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California Trial Advocacy 2013

Released on: Aug. 21, 2013
Running Time: 06:34:50

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[01:03:25] Preparing Your Case for Trial, Including Motions in Limine/Deposition Designations Arturo J. González ~ Co-Chair, Litigation Department, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Brendan P. Glackin ~ Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Robert J. Romero ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson
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[01:00:30] Direct Examination; Trial Objections Robert S. Arns ~ The Arns Law Firm
Wilma J. Gray ~ McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher LLP
Donald W. Carlson ~ Carlson Calladine & Peterson LLP
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[01:04:40] Jury Selection Jennifer L. Keller ~ Keller Rackauckas LLP
David H. Weinberg ~ President, JuryScope, Inc.
James J. Brosnahan ~ Morrison & Foerster LLP
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[01:00:35] Opening Statements and Closing Arguments G. Christopher Ritter ~ Member and Chief of Visual Trial Strategy, The Focal Point LLC
Nanci L. Clarence ~ Clarence Dyer & Cohen LLP
Cynthia McGuinn ~ Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn
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[01:03:05] Expert Witnesses and Getting Documents Into Evidence Michael J. Pérez ~ Perez & Wilson LLP
Rachel Krevans ~ Morrison & Foerster LLP
I. Neel Chatterjee ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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[01:14:20] Cross-Examination; Trial Objections Honorable James Donato ~ District Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California
Jon S Tigar ~ District Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California
Stuart Gasner ~ Keker & Van Nest LLP
Thomas J. Brandi ~ The Brandi Law Firm
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If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for. In this program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare and present a case to a jury. We will cover what you need to do before the trial begins, in limine motions, jury selection, opening statements, witness preparation, direct and cross examination, experts, and closing arguments. The training is designed for advocates with limited trial experience, but lawyers at all experience levels should benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in trial advocacy who have each tried multiple cases to verdict.

Lecture Topics 
[Total time 06:34:50]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:08:15]
    Arturo J. González
  • Preparing Your Case for Trial, Including Motions in Limine/Deposition Designations [01:03:25]
    Brendan P. Glackin, Robert J. Romero, Arturo J. González
  • Direct Examination; Trial Objections [01:00:30]
    Donald W. Carlson, Robert S. Arns, Wilma J. Gray
  • Jury Selection [01:04:40]
    David H. Weinberg, James J. Brosnahan, Jennifer L. Keller
  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments [01:00:35]
    Cynthia McGuinn, Nanci L. Clarence, G. Christopher Ritter
  • Expert Witnesses and Getting Documents Into Evidence [01:03:05]
    I. Neel Chatterjee, Michael J. Pérez, Rachel Krevans
  • Cross-Examination; Trial Objections [01:14:20]
    James Donato, Thomas J. Brandi, Hon. Jon S. Tigar, Stuart Gasner

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Preparing Your Case for Trial
    Alison M. Tucher, Brendan P. Glackin, Robert J. Romero
  • Defense Trial Plan
    Alison M. Tucher, Brendan P. Glackin, Robert J. Romero
  • Plaintiffs’ Omnibus Notice of Motions and Motions in Limine (Nos. 19 –28), United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division (2012)
    Alison M. Tucher, Brendan P. Glackin, Robert J. Romero
  • Decoding Electronic Data During Deposition, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report, Northern California, Volume 20, No. 1, Winter 2010/2011
    Alison M. Tucher
  • California Evidence Wheel 2012 Edition
    Robert S. Arns
  • California Evidence Code Section 352
    Robert S. Arns
  • California Evidence Code Section 776
    Robert S. Arns
  • Federal Rules of Evidence Rule 611—Mode and Order of Examining Witnesses and Presenting Evidence
    Robert S. Arns
  • Direct Examination (PowerPoint Slides)
    Donald W. Carlson, Robert S. Arns, Wilma J. Gray
  • Jury Selection Overview
    James J. Brosnahan
  • Juror Questionnaire for Civil Cases, Code of Civil Procedure Section 205(c)-(d)
    James J. Brosnahan
  • Jury Selection (PowerPoint Slides)
    James J. Brosnahan
  • Juryscope (PowerPoint Slides)
    David H. Weinberg
  • Telling Your Story in Opening Statement
    Cynthia McGuinn
  • The Most Effective Opening Statement Ever Given?, The Champion, September— October 2012
    Nanci L. Clarence
  • Using Graphics in Your Opening Statement, Creative Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics, Chapter 8, Specialized Graphics
    G. Christopher Ritter, Nanci L. Clarence
  • Using Graphics During Your Closing Argument, Creative Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics, Chapter 8, Specialized Graphics
    G. Christopher Ritter, Nanci L. Clarence
  • Expert Witnesses and Getting Documents into Evidence
    I. Neel Chatterjee
  • Evidence Overview
    Thomas J. Brandi
  • Chapter 12 Basic Evidence Rules Original Publication, Effective Direct and Cross-Examination
    Hon. Jon S. Tigar
  • Chapter 12 Basic Evidence Rules 2004 Update, Effective Direct and Cross-Examination
    Hon. Jon S. Tigar

Presentation Material

  • Direct Examination (PowerPoint Slides)
    Donald W. Carlson, Robert S. Arns, Wilma J. Gray
  • Jury Selection PowerPoint Slides (PowerPoint Slides)
    James J. Brosnahan
  • JuryScope PowerPoint Slides (PowerPoint Slides)
    David H. Weinberg
  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (PowerPoint Slides)
    Nanci L. Clarence, G. Christopher Ritter
  • 10 Steps To A Good Cross-Examination (PowerPoint Slides)
    Stuart Gasner
  • Cross-Examination (PowerPoint Slides)
    Hon. Jon S. Tigar
Chairperson(s)
Arturo J. González ~ Co-Chair, Litigation Department, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Speaker(s)
Robert S. Arns ~ The Arns Law Firm
Thomas J. Brandi ~ The Brandi Law Firm
James J. Brosnahan ~ Morrison & Foerster LLP
Donald W. Carlson ~ Carlson Calladine & Peterson LLP
I. Neel Chatterjee ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Nanci L. Clarence ~ Clarence Dyer & Cohen LLP
Honorable James Donato ~ District Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California
Stuart Gasner ~ Keker & Van Nest LLP
Brendan P. Glackin ~ Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Wilma J. Gray ~ McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher LLP
Jennifer L. Keller ~ Keller Rackauckas LLP
Rachel Krevans ~ Morrison & Foerster LLP
Cynthia McGuinn ~ Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn
Michael J. Pérez ~ Perez & Wilson LLP
G. Christopher Ritter ~ Member and Chief of Visual Trial Strategy, The Focal Point LLC
Robert J. Romero ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson
Jon S Tigar ~ District Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California
David H. Weinberg ~ President, JuryScope, Inc.

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