LawPay's Director of Education, Claude E. Ducloux, presents a 30-minute power point covering: When and why you need witnesses; Knowing your elements of proof for the claim or defense; Explaining the Witness’ Role – demeanor and presentation; The importance of credibility: body language, certainty and skill; Understanding your own case theory: Making your questions (and answers) comprehensible; Court choreography and use of exhibits; Witness preparation; Special skills of handling experts; and finally, Joe Jamail’s famous “TRAP” method of cross-examination.
There is .50 hour of CLE credit, of which .50 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
Certificate of Completion only: .50 hours training completed. Sponsor has not sought accreditation.
There is .50 hours of CLE credit, of which .50 hours qualifies Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
There is .50 hrs of CLE credit, of which .50 hrs qualified for Ethics credit.
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Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics and State Compliance.
Claude E. Ducloux is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE, and has been invited to speak in more than 250 programs in since Jan 1, 2009, and serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.
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