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!
Knowledgeably draft initial pleadings.
Tap into valuable sources of information while conducting discovery.
Establish strategies for effective document control so you can retrieve what you need, when you need it.
Organize a powerful trial notebook that will pave the way for a smooth trial.
Implement solid techniques for preparing clients to testify at trial.
Find out how to troubleshoot common problems that arise during trial preparation.
Put together persuasive, clear trial exhibits that get results.
Learn how to effectively assist with voir dire, evidence presentation and more during trial.
Useful Discovery for Trial
Creating a Trial Notebook
Preparing Your Witnesses
Effective Use of Evidence
Preparing Your Office - What to do Before You set Foot in Court
This course will qualify for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
- 6.00Approval Exp. 10/29/2021
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 self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
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.
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."
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