The rule against hearsay is one of the most misunderstood (and misapplied) rules of evidence. All too often, lawyers make misplaced hearsay objections, miss chances to object or fail to come up with a proper exception when faced with an objection by opposing counsel. Is your grasp of the hearsay rule strong enough to avoid the most common pitfalls? This guide will teach you how to prevent mistakes and confidently apply the hearsay rule and its exceptions. Avoid embarrassment and evidence admission failures in the courtroom - order today!
Session time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Zachary D. Schorr
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ZACHARY D. SCHORR is an attorney who leads Schorr Law, APC, an active real estate law firm in Los Angeles. Mr. Schorr founded Schorr Law, APC, in the winter of 2005 with the goal of providing a firm with expertise in a highly focused subject matter that caters to its clients’ specific needs. Prior to becoming an attorney, he earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall), where he was an active member of the moot court program. After law school, Mr. Schorr completed post-graduate legal tax classes at the University of San Diego School of Law. He also worked for the Clinton White House for Vice President Gore in the Community Empowerment Board, helping develop policy for redeveloping inner cities through tax incentives. During law school, Mr. Schorr was a judicial extern for the Honorable Sabrina McKenna in the 22nd Division of the Hawaii Superior Court. Mr. Schorr has received many prestigious awards during his years of practice, and is widely recognized in the media. In November 2012, he made a special appearance on the Dr. Phil Show, where he was asked to comment on a real estate law matter. In June 2014, he also provided legal commentary in ABC’s Nightline. Most recently, in August 2016, Mr. Schorr was on ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir, also providing legal commentary on a real estate matter.