Courtyard Oklahoma City Downtown
2 West Reno Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
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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 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.
CHRISTOPHER L. BRINKLEY is an attorney with Carr & Carr, where he focuses his practice on tractor-trailer wrecks, products liability, and other areas of personal injury. Mr. Brinkley is admitted to the state bar in Oklahoma, West Virginia, Missouri, Georgia, and Arkansas; the United States Supreme Court; the Fourth, Fifth, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals; and numerous federal district courts. His professional associations include the Oklahoma Bar Association, The West Virginia State Bar, The Missouri Bar, State Bar of Georgia, the Arkansas Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice (Products Liability Section; Attorneys Information Exchange Group; article reviewer for TRIAL Magazine), the West Virginia Association for Justice, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Oklahoma Association for Justice, and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. Mr. Brinkley earned his B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma and his J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
COURTNEY DAVIS POWELL is an attorney with Spencer Fane LLP. Her primary focus is on litigation matters. She is skilled at uncovering the issues and facts in a case, developing a strategic plan and crafting a story to achieve the desired results. Her practice is wide ranging, including, business litigation, employment law and constitutional law. In addition, Ms. Davis Powell works closely with business clients in virtually all areas of employment law, including, non-compete agreements, Fair Labor Standards Act, civil rights litigation, state and federal litigation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issues, employer investigations, and employment contract disputes. Ms. Davis Powell is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (Litigation Section), the Oklahoma County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Order of the Barristers. She earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
MARK E. HAMMONS SR. is the founder and a partner of Hammons, Gowens, Hurst & Associates. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma; the U.S. District courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western districts of Oklahoma; the Northern District of Texas; the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Hammons is the founder and president of the Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association and the head of the Tenth Circuit Affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association. He was appointed to serve on the Executive Board of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Hammons has been selected for two full terms on the Executive Board, and has served as co-chairman of the Nominating Committee and co-chairman of the Affiliate Relations Committee along with other committee appointments. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D. degree from Oklahoma City University.