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Trial Techniques for Every Stage of a Case
Date: 02/13/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL
Presented by: YLS Executive Council
Experience Level: Basic
MCLE Credit: 2.75 IL Professional Responsibility Credit - MCLE credit for this program will expire on 02/12/2016.
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This seminar is designed to offer trial techniques for every stage of a case: effective discovery aimed at trial, opening statements, direct examinations, cross examinations, closing arguments, and appellate issues during trial. Each of the speakers will focus on one of the above phases of trial, sharing techniques and insight. The panel includes prominent trial lawyers with considerable experience that have graciously offered to share their trial techniques. The seminar will also afford attendees the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.


William T. Gibbs, Corboy & Demetrio, P.C.

Michael J. Cunningham, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Gabriel B. Plotkin, Miller Shakman & Beem LLP

Jon Loevy, Loevy & Loevy

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