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David Farnbauch to Chair the Trojan Horse Method Seminar

June 1, 2018

David Farnbauch will chair the Trojan Horse Method Seminar put on by the Indiana Trial Lawyer's Association in Indianapolis, IN on June 20th.

What's this seminar about?

Trojan Horse is a revolutionary trial skills program that trains you to win in the courtroom. You will learn how to develop the emotional core of your case, so the jury can experience your clients’ stories. We don’t just talk about how to present your case, we show you. The exceptional trial lawyer will have three things: presentation skills, emotional congruence and a trial structure. Trojan Horse teaches trial presentation skills combined with theory that works. Presentation skills cannot be learned in a book. Only skills that can be used in the courtroom are taught. It all begins with the Method.

The Method is the only program that requires participants to stand up and present 3-4 times every session, that means 6-8 times a day, with immediate feedback. The Method pushes you hard, but you will develop the highest order of skills.

We give examples of voir dire, opening, direct examination, cross examination and closing argument. Trojan Horse has systematized the learning process. It works for new lawyers and seasoned lawyers alike.
We only accept plaintiff’s and criminal defense lawyers. Prior trial experience is helpful, but not required.


8:00 am-8:30 am        Registration/Coffee

8:30 am-9:30 am        Introduction to The Structure of Voir Dire - Dan Ambrose

9:30 am- 10:45 am     Introduction to Persuasion Theory/Opening Structure – Dan Schaar and Brett Turnbull

10:45 am- 11:00 am   Break

11:00 am- 12:30 pm   Continuation of Persuasion Theory/Opening Structure – Dan Schaar and Brett Turnbull

12:30 pm-1:30 pm      Lunch

1:30 pm-2:30 pm        Rapport Voir Dire – Dan Ambrose

2:30 pm- 3:30 pm       Opening/Closing Truck Cases – Brett Turnbull

3:30 pm- 3:45 pm       Break

3:45 pm- 4:30 pm       Witness Prep/Direct Examination - Dan Ambrose

4:30 pm- 5:30 pm       Opening/ Closing Auto v.s. Bicycle, Road Defect – Dan Schaar

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Event Location

ISTA Conference Center
150 W. Market St., 2nd Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204