(LIVE PROGRAM) Anatomy of a Trial: Common Mistakes To Avoid In A Civil Jury Trial
Tuesday, Sep 13 2011

The program will feature three distinguished civil trial attorneys and a New York State Supreme Judge from New York County, including: D. Carl Lustig III , Lenore Kramer, Larry Lum, and Honorable Judith J. Gische. The faculty will provide an overview of the segments of a jury trial from Opening Statements to Post-Trial Motions, with a focus on the common mistakes and pitfalls that frequently arise and create difficulty for practitioners on both sides of the aisle. You will learn: Appropriate tone and substance in openings statements and how to push the envelope while avoiding objections; what issues typically create problems during direct and cross examinations; how to successfully admit documents into evidence; how to utilize and oppose trial motions; basic problems that arise during summations, and common errors in charge conferences from the judicial perspective.

New York,New Jersey & California Credit: 3.0 skills Panel This live program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys. Illinois Credit: 2.5 general MCLE credits

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