Wednesday, March 17 to Wednesday, May 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

Webinar

Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

A panel of experienced litigators, including perspectives from the bench, demonstrations, and experiential components, will provide the ten commandments of summation, direct examination, cross examination, and opening statement. Attendees will take away trial skills, guidance, and checklists essential to make sure you present your best case.

You Will Learn

  • How to develop and deliver an effective summation
  • How to develop and deliver an effective direct examination
  • How to develop and deliver an effective cross examination
  • How to develop and deliver an effective opening statement

Who Should Attend

Any attorney interested in trying cases, or interested in brushing up on their trial skills.

Cost

(Includes electronic materials)

  Member  Non-Member  Student Member 
Series Access   $149  $298  $50
1-Day Access  $50  $100  $15

Speakers

angela-robinson Hon. Angela C. Robinson (Ret.)
Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden

James-W-Bergenn James W. Bergenn
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford

 
Cindy_Cieslak Cindy M. Cieslak
Rose Kallor LLP, Hartford

chris kriesen Christopher P. Kriesen
Kalon Law Firm LLC, Hartford


Trial Skills Series Agenda

Wednesday, March 17 | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Summation (EDU210317)


A panel of experienced litigators, including perspectives from the bench, demonstrations, and experiential components, will provide the ten commandments of summation.

Wednesday, March 24 | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Direct Examination (EDU210324B)


A panel of experienced litigators, including perspectives from the bench, demonstrations, and experiential components, will provide the ten commandments of direct examination.

Wednesday, May 19 | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Cross Examination (EDU210407)


A panel of experienced litigators, including perspectives from the bench, demonstrations, and experiential components, will provide the ten commandments of cross examination. 

Wednesday, May 26 | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Opening Statement (EDU210414)


A panel of experienced litigators, including perspectives from the bench, demonstrations, and experiential components, will provide the ten commandments of an opening statement.



CLE Credit

Trial Skills Series
CT: 8.0 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 8.0 CLE Credits (Skills)

See series session descriptions for individual credit amounts.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program may qualify for transitional and/or non-transitional CLE credits. Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml. Financial hardship information is available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. If the seminar is recorded, all member registrants will receive complimentary access to the recording approximately six weeks after the program. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


Contact

Member Service Center
Email: msc@ctbar.org
Phone: (844)469-2221