Fighting for Justice in a Divided World: Ordinary Heroes in Trial
Published by Washington State Association for Justice
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Duration: 385 minutes
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Fighting for Justice in a Divided World:
Ordinary Heroes in Trial
Chairpersons: Patricia Anderson, Luvera Law Firm, and Francisco Duarte, Fury Duarte PS.
Friday, December 8, 2017
WA State Convention Center, Seattle
5.75 Law & Legal - .5 Ethics credits
8:20-8:30 Welcome and Opening
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
10:15-10:45 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
2:15-2:45 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
| Patricia Anderson|
Patricia Anderson joined the Luvera Law Firm in 1997. This past year, she partnered with David Beningerin obtaining a $38.25 million jury verdict for a bicyclist hit by a valet driver; a $12 million arbitrationaward for the death of a former...MorePatricia Anderson joined the Luvera Law Firm in 1997. This past year, she partnered with David Beningerin obtaining a $38.25 million jury verdict for a bicyclist hit by a valet driver; a $12 million arbitrationaward for the death of a former Police Chief and injuries to his wife from a car collision; and a $6 millionsettlement for an electrical brain injury to a worker electrocuted by overhead powerlines on a roadwayconstruction site.She serves on the board of directors for Washington Association for Justice and WSAJ’s Judicial Relationsand Awards committees, writes articles for Trial News, presents at continuing legal education seminars,and teaches trial advocacy in Steve Fury’s Trial Skills program for young lawyers. Her professionalmemberships include WSAJ, American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, King County BarAssociation, and the Washington State Bar Association. She is a past board member of Little BitTherapeutic Riding Center, past president and board member of Denny Creek Neighborhood Allianceenvironmental advocacy group, and was a founding member of Amnesty International Group 624. Aftergraduating magna cum laude from Whitworth College, Anderson obtained her J.D. from SeattleUniversity School of Law with honors in 1987. She’s a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial LawyersCollege.Patti and Mike, her husband of more than 30 years, raised their two sons and many dogs in theNorthwest, and have deep roots here. They enjoy hiking, camping, bicycling, kayaking, fishing, andexploring the shores and waters of Whidbey Island and beyond. Collapse
| Francisco A. Duarte|
Francisco A. Duarte, a partner at the firm of Fury Duarte, P.S., is a former Assistant Attorney General andDeputy King County Prosecutor in Seattle, WA. Mr. Duarte is a former director and chair of LawyersHelping Hungry Children and served on the...MoreFrancisco A. Duarte, a partner at the firm of Fury Duarte, P.S., is a former Assistant Attorney General andDeputy King County Prosecutor in Seattle, WA. Mr. Duarte is a former director and chair of LawyersHelping Hungry Children and served on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. Heis also past chair of the Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law Section, the Washington StateBar Association Criminal Justice Institute, and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPublic Education Committee. He currently serves on the Board of the Washington State Association forJustice (WSAJ).Mr. Duarte has taught trial practice in Botswana, Kenya, and Mexico. In addition, Mr. Duarte is on thefaculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) and the Trial Lawyers College, which wasfounded by Gerry Spence in 1994. Mr. Duarte teaches trial advocacy at the University of WashingtonSchool of Law and is a frequent lecturer at legal education programs on trial practice methods andcriminal law matters and has appeared on television news networks and radio programs as a legalanalyst. Mr. Duarte is a trial lawyer dedicated to helping people against insurance companies andgovernment entities. Mr. Duarte’s practice areas include personal injury, DUI defense, and related DUIcrimes. Collapse
| Zoe Littlepage|
Zoe Littlepage’s practice focuses on complex cases including mass torts, defective medical product ordrug cases as well as human rights issues. She typically spends months each year in trial, all across thecountry. Ms. Littlepage’s jury awards...MoreZoe Littlepage’s practice focuses on complex cases including mass torts, defective medical product ordrug cases as well as human rights issues. She typically spends months each year in trial, all across thecountry. Ms. Littlepage’s jury awards made the list of the Top 10 Largest Verdicts in the country for2007, 2009 and 2010.Ms. Littlepage led the charge for the state court Rezulin litigation. Littlepage Booth reviewed more thansix million pages of Rezulin documents, took more than 100 days of depositions and Ms. Littlepage triedfive of the nine Rezulin trials nationwide, achieving jury verdicts of over $40 million.In 2003, Ms. Littlepage was appointed Lead Counsel of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for theHormone Replacement Therapy MDL Litigation. Ms. Littlepage went to trial more than a dozen times onhormone therapy cases and achieved jury verdicts in excess of $260 million for her clients.In 2011, Zoe Littlepage was induced into The Inner Circle of Advocates. Founded in 1972, The InnerCircle of Advocates is an invitation only group of 100 of the best trial lawyers in America who areselected for their character, experience and success in the courtroom. The Inner Circle of Advocates wasdescribed by The Washington Post as, "A select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated triallawyers" and is recognized as one of the most exclusive groups of attorneys in the nation. Inner Circlemembers often work collectively to share experience, skills and knowledge in pursuit of justice.American Lawyer magazine as well as Fortune magazine named Ms. Littlepage as one of America’s“Premiere Lawyers.” She has also been nominated as a “Super Lawyer” as well as “Top Lawyer” in thecountry multiple years running. In 2008, she received the Clarence Darrow award for Best Mass TortLawyer. Texas Lawyer praises Ms. Littlepage’s tenacity stating “all bets should be onLittlepage.” Chambers USA, a legal publisher, recognizes Zoe Littlepage as a leading lawyer in nationwideproduct liability litigation and notes that “Zoe Littlepage of Littlepage Booth does ‘a bang-up job forplaintiffs.’” According to lawyers interviewed by Chambers USA, “[w]hen you see her, you know youhave a fight on your hands.”Ms. Littlepage lectures extensively at legal conventions on defective drug litigation issues and, inparticular, the use of visual exhibits and demonstrative aides at trial.Born and raised in the Caribbean, Ms. Littlepage attended boarding school in England and graduatedfrom Phillips Academy, Andover, MA. She received a bachelor’s degree in 1987 from Rice University inHouston, Texas with a triple major. She attended Emory University Law School and received her lawdegree with honors from University of Houston in 1990, where she served on the Houston Law Review.Each year Ms. Littlepage competes in various adventure races to raise money for charity such asthe Global Scavenger Hunt. Collapse
| Jeffrey D. Boyd, Esq.|
Jeff Boyd has been a trial lawyer since 1982 and has tried over 100 civil jury trials. In addition to his private practice, since 1997, Jeff has worked as a trial consultant across the country conducting hundreds of focus groups, working with lawyers...MoreJeff Boyd has been a trial lawyer since 1982 and has tried over 100 civil jury trials. In addition to his private practice, since 1997, Jeff has worked as a trial consultant across the country conducting hundreds of focus groups, working with lawyers to help them win their cases. His unique approach is highly interactive and focuses on learning what real people think about your case and how to use that information to improve your results. In addition to interactive focus groups, Jeff does individual trial coaching, witness preparation, theme development, creation of demonstrative evidence, juror questionnaires, voir dire, mock trials, post verdict interviews, and strategic analysis.
Jeff received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Kent State University and his law degree from The Ohio State University. He was a board member of the Ohio Association for Justice and received their President's Award. He is active in the American Association for Justice and received their Wiedeman Wysocki Award. He is an Eagle and Board member of the Washington State Association for Justice and is a past Editor of Trial News. He is also a member of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, the American Society of Trial Consultants, and the Melvin Belli Society.
In addition to being President of Boyd Trial Consulting, Jeff is also a partner in the Seattle law firm of Nelson Boyd. Jeff is an avid road cyclist, downhill skier, and traveler. He also enjoys photography and hot rods. Collapse
| David Beninger|
Mr. Beninger is a shareholder/partner with the Luvera Law Firm, where he has practiced for the last 28 years.
He has handled a number of complex and high profile cases, including the claims arising from theWashington D.C. Sniper...MoreMr. Beninger is a shareholder/partner with the Luvera Law Firm, where he has practiced for the last 28 years.
He has handled a number of complex and high profile cases, including the claims arising from theWashington D.C. Sniper shootings; Tacoma Police Chief David Brame's domestic violence shooting of his wife and self; the Olympic Pipeline Explosion that killed two 10 year old boys, the Anacortes Refinery Explosion that killed six workers and many more. He has handled numerous appeals and has nearly 100 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million, including the largest wrongful death claims, the largest nursing home injury award, largest bicycle injury and three of the five three largest insurance bad faith results in Washington.
As a result of his work and the advocacy of clients, there have been changes in Insurance, Pipeline Safety laws, Domestic Violence laws, Construction practices and in other fields to protect the public. His cases and clients have been featured in every major newspaper and TV news program in Western Washington, as well as Oprah, 48 Hours, CNN, The Today Show, People Magazine and other publications and broadcasts.
Mr. Beninger is a selected member of DART and also serves on the WSAJ Amicus Committee. He has been selected by Washington Law & Politics as a "Super Lawyer" in each of its annual editions.
For further information see www.luveralawfirm.com or (206) 467-6090. Collapse
| Mark Wagner|
Once upon a time there was a little blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy. Born in New York City, he movedto Seattle with his parents in 1962. His dad got a job at the University of Washington. Sometime afterhe saw the movie To Kill a Mockingbird. He soon...MoreOnce upon a time there was a little blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy. Born in New York City, he movedto Seattle with his parents in 1962. His dad got a job at the University of Washington. Sometime afterhe saw the movie To Kill a Mockingbird. He soon knew he wanted to become a Trial Lawyer. He lovedhistory and got a degree from the University of Washington. During college he worked at a steel mill,commercially fished in Alaska, bussed tables and worked at the Public Defender’s office. Somehow hemanaged to get into Law School and became an attorney. He opened his own law office aftergraduation. He represents workers who have been hurt on the job. He helps others who have beenhurt. He helps the public defenders with serious crimes. Now he trains lawyers in the Art of Advocacyand Storytelling. He travels across our Nation and Africa teaching. He loves speaking at publicschools to our kids. He instructs at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer College. So the little boy grew up tobe a husband, father, grandfather, friend, boss, teacher and a good person who is a Trial Lawyer… Collapse
| Jenna Labourr|
Jenna M. Labourr is a native Seattleite, born at Virginia Mason Hospital on Capitol Hill. She attended King’s High School and Pacific Lutheran University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts. During college, Jenna developed a passion for advocacy...MoreJenna M. Labourr is a native Seattleite, born at Virginia Mason Hospital on Capitol Hill. She attended King’s High School and Pacific Lutheran University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts. During college, Jenna developed a passion for advocacy and decided to pursue a legal education. Interested in living in a different part of the country, Jenna took the opportunity to attend law school at New England Law | Boston in Massachusetts, but always knew she would return to the Pacific Northwest. Upon returning to Seattle after law school, Jenna opened her own law practice, focusing on Workers’ Compensation and Motor Vehicle Collisions. In 2013, Jenna met Young-Ji and, together, they formed Washington Injury Lawyers, PLLC, a personal injury and employment discrimination law firm.
Jenna is an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice and an active member of the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington.
Jenna is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to various Latin American countries, minoring in Spanish language at Pacific Lutheran University. When she is not practicing law, Jenna enjoys back country backpacking, kayaking, snow shoeing, skiing, traveling, and rooting for the Seahawks with her yorkie-poo and her boyfriend. Collapse
| Deborah Chang|
Deborah S. Chang is an attorney with the firm of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP. She was on the trial teamsthat obtained a recent $160,500,000 verdict for a brain injury in Las Vegas, the two largest wrongfuldeath verdicts in California in 2014, and...MoreDeborah S. Chang is an attorney with the firm of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP. She was on the trial teamsthat obtained a recent $160,500,000 verdict for a brain injury in Las Vegas, the two largest wrongfuldeath verdicts in California in 2014, and four of the top 25 verdicts in California in both 2014 and 2015 –including the largest verdicts received in North County, San Diego (Vista) and Imperial County (ElCentro).Deborah has recently been named by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California for2017, one of the Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California for 2017, and as one of the Top Women Lawyers inCalifornia for 2016 and 2017. She is the recipient of the 2014 Consumer Attorneys of California(“CAOC”) Consumer Attorney of the Year Award, and was a finalist for the award in 2012, 2016, and2017. At this year’s 56th Annual Convention, the CAOC Women’s Caucus honored her with its ConsumerAdvocate of the Year Award for her outstanding commitment to furthering the education and careers ofwomen trial lawyers.Deborah is a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”),where she serves on the Executive Committee and is a National Board Member. She is also on theExecutive Committee (2nd Vice President) of the CAOC, and was the Education Chair for 2017. She islisted in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for Southern California. Collapse
| C. Steven Fury|
Steve Fury is a fourth generation Washington native from Snoqualmie, where he grew up as the son of a logger. He went off to Stanford University for college. After discovering that he did not want to be a biologist after all, he continued his...MoreSteve Fury is a fourth generation Washington native from Snoqualmie, where he grew up as the son of a logger. He went off to Stanford University for college. After discovering that he did not want to be a biologist after all, he continued his education at Harvard Law School. He learned more about trying cases in three weeks of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College than he did in all three long and boring years of law school. Steve worked as a law clerk to the Honorable William Wayne Justice of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas before returning to Washington, where he has represented plaintiffs in lawsuits ever since.
Steve founded an organization, Justice Advocacy Africa, to establish trial skills training programs in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi and elsewhere in Africa. Over the past decade, he has participated in planning and presenting about 50 trial advocacy programs and trial advocacy teacher training programs in Africa since 2003 in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda.
Steve has been a frequent CLE speaker, particularly for WSAJ. He has also taught in the Trial Advocacy Program at the University of Washington School of Law, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) programs in the Northwest and the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College since 2011. His previous teaching includes management skills training for Cambodian refugees in Thailand.
Steve has been selected for “The Best Lawyers in America” since 1995, and Lawdragon's list of the 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in the United States in 2007, voted one of Washington State's Super Lawyers since 2003. In 2012, the Washington State Association for Justice presented its Pillar of Justice award to Steve. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Attorneys.
Steve is married to a nurse practitioner and has two daughters, both gainfully employed. Collapse
| Robert K. Dawson|
Bob Dawson regularly represents persons who have suffered catastrophic injuries. He has obtained a number of settlements and verdicts in the millions of dollars. Bob is acknowledged by other lawyers as a superior trial lawyer. He has been invited to...MoreBob Dawson regularly represents persons who have suffered catastrophic injuries. He has obtained a number of settlements and verdicts in the millions of dollars. Bob is acknowledged by other lawyers as a superior trial lawyer. He has been invited to speak at over 100 seminars for lawyers and has authored numerous articles and one book on personal injury law.
Bob Dawson’s trial skills have been recognized by others in his election as the President of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (now Washington State Association for Justice), his “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and his selection as a Washington “Super Lawyer” by Washington Law and Politics Magazine. Bob is on staff at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming.
Bob’s persistence and effort for his clients is demonstrated by the times he has taken cases turned down by other lawyers and obtained superior outcomes, including verdicts of several million dollars. Bob Dawson is one of only a few lawyers in the state regularly handling insurance bad faith cases. Bob has handled claims against most of the major insurers in the state and has fought insurance claims all the way to the State Supreme Court.Bob Dawson grew up on a farm on the outskirts of a town that you can drive through in 30 seconds when traveling at half the speed limit. Despite a relatively normal upbringing, Bob actually enjoys trying personal injury lawsuits, climbing big mountains, bungee jumping, para ponte, skydiving, trapeze, and other high adrenaline experiences. Collapse
| Alisa Brodkowitz|
Alisa specializes in complex personal injury litigation and products liability with a focus on aviation. Hersuccesses, advocating on behalf of victims, are driven by a passion to make flying safer for everyone. Shehas experience working on...MoreAlisa specializes in complex personal injury litigation and products liability with a focus on aviation. Hersuccesses, advocating on behalf of victims, are driven by a passion to make flying safer for everyone. Shehas experience working on experimental aircraft, helicopter, single engine, and commercial and charterairplane crashes.In addition to representing travelers who have been injured on commercial flights, she also proudlyrepresents pilots and flight attendants injured on airplanes. Alisa’s cases have been profiled byCNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Today Show, Le Monde, The Wall Street Journal,MSNBC.com, CNN.com, NBC News L.A., and Macleans Magazine.Alisa is a former Chair of the Aviation Section for the American Association of Justice, Aviation Section ofthe King County Bar Association, Chair of the Products Liability Section for the Washington StateAssociation for Justice, and former Newsletter Editor for the Aviation Section of the National TrialLawyers Association. In 2006 Alisa served as a founding board member of MAMAS, the Mother AttorneyMentoring Association of Washington. In 2007 Alisa served as President of King County WashingtonWomen Lawyers. In 2010 Alisa was honored to be selected to speak at the Washington State BarAssociation Best of CLE- Encore of Excellence. And in 2014 Alisa acted as Editor in Chief for theWashington State Association of Justice Product Liability Deskbook.Other attorneys in the community often call on Alisa for her aviation law expertise. She has uniqueexperience in the field of aviation, having studied Air and Space Law at Leiden University in theNetherlands. Alisa moved to Seattle after attending Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. She liveswith her husband, Matt Geise, and their two daughters in Seattle.Alisa is licensed to practice in Washington and admitted in the United States District Court WesternDistrict of Washington. She has been admitted pro hac vice in Alaska, California, Oregon, Pennsylvania,Illinois, Minnesota and Arizona. Collapse
| Kimberly White|
Kimberly White empowers attorneys through dynamic, cutting edge techniques she has translated from25+ years in the professional theater. Kimberly has given Key Note Presentations and lead trainings forattorneys with organizations that include:...MoreKimberly White empowers attorneys through dynamic, cutting edge techniques she has translated from25+ years in the professional theater. Kimberly has given Key Note Presentations and lead trainings forattorneys with organizations that include: The Women's Advocacy Project in San Francisco (co-leaderwith Joshua Karton), Washington State Association for Justice in Seattle, faculty at 2016-17 SeattlePublic Defenders Litigation Talent Academy (2016-1017), Seattle University CLE program, ConsumerAttorneys of Los Angeles, The World Globe Forum, NYC. In 2013 she co-created Compelling Voice,Compelling Story, a 2-day CLE program with Seattle attorney, Mary Ruth Mann. Kimberly is anassociate/faculty of An Act of Communication, a trial consulting firm based in Los Angeles. She is amember of American Society of Trial Consultants and VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association,Inc). Kimberly is one of 200 teachers world-wide trained and certified by Master Teacher Kristin Linklaterin her premiere voice method, Freeing the Natural Voice. Recent Theater credits include Text Coach forthe all-female Coriolanus performed this past fall at 12th Ave Arts, Seattle. She was Text & VoiceDirector at Seattle Shakespeare Company for many years where she worked on 25+productions. Kimberly consults with attorneys on trial story, witness preparation and presentationcoaching. Collapse
| Salvador A. Mungia|
Salvador A. Mungia is a partner in the Tacoma office of Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell. He has been amember of WSAJ (formerly WSTLA) since 1987. Sal is a past president of the Washington State BarAssociation, the Western States Bar Conference, the...MoreSalvador A. Mungia is a partner in the Tacoma office of Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell. He has been amember of WSAJ (formerly WSTLA) since 1987. Sal is a past president of the Washington State BarAssociation, the Western States Bar Conference, the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, and LegalAid for Washington. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984 with honors. He hasbeen rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell for over ten years. Sal has been listed in “BestLawyers in America” for the past five years and for the latest edition he was named a “Best Lawyer” inthe fields of personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, civil rights law, appellate practice, and commerciallitigation. He has been designated as a “Super Lawyer” by Washington Law and Politics and as a Top 100Trial Lawyers in Washington State by The American Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of theAmerican Board of Trial Advocates and Litigation Counsel of America. Sal has taught at numerous CLEcourses on trial advocacy and skills for a variety of organizations including the National Institute of TrialAdvocacy, the Washington State Bar Association, the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, the KingCounty Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice, the Law Society of BritishColumbia, Litigation Counsel of America, and the Kessler-Eidson Program at Emory Law School. Salrepresents a variety of individuals in personal injury litigation with an emphasis in medical malpracticeincluding nursing home negligence, wrongful death claims, severe injuries and also representsbusinesses in commercial, contractual, and real property disputes. Collapse
December 8, 2017
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
- Understanding Conservative Jurors in a Post-Trump World: Are they Different Than they Used to Be? - Video
- Millennial Jurors in King County and Beyond: They’re Here, and You Want them on Your Side - Video
- Coloring Outside the Lines: Telling Your Story with Visuals - Video
- What Tweets and Trials Have in Common: Less is More - Video
- Focus Groups for the Every Day Lawyer: Know Your Jury Before You Pick it – Ideas and Demonstration - Video
- Winning the “Loser” Case: How Focus Groups Shaped My Trial - Video
- Go Big or Go Home! Making the Most of Damages in Closing Argument - Video
- Trial Lessons from Teaching Trial Skills - Video
- Why You Should Never File Demand Letters - Video
- Ditch the Paper: Deposition Exhibits via Box.com - Video
- Preparing Clients for Trial - Video
- We Don’t Do it Alone: Real Justice Comes from Real People; We Need the Jurors to Finish the Race - Video
- Speak to Be Heard: What Works and What Doesn’t—Truths About Successful Communication - Video
- Ethics: Protecting Your Client from Juror Bias Based Upon Color How Proposed General Rule 36 Would Overcome Batson’s Flaws - Video
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