FRIDAY – March 13, 2020

 

12:00pm-1:00pm    Carrie Frank—Boulder, CO

It's Not The Will To Win That Matters...

        

1:00pm-3:00pm       Mel Orchard—Jackson, WY

Voir Dire, a Taste of the Trial Lawyer’s College Method

 

3:00pm-3:15pm       BREAK

 

3:15pm-5:00pm      John Romano—West Palm Beach, FL

“You Had Me at Hello” – Putting Your Best Foot Forward: The Persuasive Opening Statement

 

5:00pm-6:00pm      Panel Discussion on Opening Statements:

Strategies, Methods, and Hard-Learned Wisdom for Drafting, Writing, and Rehearsing Your Opening Statement

Nick DiCello—Cleveland, OH

Carrie Frank—Boulder, CO

Mark O’Mara—Orlando, FL

Mel Orchard—Jackson, WY

John Romano—West Palm Beach, FL

Aimee WagstaffDenver, CO

Liz Zwibel—Tampa, FL

 

6:00pm-9:30pm       DINNER AND DRINKS WITH THE VETERANS

 

SATURDAY – March 14, 2020

 

7:00am-8:00am       FULL BREAKFAST

 

8:00am-9:00am       Lance Sears—Colorado Springs, CO

The Jury  Bias Model: Understanding the Lenses Through Which Jurors Will See Your Case; and Preparing Your Trial Story to Overcome Bias and Prejudice

 

9:00am-10:00am     Aimee WagstaffDenver, CO

How to Engage Jurors in Opening Statements and Throughout Trial

 

10:00am-10:15am   BREAK

 

10:15am-12:45pm   WORKSHOP SESSIONS—OPENING STATEMENTS

Attendees will get on their feet and perform 10-15 minutes of an opening statement from a case they are currently working on and will receive feedback from a veteran trial attorney “coach.” TV’s will be set up in each breakout room so attendees can use PowerPoints, visuals, etc. Attendees are strongly encouraged to be prepared to give a presentation and to use the TV as part of the presentation—or at least to use some form of demonstrative evidence!

LUNCH: Sponsored by Hennessey Digital – boxed lunches will be delivered to each of the breakout rooms at 12:00pm so attendees can eat lunch while others are performing their opening statements.

 

12:45pm-1:00pm     BREAK

 

1:00pm-2:00pm       Liz Zwibel—Tampa, FL

Cross Examination Nuts and Bolts: When to Obey and When to Break the Ten Commandments of Cross Examination

 

2:00pm-3:00pm       Mark O’Mara—Orlando, FL

Cross Examination

 

3:00pm-3:15pm       BREAK

 

3:15pm-4:15pm       James Carter—New Orleans, LA

The Ancient Art Form of Storytelling and The Science of Good Communication

 

4:15pm-6:45pm       Nick Rowley and Courtney RowleyOjai, CA

Trial By Human and Trial By Woman: Voir Dire and Opening Statements

As part of this session, we are bringing in mock jurors and Nick and Courtney will conduct a live voir dire. 

 

7:00pm-9:00pm       Networking Reception: Sponsored by Alert Communications

 

SUNDAY – March 15, 2020

 

7:00am-8:00am       FULL BREAKFAST

 

8:00am-9:00am       Scott PowellBirmingham, AL

Closing Arguments: Where do I begin?

 

9:00am-10:00am     Mike Burg—Denver, CO

Closing Arguments: Arming the Jurors to Be Your Advocates

 

10:00am-10:15am   BREAK

 

10:15am-12:45pm   WORKSHOP SESSIONS—CLOSING ARGUMENTS

Attendees will get on their feet and perform 10-15 minutes of a closing argument (or can repeat their opening statement) from a case they are currently working on and will receive feedback from a veteran trial attorney “coach.” TV’s will be set up in each breakout room so attendees can use PowerPoints, visuals, etc. Attendees are strongly encouraged to be prepared to give a presentation and to use the TV as part of the presentation—or at least to use some form of demonstrative evidence!

LUNCH: Sponsored by Hennessey Digital – boxed lunches will be delivered to each of the breakout rooms at 12:00pm so attendees can eat lunch while others are performing their closing arguments.

 

12:45pm-1:00pm     BREAK

 

1:00pm-3:00pm       E-Discovery Allstar Panel Discussion You Cannot Miss!!!           

E-Discovery is the Greatest Tool That Has Ever Existed for Extracting Truth From Corporations! Learn the Nuts and Bolts of How Lawyers Can—and why they MUST—Utilize E-Discovery in Every Single Case—Plus a Bonus Session on Laying a Foundation for ESI and Admitting ESI into Evidence

Jennifer Keel—Denver, CO

Nursine Jackson—Breckenridge, CO

Chad Roberts—Miami, FL

Moderated By Dustin Herman—Cleveland, OH

 

3:00pm                      ADJOURN

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