authenticWEB’s online video production team produced this video as a part of a video blog post series for Manhattan criminal defense attorney Paul D. Petrus, Jr.

The clients individual story is very important to get across to the jury in a criminal case. The prosecution will always focus on everything negative so showing the client in a positive way is very important. Having the jury view the client as a regular person will usually help them act in a more sympathetic way.

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