All-Star Trial Advocacy 2016 Featuring Keynote Speaker Wade Smith
Thurs., Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
6.5 Total Hours (5.0 General, 1.5 Ethics)
Bar & Foundation Center
2850 Zebulon Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28208
$350 Attorney Rate
$175 Paralegal Rate
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.: Check-in & Refreshments
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: CLE Training (30 min. lunch)
Chris Culp, McGuire Woods
Heather Culp, Essex Richards
Program & Speakers:
Some of Mecklenburg County’s most experienced and respected trial attorneys will teach this program, which is geared toward trial attorneys and their staff, regardless of experience level.
Professionalism In and Out of the Courtroom (0.5 Ethics): Wade Smith, Tharrington Smith LLP (Raleigh)
Organizing for Trial: Trial notebooks and Technology (0.75 General): Anne Tompkins, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP; Marty White, Johnston Allison & Hord, PA
Pre-trial and Trial Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Personalities (1.0 Ethics): Rob Harrington, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, PA; Sally Higgins, Higgins & Owens, PLLC
Voir Dire and Direct Examination (1.0 General): Ed Sweeney, Golding, Holden & Pope, LLP; Patrick Flanagan, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, LLP; Mathew Flatow, SeiferFlatow, PLLC
Effective use of Demonstrative Evidence (0.75 General): Fred DeVore, DeVore Acton & Stafford, PA; Missy Owen, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen
Cross-examination (0.75 General): Sara Lincoln, Lincoln Derr, PLLC; Jeff Warren, Warren & Kallianos, PLLC
Communicating through Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (1.0 General): Woody Connette, Essex Richards, PA; Kevin Elliott, Robinson Elliott & Smith; Andrew Murray, Mecklenburg County District Attorney
Arbitration (0.75 General): Valecia McDowell, Moore & Van Allen; Landis Wade, McGuireWoods LLP
Mail: 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28208