Course ID: OV031116
14.5 NY Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 PP/LPM; 5.5 Skills; Non-transitional
Program Chair Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner
has brought together an extraordinary faculty of judges, experienced
litigators, academics and medical experts for the 39th Annual Civil
Trial Practice Institute.
The program will take attendees through the entire state civil trial process.
You will learn ways to develop and improve trial preparation and
litigation techniques within the context of personal injury and
commercial cases. This will also as an excellent refresher for more
AGENDA: Preparing for the Trial – Friday, March 11:
· Civil Pre-Trial Practice: Commercial Litigation & Personal Injury Litigation
· Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants
· Conference and Settlement and Mediation in Commercial and Personal Injury Cases
· Courtroom Techniques: Dealing with Expert Testimony and Hearsay
· Ethical Issues for Litigators
AGENDA: The Trial – Saturday, March 12
· Dealing With Evidentiary Problems During Trial
· How to Conduct a Voir Dire, With Demonstration
· Direct and Cross Examination of Lay and Expert Witnesses, With Demonstration
· Preparation of Summations
Program Chair: Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner
Faculty: Brian Kalman , London Fischer LLP; Hon. Richard Braun, Sup. Ct., NY County; Robert J. Conway, Marshall Conway & Bradley, P.C.; Tracee E. Davis, Zeichner, Ellman & Krause LLP; Hon. John DiBlasi (Ret.), NAM, National Arbitration and Mediation; Richard Farrell, Brooklyn Law School;Ronnie Bernon Gallina, JAMS; Emilio F. Grillo, Goldberg Segalla; Allan Hausknecht MD; David Jaroslawicz, Jaroslawicz & Jaros; Joshua Kelner, Kelner & Kelner; Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner; Hon. Kelly O'Neill Levy, Sup. Ct., NY County; Jay Safer, Locke Lord LLP; Hon. Saliann Scarpulla, Sup. Ct., NY County, Commercial Division; Lawrence Shields, MD; Hon. George Silver, Sup. Ct., NY County; Hon. Michael Stallman, Sup. Ct., NY County; Lewis Tesser, Tesser, Ryan & Rochman LLP; Dorothy Weber, Shukat Arrow Hafer Weber & Herbsman, LLP
Original Tape Date: March 11-12, 2016
All Programs include: (1) Affirmation and (1) Evaluation Form and Course Materials.
To receive CLE credit for program in Online Video Format:
Online Videos are embedded with CLE codes that you must type into a
supplied online affirmation sheet. Submit the online affirmation to the
NYCLA CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch the video as soon as possible.
We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current. The date of
your signed affirmation will determine the date of your CLE certificate.
Course Materials: The link to download course materials will be listed on the Online Video webpage.