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CLE: Advanced Litigation Strategies for the Seasoned Practitioner
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CLE: Advanced Litigation Strategies for the Seasoned Practitioner

9/11/2015
When: Friday, September 11
8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: The Universities at Shady Grove
9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, Maryland  20850
United States
Contact: Yesenia Mendez
301.340.2534


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Please Note:  Early Bird Rates run through August 31; Beginning September 1, rates increase.

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Are you a seasoned litigator who wants to keep their skills sharp, the Judge engaged, and the jury riveted?  This symposium is a program that will help you to take important trial skills one step further to give you that extra edge in the courtroom.  Programs will include creating and presenting a theory of the case, effective use of expert witnesses, examination of witnesses, ins and outs of evidentiary objections, communicating with your jury, effective use of demonstrative and summary evidence, and preserving your record for appeals.  No matter what your practice area, this symposium is a must-see program for anyone who wants to strengthen their courtroom skills.

 

8:30am-9:00am                               CHECK-IN

9:00am-9:15am                               Introductions

                                                            Speakers:      Larry Kaye, Esquire
                                                                                    The Kaye Law Firm
                                                                                    The Winning Litigator, LLC
                                                                                    Rockville, Maryland

                                                                                    Pamela S. West, Esquire
                                                                                    P.S. West, Attorney at Law, LLC
                                                                                    Kensington, Maryland

                                                                                    Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire
                                                                                    Avery & Upton
                                                                                    Rockville, Maryland

9:15am-10:15am                       Theory of the Case & Opening Statement

                                                            Speaker:        R. Scott Oswald, Esquire
                                                                                    The Employment Law Group
                                                                                    Washington, DC

10:15am-10:45am                     How to Preserve the Record For Appeal

                                                            Speakers:      John S. Weaver, Esquire
                                                                                    Law Office of John S. Weaver
                                                                                    Rockville, Maryland

                                                                                    The Honorable Patrick Woodward
                                                                                    Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
                                                                                    Annapolis, Maryland

10:45am-11:00am                     Fifteen Minute Break

10:45am-12:00pm                     FIRST BREAKOUT SESSION

Breakout #1:  Examination of Witnesses-Direct and Cross

Speakers:                  William Planta, Esquire
                                    Planta & Satin, LLC
                                    Rockville, Maryland

                                    Prudence A. Upton, Esquire
                                    Avery & Upton
                                    Rockville, Maryland

Breakout #2:  Effective Use of Expert Witnesses

Speakers:                  Sandra A. Brooks, Esquire
                                    Offit Kurman
                                    Bethesda, Maryland

                                    Lianne Friedman, MA, CRC
                                    Lianne Friedman, MC, CRC, LLC
                                    Montgomery Village, Maryland

                                    Eric J. Rollinger, Esquire
                                    Stein, Sperling, Bennet, De Jong, & Driscoll PC

                                    Rockville
, Maryland
                      
                                   Alan S. Zipp, CPA-Attorney

                                   Rockville
, Maryland

12:00pm-1:00pm                       Lunch (Provided)

1:00pm-1:45pm                         Ins and Outs of Evidentiary Objections

                                                            Speakers:      Karen Robbins, Esquire
                                                                                    Karen Robbins, Attorney at Law
                                                                                    Frederick, Maryland

                                                                                    Annemarie Wall, Esquire
                                                                                    Law Offices of Annemarie Wall, LLC
                                                                                    Rockville, Maryland

1:45pm-2:15pm                         Use of Demonstrative Evidence

                                                            Speaker:        Peter Phaneuf
                                                                                    Trial Tek Consulting
                                                                                    Lansdowne, Virginia

2:15pm-2:30pm                         Fifteen Minute Break

2:30pm-3:30pm                         SECOND BREAKOUT SESSION                                            

Breakout #1: Communicating with Your Jury—How to Effectively Present Your Case in a Jury Trial

Speakers:                  Larry Kaye, Esquire
                                    The Kaye Law Firm
                                    The Winning Litigator, LLC
                                    Rockville, Maryland

                                    Carolyn Koch, J.D.
                                    Jury Solutions, LLC
                                    Fairfax, Virginia

Breakout #2:  Communicating with Your Bench—How to Effectively Present Your Case In A Bench Trial

Speakers:       The Honorable Michael J. Algeo (Ret.)
                         Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland
                         Rockville, Maryland

                         The Honorable Sherrie L. Krauser (Ret.)
                        Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland
                        JAMS Arbitration, Mediation, and ADR Services
                       Greenbelt, Maryland

                         The Honorable Cheryl A. McCally
                        Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland
                        Rockville, Maryland

3:30pm-4:30pm      Delivering an Effective Closing Argument That Will Sway Your Jury or Judge

                                                Speaker:        Larry Kaye, Esquire
                                                                        The Kaye Law Firm
                                                                        The Winning Litigator, LLC
                                                                        Rockville, Maryland

4:30pm        SYMPOSIUM ENDS