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New Lawyers Boot Camp

Trial Advocacy College

Thursday, June 01, 2023

8:30 AM - 12:05 PM
Morning Session

Registration and Welcome Breakfast

60 Ideas in 60 Minutes (Group Activity)

Here is Why Being a Trial Lawyer Matters

Onboarding the Client

  • Client Interviews
  • Handling Their Social Media; Social Media Intake Form and Checklist

12:05 - 1:20 PM
Networking Lunch
1:20 - 4:30 PM
Afternoon Session

Pre-Suit Investigation: You Don’t Have a Desk Job

  • How to Gather the Facts
  • Using Your Cell Phone
  • Taking Pictures at the Accident Scene
  • What You can Find Outside of the Office
  • Where to Look

Elevating Your Demand Letter

  • Facts to get Early from Your Client
  • Talking to Family Friends
  • Writing a Good Demand

Workshop: Elevate Your Demand Letter

Bring a Recent Demand Letter

Small Group Breakouts

5:00 - 6:30 PM
Networking Reception

Friday, June 02, 2023

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Morning and Afternoon Session

Jigsaw Sessions

  • Deposition Basics: How to Create an Effective Discovery Plan
  • Witness Preparation
  • Techniques of Exhaustion, Boxing-In, and Restating
  • How to Use Rhetorical Questions
  • Identifying the Rules and Standards in Depositions
  • Planning the 30(b)(6) Notice

Jigsaw Segment Presentations

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Networking Lunch
3:00 - 8:00 PM
Afternoon and Evening Session

Choose Your Own Adventure: Teambuilding Activities

Networking Dine Around

Saturday, June 03, 2023

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Morning Session

Welcome Back Networking Breakfast

Making Yourself Essential to Your Firm

  • What does it mean to “stay relevant”?
  • Adding value to your firm
  • Partnership track
  • Your value

When and How to Cut Cases

The Show Goes On: Learn From Your Mistakes (ethics)

  • Real-Life Cases
  • War Stories
  • Discuss Experiences of Ethical Quandaries

Question & Answer Session

Program Adjourns