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Your Day in Court: Civil Trial Essentials 2016

Product ID: CA2439D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Get top-notch trial techniques

Your Day in Court: Civil Trial Essentials covers basic preparation approaches and presentation skills, including:

  • Dealing with more experienced opposing counsel
  • Planning for the introduction of critical evidence
  • Rebutting damaging evidence from the opposition
  • Conducting direct and cross examinations
  • Presenting persuasive opening and closing arguments
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Member $249.00

Non-Member $329.00

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Get top-notch trial techniques

Your Day in Court: Civil Trial Essentials covers basic preparation approaches and presentation skills, including:

  • Dealing with more experienced opposing counsel
  • Planning for the introduction of critical evidence
  • Rebutting damaging evidence from the opposition
  • Conducting direct and cross examinations
  • Presenting persuasive opening and closing arguments
Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenters

Jesse Blocher
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Waukesha

Michael J. Cerjak
Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice S.C.
Milwaukee

M. Angela Dentice
Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice S.C.
Milwaukee

Andrew S. Wier

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Racine

Presenters

Robert L. Habush
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Waukesha Hon.

Hon. Rhonda L. Lanford

Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Linda V. Meagher
Gass Weber Mullins LLC
Sussex

8:30 a.m. : Preparing for Trial

Jesse Blocher, Andrew S. Wier

9:00 a.m. : Strategies for Voir Dire

Michael J. Cerjak, M. Angela Dentice

9:30 a.m. : Effective Openings

Andrew S. Wier

9:50 a.m. : Break

10:05 a.m. : Expectations for Appropriate Demeanor and Ethical Behavior in Court

Hon. Rhonda L. Lanford

10:55 a.m. : Witness Examination Techniques: Direct

Michael J. Cerjak

11:15 a.m. : Witness Examination Techniques: Cross

Jesse Blocher, Andrew S. Wier

11:35 a.m. : Persuasive Closing Arguments

Jesse Blocher, Michael J. Cerjak

12:00 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Lessons for Aspiring Trial Lawyers from Over Five Decades of Practice

Robert L. Habush

1:50 p.m. : Defending the Case at Trial: Suggestions for New Lawyers

Linda V. Meagher

2:40 p.m. : Break

2:50 p.m. : Defending the Case at Trial: Suggestions for New Lawyers

Linda V. Meagher

2:40 p.m. : Break

2:55 p.m. : Trial Experience: Why You Should Care and How to Get It

Jesse Blocher, Michael J. Cerjak

3:15 p.m. : Lessons/Challenges in the Transition from Criminal to Civil Practice

Andrew S. Wier

3:35 p.m. : Technology in the Courtroom

Jesse Blocher

3:50p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

 

Faculty

Program Chair and Presenters

Jesse Blocher
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Waukesha

Michael J. Cerjak
Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice S.C.
Milwaukee

M. Angela Dentice
Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice S.C.
Milwaukee

Andrew S. Wier

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Racine

Presenters

Robert L. Habush
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Waukesha Hon.

Hon. Rhonda L. Lanford

Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Linda V. Meagher
Gass Weber Mullins LLC
Sussex
 
  • Get techniques for opening and closing statements, witness examination, and exhibit presentation
  • Understand how superior preparation sets you up for success at trial
  • Learn to overcome experience gaps with strategy, technology, and brevity
  • Hear advice and practice tips from both young and veteran trial lawyers
  • Civil litigators
  • Criminal law attorneys
  • Torts lawyers
  • New lawyers looking for trial experience
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