To register for the full Litigation Stream (8 programs), please click on 'PURCHASE'. Select from the list above if you would like to register for a single program.
Best Practices for Making and Meeting Disclosure Requests
Broadcast live on November 2, 2011
Learn how to build your case through effective document collection and review. Beyond the mechanics of preparing an affidavit of documents, our experienced speakers will pass along tips and traps in connection with making and meeting disclosure requests, from understanding the scope of disclosure and responding to the other side's documents, to dealing with difficult clients and the inadvertent disclosure of privileged documents.
Settlement Strategies: Offers, Counteroffers, Tricks and Traps
Broadcast live on November 30, 2011
Explore the key elements of successful settlement. Our expert panelists will enhance your understanding of settlement strategy and the impact of negotiation styles, and provide practical guidance on overcoming impasse and drafting the agreement. This program is loaded with tips on best practices and common pitfalls to avoid for you to put to immediate use.
A View from the Bench: Motion Practice Strategy and Pointers
Broadcast live on January 17, 2012
Learn how to be a more effective advocate in motions court from the Judges who hear your cases. From strategic advice on when to bring a motion, written advocacy and effective use of technology, to the "do's" and "don'ts" of motion presentation and dealing with court staff, this is one program you can't afford to miss.
Discovery Questioning Strategy and Techniques
Broadcast live on February 15, 2012
Expand beyond the basics of conducting discovery to specific techniques and strategic considerations when preparing for and questioning witnesses. Learn the anatomy of the perfect question and techniques for controlling the examination. Our speakers will provide tips for shortening your examinations - without losing effectiveness, and dealing with objections. Attend this program and you will see the difference in your transcripts and your results.
Trial Preparation: Your Pre-Trial Checklist
Broadcast live on March 7, 2012
Learn the key steps to preparing for trial. Experienced advocates will guide you through the process, from pre-trial conference, to marshalling your evidence and preparing your trial record. You will come away with practical resources and tips to help you approach your next (or first) trial with confidence.
Controlling the Difficult Witness
Broadcast live on April 4, 2012
Acquire the confidence and techniques you need to deal effectively with a difficult witness on discovery, direct or cross-examination. Our expert speakers will pass along the tricks of the trade for dealing with the unresponsive, emotional, talkative or forgetful witness, helping you to overcome these challenges to get the evidence you are seeking.
Cross-Examining the Expert Witness
Broadcast live on May 8, 2012
Learn from seasoned advocates how to conduct a successful cross-examination of an expert witness. Covering the field from preparing for cross (and how to involve your own expert) to topics and techniques for questioning, this program will provide you with the knowledge and training you need to develop this challenging skill.
Ethics for Litigators
Broadcast live on June 6, 2012
Ethical dilemmas abound in the day-to-day practice of a litigator. Through the use of case studies, our expert speakers will provide you with the information you need to meet your professional obligations while representing your client's best interests.