Learn the latest on Powerful Jury Selection & Trial Prep CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to 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.
Powerful Jury Selection & Trial Prep CLE 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 Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Powerful jury selection & trial preparation can make the difference in winning your client’s case. Effective jury selection is one of the key aspects in the outcome of any trial. By using proven jury selection techniques and rapidly emerging technological advantages, attorneys can more readily develop insights into biases and beliefs of potential jurors. At the same time, preparing effective opening statements, summation, and both direct & cross exam can best frame the facts to highlight your client’s positions. Tested strategies in trial prep are often the best indicator for success in the courtroom. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features three of the country’s most respected trial attorneys, whose successful techniques have been depicted in national media accounts and featured in a major motion picture. Course materials will serve as a helpful guide on these skills and techniques, as well as a useful source for your future reference. Agenda:
1. Winning at Jury Selection:
a. Effectively Using Technology in Voir Dire
b. Proven Questioning Strategies
c. Determining Biases
d. What You Need to Know Before Striking Potential Jurors
e. Preserving Errors relating to Tainted Jury Panels
2. Successful Opening Arguments & Summation:
a. The Art of Crafting Powerful Statements
b. Proven Techniques in Framing Successful Arguments
c. Mastering the Rules of Evidence to Bolster Your Position
d. Effectively Structuring the Elements of a Winning Statement
3. Cross & Direct Examination Preparation:
a. Tested Techniques for Effective Cross-Examination
b. Dealing with Well Prepared Lay Witnesses
c. Beating the Perils of Cross-Examining Experts
d. How the Rules of Evidence Can Make Your Case
e. Strategies for Building an Account through Direct Examination
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Herald Price Fahringer
is one of the most respected trial attorneys in the nation. Over a career spanning more than 50 years, Mr. Fahringer has argued and/or briefed 15 cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as 400 cases before the federal Courts of Appeals and numerous state supreme courts. Mr. Fahringer has also tried or argued cases in 25 states. His experience includes white-collar criminal defense in federal and state prosecutions involving Fraud, Conspiracy, Money Laundering, Importation and Distribution of Illegal Drugs, Obstruction of Justice, Espionage, Larceny, Arson, Homicide and Pornography, as well as the trial of Free Speech cases. Mr. Fahringer’s successful courtroom skills were depicted in a major motion picture. He has been recognized for excellence in practice and contributions to the laws by countless entities and multiple universities. Mr. Fahringer has been invited to lecture at Harvard Law School, NYU Law School, Cornell Law School, and the University of California Law School, among others. He has appeared on national televisions programs, including Good Morning America, Inside Edition, American Justice, and has served as a legal commentator for CNN. Mr. Fahringer is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, and the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
2. Anthony Rodriguez
is a nationally respected trial attorney and Partner at Morrison Foerster. His securities litigation practice has included numerous complex and high-profile representations of corporations, board committees and individual directors, and corporate officers in class action and derivative litigation, SEC matters, and internal investigations. His experience crosses an array of industry sectors, and has spent years following, and has published articles on, developments in the law regarding outside directors’ “due diligence” defense to actions under the Securities Act of 1933. Mr. Rodriguez has extensive experience defending companies in antitrust and unfair competition claims. His peers have rated him "AV Preeminent" in the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
3. Seth A. Gastwirth
is a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, where he has made a national reputation as trial counsel in commercial, class action, energy, intellectual property, product liability, consumer fraud, securities, corporate governance, bankruptcy and contract litigation in state and federal courts, arbitrations and administrative proceedings. His exceptional skills have led him to be listed in Super Lawyers Magazine, in Benchmark Litigation, and in Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys. Mr. Gastwirth served a trial counsel to one of the largest worldwide corporations in a breach of contract dispute; following trial, the Court ruled in his client's favor on every element of injunction standard and denied an injunction. In another matter, Mr. Gastwirth serves as trial counsel to a major manufacturer in a consumer class action. He successfully defeated certification of the class. Mr. Gastwirth is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
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 CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
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.