This program is designed for both the beginning lawyer and the experienced practitioner who is interested in learning more about criminal law. The seminar takes a very practical approach to inform the attendees of information that they can immediately put to use in the defense of criminal cases. Although the focus of the program is state court cases in Franklin County, Ohio, the concepts are universal to all criminal cases, regardless of the Court in which the case is pending.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Top Ten Criminal Cases Of 2002-2003 Term: Reviewed And Outlined
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Ten Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Traffic Law (But Most Don't)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
III. Five Motions You Must File In Every DUI Case
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
IV. Ten Forms Every Criminal Practitioner Should Have
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
V. How To Create Discovery Battles With The Prosecutor – And Win!
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
VI. Winning Techniques For Voir Dire In A Criminal Case
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VII. Making Your Case In Opening Statement
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
VIII. Five Strategies For Success In Sexual Assault Cases
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
IX. Seven Rules Of Evidence Every Criminal Law Practitioner Must Know, And
How To Use Them In Court
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
X. Cross-Examination Of The Snitch
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
XI. Cross-Examination Of The Expert Witness
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XII. Round Table Discussion Of Criminal Defense Issues