Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation

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Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation 

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March 20, 2010 - March 23, 2010
University of Colorado Law School & the Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Boulder, CO

 29.25 hours total (including 1.0 hour of ethics)

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2010 Agenda

Saturday, March 20, 2010

• Giving Plaintiff Jurors the Facts and Arguments They Need to Prevail in the Jury Room
Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX, Thomas S. McGrath, AL

• Voir Dire: Deselecting Jurors
Carrie R. Frank, J.D., M.S.S.W., CO

• Winning Techniques from the Beginning: Storytelling and Theming in Opening Statement
Thomas D. Penfield, CA, Jill D. Schmid, Ph.D., OR

Workshop Introductions and Orientation

• Developing and Executing a Deposition Plan
W. Harold Flowers, Jr., CO

/images/cle/workshop.jpg Workshop on Voir Dire/Opening Statement

Sunday, March 21, 2010

• Witness Preparation
Carrie R. Frank, J.D., M.S.S.W., CO, Jill D. Schmid, Ph.D., OR

• Direct Examination
Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX

• Cross-Examination of Lay and Expert Witnesses
Thomas D. Penfield, CA

• Panel: Ethics for Lawyers
Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX, W. Harold Flowers, Jr., CO

/images/cle/workshop.jpg Workshop on Direct and Cross of Lay Witnesses

Monday, March 22, 2010

• Cross-Examination of the DME
Thomas D. Penfield, CA

• Effective Design and Use of Demonstratives/Exhibits
Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX, Jill D. Schmid, Ph.D., OR

• Crafting the Closing and Rebuttal Argument
Thomas S. McGrath, AL

/images/cle/workshop.jpg Workshop on Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses

• Focus Groups: Insights to Jury Decision Making and Jury Selection
Carrie R. Frank, J.D., M.S.S.W., CO, Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX, Thomas S. McGrath, AL, Jill D. Schmid, Ph.D., OR

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

/images/cle/workshop.jpg Workshop on Closing Argument and Rebuttal

• Roundtable Discussions: Bringing It all Together
Moderator: Arthur J. Gonzalez, TX
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