August 8, 2008
Litigation Management Series second season
The Litigation Management Series returns to the Columbus Bar beginning Tuesday, September 9, and continues on Tuesdays through November 18. Designed by Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Patrick E. Sheeran, this 10-week litigation blockbuster will take the attorney through all phases of the trial process, from first contact with the client through the closing arguments. Each seminar is 1.5 CLE credits.
Attorneys with little trial experience needing a primer on the trial process, as well as seasoned attorneys looking for a refresher on trial techniques, will benefit from the host of experienced trial lawyers scheduled to present at the series.
Topics to be covered during the series include:
September 9 - Client Contact Interview, Investigation, Handling Cases “Over My Head”
September 23 - Filing Procedures at the Clerk of Court’s Office; Alternative Dispute Resolution and Settlement Techniques
September 30 - Civil Discovery
October 7 - Voir Dire for Civil Cases
October 14 - Criminal Discovery and Criminal Voir Dire
October 21 - Deposition Strategies
October 28 - Opening Statement and Direct Examination of Lay Witnesses
November 4 - Direct Examination of Experts
November 11 - Cross Examination of Experts and Lay Witnesses
November 18 - Closing Arguments and Jury Instructions
Free sandwiches will be served prior to the seminar from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. This is an opportunity to grab a light lunch before attending the series, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Of course, no food may be consumed during the seminar.
Columbus Bar members can purchase 10 seminars (15.0 CLE hours) in advance for $450 – a $100 savings.
Cost of each seminar: members: $55 prepaid/$65 day of; non-members: $75 prepaid/$65 day of; paralegals and non-attorneys: $45 prepaid/$55 day of
Visit the CLE homepage at www.cbalaw.org/cle to register and view complete descriptions and speakers for each seminar.