Maximize your chance of trial victory! This program will reveal critical strategies every trial attorney needs to know. From trial preparation to closing arguments, our seasoned faculty will give you the insights you need to battle your way to that desired verdict. Register today!
Don't be left unprepared: review everything you should be doing before trial, and when.
Get ahead of the evidence game: discover how to get yours admitted while missing no opportunity to keep theirs out.
Discover how to effectively flush out potential jurors' true feelings and opinions during voir dire.
Learn how to present the best - and worst - parts of the case to judge and jury.
Find creative ways to reinforce witness credibility during direct examination.
Gain a firm hold on difficult witnesses during cross-examination with tips from seasoned trial attorneys.
Your Complete Trial Preparation Checklist
Evidentiary Issues, Stipulations, and Procedures
Jury Selection: Real-World Insights
Secrets of Effective Opening Statements
Evidence Presentation, Witness Testimony, and Objections
Cross-Examination Strategies Every Trial Attorney Should Know
Closing Arguments: The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make
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GLENN A. DUHL is a principal in Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson Duhl & Grello P.C., representing management in employment law and litigation. He is an experienced litigator who represents his clients in trials before federal and state court judges, juries, administrative and arbitration proceedings. Representative matters include breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, defamation, trade secret misappropriation, restrictive covenants, wage and hour, harassment and class action defense. Mr. Duhl also advises clients on litigation-avoidance strategies and techniques in complex and highly sensitive disputes. He previously served as an adjunct professor in moot court and trial advocacy at UCONN Law School and taught advanced employment law at the University of Hartford. Mr. Duhl is licensed in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Louisiana. He earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University and his J.D. degree from Tulane Law School.
ROBERT J. GINGRAS is a partner in the Madison law firm of Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs. His private practice is devoted to litigation in the areas of professional malpractice, personal injury, products liability, lender liability, employment law, civil rights and class actions, and has obtained substantial jury verdicts and settlements in those areas. Mr. Gingras has lectured on litigation topics for the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America for several years. He is a member of The American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the State Bar of Wisconsin. Mr. Gingras earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School-Madison.
CHRISTOPHER P. KRIESEN is the founder and principal of The Kalon Law Firm, LLC, where his practice areas include personal injury, civil litigation, appeals, and ADR. Mr. Kriesen is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before the United States District Court of Connecticut. He is a trained mediator (Harvard Law School, advanced mediation workshop, program on negotiation) and serves as an Attorney Trial Referee in Hartford Superior Court. Mr. Kriesen earned his B.Sc. degree from Villanova University, his J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and his M.A. degree, with distinction, from Trinity College.
BRIAN D. WRIGHT is co-managing partner of Faruki PLL, where he focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation matters. Mr. Wright represents publicly traded companies, privately held companies, and individual clients in complex business disputes in both federal and state courts, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings throughout Ohio and the United States. He has successfully represented clients in numerous class actions and individual actions involving securities, privacy, business torts, trademarks, consumer protection, product liability, breach of contract and warranty, trade secrets, restrictive covenants (including covenants not to compete), and other business litigation matters and has worked extensively on several false advertising disputes, including Lanham Act cases in federal court and numerous advertising challenges and compliance actions in the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. He received his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College and his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
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