Fighting for Justice in a Divided World: Ordinary Heroes in Trial

Date: 12/08/2017

Fighting for Justice in a Divided World:
Ordinary Heroes in Trial

Chairpersons: Patricia Anderson, Luvera Law Firm, and Francisco Duarte, Fury Duarte P.S.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
5.75 Law & Legal Credits, 0.5 Ethics Credits

8:20-8:30 Welcome and Opening
Program Chairs
8:30-9:00 Understanding Conservative Jurors in a Post-Trump World: Are they Different Than they Used to Be?
Zoe Littlepage, Houston, TX
9:00-9:30 Millennial Jurors in King County and Beyond: They’re Here, and You Want them on Your Side
Jeffrey Boyd, Seattle Attorney
9:30-10:00 Coloring Outside the Lines: Telling Your Story with Visuals
Zoe Littlepage, Houston, TX
10:00-10:15 BREAK
10:15-10:45 What Tweets and Trials Have in Common: Less is More
David M. Beninger, Seattle Attorney
10:45-11:25 Focus Groups for the Every Day Lawyer: Know Your Jury Before You Pick it – Ideas and Demonstration
Mark Wagner, Tacoma Attorney
11:25-11:45 Winning the “Loser” Case: How Focus Groups Shaped My Trial
Jenna Labourr, Seattle Attorney
11:45-12:30 LUNCH (box lunches included in tuition)
12:30-1:00 Go Big or Go Home! Making the Most of Damages in Closing Argument
Deborah Chang, Los Angeles, CA
1:00-1:30 Trial Lessons from Teaching Trial Skills
Steve Fury, Bellevue Attorney
1:30-2:00 Pretrial Speed Tips
    1:30-1:40 Why You Should Never File Demand Letters
      Robert Dawson, Seattle Attorney
    1:40-1:50 Ditch the Paper: Deposition Exhibits via Box.com
     Alisa Brodkowitz, Seattle Attorney
    1:50-2:00 Preparing Clients for Trial
     Patricia Anderson, Seattle Attorney

2:00-2:15 BREAK
2:15-2:45 We Don’t Do it Alone: Real Justice Comes from Real People; We Need the Jurors to Finish the Race
Francisco Duarte, Bellevue Attorney, and Patricia Anderson, Seattle Attorney
2:45-3:15 Speak to Be Heard: What Works and What Doesn’t—Truths About Successful Communication
Kimberly White, Communication & Trial Consultant and Shakespeare Coach, Seattle
3:15-3:45 Ethics: Protecting Your Client from Juror Bias Based Upon Color: How Proposed General Rule 36 Would Overcome Batson’s Flaws
Salvador A. Mungia, Tacoma Attorney
3:45-4:00 Q&A