Course ID: DV060614
Credits: 15.5 MCLE Credits: Non-transitional
15.5 NY Credit; 6.5 Professional Practice/Law Practice Management; 6 Skills; 3 Ethics
Program Co-Chair: Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner
Chair Emeritus: Hon. Robert Lippmann (Ret.)
Hon. Richard F. Braun, Sup. Ct., NY
County, Civil Term; Robert J. Conway, Marshall Conway & Bradley, P.C.; Tracee Davis, Zeichner
Ellman & Krause LLP; Prof. Richard T. Farrell, Brooklyn Law School; Allan
Hausknecht MD; Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Sup.Ct., NY
County, Civil Term; David Jaroslawicz, Jaroslawicz & Jaros; Brian Kalman, London Fischer LLP; Ronald Minkoff, Partner, Frankfurt
Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, former President, Association of Professional
Responsibility Lawyers; Hon. Israel Rubin, Greenberg Traurig; Jay G. Safer, Locke Lord LLP; Hon. Saliann
Scarpulla, Sup. Ct., NY County, Commercial
Division; Harold Lee Schwab, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Lawrence Shields, MD; Richard L. Spinogatti, Proskauer Rose LLP; Hon. Michael
Stallman, Sup. Ct., NY County Civil Term; Barry Temkin, Mound Cotton Wollan
Program Chair Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner and Co-chair Emeritus Hon. Robert Lippman (Ret.), have brought together an extraordinary faculty of judges, experienced litigators, academics and medical experts for the 37th 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 program will serve as an excellent refresher for more experienced practitioners.
• Civil Pre-Trial Practice: Commercial Litigation & Personal Injury Litigation
• Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants
• Conference and Settlement – Personal Injury Litigation
• Courtroom Techniques: Dealing with Expert Testimony and Hearsay
• Ethical Issues for Litigators
• Dealing With Evidentiary Problems During Trial
• How to Conduct a Voir Dire, With Demonstration
• Preparation of Opening Statements
• Direct and Cross Examination of Lay and Expert
Witnesses, With Demonstration
• Preparation of Summations
Original Tape Date: May 2 & 3, 2014
All Programs include: (1) Affirmation and (1) DVD/CD packet.
To receive CLE credit for program on DVD/CD: DVD/CDs
are embedded with CLE codes that you must copy onto a supplied
affirmation sheet. Return the signed and dated affirmation to the NYCLA
CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch/listen to DVD/CDs 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: DVDs
have a PDF file of the course materials on the DVD itself. CD orders
will come with a separate CD with a PDF file of the course materials.
Written materials provided only upon request.