Audio CD + Course Book

Civil Court Judicial Forum: Advanced Discovery and Trial Practice

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

January, 2018

Product ID#:

76723CDRA

Audio + Course Book

Credit Information

Continuing Legal Education

  • CA CLE - 6.00
From Event: Civil Court Judicial Forum: Advanced Discovery and Trial Practice, held January 2018.

Program Description

This unique resource will guide you in your future litigation efforts by sharing the judges' perspective on discovery and trial rules and practice. Gain practical advice for likely scenarios, discover specific judges' opinions and preferences, and prevent common mistakes. Find out what judges think attorneys need to keep in mind - order today!

Course Content

  1. Recent Developments in State Evidentiary Laws
  2. Obtaining, Requesting and Spoliation of Evidence
  3. How to Prepare and Win Your Discovery Motion
  4. Demonstrative Evidence vs. Demonstrative Exhibits
  5. Expert Evidence and Gatekeeping: Effective Use and Defense of Daubert Motions
  6. Pretrial Conferences/Statements and Issues Involving Late Disclosure of Evidence
  7. Effective Use of Motions in Limine on Evidentiary Issues
  8. Handling Voir Dire
  9. Submitting and Objecting to Proposed Jury Instructions
  10. Jury Views and How to Deal With Them
  11. Most Common Evidentiary Issues
  12. Getting Your Evidence Admitted at Trial
  13. Using Technology in the Courtroom
  14. Using Expert Depositions at Trial
  15. Mediation Best Practices/Issues
  16. Use of Day in the Life Videos/Mediation Videos
  17. The Significance of an Opening Statement
  18. Diffuse the Issue or Ratify the Argument
  19. Making and Handling Motions in Objections at Trial
  20. When is a Side Bar Appropriate?
  21. Did You Get Everything on the Record?
  22. Post Trial Relief/Issues
  23. Preserving the Right to Appeal

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 CA - Credit Approval Expiration 01/11/2020


* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

Morning Session 9:00 - 12:00
Panel Members: Hon. Sheila B. Fell, Hon. Geoffrey T. Glass, Hon. Nathan R. Scott, Hon. Randall J. Sherman, Hon. John A. Torribio
Moderator: Stanton T. Mathews

  1. Recent Developments in State Evidentiary Laws
  2. Obtaining, Requesting and Spoliation of Evidence
  3. How to Prepare and Win Your Discovery Motion
  4. Demonstrative Evidence vs. Demonstrative Exhibits
  5. Expert Evidence and Gatekeeping: Effective Use and Defense of Daubert Motions

AM Break 15 minutes 10:30 - 10:45

  1. Pretrial Conferences/Statements and Issues Involving Late Disclosure of Evidence
  2. Effective Use of Motions in Limine on Evidentiary Issues
  3. Handling Voir Dire
  4. Submitting and Objecting to Proposed Jury Instructions
  5. Jury Views and How to Deal With Them

Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Panel Members: Hon. John C. Gastelum, Hon. Geoffrey T. Glass, Hon. Craig L. Griffin
, Hon. Theodore R. Howard, Hon. John A. Torribio
Moderator: Stanton T. Mathews

Afternoon Session 1:00 - 4:30

  1. Most Common Evidentiary Issues
  2. Getting Your Evidence Admitted at Trial
  3. Using Technology in the Courtroom
  4. Using Expert Depositions at Trial
  5. Mediation Best Practices/Issues
  6. Use of Day in the Life Videos/Mediation Videos

PM Break 15 minutes 2:30 - 2:45

  1. The Significance of an Opening Statement
  2. Diffuse the Issue or Ratify the Argument
  3. Making and Handling Motions in Objections at Trial
  4. When is a Side Bar Appropriate?
  5. Did You Get Everything on the Record?
  6. Post Trial Relief/Issues
  7. Preserving the Right to Appeal

HON. SHEILA B. FELL has served as a Judge with the Superior Court of Orange County since 2000. She first served the bench as a Superior Court Commissioner from 1994 to 2000 before becoming a judge.

HON. JOHN C. GASTELUM has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since 2003.

HON. GEOFFREY T. GLASS has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since April 1997.

HON. CRAIG L. GRIFFIN has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since 2009.

HON. THEODORE R. HOWARD has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since 2010.

HON. NATHAN R. SCOTT has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since 2012.

HON. RANDALL J. SHERMAN has served as a Judge in the Superior Court of Orange County since 2005.

HON. JOHN A. TORRIBIO is a Judge with the Superior Court of Los Angeles County.

MODERATOR - STANTON T. MATHEWS is the principal in the trial law specialty firm of Stanton T. Mathews & Associates, located in Orange County, California. Since 1981, Mr. Mathews has focused his practice on the prosecution of civil wrongdoers; individual, corporate and governmental, whose conduct causes personal injury and economic loss.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

CA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/11/2020
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study credit, of which 0.0 hour will apply to legal ethics self-study credit. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.


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