Anatomy of a Trial - Young Lawyers' Trial Skills Program
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MICPEL and The Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, The Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and The Litigation Institute for Trial Training of the American Bar Association Litigation Section Anatomy of a Trial - Young Lawyers’ Trial Skills Program Friday, September 25, 2009 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Garmatz Federal Courthouse 101 West Lombard St. Baltimore, MD 8.0 HRS CLE Maryland’s Leading Source for Continuing Legal Education What You Will Learn & Why You Should Attend: Learn trial skills from the experts. Lectures about, and demonstrations of, each trial component by some of the best jurists and trial lawyers in the country. Guest speaker Terence F. MacCarthy has been the Executive Director of the Federal Defender Program in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for over forty years. The office is frequently mentioned as being one of the best defender offices in the country. In addition to his overall administrative responsibilities, Mr. MacCarthy continues to personally try cases and to train and assist his staff of twenty attorneys. Mr. MacCarthy has been active principally in the field of trial practice, in both criminal and civil matters. He has argued in the United States Supreme Court. MacCarthy, one of the nation’s most sought-after speakers at continuing legal education programs, has lectured in all 50 states and over a dozen foreign countries. In August, 2007 his long-awaited book “MacCarthy on Cross- Examination” was published by the American Bar Association. In February, 2008 NACDL honored him with its 2008 Champion of Justice Award. MacCarthy is on the permanent faculty of the National Criminal Defense College, the Western Trial Advocacy Institute, the University of Virginia Trial Advocacy Institute and the Northwestern Law School Short Course. Receive a copy of “Anatomy of a Trial” a primer on the conduct of a trial for young lawyers by Paul Mark Sandler, faculty member and program co-chair for this event. Network and have your ques- tions answered by the experts. Faculty Terence F. MacCarthy, Esq. Paul Mark Sandler, Esq. Executive Director, The Honorable Marvin J. Garbis Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler Federal Defender Program United States District Court for Maryland Program Co-Chair U.S. District Court for the Northern Illinois District Program Co-Chair Principal Speaker n n n n n n n n n The Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia Paul D. Bekman, Esq. Susan T. Preston, Esq. Maryland Court of Appeals Salsbury, Clements, Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC Goodell Devries Leech & Dann LLP The Honorable Richard D. Bennett Gregg L. Bernstein, Esq. G Arthur Robbins, Esq. United States District Court for Maryland Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP Assistant State’s Attorney Anne Arundel County The Honorable Catherine C. Blake Mary Alane Downs, Esq. United States District Court for Maryland Morgan Carlo Downs & Everton, PA Joshua R. Treem, Esq. Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow & Gilden , P.A. The Honorable Andre M. Davis James R. Hammerschmidt, Esq. United States District Court for Maryland Paley Rothman Goldstein Rosenberg Kenneth Thompson, Esq. Eig & Cooper, Chartered DLA Piper (US) LLP The Honorable Paul W. Grimm Debra M. Lawrence, Esq. United States District Court for Maryland Jim Wyda, Esq. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Office Federal Public Defender for the The Honorable Alexander Williams Andrew D. Levy, Esq. District of Maryland United States District Court for Maryland Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY Telephone, fax and e-mail registrations, accompanied by a credit card authorization, and regular mail registrations, accompanied by a check or credit card authorization, will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. two (2) days before all regular full-day and half-day programs. Registrations at the door will be accepted for regular full-day and half-day programs, but please call to verify availability, date, time, and location. MICPEL reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any program and will notify registrants at least 24 hours in advance of such cancellation or rescheduling. Full refunds, less $20 for administrative expense, will be made for cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. the day before regular full-day and half-day programs. If you register for regular full-day and half-day programs, but do not attend or cancel, you will receive the course materials following the program in full consideration of tuition paid. ACCREDITATION For Live Programs: MICPEL is an accredited sponsor in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. MICPEL courses are also routinely approved for credit in every other MCLE jurisdiction in the United States. If you need credit from other states or organizations, you will be given a certificate of attendance for filing. 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Agenda Morning Session 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Call to Order Moderator – Paul Mark Sandler, Opening Remarks and Welcome, Judge Battaglia 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Discussion of Case Analysis, Theory of the Case, Civility, and Professionalism Judge Battaglia, Paul Mark Sandler 8:45 – 9:10 a.m. Lecture: Opening Statements Judge Garbis 9:10 – 9:40 a.m. Demonstration of Opening Statements - Judge Williams presiding 9:10 – 9:25 a.m. Plaintiff - Paul Bekman 9:25 – 9:40 a.m. Defendant - Mary Alane Downs 9:40 - 10:15 a.m. Panelists - Critique of Opening Statements; Questions and Answers Judge Williams, Andrew Levy, Debra Lawrence, Joshua Treem 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 – 11:05 a.m. Lecture on Direct Examination Terence MacCarthy 11:05 – 11:35 a.m. Demonstration of Direct Examination Judge Williams presiding, Kenneth Thompson 11:35 – 12:15 p.m. Panelists - Critique of Direct Examination; Questions and Answers Judge Williams, Terence MacCarthy, Debra Lawrence, Andrew Levy Afternoon Session 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Recess, Luncheon in the Courthouse featuring lecture on ESI (box lunches provided) Judge Grimm 1:15 – 1:55 p.m. Lecture on Cross-Examination Terence MacCarthy 1:55– 2:25 p.m. Demonstration of Cross-Examination Judge Davis presiding, Gregg Bernstein 2:25 – 3:00 p.m. Panelists - Critique of Cross-Examination; Questions and Answers Judge Davis, Terence MacCarthy, Debra Lawrence, Joshua Treem 3:00– 3:15 p.m. Break 3:15 – 3:40 p.m. Lecture on Closing Arguments Judge Bennett 3:40 – 4:10 p.m. Demonstration of Closing Arguments - Judge Blake presiding 3:40 – 3:55 p.m. Plaintiff – Susan Preston 3:55 – 4:10 p.m. Defendant – Jim Wyda 4:10 – 4:50 p.m. Panelists - Critique of Closing Arguments; Questions and Answers Judge Blake, Gar Robbins, Jim Hammerschmidt 4:50 – 5:10 p.m. Concluding Lecture – The Secrets of Persuasion in the Courtroom, Paul Mark Sandler 5:10 – 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks Garmatz Federal Courthouse, Baltimore, MD Friday, September 25, 2009 Trial Skills Program Anatomy of a Trial - Young Lawyers’ www.micpel.edu Baltimore, MD 21201-1756 520 West Fayette Street, Suite 300 Maryland Bar Center Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc. 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