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Trial and (Avoiding) Error
Date: 03/07/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Tort Litigation
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 03/06/2015, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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Interested in learning a circuit court judge's perspective in handling your jury and experts during trial? Interested in learning the proper way to preserve the record? Interested in learning what the jury is really thinking? These issues and more will be addressed in this seminar which focuses on honing certain trial skills to succeed at trial and beyond.


Hon. James P. Flannery, Jr., Law Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

Hon. Michael Gallagher (ret.), Illinois Appellate Court

Hon. James M. Varga, Law Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

Hon. Susan F. Zwick, Law Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

Hon. Joseph D. Panarese, First Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County; Chair, CBA Tort Litigation Committee

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