Stacie R. Glazman, Stacie R. Glazman Professional Corporation
Cheryl Woodin, Bennett Jones LLP
Attend this popular program and receive tips from experienced trial lawyers, judges and experts on how to choose, use, prepare, examine and challenge expert witnesses, with a special focus on remote examinations this year.
The plenary program will be held on May 4, 2021 and the learning-by-doing skills workshop will be held on May 5, 2021. There are two registration options: (1) plenary + workshop or (2) plenary only (see below for more information).
Plenary Details | Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Gain a competitive edge with this popular skills-building program designed for lawyers of all experience levels. Leading litigators, judges and experts will explore practical issues relating to expert evidence and will offer winning strategies on how to prepare and examine expert witnesses. You will receive practical tips for preparing and examining an expert witness in chief and preparing your expert for cross-examination. You will also learn how to conduct an effective cross-examination of an expert.
Workshop Details | Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm ET
- Finding, retaining and working with expert witnesses
- Properly qualifying your expert at trial
- Effectively using expert reports at trial
- Successfully examining and cross-examining experts
- Navigating difficult ethical issues involving experts
Participants of the Examining and Cross Examining Experts plenary session are also eligible to join us for our hands-on skills workshop, which will be held fully remotely. The workshop is your chance to practise and refine your examination-in-chief and cross-examination skills using real experts in a supportive environment. You will get practical, individualized feedback from our trained instructors. You will also learn from your peers as you work through the interactive exercises in small groups. Please note that the workshop requires advance preparation based on a mock case file, which will be provided to you in advance of the workshop.
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 the link is sent to you.
*Due to current concerns with COVID-19, we will be offering this program fully remotely via webcast only.
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