This seminar is intended for civil litigators of all sub-specialities and will focus on the myriad situations that litigators can, and should, use demonstrative and other evidence to achieve the best possible results for their clients. Topics to be addressed include the use of evidence at settlement conferences, bench trials, and jury trials. The seminar will also discuss various “cutting edge” technologies that available to civil litigators to enhance their presentations.
• Modern Evidence Techniques And Technology
• Judicial Perspective On Evidence And Evidentiary Motions
• Use Of Evidence With Witnesses
• Persuasive Evidence And Video For Mediation And Settlement
• Evidentiary Considerations In The Bench Trial
9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
I. Introduction And Overview
9:05 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
II. Modern Evidence Techniques And Technology (Communicating With
The Modern Juror)
10:05 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
III. The Use Of Evidence In Opening Statement And Closing Argument
(Creating The Indelible Impression Of Your Case’s Theme)
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
IV. Do’s And Don’ts – The Judicial Perspective On Evidence And
Evidentiary Motions (Common Mistakes And Successful Techniques)
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
V. Effective Introduction And Use of Evidence With Witnesses (What To
Do When There’s Twelve In The Box)
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
VI. Persuasive Evidence And Video For Mediation And Settlement
(Winning Before Trial)
3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Evidentiary Considerations In The Bench Trial (Handling The Jury Of
One – Is It Different? If So, How?)