Weekend with the Stars

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Weekend with the Stars 

On-Demand CLE

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December 7, 2012 - December 8, 2012
Hilton New York Hotel
New York, NY

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Endowed by Herman, Herman & Katz, L.L.P.
Presented with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Sponsored by Robson Forensics

At AAJ Education's seminar, Weekend with the Stars, hear from the nation's preeminent trial lawyers on pros and cons about widely-discussed trial advocacy methods, discussing how litigation has evolved and their response to those changes. This program gathers the who's who of trial advocacy in one place, for you to learn from and meet.

“Weekend with the Stars is a wonderful opportunity to obtain CLE, visit New York, and learn valuable information about the practice—a trifecta!”
—Rebecca Cunard, Baton Rouge, LA, 21 years in practice

“I found the speakers dynamic and the topics/material relevant to my practice.”
—Robert H. Ebbs, Indianapolis, IN, 21 years in practice 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Moderator Introductions and Welcome
Michael E. Jaffe, NY

Warp Drive Demonstrative Evidence
Randi McGinn, NM 
Achieving Justice in an Unjust World—The Art of Storytelling
Russ M. Herman, LA

Persuading the Conservative Juror
R. Rex Parris, CA

A Collective Voice for Justice
Linda A. Lipsen, DC
Mary Alice McLarty, TX

Forget Everything You’ve Learned About Depositions
Mike Papantonio, FL

Power Tools for Juror Decision Making
John F. Romano, FL

Representing Victims of Hurricane Sandy:  Obtaining Justice From Insurance Companies
Soren E. Gisleson, LA

Trapping the Defendant with the Rules of the Road Technique
Patrick A. Malone, DC

Legal Ethics of Computing in the Cloud and Social Media (ethics)
Tad Thomas, KY

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Moderator Welcome and Introductions
Susan A. Dennehy, NY

Winning Big—Lose the Medical Bills
James B. Lees, Jr., WV

Empowering Jurors
Carl Bettinger, M.D., JD, NM

Damages for the Elderly
Mark R. Kosieradzki, MN

Summation:  Motivating the Jury
Thomas W. Malone, GA

Point-and-Click Medicine:  How Mistakes are Made (and Caught)     in the Age of Computerized Medical Records
Thomas R. Kline, PA 

The Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin Case
Daryl D. Parks, FL


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