12th Annual Litigation Skills Symposium Schedule
Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

All events at SMU Dedman School of Law unless otherwise indicated.

5:00 7:00 p.m.

Program Registration

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Faculty/Registrant Catered Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Program Introduction


Lecture: Trial Preparation for Lawyers


Lecture: The Financial Professional as Expert Witness

7:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Faculty Training Session

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

ABI Registration/Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Lecture/Demo: Introduction of Evidence/Direct Examination

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Faculty Training Session

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Workshop 1:  Direct Examination Of Non-Experts and Introduction of Evidence

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Catered Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Lecture/Demo: Effective Cross Examination

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Workshop 2:  Cross Examination of Non-Experts

5:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Lecture: Art of Persuasion/Trial Techniques to Win Your Case

Lecture: Valuation Training for Financial Professionals

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Faculty Meeting/Wrap-up

Thursday, May 23, 2013

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast for all and Faculty Meeting

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Lecture/Demo: Working with Expert Witnesses

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop 3:  Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Catered Lunch

2:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Workshop 4:  Cross Examination of Expert Witnesses

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

4:30 p.m.

Team Meetings & Strategy Sessions to Prepare Case for Trial

Friday, May 24, 2013

7:30-8:30 a.m.

ABI Registration & Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Depart for Courthouse

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Trials at Federal Courthouse (N.D. Tex.)

12:30-2:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch

 

 

Earn 18.25 hours of CLE/CPE credit hours!

 

Thank you for your interest in the 2013 Litigation Skills Symposium. We are currently sold out of spots for attorneys, but will keep a waiting list in case we have any cancellations. We still have a limited amount of spots for financial advisors. If you are interested in registering as a financial advisor or joining the attorney wait list please email Tara Kennedy at tkennedy@abiworld.org.

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