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Ted Brooks
Works at Legal Technology & Trial Presentation Consultant (Robert Blake, LA Dodgers, David Boies); Law Tech & iPad Blogger on Court Technology & Trial Presentation Blawg (http://trial-technology.blogspot.com); Speaker; Author; CLE Presenter; Cyclist. TOLL-FREE 888-907-4434
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Since its introduction in 1990, PowerPoint has been used (and abused) by attorneys in countless trials. If you’ve been in trial since then, chances are you’ve seen some “interesting” creations. I know I have. For some excelle...
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ExhibitView: Simply Trial Presentation
If you’re in the market for trial presentation software, and
you don’t have the time or energy to master a more complex program, or are only
an occasional user, ExhibitView may be right
for you. ExhibitView 5.0 runs well on Windows 8 and in wide-screen
form...
If you’re in the market for trial presentation software, and you don’t have the time or energy to master a more complex program, or are only an occasional user, ExhibitView may be right for you. ExhibitView 5.0 runs well ...
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Power PDF: Alternative to Adobe Acrobat Subscription
With the recent abandonment of the Windows XP operating
system by Microsoft, many holdouts are now looking at replacing some old iron.
Although I have been comfortably running Windows 7 since 2010 , I recently decided to upgrade a couple of my trial laptops...
With the recent abandonment of the Windows XP operating system by Microsoft, many holdouts are now looking at replacing some old iron. Although I have been comfortably running Windows 7 since 2010, I recently decided to upgra...
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R.I.P. -- LinkedIn Polls
The recent discovery that LinkedIn had removed poll data collected on its group pages came as a surprise (see http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/2014/02/is-linkedin-data-at-risk.html ). A bit of digging found the following explanation -- At LinkedIn, we s...
The recent discovery that LinkedIn had removed poll data collected on its group pages came as a surprise (see http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/2014/02/is-linkedin-data-at-risk.html). A bit of digging found the following e...
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When using trial technology, the pace of the trial is increased exponentially, as everyone sees the exhibit immediately, rather than searching through the binders for the correct exhibit and page, and distributing several copies. This can easily offset costs for trial presentation. And if you happen to be on the winning side at the end of the trial, these costs may be fully recoverable.
Originally published in the February 2014 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer By Ted Brooks NOTE: The article below shows the progressive attitude of the L.A. Superior Court system. Another example is taking place in a down...
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“With any user-driven application, it would be safe to assume that some people might actually be using its features, and that they might actually be interested in the results of their work.”
Reprinted with permission from the Feb. 7, 2014 issue of Law Technology News. ©2012 ALM Media Properties, LLC What a week—Super Bowl Sunday, followed by LegalTech New York! One thing is certain: You will always find ...
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PowerPoint: Still Relevant for Use in Trial?
Since its introduction in 1990, PowerPoint has been used
(and abused) by attorneys in countless trials. If you’ve been in trial since
then, chances are you’ve seen some “interesting” creations. I know I have. For some
excellent suggestions on doing it corre...
Since its introduction in 1990, PowerPoint has been used (and abused) by attorneys in countless trials. If you’ve been in trial since then, chances are you’ve seen some “interesting” creations. I know I have. For some excelle...
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2014 Trial Presentation Laptop Specs
Toshiba Qosmio X75 The last pair of trial laptops I purchased for myself was in
2010, so after 4 years of solid use, I figured it’s about time to update the
fleet. Everything is still running fine, but I’d rather not push it until I
have a courtroom meltdow...
Toshiba Qosmio X75 The last pair of trial laptops I purchased for myself was in 2010, so after 4 years of solid use, I figured it’s about time to update the fleet. Everything is still running fine, but I’d rather not push it...
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The recent discovery that LinkedIn had removed poll data collected on its group pages came as a surprise (see http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/2014/02/is-linkedin-data-at-risk.html). A bit of digging found the following e...
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Trial Presentation Software Sale!
Recent posts on the Trial Technology LinkedIn group announce new releases of two popular trial presentation
software packages, both getting some extra attention with a limited-time price reduction.
If you’ve been considering ExhibitView or TrialPad ,
now wo...
Recent posts on the Trial Technology LinkedIn group announce new releases of two popular trial presentation software packages, both getting some extra attention with a limited-time price reduction. If you’ve been considering ...
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Don't Want Trial Technology?
Originally published in the February 2014 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer By Ted Brooks NOTE: The article below shows the progressive attitude of the L.A. Superior Court system. Another example is taking place in a downtown trial in which I am currently invol...
Originally published in the February 2014 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer By Ted Brooks NOTE: The article below shows the progressive attitude of the L.A. Superior Court system. Another example is taking place in a down...
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Is LinkedIn Data at Risk?
Reprinted with permission from the Feb. 7, 2014 issue of Law Technology News . ©2012 ALM Media Properties, LLC What a week—Super Bowl Sunday, followed by  LegalTech New Y ork! One thing is certain: You will always find many of the nation’s top players at bo...
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Ted Brooks is one of the most widely-recognized figures in Trial Presentation and Legal Technology. He is a successful high-profile Trial Consultant, Founder of Trial Consulting Network, Litigation-Tech LLC, Trial Technology LinkedIn Group, author of the Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blog, and winner of the Law Technology News Award for Most Innovative Use of Technology During a Trial. He is actively involved in developing and presenting Continuing Education and Certification programs with the NCRA OLP, and ALSP. 

With a National Trial Consulting Network and offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Ted has provided trial presentation services in numerous high-stakes and high-profile matters, including the Los Angeles Dodgers divorce trial (with David Boies, Dennis Wasser, Bruce Cooperman, Mike Kump), People v. Robert Blake (with M. Gerald Schwartzbach), Western MacArthur v. USF&G ($3 Billion), May-Carmen v. Wal-Mart (Defense Verdict), PG&E v. U.S., People v. Dr Hootan Roozrokh, Shropshire v. City of Walnut Creek ($27.5M), Liou v. Caltrans ($12.5M) and a number of others on both sides in civil, criminal and family law cases.

Ted is a Committee Member of the National Court Reporters Assn, Organization of Legal Professionals Advisory Council and Trial Presentation Certification Committee. He is a Certified inData TrialDirector Trainer and a member of The American Society of Trial Consultants. 

A frequent speaker and author, Ted has written and presented legal technology topics for the California State Judiciary, CAOC Forum Magazine, Plaintiff Magazine, The Advocate Magazine, For The Defense, Defense Comment, Journal of Court Reporting, SF Trial Lawyer Magazine, ASTC The Jury Expert, U.C. Berkeley, NITA, ABOTA, LawNet, ADC, DRI, ILTA, SFTLA, American Lawyer Conference, Paralegal SuperConference, Law Technology News, Law Office Computing, Litigation Educators, Lorman Seminars, numerous Bar Associations, Government Agencies, and law firms.
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