Preparing a Case for Trial: Classes 3 & 4 (Video Replay)

Preparing a Case for Trial: Classes 3 & 4 (Video Replay)
3.0 CLE/NLT Hours • Event #191105NLA • CLE Easy Pass Eligible
M: $135/$150 • NM: $185/$200 • Paralegal/Non-Attorney: $105/$120

Preparing a Case for Trial: A Step By Step Guide to Effective Litigation (Video Replay)


Class #3:
 Discovery

  • Goals
  • Parameters
  • Local Rules
  • Interrogatories: A Tour of Civ. R. 33
  • Keep it simple—unless you like objections
  • Forget the lengthy instructions and definitions
  • This isn’t a deposition
    • Document requests (Civ.R. 34)
  • Same admonition about instructions and definitions
  • Always insist on a written response
    • Request for admissions
  • Best practices
  • Depositions
  • Substantive evidence or impeachment
  • Key rule: Rule 30(C)

Class #4: Trial Evidence

  • Considerations for calling witnesses
    • What does the witness add?
    • Bias, credibility
  • Preparing the witness for trial or deposition
    • Prep and then prep some more
    • Knowing how to testify is not intuitive
  • Direct
    • Make the witness the center stage
    • Use transition questions
  • Cross
    • Be selective and in control
    • The importance of listening
    • Tone and demeanor
  • Common Issues to Deal With

Instructors: 

John M. GonzalesThe Behal Law Group LLC

Jack D’AuroraThe Behal Law Group LLC

When
11/5/2019 9:00 AM - 11/5/2019 12:15 PM
Where
Columbus Bar Association 175 South Third Street Suite 1100 Columbus, Ohio 43215

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

 
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Time
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
11/5/2019 9:00 AM

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