A CLOSER LOOK AT EXPERTS: New Ideas and Fresh Perspectives

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


Summary

Chairpersons:
William S. Bailey & Rebecca J. Roe

Keynote Presentation by Paul N. Luvera

Recorded: Friday, December 11, 2015
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
A/V: 4.75 CLE Credits Approved
WSBA Activity ID# 417772

Welcome & Introduction
William S. Bailey, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney
Rebecca J. Roe, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney

Where is the Expert Action? Current subject matter controversies in expert testimony
Becky Roe, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney

Effective Communication with Treating Doctors.
Dr. Peter M. McGough, UW Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Director of the UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics, Seattle

Building the Foundation for Effective Expert Cross-Examination
Kristine Costello, Seattle Attorney

Using Visuals to Make Expert Testimony Come Alive
Aaron Weholt, Legal Media Experts, Seattle

Connecting Your Experts with the Jury
Bill Bailey, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle

Keynote Presentation: The Expert Witness
Paul Luvera, Gig Harbor Attorney

Motion Practice: Limiting Defense Experts and Supporting Your Own.
John Budlong, Edmonds Attorney

Judicial Perspective on Experts: Pre-Trial and Trial
Judge Catherine Shaffer, King County Superior Court, Seattle

Making Your Case with Opposing Experts
Karen Koehler, Seattle Attorney

TOTAL minutes: 281

Presenters
William S. Bailey
Bill Bailey is a 30 year WSAJ member who now teaches full-time as the first Professor From Practice at the University of Washington School of Law.

His new book, co-authored with Terence J. McAdam, "Law, Science and Experts: Civil and...More

Rebecca J. Roe
REBECCA J. ROE is with the firm Schroeter Goldmark & Bender in Seattle. In over 30 years practicing law, she has represented thousands of clients seeking justice for sex crimes, harassment, unfair work conditions and wrongful death. Since joining SGB...More
Peter M. McGough, MD
Peter McGough, M.D. serves as the Medical Director of the UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC). He is responsible for overseeing all clinical services provided within UWNC, and for implementing clinical quality improvement programs to assure that services...More
Kristine A. Costello
Kris Costello is the owner of Costello Law Firm, a boutique litigation firm located in downtown Seattle. Kris is a trial attorney and is the Firm’s lead litigator. Her practice focus is complex civil litigation-commercial and serious personal...More
Aaron Weholt
In 1980, Aaron Weholt founded Legal Graphics. The company was created as a professional resource for the production and presentation of demonstrative evidence used in litigation.

Legal Graphics was acquired by IKON Office Solutions in 1997....More

Paul N. Luvera
PAUL N. LUVERA and his wife Lita Luvera are the founders of the Luvera Law Firm, a plaintiff’s trial lawyer firm and retired from the law practice in May of 2014.

In 2010, Luvera was one of only five lawyers in the United States to be...More

John Budlong
The Budlong Law Firm represents seriously injured people in lawsuits against corporations, insurance companies, government entities, and medical institutions. John Budlong was graduated from the University of Washington law school in 1982 and is...More
Catherine D. Shaffer
HON CATHERINE D. SHAFFER is a King County Superior Court Judge in Seattle, Washington, a position she has held since November 2000. She has served as a judge in the Criminal, Civil and Family Law Divisions of the King County Superior Court and has...More
Karen K. Koehler
Partner - Stritmatter Kessler Whelan
Karen Koehler is a partner with the Stritmatter Kessler Whelan law firm. This is her 30th year in practice.

For nine years Karen was an insurance defense lawyer. She worked for three years with Tom Chambers, her mentor in the practice of...More


Originally Published

December 11, 2015


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • A CLOSER LOOK AT EXPERTS: New Ideas and Fresh Perspectives - Paper
  • Where is the Expert Action? - Video
  • Effective Communication with Treating Doctors - Video
  • Building the Foundation for Effective Expert Cross-Examination - Video
  • Using Visuals to Make Expert Testimony Come Alive - Video
  • Connecting Your Experts with the Jury - Video
  • Keynote Presentation: The Expert Witness - Video
  • Motion Practice: Limiting Defense Experts and Supporting Your Own. - Video
  • Judicial Perspective on Experts: Pre-Trial and Trial - Video
  • Making Your Case with Opposing Experts - Video

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