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Witness Qualifications and Examination (With Sample Transcripts)
Aaron D. Bundy is a trial lawyer focusing on complex civil litigation, including family law. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Oklahoma's only fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Mr. Bundy served as president of the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers from 2021-2023. He was an associate editor of the Oklahoma Bar Journal from 2017-2023, and chair of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section's Trial Practice & Techniques Committee from 2022-2023. Mr. Bundy has authored many articles about best practices for discovery and trial. In 2017, the Oklahoma Bar Association presented him with the Earl Sneed Award for outstanding continuing education contributions. Mr. Bundy is ranked as a "Band 1" Family/Matrimonial practitioner by Chambers and Partners, and recognized by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He is board-certified for family law trials by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Danya Bundy is a trial lawyer with Bundy Law, where she represents private clients in prenuptial agreements and in family law disputes involving child custody, alimony, child support and domestic violence claims. Fluent in Arabic and German, she advises on international matters, including Hague Treaty child abduction claims. Ms. Bundy earned her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tulsa and her J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law. She is a member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators, National Association of Counsel for Children, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Oklahoma Bar Association (Family Law Section), Tulsa County Bar Association (Family Law Section), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association (Family Law Section). Ms. Bundy is admitted to practice in Oklahoma; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma.
David M. Potteiger is a partner in the law firm of Walcheske & Luzi, LLC. Practicing since 2007, he has built his reputation as an impassioned and zealous advocate, which he displays in both his trial and appellate practice. Mr. Potteiger is a frequent author and speaker on litigation topics. He also acts as an attorney advisor, teaching trial advocacy skills to competition mock trial teams. Mr. Potteiger earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law.
Nicholas Schneider is a trial attorney with the national law firm Eckert Seamans. He focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, employment disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, unfair competition, real estate disputes, and class actions. Mr. Schneider has experience representing clients of all sizes, from individuals to Fortune 500 companies, in state and federal trial and appellate courts, arbitrations, and mediations. In a recent three-week trial in Massachusetts Superior Court, he obtained a million-dollar judgment for his client, including attorney's fees, which was recently upheld on appeal. Mr. Schneider earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Northeastern University and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
Cari L. Sheehan is an assistant clinical professor of business law and ethics at the IU Kelley School of Business - Indianapolis, where she currently teaches commercial law and business ethics. Additionally, Ms. Sheehan is an adjunct professor at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she has taught courses in appellate practice and procedure and torts. In practice, she is a part-time conflict attorney at Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary advising on ethical issues. Ms. Sheehan is a well-respected seminar and continuing legal education speaker, covering a range of ethical issues across various platforms both locally and on a national level. Similarly, she authors a business ethics column in conjunction with the Hamilton County Business Journal about the benefits and pitfalls of business ethics.
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