Trial Evidence: Artistry & Advocacy in the Courtroom

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TypeTitleStartEndCLEPrice
Video Replay - Beaver
Beaver County Bar Association
788 Turnpike Street, Beaver PA, 15009
STARTTue., Jun. 19, 2018
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Jun. 19, 2018
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00
Video Replay - Mechanicsburg
PBI Conference Center
5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg PA, 17055
STARTTue., Jun. 26, 2018
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Jun. 26, 2018
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00
Video Replay - Philadelphia
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTFri., May. 11, 2018
9:00 AM
ENDFri., May. 11, 2018
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00

About

Tom Mauet uses his vast experience as a trial lawyer, law professor and judge to help you organize evidence in the way it should be - from the judge's perspective. Mauet frames his presentation by using the "3R's": Is it relevant? Is it reliable? Is it right? This comprehensive and entertaining program is enhanced by a continuous visual presentation and a detailed evidence manual. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an experienced litigator, judge, professor and best-selling author - and a compelling CLE instructor!

This will be your indispensable guide to succeeding at trial

  • First steps - what to do as soon as evidence problem arises
  • Making objections that persuade the judge
  • Establishing proper foundations for witnesses and exhibits
  • 9 steps of expert testimony admissibility
  • Understanding the hearsay/non-hearsay dichotomy
  • 7 impeachment methods and rehabilitation

Program Schedule

8:30 - 10:00

Is It Relevant?

  • General relevance
  • Special relevance
  • Character traits
  • Other acts

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15 - 12:15

Is It Relevant? (continued)

  • Habit
  • Policy exclusions
  • Privileges exclusions

Is It Reliable?

  • Hearsay and non-hearsay
  • Hearsay exceptions
  • Exceptions - statements
  • Exceptions - spontaneous statements
  • Exceptions - records

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch (included in your tuition)

12:45 - 1:45

Tom's Top 10 Ethical Violations

1:45 - 2:15

Is It Right?

  • Witness competency
  • Direct examination

2:15 - 2:30

Break

2:30 - 3:30

Is It Right? (continued)

  • Experts - 9 steps
  • Cross-examination
  • Impeachment - 7 methods
  • Rehabilitation
  • Exhibits - 7 groups
  • Original documents rule
  • Judicial notice

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