This seminar is designed for attorneys who wish to develop or sharpen their skills in handling evidentiary issues.
This seminar is intended to offer practical and useful suggestions to civil litigators concerning rules of evidence.
This program will discuss:
Pre-Trial Evidentiary Issues
Using Your Discovery As Trial Evidence
Witnesses At Trial
Presenting Your Evidence
Special Evidentiary Issues
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
I. Pre-Trial Evidentiary Issues Getting Your Evidence Ready For Trial
A. How To Use The California Public Records Act And Other Informal Methods For Collecting Evidence
B. How To Create A Discovery Plan Geared Towards Evidence You Will Need, Including Electronic Evidence
C. How To Deal With Privileges And Other Areas Which Limit Access To Evidence
D. How To Bring And Oppose Motions In Limine Most Effectively
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Using Your Evidence At Trial Part 1 Using Your Discovery As Trial
A. What Type Of Discovery To Use At Trial
B. How To Use Discovery At Trial
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
III. Using Your Evidence At Trial Part II Witnesses At Trial
A. How To Get Witnesses To Trial
B. How To Qualify An Expert At Trial
C. Traps For The Unwary In Examining Witnesses At Trial
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
IV. Using Your Evidence At Trial Part III Presenting Your Evidence
A. How To Use Technology To Prepare, Retrieve And Present Your Evidence At Trial
B. How To Lay A Foundation For Electronic Evidence
C. How To Use Demonstrative Evidence Effectively
D. Considering Your Audience At Trial
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Special Evidentiary Issues
A. The Evidentiary Requirements Of Writs Of Attachment
B. Using Evidence In Arbitration
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Question And Answer