THINKING INSIDE THE BOX – HOW TO CONNECT WITH JUDGES AND JURIES
Live In-Person Seminar
ITEM #:  1038942201   |   EVENT CODE:  448304    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
MEMBER PRICE
$245.00
STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

IN-PERSON PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

MINNEAPOLIS

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR BOTH IN-PERSON AND ONLINE ATTENDANCE
If in-person attendance becomes unavailable, online access will automatically be available through your website account.
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

COVID safety guidelines for this event may be found HERE.


Thinking Inside the Box – How to Connect with Judges and Juries

Learn Techniques and Strategies to Help You Win Your Case

Put award-winning presenter Steve Easton’s practical knowledge to work for you and your clients.
Every aspect of a trial is a unique opportunity to create a connection with the people who will decide the fate of your client – the judge and jury. This fast-paced, entertaining, multi-media program shows you how to build rapport and trust with judges and juries, and persuade them to rely on the evidence and arguments you present. Using his years of courtroom experience, Steve Easton delivers commentary, practice pointers and real-world examples that show you what to do and how to do it. For every lawyer – novice or seasoned, civil or criminal – Easton shares tried and true methods to be more effective when trying your next case.

Learn how to: 

  • Engage jurors during voir dire
  • Avoid credibility-destroying mistakes
  • Persuade the judge to rely on your evidence
  • Make powerful closing arguments 
  • And Much More!

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Steve Easton currently serves as President of his alma mater, Dickinson State University. Has has served as the U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota and was a partner in the firm of Pearce & Durick. He is a former dean and professor at the University of Wyoming College of Law. The author of three essential guidebooks for attorneys, he is a trial lawyer and award-winning teacher who teaches lawyers how to try cases.

Steve Easton is a faculty member of The Professional Education Group.


SCHEDULE:


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN OR JOIN ONLINE


9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
How to Connect with Jurors

  • Thinking Like a Juror
  • Effective Voir Dire
  • Building on Your Voir Dire Foundation


10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
BREAK


10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
How to Establish Your Credibility
1.0 ethics credit applied for

  • Overcoming Every Juror’s Belief that Lawyers Cannot be Trusted
  • The Truth About Ethics and Ethics About the Truth
  • The Hidden Dangers of Objecting


12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK


1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
How to Connect with Judges

  • Tips on the Care and Feeding of Judges
  • The Real-World Rules of Evidence
  • Hidden Gems in the Rules of Evidence


2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
BREAK


3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Rules of the Road for Trial Attorneys

  • Assembling a Strong Trial Team
  • Preparing Fact Witnesses


3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
Powerful Final Arguments

  • Driving Home Your Theme
  • Words and Phrases with Impact

LIVE IN-PERSON
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE SIMULCAST
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Attend online

$245 MSBA members / $245 paralegals / $295 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$245.00
STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

IN-PERSON PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

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