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Gaithersburg, MD 20879
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Use Best Litigation Practices Within the Boundaries of Evidence Rules and Procedure
No case can be won on sheer brilliance alone. Evidence is the backbone on which effective advocacy is borne. Are you making the best use of all types of evidence in each case? In a day of intense study, our experienced attorney faculty will share their tips on how to recognize key evidence and then traverse the obstacle course of qualifying rules and opposing counsel's attempts to strike it, to deliver it to the decision maker unscathed and introduce it for maximum impact. Learn to use the rules of evidence with surgical precision - enroll today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar offers attorneys the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to make the best use of evidence and testimony.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 6.0 hours of credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics.
ALEXANDER P. BERG is an attorney with the law firm of Kollman & Saucier, P.A. Mr. Berg focuses his management-side practice on issues arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and ADEA; as well as state and local EEO and wage and hour statutes. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court of Maryland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Berg earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
JESSICA P. BUTKERA is a litigation attorney in the Baltimore office of the law firm of Goldberg Segalla, LLP. Her practice focuses on general defense litigation, including, premises liability, personal injury, and complex toxic tort matters involving exposure to lead paint and other hazardous substances. Ms. Butkera litigates complex lawsuits in the state and federal courtrooms of Maryland and the District of Columbia, offering clients broad perspective and the myriad of benefits associated with her extensive bench and jury trial experience. Prior to private practice, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Audrey J.S. Carrion in the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, Maryland. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Bar Association of Baltimore City, District of Columbia Bar, and more. Ms. Butkera currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Bar Foundation and the Bar Association of Baltimore City's Personal Litigation Committee and Communications and News Journal Committee. Several of her articles have been selected for publication by the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, at The George Washington University and her J.D. degree from University of Maryland School of Law. Ms. Butkera has been named a Rising Star by Maryland Super Lawyers each year since 2013. The National Trial Lawyers named Ms. Butkera to its Top 40 under 40 list in 2016.
MICHAEL G. DeHAVEN is a partner with Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC, who has tried hundreds, if not thousands, of cases in a variety of areas of the law throughout his career. Upon passing the bar, he served as an assistant state's attorney for Baltimore County, where he tried hundreds of court trials and dozens of jury trials, including several murders. Upon entering private practice, Mr. DeHaven initially represented members of the Maryland State Teachers Association in civil and criminal matters, many of whom had been falsely accused of child abuse, and soon thereafter focused on civil litigation, representing insurance companies facing multi-million dollar personal injury claims. His practice is now almost exclusively dedicated to litigating domestic cases, often through referrals from family law practitioners in need of his court room experience. Under Mr. DeHaven's management, his firm was awarded Best Law Firm - family law in 2018 by the Maryland Daily Record. He has been named a Super Lawyer for the past five years and has received a 10/10 rating from AVVO. Mr. DeHaven has presented at dozens of seminars for National Business Institute and the Baltimore and Montgomery County bar associations on a variety of topics that generally focus on litigation; and has published articles that have appeared in the Maryland Daily Record and the MSBA's Family and Juvenile Section magazine.
VINCENT P. JACKSON is an attorney at Kollman & Saucier, P.A., representing clients in a broad array of commercial and employment-related matters. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at another Baltimore law firm, where he litigated a variety of commercial, construction, and criminal disputes. Mr. Jackson also served as a prosecutor in the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City. In three years, he chaired 18 jury trials and over 50 bench trials. As a member of the Felony Narcotics Unit, Mr. Jackson prosecuted numerous violent repeat offenders for felony firearm and drug crimes. He received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law; his master's degree from Virginia Tech University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Mr. Jackson is admitted to the Maryland State Bar Association, Inc.
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