TIP 52 - USE VERBAL COMMANDS TO GAIN THE JUROR'S ATTENTION.
Listen to some good speakers and you'll find that many of then use verbal commands. Try using them in your openings and closings when you want the jurors to pay particular attention to a point you are getting ready to make. (Did you notice that each of the previous sentences were commands.) Here are some examples of verbal commands: listen, listen to this, now listen, hear me on this, now look, look here, look at this, keep in mind, this will make sense if you __, I want you to __, consider this, consider __, critically evaluate __, examine __, try to __, think about __, think of an example, use __, use your common sense to __, calculate __, draw on your common life experience, draw on your intelligence, outline __, organize__, compare and contrast __, discuss __, discuss among yourselves whether __,