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Wisconsin Jury Symposium 2016

Product ID: CA2471D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Jury selection shouldn’t be trial and error

After all the time, energy, and expense that goes into a trial, the verdict rests in the hands of the 12 people sitting in the jury box. How do you select, connect with, and ultimately convince the 12 people who will decide your client's fate? Wisconsin Jury Symposium 2016 shares the secrets of successful voir dire, effective trial prep, and skilled rapport building with a varied jury.

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OnDemand Seminar

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Member $249.00

Non-Member $329.00

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Jury selection shouldn’t be trial and error

After all the time, energy, and expense that goes into a trial, the verdict rests in the hands of the 12 people sitting in the jury box. How do you select, connect with, and ultimately convince the 12 people who will decide your client's fate? Wisconsin Jury Symposium 2016 shares the secrets of successful voir dire, effective trial prep, and skilled rapport building with a varied jury.

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Program Chair and Presenter

Kevin R. Martin
Martin Law Office S.C.
Oak Creek

Presenter

Hon. Ellen K. Berz
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

John A. Birdsall
Birdsall Law Offices S.C.
Milwaukee

Steven M. Biskupic
Biskupic & Jacobs S.C.
Mequon

Merrick R. Domnitz
Domnitz & Skemp S.C.
Milwaukee

Karen K. Koehler
Stritmatter Kessler
Seattle, WA

Christopher D. Stombaugh

Stombaugh Smith & Co
Towson, MD

Schedule

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Conducting a Focus Group

Christopher D. Stombaugh

9:20 a.m. : Voir Dire Like a Velvet Hammer

  • How to connect instantly with the panel
  • How to build credibility by being real
  • Why listening is the key ingredient to excellent voir dire

Karen K. Koehler

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Voir Dire (continued)

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : An Uncommon View of Voir Dire

  • Is voir dire art or science?
  • What you need to know vs. what you want to know
  • What is the court’s role?
  • The real objective

Merrick R. Domnitz

1:55 p.m. : Presenting Evidence to a Multi-Generational Jury

John A. Birdsall, Patrick O. Dunphy

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : The Art of Trial Advocacy: Federal v. State courts

Steven M. Biskupic

3:50 p.m. : Panel Discussion: Taking Discretionary Rulings to the Limit

Moderator: Kevin R. Martin

4:00 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Learn how to conduct voir dire like a velvet hammer with Seattle attorney Karen Koehler
  • Discover how a focus group can help you hone your trial strategy and anticipate potential hazards
  • Uncover the real objective of voir dire and how to achieve it
  • Find out how to connect with jurors of different generations
  • See how jury trials differ in state and federal courts
  • Civil & criminal litigators
  • Elder law attorneys
  • Family law practitioners
  • Labor and employment law attorneys
  • Any attorney facing a jury trial
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