CLE Detail

Civil Trial Practice Institute: A Bridge the Gap for Litigators -- Day 2 ONLY

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9:00 AM -- 5:00 PM

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

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Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium

Course ID: 03232013

Number of Sessions: 1

Credits: 8 NY Credits: 1 Ethics; 4 PP/LPM; 3 Skills
8 NJ Credits: 1 Ethics; 7 General

Course Description:

Bringing together an extraordinary panel of judges, litigators and leading academics, the 36th Annual Civil Trial Practice Institute will take you through the entire state civil trial process. You will learn ways to develop and improve trial practice techniques within the context of personal injury and commercial litigation.

The program will satisfy the first or second year MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys. It also serves as a great refresher for all attorneys interested in litigating in NYS court.

Saturday, March 23 AGENDA

  • Evidentiary Problems During Trial
  • Voir Dire
  • Interactive Session: How to Select a Jury
  • Opening Statements
  • Direct and Cross-examination of Lay and Expert Witnesses
  • Demonstration: Direct and Cross Examination of Law and Expert Witnesses
  • Summations


Program Co-Chairs: Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner and Hon. Robert Lippmann (Ret.)

Faculty: Professor Richard T. Farrell, Brooklyn Law School;Hon. Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner; Harold Lee Schwab, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP;  Larry Shields, MD; Additional faculty tba


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