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Originally presented: September 16, 2016 | Course length: 6.25 hours
Highly respected business litigators and judges will explain and demonstrate strategies, techniques and best practices for preparing and then presenting a business case in the courtroom from the viewpoints of plaintiff, defendant and the court. This course, which assumes knowledge of basic trial technique and practice, will showcase experienced practitioners and judges with their perspectives on how to persuasively communicate business information to the opposition and the trier of fact.
From discovery and motion practice to cross-examination and final arguments, learn the art of the business trial – and how to win at every stage.
The Art of the Business Trial (15 MINUTES)
– Tom Tinkham & Steven J. Wells
Document Discovery (40 MINUTES)
How to Work with the Other Side to Get the Documents You Need, Avoid Spoliation Claims and Limit the Costs
– Jeffrey J. Bouslog & Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes
Exhibits and Demonstrative Exhibits (40 MINUTES)
How to Exclude Improper Exhibits and Make Your Exhibits Speak to the Jury
– Judge Gordon W. Shumaker, Jr.
Depositions (40 MINUTES)
How to Focus the Businessperson on the Important Issues and Elicit the Necessary Testimony for Motions and Cross-Examination
– Tom Tinkham & Shari L. J. Aberle
Pre-Trial Motion Practice (40 MINUTES)
How to Limit the Risks of a Jury Trial and Focus Your Motion Response to Best Educate the Court
– Theresa Bevilacqua & Karl L. Cambronne
Mediation (40 MINUTES)
How to Prepare Your Client and Deploy Techniques to Achieve the Best Results
– Jonathan M. Bye, David T. Schultz, Rachel K. Zimmerman Scobie & Tom Tinkham
Preparing the Business Witness for Trial (40 MINUTES)
How to Keep Your Witness Likeable and Focused on the Important Issues
– Jim Ladner & Steven J. Wells
Opening Statements and Final Arguments (40 MINUTES)
How to Strengthen Your Credibility and the Credibility of Your Client to Help the Jury Understand and Agree with Your Position
– Kathy S. Kimmel, Chief Judge John R. Tunheim & Todd A. Wind
Direct Examination and Cross-examination (40 MINUTES)
How to Highlight Your Key Points to Avoid Boring or Losing the Jury
– William Pentelovitch, Charles F. Webber & Steven J. Wells
Eliciting Persuasive Expert Witness Testimony (40 MINUTES)
How to Make the Complex Straightforward
– Judge Thomas S. Fraser
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Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.25 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 6.25 credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.