Great Criminal Trial Lawyers: Winning Strategies

Monday, March 4, 2024 | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Format: Webinar

Program Chair:
Frederick P. Hafetz
Offices of Frederick P. Hafetz

Rusty Hardin
Rusty Hardin & Associates

Jan Little
Keker Van Nest & Peters

Hank Asbill

Kenneth J. Montgomery
Kenneth J. Montgomery, PLLC

  • Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear four nationally prominent defense lawyers address the central components of a criminal trial. These renowned criminal defense lawyers will discuss the strategies that they have found successful in winning criminal jury trials. The panel will discuss critical trial issues that can make or break a case, including:

    • Jury Selection and Opening Statements
    • Cross-Examination
    • Summation: Style and Substance

    Who Should Attend: This will be a rewarding program for both more and less experienced criminal defense lawyers.

    Program Fee:
    $199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers
    This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2020-2022), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

  • 2:00 pm – 2:10 pm
    Frederick P. Hafetz

    2:10 pm – 2:45 pm
    Jury Selection and Opening Statements
    Jan Little

    2:45 pm – 3:25 pm
    Rusty Hardin

    3:25 pm – 3:40 pm

    3:40 pm – 4:40 pm
    Hank Asbill, Kenneth J. Montgomery

    4:40 pm – 5:00 pm
    Discussion and Q&A

  • New York: 3.0 Skills
    New Jersey: 3.0 General
    California:  3.0 General
    Pennsylvania:  2.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Criminal Advocacy, Adam S. Miller, Chair
    Criminal Courts, Carola Beeney and Anna G. Cominsky, Co-Chairs
    White Collar Crime, Jenna Dabbs, Chair

    Co-Sponsored By:
    New York Council of Defense Lawyers | Dani James, President
    Federal Defenders of SDNY & EDNY | Barry D. Leiwant, Interim Executive Director
    New York Criminal Bar Association | Andrew Eibel, President
    New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | Steven B. Epstein, President

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |