Making Your Case with a Better Memory 

Nov. 20, 2019
Vancouver BC

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
See Full Agenda Below
 
Location: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
1133 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver BC

 
Guest Speaker: Paul Mellor, Success Links
 
CPD: 6.00 Hours of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC
Attendance at this seminar will provide you with 100% of the required 2 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your Law Society of BC reporting.
 


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
$450.00   CBA Members (+GST)
$650.00   Non-CBA Members (+GST)*
 

OPTIONAL BOOK PURCHASE
$20.00   Memory Skills for Lawyers (+GST)
Whether or not you’re in the courtroom, a lawyer with a strong memory gains the edge. Techniques to train your brain to confidently recall information. (257 pages)



*Become a member within 30 business days of this conference, and receive a refund for the difference in the conference registration fees for members and non-members.

 

 

Join nationally recognized memory training consultant Paul Mellor for a session that will bolster your memory.  Learn techniques to improve your everyday practice. Mellor’s objective is to show how a trained memory can increase your efficiency and productivity in all aspects of law. He will help you lay a foundation for total recall.

The benefits of improved memory are endless!

  • Save time in court preparation
  • Effectively recall facts from research and interviews to argue cases
  • Cross-examine with confidence
  • Make polished presentations to jurors and judges without notes
  • Become a better listener in the courtroom
  • Remember names of jurors in trials and clients in other professional settings
  • Develop better concentration
  • Reduce stress, worry less about forgetting to make a crucial point
  • Think quickly and clearly without fumbling for notes
  • Remember important information about a jury and use it to win cases
     


AGENDA
 


8:30am - 9:00am  |  Registration Check-in & Continental Breakfast
 

9:00am - 10:15am  |  HOW TO REMEMBER INFORMATION FROM A DEPOSITION
As you’re hearing deposition testimony, how to use memory skills to recall the information so when contradictory testimony is given, or when the story changes at a later time, you can immediately recognize it, and therefore be a better advocate by recalling the information for your client.
 

10:15am - 10:30am |  Morning Health Break


10:30am - 12:15pm |  HOW TO SPEAK WITHOUT NOTES TO JURORS
Discover secrets on how to present a case without notes. Learn step by step techniques on how to draft your remarks, prepare your mind and deliver a powerful presentation. To keep the jury in the palm of your hand, you’ll have to let go of your notes.
 

12:15pm - 12:45pm   |  Lunch Break


12:45pm - 2:00pm |  CROSS-EXAMINATION WITH CONFIDENCE
Using the two step formula in recall, you will acquire the skill in remembering to ask key questions during cross examination. Use of examples and illustrations help reinforce the proficiency when dealing with those on the witness stand.
 

2:00pm - 2:15pm |  Afternoon Health Break


2:15pm - 4:00pm |  REMEMBERING NAMES/FACES OF JURORS IN TRIAL, CLIENT PRESENTATION, AND IN OTHER PROFESSIONAL SETTINGS
Lawyers who are able to recall names of jurors during Voir Dire create an environment of understanding, proving they care, they listen, and are able to connect. Developing the skill for remembering names is a simple gesture which speaks volumes. This session incorporates techniques for recalling names, as well as remembering pertinent information spoken by potential jurors; helpful for gaining a feel of their personalities and their likely views. Remembering the name, as well as who said what, lays the groundwork for a successful trial.
 

4:00pm - 4:10pm  |  Closing Remarks

 


ABOUT PAUL MELLOR

A finalist in the USA Memory Championship, Paul Mellor remembered the names of over 90 people in less than 15 minutes, recalled in correct order over 100 single-digit numbers after a five-minute study, and recalled the exact order of a shuffled deck of playing cards after less than a three-and-a-half minute review.  His popular seminars have been presented to lawyers throughout the United States and Canada, including programs to the Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch (2015), Ohio State Bar Association, California Bar Association, State Bar of Oregon, Washington State Bar, Maine State Bar, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, plus many more.

Paul Mellor’s memory seminars are highly interactive, very entertaining, and fast moving, proving that everyone can be more productive and efficient with a better memory. At the end of the session, participants will take with them knowledge and application for retaining information.

  • “Engaging and entertaining”
  • “Dynamic. One of the best I’ve been to”
  • “Fully engaged speaker who was devoted to his audience”
  • “One of the most captivating seminars I’ve seen so far”
     


Cancellation Policy
Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued. To cancel your attendance, please contact the PD Department at PD@cbabc.org. No refunds will be issued to non-attendees.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
The CBABC provides access to activities for all members. The facilities for this meeting may be wheelchair accessible. For information about accessible parking or to communicate your request for other accommodation you require, please contact CBABC PD at pd@cbabc.org.

We also welcome your suggestions for enhancing the inclusiveness of our activities.
 


Conference Materials/Handouts
All materials will be delivered electronically one day prior to the conference date.

Participant Disclaimer - This is to confirm that you have agreed with the following terms and conditions:
All materials related to this conference are for the sole use of the above said registrant, which may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.

 

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