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Winning Before Trial: 10 Keys to Winning Depositions

Dominic Gianna Best speaker I have ever heard. What a passion for advocacy. Unforgettable and bold. The dude's got a knack for this thing; out of his mouth, everything seems simple. Incredible energy and enthusiasm. Gianna is engaging, interesting, organized and a superb communicator. Gets to the point, informative and unbelievably entertaining. The material is vital, but could easily be boring. He is entertaining and keeps his audience focused on the material. The best CLE I have ever attended. Ever. Period. Dominic Gianna's obvious experience and method of teaching were invaluable to this seminar. Fantastic! A wonderful speaker and motivator! Very vibrant and informative presentation. Never a dull moment. Well-made, very professional presentation with great content. This speaker had very practical and interesting advice. He was very entertaining and clearly designed the program to hold the attention of the audience. It was one of the best seminars I have attended. Obviously well prepared; good pace; interesting and informative. Would definitely attend other CLEs from Dominic Gianna.

Dominic J. Gianna

Gianna 2011

Dominic J. Gianna

Aaron & Gianna, PLC

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Dominic J. Gianna is one of our most popular faculty members. He is a founding partner in the law firm of Aaron & Gianna in New Orleans, Louisiana – ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Reports and Best Lawyers. He is a fellow of the International Society of Barristers, has worked on both sides of the bench and has represented clients from both sides of the courtroom.

Trial Lawyer

Gianna has tried cases throughout the United States in a wide variety of areas, including products liability, toxic tort and mass class actions, employment law, and commercial matters for both corporate and insurance defendants and plaintiffs. He brings incredible creativity, energy and enthusiasm to the courtroom and to the classroom.

Gianna has served as a special master in complex civil mass tort class actions, has experience as a district judge pro tem by appointment of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, and has served as arbitrator and mediator in complex matters.

Award-Winning Teacher

Gianna has long been regarded as one of America’s outstanding teachers of advocacy, persuasion and trial techniques. He has been recognized with the Hon. Robert Keeton Award from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) as the most outstanding teacher of trial advocacy in the United States. He is a member of NITA’s national faculty, and has served as a team leader for NITA national and regional programs. He is the founder and director of the Gulf Coast Regional Advocacy and Deposition Training Program.

Acclaimed Lecturer

Dominic has lectured throughout the world in the fields of advocacy, persuasion and trial technique. Thousands of lawyers and other professionals have enjoyed his insightful and entertaining lectures. His continuing legal education seminars are consistently rated by registrants as creative, practical, dynamic, entertaining and effective.

Gianna serves as director of trial advocacy at Louisiana State University School of Law. He has also worked as a visiting faculty member of the trial techniques faculties at both Emory University and Tulane University schools of law.

Published Author

He is the author of Opening Statements: Winning in the Beginning by Winning THE Beginning (Thomson Reuters, 2013 with Lisa A. Marcy).

Gianna received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Organic Chemistry from Manhattan College and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review.