CLE Seminars

August 21, 2014: Writing Persuasively on a Deadline
September 25, 2014: How to Bring a Case to Trial
[Date TBA]: Storytelling and Cross-Examination

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Writing Persuasively on a Deadline

Course Description:

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Tami D. Cowden, Esq.

What to do when that brief is due tomorrow!

Whether you were hit with an order shortening time or you’ve just been procrastinating, sometimes you only have a very limited time to draft a brief. This CLE will give you a step by step guide to putting together a persuasive brief in a short time frame. We will cover:

  • Brainstorming  – What outcome is appropriate for the case?
  • Planning – What message will you give?
  • Structure – How can you build the message for the most persuasive effect?
  • Polish – What revision will make the brief shine?

Speaker: Tami D. Cowden, Esq.
Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Location: Clark County Bar Association, 725 S. 8th Sttreet, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Credits: 2 General CLE Credits

Cost:
$50/CCBA Member
$30/Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Member
$40/ Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Non-Member
$90/Non-Member
Produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee

Registering for one person? Register online now (via Constant Contact)
Registering for more than one person? Register using this form (PDF): CLE_Writing-Persuasively-on-Deadline–8-21-2014

NOTES: To guarantee seating, all reservations MUST be received at least 72 hours prior to the seminar. All reservations to CCBA events must be pre-paid. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the event. Without prior registration, event walk-ins will be charged an extra $15 over the individual price.


How to Bring a Case to Trial

Course Description:

Phillip S. Aurbach, Esq.

Phillip S. Aurbach, Esq.

Hon. Susan Scann

Hon. Susan Scann

Topics:
1. First – Outline of Proof

a. Elements of each claim
b. Admissible evidence for each element
c. Foundation for getting the evidence admitted

2. Next – Organization of facts & documents

a. Keeping Client Files in a Folder
b. Chronology
c. Evidence

3. Next – Graphics.

a. Can you/should you add graphics to pleadings
b. Should you use a PowerPoint?
c. What is a foam board powerPoint?

4. Finally – Practical Pointers

Speakers: Phillip S. Aurbach, Esq., Marquis Aurbach Coffing and Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Susan Scann, Dept. 29

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Location: Clark County Bar Association, 725 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Credit: 1 General CLE Credit

Cost:
$25/CCBA Member
$20/Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Member
$30/ Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Non-Member
$45/Non-Member
Produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee

Registering for one person? Register online now (via Constant Contact)
Registering for more than one person? Register using this form (PDF): CLE_How-to-Bring-Case-to-Trial-9-25-2014

NOTES: To guarantee seating, all reservations MUST be received at least 72 hours prior to the seminar. All reservations to CCBA events must be pre-paid. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the event. Without prior registration, event walk-ins will be charged an extra $15 over the individual price.

CCBA's CLE programming is sponsored by the Bank of Nevada and Depo International.

CCBA’s CLE programming is sponsored by the Bank of Nevada and Depo International.


[Date TBA]: Storytelling and Cross-Examination

Speaker:
Nancy Lemcke, Esq.
Deputy Public Defender, Clark County Public Defender’s Office

  • Storytelling—Using the Storytelling Method to Tell and Sell Your Theory of the Case

Learn how to effectively use storytelling to persuade judges and jurors on your theme and theory Learn how to use personal stories and pop culture to carry the day in court Presentation will include a demonstration of a storytelling closing argument

  • Cross-Examination—The Ten Commandments of Cross Examination

Learn the 10 Commandments of Cross-Examination

  • Leading Questions Short Questions
  • One New Fact Per Question
  • Plain English
  • Know the Answer
  • No Conclusions or Words Subject to Interpretation
  • No Fighting
  • No Explanations
  • Listen and Loop
  • No Tag Lines
  • See the 10 Commandments in action, and watch seasoned trial litigators demonstrate how loyalty to the commandments is the key to solid cross-examination

Date: POSTPONED.

Location: Clark County Bar Association, 725 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Credits: 2 General CLE Credits

Cost:
$50/CCBA Member
$30/Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Member
$40/ Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Non-Member
$90/Non-Member
Produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee


NOTES: To guarantee seating, all reservations MUST be received at least 72 hours prior to the seminar. All reservations to CCBA events must be pre-paid. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the event. Without prior registration, event walk-ins will be charged an extra $15 over the individual price.


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