Martin Estrada Discusses Closing Arguments at ABA Annual Meeting

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney E. Martin Estrada discussed closing arguments at the American Bar Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting on Aug. 5, 2016.

As part of a session titled “That’s a Wrap: The Good, the Bad, and the Reversible: in Closing Arguments,” Mr. Estrada joined fellow panelists in analyzing famous closing arguments from film and television history. Framed around such iconic scenes, the speakers discussed what worked, what procedural rules were violated, what objectionable claims were made, and how certain actions could result in a mistrial.  

Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Estrada is a former federal prosecutor who focuses his practice on trials, complex litigation, internal investigations, and appeals.