Trying Your First Jury Trial: Lessons Learned

Legal Area:        Litigation Civil Criminal Trial
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2020

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

A second-year lawyer first chaired a complex commercial jury trial with claims and counterclaims worth over $1 million – how did this happen? This presentation will address issues that arise (and surprise) when preparing for your first jury trial as first chair, including jury selection, witness preparation, presenting evidence, the jury charge, and closing argument. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on December 6, 2018.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Being Ready To Take A Bigger Role

  • Case Overview

  • Trying Your Case Through The Charge

  • Staying On The Fairway & Closing Statements

  • Voir Dire, Witness Preparation & Presenting Evidence

  • Preparing Witness Outlines Through Rules Of Evidence

  • Additional Tips and Strategies

  • Speaker: Cameron Byrd an attorney with the firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C.  More information may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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