Event Calendar

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Mock Trial Boot Camp - Introduction to Trial Part II

Start Date: 4/25/2024 12:00 PM PDT
End Date: 4/25/2024 1:00 PM PDT


Organization Name: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Contact:
Maggie Sweeney
Email: maggie@wdtl.org
Phone: (206) 749-0319

Sponsor: WDTL New Associates/Mock Trial Committee

Introduction to Trial re: trial prep, MILs, jury instructions, and voir dire - Part 2

1 WSBA CLE credit per confirmed
Sessions meet on Zoom. Please try to attend each session.

If you are an associate with seven years or less experience, this Boot Camp series is designed for you!

It features one-hour CLEs hosted by experienced defense trial lawyers from the WDTL community on opening statements, direct examination, cross-examination, and closing arguments.

After the sessions, join us at the WDTL Annual Convention in July for a live mock trial round. (The WDTL Convention is only open to WDTL members and requires a separate registration.)

Even if you can't make all the sessions, we encourage you to register; class sessions will be available on demand through the Education section of the WDTL website.

WDTL Members: Gratis
Non-Member Series Price: $400


 

Schedule
Sessions meet from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 
April 18


 
CLASS: Introduction to Trial re: trial prep, MILs, jury instructions and voir dire - Part 1 of 2
Jessica Moore, Moore & Davis
 
April 25

 
CLASS: Introduction to Trial re: trial prep, MILs, jury instructions and voir dire - Part 2 of 2
Jessica Moore, Moore & Davis
Michelle Whelan, MW Consulting (Jury Consultant)
 
May 9

 
CLASS: Opening Statements
Jean Homan, (RET), Tacoma City Attorney's Office
 
May 16




 
PRACTICUM: Opening Statements
Alice C. Brown, American Family Insurance
Jean Homan, (RET), Tacoma City Attorney's Office
Elizabeth G. Smith, Law Offices of Elizabeth G. Smith
Jessica Moore, Moore & Davis
 
May 23

 
CLASS: Direct of Defendant and Cross-examination of Plaintiff
Kazuemon Davis, Moore & Davis
 
May 30




 
PRACTICUM: Direct of Def and Cross of Plaintiff
Alice C. Brown, American Family Insurance
Jean Homan, (RET), Tacoma City Attorney's Office
Elizabeth G. Smith, Law Offices of Elizabeth G. Smith
Jessica Moore, Moore & Davis
 
June 6
 
CLASS: Direct of Defense Expert and Cross-examination of Plaintiff’s Expert
Allison Krashan, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
 
June 13




 
PRACTICUM: Direct of Defense Expert and Cross-examination of Plaintiff’s Expert
Alice C. Brown, American Family Insurance
Jean Homan, (RET), Tacoma City Attorney's Office
Elizabeth G. Smith, Law Offices of Elizabeth G. Smith
Jessica Moore, Moore & Davis
 
June 20

 
CLASS: Closing Arguments
Jean Homan, (RET), Tacoma City Attorney's Office
 
July 2024 PRACTICUM: Closing arguments at WDTL Annual Convention



 
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