DoubleTree by Hilton
363 Maine Mall Road
Portland, ME 04106
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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 pre-trial 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.
GARY GOLDBERG is an attorney with the Portland law firm of Terry Garmey & Associates. He represents plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation. Mr. Goldberg received his B.A. degree from Hofstra New College and his J.D. degree from Columbia Law School, where he was on the Law Review and was a Kent Scholar and a Stone Scholar. Mr. Goldberg previously chaired the CLE program of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and has been a guest mentor at Harvard Law School's Mock Trial Program. He conducts CLE seminars for firms and solo practitioners, focusing on trial skills.
JENNIFER L. HARRELL is a litigation support manager with Verrill Dana LLP, where she focuses on e-Discovery for the Litigation & Trial Department. Ms. Harrell has experience with a wide variety of litigation disputes including commercial, intellectual property, construction, employment, health care, products liability, and professional liability. She brings her experience as a litigation paralegal and e-Discovery specialist to support all stages of litigation, from collection and management of large data sets through trial presentation. Prior to joining Verrill Dana LLP, she spent five years at the Washington, D.C., firm of Jackson & Campbell, PC, in the liability insurance coverage group. Ms. Harrell earned her B.S. degree in economics from Hillsdale College.
NEAL L. WEINSTEIN is an attorney with the Law Office of Neal L. Weinstein. He has a varied trial practice in both criminal and civil law, as well as appellate practice, in both Maine and Massachusetts. He was the sole attorney in the important case of AFAB v. Town of Old Orchard Beach, and recently represented the Surfrider Foundation in several beach access cases in Maine. Mr. Weinstein is licensed in all Maine courts, the Federal District courts of Maine and Massachusetts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the United States Tax Court. He earned his undergraduate degree from Boston University's School of Management and his law degree from Suffolk University Law School. Mr. Weinstein is a member of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, York County Bar Association, Maine State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.