43rd Civil Trial Practice Institute

43rd  Civil Trial Practice Institute
43rd  Civil Trial Practice Institute: Skills and Ethics Bridge the Gap for Litigators*  18 NY CLE Credits: 6 Ethics; 12 Skills; 18 NJ CLE Credits: 6 Ethics; 12 General

Program ChairRobert KelnerKelner & Kelner

FacultyClifford Aaron, London Fischer LLPAlfredo J. Alvarado, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Norman Arnoff, Esq.; Vincent Chang, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Tracee E. Davis, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Hon. Doris M. Gonzalez, Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, Bronx Supreme Ct.; Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Sup. Ct., NY County; Joshua KelnerKelner & KelnerRobert KelnerKelner & KelnerHon. Kelly O'Neill Levy, Sup. Ct, NY County; Hon. Saliann Scarpulla, Sup. Ct., NY County, Commercial DivisionKimberly Schirripa, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Lewis Tesser, Tesser, Ryan & Rochman LLP; Dorothy Weber, Shukat Arrow Hafer Weber & Herbsman, LLP; Additional Faculty TBA

*Each day will satisfy the first or second year LIVE SKILLS and ETHICS MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys in New York

This 2 day program will demonstrate the steps involved in preparing for and trying a civil case in New York. Hear from experienced practitioners, judges and seasoned mediators as they impart their knowledge and provide useful tips and techniques.

Day 1: Preparing for Trial

9 NY Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 Skills; 9 NJ Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 General

  • Civil Pre-Trial Practice (Commercial Litigation and 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
  • Ethics and Preparing Witnesses for Trial

Day 2: The Trial

9 NY Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 Skills; 9 NJ Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 General

  • Avoiding Ethical Problems When Engaged in Civil Litigation
  • Voir Dire (Discussion and Interactive Demonstration)
  • Direct and Cross Examination of Lay and Expert Witnesses 
  • Summations
  • Litigation War Stories and Lessons Learned

NYCLA Member: $255
Non-Member: $355

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4/24/2020 9:00 AM - 4/25/2020 5:15 PM
14 Vesey St 2nd Floor Auditorium New York 10007

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