TRIALS OF THE CENTURY
Live Simulcast Seminar
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MEMBER PRICE
$275.00
STANDARD PRICE
$325.00
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 webcast at no charge.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.

Trials of the Century

Learn from Watching the Masters in their Most Memorable Trials

Examine the Specific Techniques Used in Some of America's Top Trials!
Drawing on examples from his own experience and using actual film footage, recreations and verbatim trial transcripts from some of the most famous – and infamous – trials of the last 100 years, Todd Winegar, one of the nations’ top-rated CLE speakers, will show you how you can put the techniques of master trial lawyers to work in your practice. Learn techniques and strategies you can use to get the results you want.


About Your Presenter
Todd Winegar is a dynamic speaker and practicing attorney who emphasizes civil trial litigation. He has been involved in some of the larger cases in his home state of Utah. Todd’s experience includes professional malpractice on the plaintiff and defense side, product liability actions involving para- and quadriplegia, and a Minuteman missile accident. A highly regarded CLE presenter, Todd has presented seminars through the United States and Canada to wide acclaim.


Course Materials
You'll receive an electronic copy of the Trials of the Century workbook and the Ultimate Trial Notebook, full of checklists and advice to use every time you appear in court or create a document. It will be a valuable reference your entire career.


What Your Colleagues Say

I would highly recommend this seminar to any new lawyers or veterans looking to hone their trial skills.

Very interesting and fun topic. I learned so much and was engaged the entire time.

As a prosecutor, this seminar was invaluable. 

Very engaging speaker with amazing grasp of factual background of various trials and why certain techniques work and don’t work.

Very polished, engaging speaker, with excellent mixed media presentation.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
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9:00 – 10:55 a.m.
Cross Examination:The O.J. Simpson Trial (1995)
Cross examination of Mark Fuhrman by F. Lee Bailey 

  • Generally accepted principles of cross examination
  • Adjusting and breaking the principles of effective advocacy to fit the circumstances
  • Techniques that can make a cross examination great


10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
BREAK


11:10 – 11:25 a.m.
The Scopes Monkey Trial (1925)
Cross-examination of William Jennings Bryant by Clarence Darrow – based on a theme, goals and steps.


11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Trial (1935)
Watch the cross examination of Bruno Hauptmann. An aggressive cross can be effective – IF you have the “goods.”


12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
The Alger Hiss Trial (1949)
1.0 ethics credit applied for
“Hissteria,” or “The Red Scare” had more impact on the politics of America than any case, ever. It birthed McCarthyism, inspired the John Birch Society, and created a skepticism and distrust of government, Hiss’ U.N., intellectuals, and the “Eastern Elite” that persists today. Identify the different types of difficult attorneys and how to deal with each.


12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK


1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
The Alger Hiss Trial (continued)


1:30 – 2:40 p.m.
Cross Examination of the Difficult Witness: The Nuremberg Trials (1945–1946)
Cross examination of Field Marshal Hermann Göring by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

  • Methods for controlling the difficult witness
  • Appealing to the court when violations of control occur


2:40 – 2:55 p.m.
BREAK


2:55 – 3:30 p.m.
The People v. Clarence Darrow – LA Times Bombing Trial (1911)
Darrow’s closing argument in his own bribery trial

  • Darrow’s favorite arguments used in virtually every case
  • Putting your client in a white hat
  • Framing the issues
  • Flattery will get you everywhere


3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
The Clinton Impeachment Trial (1999)
Favorite arguments with a 21st century twist – great arguments have not changed throughout the years.

LIVE WEBCAST
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Attend online

REPLAYS
There are no replays.

$275 MSBA members / $275 paralegals / $325 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
$275.00
STANDARD PRICE
$325.00
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 webcast at no charge.

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