2015 Masters in Trial®: A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation

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Summary
The Masters in Trial shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial – without war stories. The mock trial demonstration of a rollover/roof crush case will be presented before a real judge and jury, complete with witnesses, experts and electronic courtroom visuals. The jury will render a verdict with jury deliberations shown to attendees via video feed.

Masters in Trial® is a skills program produced by the American Board of Trial Advocates, and whether you are a novice or seasoned trial lawyer, plaintiff or defense counsel, no matter what area of law you practice, this program will assist you in your next trial and trials thereafter.

Scope and Purpose -- Educating lawyers in the art of trial advocacy is a primary goal of the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates. The Masters in Trial shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial – without war stories. All of the trial team counsel are ABOTA members and are well-known and highly respected in their fields. The mock trial demonstration is presented before a real judge and jury, complete with witnesses, experts and electronic courtroom visuals. The jury will render a verdict with jury deliberations.

Scope and Purpose -- Educating lawyers in the art of trial advocacy is a primary goal of the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates. The Masters in Trial shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial – without war stories. All of the trial team counsel are ABOTA members and are well-known and highly respected in their fields. The mock trial demonstration is presented before a real judge and jury, complete with witnesses, experts and electronic courtroom visuals. The jury will render a verdict with jury deliberations shown to attendees via video feed.


Programs Included in this Bundle
  1. ABOTA Foundation Masters in Trial®: A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Part 1
    The Masters in Trial shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial – without war stories. The mock trial demonstration of a rollover/roof crush case will be presented before a real judge and jury, complete with witnesses, experts and electronic courtroom visuals. The jury will render a verdict with jury deliberations shown to attendees via video feed.

    Program Schedule:
    Welcome and Introductions
    Robert E. Aldrich, Jr., President, Fort Worth Chapter of ABOTA, Fort Worth, TX
    Grace Weatherly, President, Dallas Chapter of ABOTA, Denton, TX

    Ethics Lessons: Leading a Professional Life
    Lewis R. Sifford, 2007 National President of ABOTA, Dallas, TX

    Overview of Trial and Review of Stipulated Facts
    Hon. Eric V. Moyé, 14th Judicial District Court, Dallas County, Texas

    Opening Statement
    Plaintiff: Rod Phelan, Dallas, TX
    Defense: Susan E. Hutchison, Forth Worth, TX

    Examination of Plaintiff's Accident Reconstruction Expert
    Plaintiff: Thomas M. Melsheimer, Dallas, TX
    Defense: Hugh G. Connor, II, Fort Worth, TX
    Witness: Marquette W. Wolf, Mesquite, TX as Dr. Steve Coons

    Examination of Plaintiff's Design/Biomedical Expert
    Plaintiff: Rod Phelan, Dallas, TX
    Defense: Rickey J. Brantley, Fort Worth, TX
    Witness: Mark D. Strachan, Dallas, TX as Dr. Tony Freidman


    This seminar includes the following components:
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 1.1
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 1.2
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 1.3
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Fact Pattern
    Credit
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    CA, MO, OH
  2. ABOTA Foundation Masters in Trial®: A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Part 2
    The Masters in Trial shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial – without war stories. The mock trial demonstration of a rollover/roof crush case will be presented before a real judge and jury, complete with witnesses, experts and electronic courtroom visuals. The jury will render a verdict with jury deliberations shown to attendees via video feed.

    Program Schedule:
    Examination of Defendant's Accident Reconstruction Expert
    Defense: Hugh G. Connor, II, Fort Worth, TX
    Plaintiff: Grace Weatherly, Denton, TX
    Witness: Preston R. Mundt, Fort Worth, TX as Robert Reed

    Examination of Defendant's Design/Biomedical Expert
    Defense: Rickey J. Brantley, Fort Worth, TX
    Plaintiff: Richard A. Sayles, Dallas, TX
    Witness: Robert E. Aldrich, Jr. as Dr. Kenneth Orthrus

    Closing Arguments
    Plaintiff: Thomas M. Melsheimer, Dallas, TX
    Defense: Kleber C. Miller, Fort Worth, TX

    Jury Deliberation

    This seminar includes the following components:
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 2.1
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 2.2
    • A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation - Video 2.3
    Credit
    Click on jurisdiction for specific details
    MO, OH

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