Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek
2440 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Course book included with all formats
Make Yourself an Indispensable Part of Your Firm's Trial Preparation Team
Two of the most essential skills for litigation paralegals to possess are the abilities to gather critical information and to prepare it for effective use at trial. That means you need to know how to compile essential information, ask the right questions and create a thorough, yet user-friendly case file.
Are your skills everything they should be? This seminar will provide a closer look into the specialized realm of paralegal responsibilities during trial preparation so you can maximize your effectiveness. Establish solid case management and organization techniques. Learn how to uncover crucial facts during the discovery process. Implement an effective document control and organization system to keep everything readily accessible. Get the most out of witnesses during pretrial interviews. Confidently collect, organize and preserve evidence for use at any time during trial. Developing these skills is critical for your success - enroll today to gain the knowledge you need!
This basic-to-intermediate level program is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries and other members of the law office support staff who want to sharpen their skills in every aspect of trial preparation.
This course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
JASON R. ALDERMAN focuses his practice on national and international litigation with a particular emphasis on complex banking, real property, contract, corporate, creditors’ rights, fiduciary, and valuation litigation. Mr. Alderman is a member of The Florida bar. He received his B.S. degree from Florida Statute University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.
BRIAN H. BIEBER is a shareholder with the Miami law firm of GrayRobinson, P.A. He is engaged in criminal and civil white collar defense litigation (both high profile and extremely confidential) for corporate executives, prominent clients, ordinary citizens, as well as small, midsized and major multimillion-dollar businesses, in all federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Bieber concentrates on the defense of fraud in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, computer, environmental health care, insurance, mail, mortgage, pharmaceutical, real estate, tax, wire and other types. Additionally, he defends clients charged with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), money laundering and “RICO” statutes, regulatory matters, Native American and Gaming laws. Mr. Bieber represents individuals and corporations involved in grand jury investigations. He has successfully represented, by way of dismissals before trial, and acquittals by juries, numerous clients charged with serious criminal activity who were facing lengthy prison sentences if convicted. Mr. Bieber is a fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; The Florida Bar (Criminal Law Section); and New York, District of Columbia and Dade County bar associations. He has been acknowledged in Super Lawyers from 2006 to 2017 and named by Florida Trend magazine as a Legal Elite for the years 2005, 2008, 2010 to 2017. Mr. Bieber has also been named in the South Florida Legal Guide's "Top Lawyer." He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeal. Mr. Bieber has successfully challenged, by way of appeal, Florida law enforcement's ability to collect DNA samples from convicted felons who are no longer being supervised by the state. He has been featured numerous times in the Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Ocala Star Banner and other daily newspapers across the country. Mr. Bieber has also been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Law Journal and various national, as well as international publications. He has appeared on CNN, Dateline, Good Morning America, Telemundo, 48 Hours, FOX News Channel, as well as other radio and television appearances throughout the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Bieber earned his B.S. degree from Rutgers University and his J.D. degree from University of Miami School of Law.
CYNTHIA J. DIENSTAG has focused her practice on marital and family law since 1989, and expanded her specialization to include domestic partnership matters. Ms. Dienstag is a Florida Supreme Court certified family mediator, Avvo "10" rating, listed among Who's Who in American Law 1998-1999 edition and Who's Who of American Women 2006- 2007 edition, chosen by Florida Trend Magazine as one of the Florida Legal Elite since 2006, Florida's Super Lawyers 2007 with the Miami Herald, named Nation's Top One Percent 2015 by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, honoree 2015 Leave a Legacy's 17th Annual "Donor Next Door" by the University of Miami, and frequent lecturer on complex areas of marital and family law. She earned her A.A. degree from Florida State University, her B.S. degree from Florida International University, and her J.D. degree from the University of Miami, School of Law. Her memberships include Honorary Society of First Family Law Inns of Court, Florida and the Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade County bar associations (Family Law sections, former chair). Ms. Dienstag is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States. Her appearances include Court TV Live Radio and Fox "The Live Desk," "The O'Reilly Factor," and "Catherine Crier Live."