Trend: Defense Adding Appellate Lawyers at Trial to Fight Plaintiffs’ ‘Emotional’ Closings

Appellate & Trial Support   |   May 20, 2021
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Carlton Fields appellate attorney Jeffrey A. Cohen was quoted in a Report article about the benefits of including appellate lawyers on trial teams to preserve issues for appeal.

“Be it an interjection of personal opinion, or commenting on matters outside of the evidence, or improperly asking the jury to serve as the conscience of the community, these are specific objections that need to be articulated,” Cohen told the publication. “Or you run the risk of having a court say that it’s not properly preserved.”

READ: Report, “Trend: Defense Adding Appellate Lawyers at Trial to Fight Plaintiffs’ ‘Emotional’ Closings” (subscription only)

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