Trial Skills in the Courtroom



Trial Skills in the Courtroom
June 2, Embassy Suites Downtown
Louisville, Kentucky
Seminar Chair: Casey Kimball
6.0 Hours of CLE

Seasoned attorneys give you tips on voir dire, cross examination, opening and closing arguments and developing your theme.

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Ethics of Voir Dire: The Interaction among Social Media Research of Jurors, Preemptive Strikes for Cause
J. Allan Cobb, Louisville, Kentucky
9:30 a.m. Opening Statement: Why Everything You Were Taught May Be Wrong
Vanessa Cantley, Louisville, Kentucky
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. Set the Stage, Engage, Enrage: Developing Your Case Themes
Deborah R. Gough, Hackensack, New Jersey
11:45 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:00 p.m. Dram Shop Lessons on Liability
Jeff Jannarone, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
2:00 p.m. Suggestions on the Art of Cross-Examination
Lea Player, Louisville, Kentucky
3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 p.m. Closing Arguments: Some Must Dos and Some Real Ones
Ann Oldfather, Louisville, Kentucky
4:15 p.m. Seminar Concludes



Embassy Suites Downtown

Embassy Suites Downtown
Louisville, Kentucky
Address: 501 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 813-3800


Materials available with registration:
Trial Skills in the Courtroom:
00 Trial Skills Agenda
01 Ethics of Voir Dire
02 Opening Statements
03 Developing Case Themes
04 Dram Shop Lessons
05 The Art of Cross Examination
06 Closing Arguments


Overnight accomodations

Rooms are available for $149 at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Louisville by calling (502) 813-3800 no later than May 4, 2017. Please mention KJA to receive the special rate.


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by 5:00 p.m. on May 30 receive a 100 percent refund, cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. on May 30 receive a 50 percent refund and cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. on May 31 will not receive a refund, but do receive electronic and audio CLE materials.