12th Annual Ultimate Trial Notebook     - NOW $10 /hr  

Legal Area:        Civil Trial Civil Appellate Litigation Personal Injury Family Labor Employment Criminal Consumer
Total Credit Hours:        5.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $100.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        03/31/2021
Information:        50% OFF
ONLY $50

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

CLEonline.com, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of litigation. This excellent CLE course features members of the judiciary and 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. A comprehensive CLE program of all the "must-knows" behind successful trial work. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Austin Bar Association on November 4, 2016.

Subjects and speakers for this course include:

  • 1. Jury Selection: Picking a Winning Jury

    Hon. Orlinda Naranjo, 419th Judicial District Court, Travis County

    Broadus Spivey, Spivey & Grigg, L.L.P

    Randy Howry, Howry, Breen & Herman LLP

    Martha Dickie, Almanza, Blackburn, Dickie & Mitchell LLP

  • 2. Pre-Trial Motions: Practice Pointers

    Warren Vavra, Court Administrator, District Courts of Travis County

    Hon. Amy Clark Meachum, 201st Judicial District Court, Travis County

    Jeff Otto, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, L.L.P.

    Dan Richards, Richards Rodriguez & Skeith, LLP

  • 3. Trial Advocacy: Winning Strategies

    Jack McGehee, President, National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Tracy McCormack, Director of Trial Advocacy, UT School of Law

    James E. Wren, Professor, Baylor Law School, Trial Advocacy Program

    Andrew W. Austin, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas

  • 4. The Organized Advocate: Trial Preparation Tips

    R. Mark Dietz, Dietz & Jarrard, P.C.

    Robby Alden, Byrd Davis Alden & Henrichson, LLP

    Hon. Todd Wong, Travis County Court at Law One

    Hon. Allan Garrett, 33rd Judicial District Court, Burnet County

  • 5. Opening Statements: Advocacy without Argument

    Dicky Grigg, Spivy & Grigg, LLP

    Hon. Karin Crump, 250th Judicial District Court, Travis County

    David Boyce, Wright & Greenhill, P.C

    Hon. Mark Lane, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas

  • 6. Witness Testimony: Goals of Direct and Cross-Examination

    Thomas H. Watkins, Husch Blackwell LLP

    Hon. Stephen Yelenosky, 345th Judicial District Court, Travis County

    Hon. Robert L. Pitman, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

    Hon. Gisela Triana, 200th Judicial District Court, Travis County

  • 7. Evidence and Expert Testimony: Making Experts Matter

    Hon. Eric Shepperd, Travis County Court at Law Two

    Judy Kostura, Judge, Kostura & Putman, P.C.

    Shannon Ratliff, Ratliff Law Firm, PLLC

    Hon. Tim Sulak, 353rd Judicial District Court, Travis County

  • 8. Error Preservation: Top 10 Ways to Lose Your Appeal

    Michael W. Eady, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, L.L.P.

    Hon. Bob Pemberton, Justice, Third Court of Appeals

    Hon. Melissa Goodwin, Justice, Third Court of Appeals

    Heidi Bloch, Husch Blackwell LLP

  • 9. Closing Argument: Hitting Hard

    Steve McConnico, Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P.

    Hon. Sam Sparks, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

    Ranelle Meroney, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP

    Terry Tottenham, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas:

    Credit Hrs     Area
       1.50           Civil Trial Law
       1.50           Civil Appellate
       1.50           Personal Injury Trial Law
       1.50           Family Law
       1.50           Labor and Employment Law
       1.50           Personal Injury Trial Law
       1.50           Criminal Appellate
       1.50           Child Welfare Law
       1.50           Construction Law
       1.50           Consumer Law
       1.50           Juvenile Law


    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 NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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