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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:
   4.2
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


Alabama 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.


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 Arkansas Credit Statement

There are 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 California Credit Statement

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


State Bar of Colorado Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


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.


State Bar of Delaware Credit Statement

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


Florida Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours is for General or Ethics credit. This activity also qualifies for 1.2 hours Civil Trial Certification.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Georgia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is for General credit.  This activity also qualifies for 1.0 Trial Hours. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


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.


Illinois 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.


Indiana 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.


Iowa Credit Statement

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


State Bar of Kansas Credit Statement There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 
State Bar of Kentucky 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 Louisiana Credit Statement

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


Maine 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 Maine, including 1.0 hours General credit.


Maryland State Bar

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


State Bar of Minnesota 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 Mississippi

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


State Bar of Montana 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 Nebraska

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 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.


State Bar of New Mexico Credit Statement

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


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.


State Bar of Ohio 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 Oklahoma Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours are General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours 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 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 Texas 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.


State Bar of Utah Credit Statement

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


State Bar of Virginia 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 Washington 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 West Virginia Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours are General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Wisconsin Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit.


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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