CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: My First Federal Trial

CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: My First Federal Trial
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Lunch and registration begin at 12:00 PM Materials will be provided electronically prior to the program. 2.0 SUB credits

My First Federal Trial: Proper Procedure and Successful Advocacy

Federal court practice varies greatly from state court practice. Attorneys learn quickly that there are significant substantive differences in practices and procedures when trying their first federal case. Federal court boasts its own rules of civil procedure, rules of evidence and discovery. Attorneys must also learn the role of magistrate judges in the process. This video-encore offers fundamental guidance to attorneys with little or no experience trying federal cases, and acts as a refresher course for attorneys looking to brush up on best practices for federal trials.

Experienced panelists will discuss:
  • An Introduction to the Federal Court System and the Clerk's Office
  • Importance of knowing your trial judge and their applicable courtroom procedures
  • Pre-Trial Preparation
  • Witness Preparation
  • Opening Statements
  • Direct & Cross Examination
  • Introduction of Evidence
  • Closings
Missed the LIVE presentation? Attend this video-encore!
Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Hon. Mark A. Kearney
U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Leslie Miller Greenspan, Esq.
Partner, Tucker Law Group
Richard R. Harris, Esq.
Shareholder and Co-Chair, Litigation and Trials Practice Group, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Jill Huntley Taylor, Ph.D.
Director, Dispute Dynamics, Inc.
Joe H. Tucker, Jr., Esq.
-Founder and Managing Partner, Tucker Law Group

Catherine Henry, Esq.
Senior Litigator, Federal Community Defenders, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
LIVE In-Person Registrants
1. Non-Member Government Attorney or Judicial Non-Member, please enter PROMO Code GVNML1 in the Checkout Cart 
2. Non-Member Legal Services/Public Interest Attorney, please enter PROMO Code LSPINML1 in the Checkout Cart 
3. Non-Member Court Reporter or Non-Member Paralegal, please enter PROMO Code CRPLNML1 in the Checkout Cart

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2/28/2020 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Philadelphia Bar Association 1101 Market St., 10th Floor Board Room Philadelphia, PA 19107 UNITED STATES
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