3692 Jury Selection: Are You Ready?
Jury selection is an intense part of the trial process. It requires a skill set that is a combination of talking and listening while actively strategizing about the composition of the jury. Developing the skills to maximize the time allowed, while working within the Court’s format for jury selection, is crucial for success as a trial lawyer. This program provides techniques for learning as much as possible from the venire during voir dire.
3626 Trial Lawyer Professionalism: What’s In It For You?
This program addresses professionalism from the perspective of a trial lawyer. It addresses what professionalism is, why it is good for our profession and our clients, and why it is good for the career development and mental health and wellbeing of the trial lawyer. It also identifies some common professionalism challenges and it provides resources that a trial lawyer can use to successfully navigate those challenges.
3289 Ehrardt on Evidence
Professor Charles Ehrhardt, the author of Ehrhardt’s Florida Evidence, gives a dynamic presentation on recent developments in the law of evidence, including the admissibility of electronic evidence and the return (at least for now) of the Frye standard for determining the admissibility of expert testimony.
2835 Civil Trial Update & Board Certification Review 2019
This course is designed for two audiences: those who are preparing to take the Board Certification exam for civil trial or business litigation and those who want a refresher course and update on civil litigation and trial practice.
3302 eDiscovery for Trial Lawyers 2019
eDiscovery for Trial Lawyers will cover topics involved in the collection, review and production of electronically stored information (ESI) discovery in litigation. ESI will be addressed at a user level, to familiarize trial attorneys with the “language” of ESI; address common ESI discovery functions, motions and pitfalls; review ethical obligations when handling ESI issues; discuss recent ESI opinions; and provide insight into current eDiscovery topics locally and nationally.
3307 Raymond J Ehrlich, Jr. Trial Advocacy Seminar
This year’s Trial Advocacy seminar will focus on four main components of a jury trial, as presented by faculty who are circuit court judges and attorneys who are Florida Bar Board Certified in either Civil Trial Law, or Business Litigation.
2834 Hot Topics in Evidence
This one-day seminar has been designed to appeal to civil, criminal, and appellate practitioners. Those in attendance will benefit from a thorough discussion of the latest developments in Florida evidence law, and an exploration of difficult, recurring evidentiary issues.