Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success

Cross-Examination TAS

Take and keep control of witness testimony. Learn how to develop and execute a successful cross-examination strategy from skilled litigators and distinguished judges.


Strategies for Success

Monday, April 10, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

1496 Hollis St.

Halifax, NS.

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Program Chairs:

J. Andrew Fraser, Stewart McKelvey

M. Kathleen McManus, Department of Justice, Civil Litigation and Advisory

Faculty Includes:

The Honourable Justice Cindy Bourgeois, Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
The Honourable Justice James L. Chipman, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
Janice E. Beaton, Q.C., Patterson Law

Clarence A. Beckett, Q.C., Patterson Law
Daniel Campbell, Q.C., Cox & Palmer

Brian Hebert, McKiggan Hebert Lawyers

Peter C. McVey, Q.C., Department of Justice (NS)

David Miller, Q.C., Stewart McKelvey
Jane O’Neill, McInnes Cooper
Kathryn A. Raymond, Q.C., Boyneclarke LLP

Topics Include:

  • Preparing for Cross-Examination
  • Techniques for Controlling the Witness
  • Impeachment
  • Cross-Examining Witnesses on Affidavit Evidence vs. Viva Voce Testimony

Register for the morning only, featuring presentations by noted faculty and dynamic demonstrations, or stay for the full day including afternoon skills workshop for hands-on exercises. Workshop materials will be distributed electronically prior to the program. Advance preparation is required for the afternoon skills workshop.

Registrants can count their attendance at this program toward their annual CPD requirement.


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