Social Media, Texts, Business Records, Expert Witness Testimony and More
You can't get your evidence admitted without establishing the proper evidentiary foundations. In this practical online seminar, faculty will teach you how to lay a foundation for different types of evidence and avoid being tripped up by objections opposing counsel will throw your way. Navigate the rules of evidence with confidence - register today!
Pick up preparation pointers that will help you avoid troubles at trial.
Learn how to authenticate social media posts, texts, emails and other electronic evidence.
Find out how to establish a proper foundation for medical records, business records and more.
See how to get your expert's testimony in - and keep theirs out.
Hear how to best introduce physical evidence at trial.
Convince the court that you've satisfied the fairness requirement for demonstrative evidence.
Essentials of Laying a Foundation
How to Authenticate Social Media Posts, Texts, Emails and More
Establishing Foundations for Business Records and Other Documentary Evidence
Laying a Foundation for Expert Witness Testimony
Introducing Physical Evidence at Trial
Demonstrative and Illustrative Evidence: Satisfying the Foundation Requirements
CHRISTOPHER P. KRIESEN is the founder and principal of The Kalon Law Firm, LLC, where his practice areas include personal injury, civil litigation, appeals, and ADR. Mr. Kriesen is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before the United States District Court of Connecticut. He is a trained mediator (Harvard Law School, Advanced Mediation Workshop, Program on Negotiation) and serves as an Attorney Trial Referee in Hartford Superior Court. Mr. Kriesen earned his B.Sc. degree from Villanova University, his J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and his M.A. degree, with distinction, from Trinity College.
WILLIAM MADSEN is a partner with Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau LLC, where he practices employment-related claims including wrongful discharge; whistle blower retaliation; family and medical leave; disability accommodation; freedom of speech; wage and hour; breach of contract; violation of public policy; discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, and national origin; and in the area of class action litigation. He is licensed to practice law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as well as the state and federal courts of Connecticut and Maine. Mr. Madsen graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Yale Divinity School and Vermont Law School, where he earned his law degree.
ANTHONY SHEFFY is the founding partner of Sheffy, Mazzaccaro, DePaolo & DeNigris, L.L.P., which is located centrally in Southington, Connecticut. He has taken jury verdicts in state and federal court recovering substantial compensation for families including those whose lives have been dramatically altered by a sudden death or brain injury, as well as on behalf of Lloyd’s of London, Omni and other insurers. Mr. Sheffy has written and lectured on topics ranging from the fundamentals of presenting civil jury cases to advanced evidence techniques for attorneys experienced in the courtroom. He has been honored as a member of the Order of Justitia in the Litigation Counsel of America, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, designated as a Top 100 Lawyers in America, and designated as a Super Lawyer in Connecticut since 2011. Mr. Sheffy earned his B.S. degree in combined music and physics from Lebanon Valley College and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Western New England School of Law. He is admitted to the bar for Connecticut state courts and the Federal District Court for the state of Connecticut.
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