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Trial Techniques CLE: Interactive Lessons For Dealing with Witnesses
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Trial Techniques CLE: Interactive Lessons For Dealing with Witnesses

9/17/2018

When: 09/17/2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: 14 Vesey Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium
New York, New York  
United States

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Join the Defense Association of New York (DANY) and the New York County Lawyers Association(NYCLA) for the second session of a multi-part CLE series titled "Trial Techniques: Interactive Lessons from the Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives," co-sponsored with New York County Lawyers Association and being held at its second floor auditorium at 14 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10007.  This ongoing educational series will address all significant components of a trial.  This first session, which will be made available on video, addressed preparing for trial, jury selection, common motions in limine, and opening statements. 

2 NY Credits: 2 Skills 

Moderator: Anthony D. Martine, McMahon, Martine & Gallagher LLP

Faculty:
Hon. Eileen Rakower, NYS Supreme Court
Kevin Pinter, Nicholetti Gonson Spinner LLP and Adjunct Professor for Trial Advocacy at Brooklyn Law School
Claire Rush, Rush & Sabbatino, PLLC
Andrew Smiley, Smiley & Smiley LLP
Wayne A.J. Wattley and Sherri E. Holland, Burns & Harris

The distinguished panel of trial attorneys will discuss and demonstrate trial skills and successful techniques for dealing with witnesses. Topics include: 

  • Basics for examining and cross-examining a witness, with common objections (e.g. improper questions, unauthenticated real evidence) 
  • Demonstration: direct examination and cross examination of a personal injury plaintiff, as to liability and damages (e.g. in a premises trip and fall accident) 
  • Demonstration: direct examination and cross examination of a personal injury defendant (e.g. a driver in an auto case, construction site accident superintendent or property manager) 
  • Attempts to exclude witnesses, especially expert witnesses, and common challenges to expert opinion and testimony

A Buffet Dinner and networking reception will take place immediately following the program. 

For more information or to register, please click here

 
 

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