Scott Maidment, McMillan LLP
Danielle Robitaille, Henein Hutchison LLP
Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success is going virtual! The plenary program will be held on March 30 and the learning-by-doing skills workshop will be held on March 31. There are two registration options: (1) plenary + workshop or (2) plenary only (see below for more information).
Plenary Details | March 30, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Cross-examination is a rigorous discipline that requires practise, reflection and more practise. This annual program teaches you how to take and keep control of witness testimony, with a special focus on remote cross-examinations this year. Learn from skilled litigators and distinguished judges how to develop and execute a successful cross-examination.
- Virtual Cross-Examination: What You Need to Know
- Preparing for Cross-Examination
- Demonstration and Commentary: Knowing When to Stop
- View from the Bench: Strategies for Effective Cross-Examination
Registration includes electronic materials, which will be provided prior to the program. Registration also includes access to the live webcast recording for 30 days from the date of the program.
Workshop Details | March 31, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Join us from anywhere in Canada for this unique skills workshop on cross examination. Participants will learn how to conduct effective cross examinations in a virtual setting. This is your chance to practice and refine your cross-examination skills in a supportive environment. You will get practical, individualized feedback from our trained faculty. You will also learn from your peers as you work through the interactive exercises in small groups. Please note that this program requires advance preparation based on a mock case file, which will be provided to you in advance of the program. This workshop is only open to participants of the March 30 plenary session.
*Due to current concerns with COVID-19, we will be offering this program fully remotely via webcast only.
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