Trial Skills

December 20, 2017

Hyatt Regency - Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham
8:20 a.m.
6, including 1 hour of ethics

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Don’t let the other side outmaneuver you! Gain the advantage you need in the courtroom by learning creative practice tips from some of the best trial lawyers in the state.  No matter how long you have practiced, come to this seminar to be sure your clients get the best outcome at trial!

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If you are unable to attend this seminar in person, you also have the option of watching LIVE from your own computer. Live webcasting allows attorneys from all parts of the state to have access to quality speakers and programs without having to travel. Webcasts count as "live credits" just as if the viewer were in attendance at the seminar. 

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8:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast Buffet

8:20        Welcome

               Presider - Malera Traylor-Wright
              
City Attorney’s Office
              
Birmingham

8:30        Pre-Trial Counseling and Discovery

              Gregory A. Reeves
             
Reeves Law Firm
             
Decatur

9:15       Selecting the Best Jury for Your Case

             Michael D. Ermert
            
Hare Wynn Newell & Newton LLP
            
Birmingham

10:00      Refreshment & Networking Break

10:10      Telling Your Client’s Story:  Persuasive Opening Statements

              J. Parker Miller
             
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC
             
Montgomery

10:55      Evidence Update 2017

              Terry W. McCarthy
              Lightfoot Franklin White LLC              
              Birmingham

11:40      Lunch On Your Own

12:40      Trial Tips from the Bench

              Judge Scott Donaldson
              Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
              Montgomery

1:10        Keys to Effective Direct and Cross Examination

              Joshua H. Threadcraft
              Burr & Forman LLP
             
Birmingham                                                            

1:55        Powerful Closing Statements and Jury Instructions

              Stephen D. Heninger
              Heninger Garrison Davis LLC
              Birmingham

2:40        Refreshment & Networking Break

2:50        Ethical Issues Presented by The American College of Trial Lawyers           

              Judge Madeline Haikala
              US District Court – Northern District of Alabama
             
Birmingham

              Robert P. Mackenzie III
 
             Starnes Davis Florie LLP
             
Birmingham

              Brian P McCarthy
              McDowell, Knight, Roedder & Sledge LLC
             
Mobile

              Fred W. Tyson
              Rushton Stakely Johnston & Garrett P.A.
             
Montgomery

3:50        Adjourn