12th Annual Ultimate Trial Notebook

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Civil Trial Appellate Family Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        5.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $125.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        03/31/2018
Information:        
  

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **


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 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on November 4, 2016. 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: 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 Motion Practice: 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 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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