Keep It Short and Simple '12

Recorded November 16, 2012

Co-Sponsor

    General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding

    Jeffrey B. Bogart, Program Chair, Bogart & Bogart, P.C., Atlanta

    K.I.S.S. is one of ICLE’s most successful trial practice programs. This fast-paced, no nonsense, comprehensive seminar is a realistic and practical overview of trial practice—from jury selection and opening statement to closing argument. Drawing on his 38 years of experience trying cases, Jeff Bogart will share tips and techniques that you will be able to use to your client’s advantage in your next trial.

Welcome and program overview

Jeffrey B. Bogart

TRIAL TOPICS

  • The Courtroom
  • Jury Selection
  • Opening Statements
  • Direct Examination

Jeffrey B. Bogart

TRIAL TOPICS (Continued)

  • Cross Examination
  • Know Your Evidence
  • The Power of Closing Argument
  • Conclusion

Jeffrey B. Bogart

expert witnesses: selection, direct examination and cross-examination

Johannes S. “Joe” Kingma, Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP, Atlanta

WHY DO LAWYERS GET SUED FOR MALPRACTICE? A GUIDE TO AVOIDING MALPRACTICE AND ETHICS COMPLAINTS

David N. Lefkowitz, The Lefkowitz Firm LLC, Athens and Atlanta

trial technology to bring your case to life

Jerrod Mills, Trial Exhibits, Inc., Tampa, FL

a vIEW FROM THE BENCH – EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY TIPS IN JURY AND NON-JURY MATTERS

Hon. Cynthia D. Wright, Chief Judge, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta