11th Annual Ultimate Trial Notebook

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Litigation Civil Appellate Trial Family Personal Injury Criminal
Total Credit Hours:        5.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $125.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2018
Information:        
  

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CLEonline.com, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of litigation. This course features members of the judiciary and local attorneys who provide insights and lessons on conducting the perfect voir dire, handling an effective cross-examination, and flawlessly presenting expert witnesses. The program is designed to take you from initial planning through the appeals process and preserving error. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on November 13, 2015. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.



Subjects and speakers for this course include:

  1. Jury Selection: Getting Jurors to Talk

    • Hon. Orlinda Naranjo, 419th Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Stephen Yelenosky, 345th Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Tim Sulak, 353rd Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Shannon Ratliff, Ratliff Law Firm, PLLC


  2. Pre-Trial Motion Practice: Strategic Use of Pre-Trial Motions

    • Hon. Karin Crump, 250th Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Gisela Triana, 200th Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Todd Wong, Travis County Court at Law One
    • Warren Vavra, Court Administrator, District Courts of Travis County


  3. Trial Advocacy: Winning Through Advocacy

    • David Rapoport, President, National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • Tracy McCormack, Director of Trial Advocacy, UT School of Law
    • James Wren, Professor, Baylor Law School, Trial Advocacy Program
    • Gary McNeil, Executive Director, Texas Board Legal Specialization


  4. The Organized Advocate: Preparing to Win

    • Hon. Scott Field, Justice, Third Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Alan Garrett, 33rd Judicial District Court, Burnet County
    • David Davis, Davis & Wright, P.C.
    • Pat Lochridge, McGinnis Lochridge


  5. Opening Statements: Maximum Persuasion

    • Hon. Robert Pitman, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Texas
    • Hon. Amy Clark Meachum, 201st Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Eric Shepperd, Travis County Court at Law Two
    • Janet McCullar, Law Office of Janet McCullar, P.C.


  6. Witness Testimony: Effective Direct and Cross-Examination

    • Hon. Mark Lane, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas
    • Hon. Cindy Olson Bourland, Justice, Third Court of Appeals
    • David Brenner, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, LLP
    • Randy Howry, Howry, Breen & Herman LLP


  7. Evidence and Expert Testimony: Presenting Winning Experts

    • Hon. Lee Yeakel, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Texas
    • Hon. Andrew Austin, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas
    • Hon. Lora Livingston, 261st Judicial District Court, Travis County
    • Hon. Bill Henry, 428th Judicial District Court, Hays County


  8. Error Preservation: Principles and Pitfalls

    • Hon. Melissa Goodwin, Justice, Third Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Bob Pemberton, Justice, Third Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Jeff Rose, Chief Justice, Third Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Woodie Jones, Alexander Dubose Jefferson &Townsend LLP
    • Kurt Kuhn, Kuhn Hobbs PLLC


  9. Closing Argument: Winning Themes and Stories

    • Hon. Sam Sparks, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Texas
    • Dicky Grigg, Spivy & Grigg LLP
    • Mike McKetta, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
    • Steve McConnico, Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P.




Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area



5.00 Civil Appellate Law
5.00 Civil Trial Law
5.00 Family Law
5.00 Personal Injury Trial Law

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