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Your Guide for a Successful Jury Trial
Are you looking for ways to build your jury trial skills? Does the thought of navigating your way through a trial with a jury intimidate you? This insightful course will provide you with the tools you need to take on your next jury trial case with ease. You will learn simple yet powerful tips to help you win jurors over and stay in control. From asking the right questions during jury selection to thinking on your feet when evidence issues arise, gain the insights you need to handle your next trial with sureness. Register today!
This basic level seminar is designed for attorneys. It may also benefit litigation support consultants and paralegals.
including - Ethics: 1.00
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility.
TIMOTHY J. AIKEN is an attorney and partner with Aiken & Scoptur, S.C., located in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Mr. Aiken focuses his practice in the areas of truck and motorcycle accidents, motor vehicle accidents-plaintiff, litigation and appeals, medical malpractice, nursing home, personal injury, products liability law, workers’ compensation law, and wrongful death. He has been a civil trial lawyer representing injured plaintiffs exclusively since entering private practice in 1975. Mr. Aiken has experience representing plaintiffs who have suffered a host of significant injuries, including burn injuries; organic and subtle brain injuries; scarring; neurological impairments, including paraplegia and quadriplegia; and loss of limbs and bodily functions. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Marquette University; and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University Law School.
DR. PAUL D. FRIEDMAN is of counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, PC. He practices in the areas of medical malpractice, significant personal injury, and ethics matters. Dr. Friedman is admitted to practice in Arizona, Colorado (inactive), Washington, D.C. (inactive), Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is board certified by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification in civil pretrial practice advocacy and civil trial advocacy (NBOTA). Dr. Friedman has been certified in injury and wrongful death litigation by the State Bar of Arizona since 1997. He is an associate with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Dr. Friedman is a diplomate of the American Board of Forensic ExaminersÂ® and where he developed the curriculum and routinely teaches the Certified Forensic ConsultingÂ® Certification course. He graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Arizona. He earned his J.D. degree from California Western School of Law, his M.A. degree in bioethics from Midwestern University/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his Ph.D. from LaCrosse University. Dr. Friedman was an adjunct professor of medical and research ethics at Midwestern University and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he instructed health care providers and students in the medical field.
SCOTT F. GIBSON is a partner with the Tempe, Arizona, law firm of Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC, where he practices in the areas of employment law, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, commercial litigation, and intellectual property. He is an adjunct professor of law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, teaching "Law 691: ‘Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants.‘" Mr. Gibson is admitted to practice in Arizona; and before the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Employment and Labor Law Section) and the Defense Research Institute (Employment Law Committee). Mr. Gibson formerly served as a judge pro tem with the superior court and with the Arizona Court of Appeals. He earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, and his LL.M. degree from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Mr. Gibson is a frequent speaker and writer on topics arising from the intersection between employment and intellectual property law, most notably how employers can protect their companies from unfair competition and disloyal employees.
JOHN P. LEADER is the sole proprietor of the Leader Law Firm. Mr. Leader clerked for United States District Court Judge Alfredo C. Marquez, after which he worked for the United States Attorney‘s Office, Criminal Division, for nine years. While there, he received the Department of Justice Sustained Superior Achievement Award and commendations from United States Customs and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. He opened his own practice in 2003. Through his public and private practice, Mr. Leader has tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts, and has briefed and argued numerous appeals with the Ninth Circuit and Arizona Courts of Appeal. He now focuses his practice on helping the victims of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Leader earned his undergraduate degree, with distinction, from the University of Arizona; and his J.D. degree from the University of Arizona, where he was a member of the Arizona Law Review.
K. THOMAS SLACK is a partner with the Phoenix firm of Beale, Micheaels, Slack & Shugart, P.C., where he represents plaintiffs in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, with an emphasis on railroad grade crossing collision, trucking, and construction accidents. He has tried numerous catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, including automobile, motorcycle and trucking accidents, railroad grade crossing collisions, and construction and premises liability injuries. Mr. Slack has obtained significant seven and eight figure jury verdicts and settlements for his clients. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Slack earned his B.A. degree, with highest honors, from the University of California, Santa Barbara; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from University of California Hastings College of the Law. Mr. Slack is an State Bar of Arizona certified specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is the past president of the Phoenix Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a judge pro tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court. Mr. Slack is an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the Phoenix School of Law, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Fee Arbitration Committee and a former member of the Jury Instruction Committee.
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