foundation of theater and film training since 1984.

Dr. Ball wrote two of the bestselling trial strategy books ever published: David Ball on Damages and—with Reptile cofounder Don Keenan—Reptile: The 2009 Manual of the Plaintiff's Revolution.

Dr. Ball is an award-winning teacher for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the American Association for Justice's National College of Advocacy. He has also taught law students at North Carolina, Wake Forest, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, and Campbell law schools, and at Duke Law as a senior lecturer. He has long been the nation's most in-demand continuing legal education speaker.


Ms. Artemis Malekpour, J.D., M.H.A.'s Profile

Ms. Artemis Malekpour, J.D., M.H.A. Related Seminars and Products

Trial Consultant

Malekpour and Ball Litigation Strategy