Learn the latest on Trial Skills & Techniques with the Judges & Titans with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Trial Skills & Techniques with the Judges & Titans Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Winning at litigation and discovery today requires a successful blend of strategy, ethics, and cutting edge tactics. The every shrinking number of cases that reach trial mandates a mastery of the latest skills in effective trial practices, a framework of ethical duties and an understanding of constantly evolving technology. Cases can be won or lost based on details like the role of social media in discovery, preservation of evidence, or even a resistance to utilizing high-tech options in the courtroom. The seminar faculty features three nationally regarded experts in successful trial techniques and ethics, including a U.S. District Judge, a former federal magistrate judge, and a leading authority of legal ethics. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the convenient 24/7 on-demand seminar. Agenda: 1. Effective Trial Techniques: An Ethical View from the Bench:
a. What Judges Want You To Know
b. Successful Trial Strategies
c. Winning with Ethics & A Judicial View of Professionalism
d. Effective Approaches with Juries
e. Ethical Issues related to Voir Dire, Opening & Closing Statements
f. Managing the Expert Witnesses 2. Winning at Discovery:
a. Revisions to Removal and Subject Matter/venue Statues
b. Social Media and the Evolving Questions of Possession, Custody, or Control
c. Preservation: How Does Proportionality Fit into the Initial Decision to Preserve
d. Privilege: Automated Review and Rule 502
e. Competence: What Does It Mean Today?
f. What Should You Fight about before the Judge? 3. Legal Ethical Considerations:
a. Legal Ethics Today: What You Don’t Know
b. Best Practices on Fee Disputes
c. Managing Conflicts
d. Ethically Managing Difficult Clients & Corporate Clients
e. Effectively Communicating with Opposing Parties and Counsel
f. Avoiding Complaints from Clients & Your Peers 4. Recorded Question & Answer Session
Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. William Royal Furgeson, Jr.
is a U. S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Judge Furgeson was nominated by President Clinton to the District Court in November 1993 and has been a member of the federal judiciary since 1994. He served for 14 years on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas until 2008, when he assumed senior status and transferred to the Northern District of Texas. Prior to serving on the bench, Judge Ferguson practiced law for over two decades as a private practitioner and as an Assistant County Attorney. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, as well as president of his local chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, United Way, and bar association.
2. Ronald J. Hedges
has extensive experience in e-discovery and in management of complex civil litigation matters. Judge Hedges served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, for nearly two decades, where he acted as the compliance judge for the Court Mediation Program, a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee, and both a member and reporter for the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee. From 2001 to 2005 he was a member of the Advisory Group of Magistrate Judges. He has served as an adjunct professor at multiple law schools, including Georgetown University Law Center, where he is also a member of the National Law Alumni Board and E-Discovery Advisory Board. Judge Hedges is a member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society and the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.
3. John A. Snow
is a leading expert on legal ethics, partner in Van Cott’s Litigation Section, Chair of the Construction Law Practice Group, and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Snow’s practice focuses on general civil litigation, including commercial, construction, insurance, and professional malpractice matters. Mr. Snow is an active member of his local Association of General Contractors. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Legal Malpractice Law, and has been named as both a SuperLawyer and member of the “Legal Elite.” He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he was an editor of the Arizona State Law Review. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits*
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
11. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
12. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
13. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (live credit only)
15. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
16. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
18. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
19. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
20. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
21. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
22. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
23. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
24. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
25. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
26. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS ON-DEMAND DOWNLOADABLE SEMINAR.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.