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Preparing for a Trial as a Solo Attorney: Elements of Proof, the Message, and Organizing Your Case for Trial


Average Rating:
   1441
Available Credit:
General
Faculty:
Claude E. Ducloux
Duration:
1 Hour 05 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


Description

Join LawPay's Director of Education, Claude Ducloux, for a 60-minute presentation covering:

  • Preparing the non-trial lawyer for a trial before the court;
  • Understanding the business/ethics side of litigation and ethics of fee-setting;
  • Understanding WHY you’re going to court;
  • Developing a trial theme;
  • Defining elements of the case or defense and evidence required for each;
  • Preparing witnesses ahead of time;
  • Simple yet effective presentation techniques;
  • Scoping out your courtroom/court staff ahead of time;
  • Scheduling how you will present your evidence;
  • Understanding standard objections;
  • Ethical rules about evidence, offers of testimony, and the duty to correct false testimony;
  • Drafting your judgment early and other necessities;
  • Courtroom choreographywhere you’ll sit or set up and the room;
  • Keeping track of exhibits and rulings during trial; and
  • Handling your client throughout the process and setting reasonable expectations.

Credits


Alaska Credit Statement (MCLE Reciprocity may be available)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Alaska, including 1.0 hours General credit.


Arizona Credit Statement

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1.0 hours General credit. 

Do not return this form to the State Bar unless you are audited. You are only required to file the Affidavit of Compliance on an annual basis. 

THE STATE BAR OF ARIZONA DOES NOT MAINTAIN CLE RECORDS FOR ATTORNEYS. KEEP THIS IN YOUR CLE FILE.

REMINDER: To ensure compliance with Rule 45(f), Ariz.R.Sup.Ct., records of continuing legal education are to be maintained by the member for three years after the filing of your annual MCLE affidavit. Records may be maintained in an electronic format. Record retention requirements for other MCLE jurisdictions are the responsibility of the member to determine. 


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 is General Credit.


Connecticut Credit Statement

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Connecticut, including 1.0 hours General credit.


Idaho Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Maryland State Bar

Certificate to show completion only.  MCLE is not required in Maryland.


State Bar of Mississippi

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit.


State Bar of Nevada Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


New Hampshire Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New Hampshire, including 1.0 hours General credit.


New York Credit Statement (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hours toward your annual CLE requirement under New York's Approved Jurisdiction Policy, including 1.2 hours General credit.


Nonspecific Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Completion only: 1.2 hours training completed. Sponsor has not sought accreditation.


State Bar of North Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Pennsylvania Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit.


Rhode Island Credit Statement (Sponsor has not sought accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Rhode Island, including 1.2 hours General credit.


State Bar of South Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Tennessee Credit Statement There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Dual credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
State Bar of Wyoming Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit.



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