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Center for Animal Law Studies

Advanced Trial Practice Seminar (484)

November 06, 2013

Coletti Paulson
2 credits
*generally offered in the spring
* Limit: 16 students

A trial practice workshop with a compendium of lectures, demonstrations and discussions on learning how trial lawyers actually prepare and present civil jury trials. Principles and techniques for all phases of civil trial practice will be analyzed. In addition, a number of guest panelists including trial lawyers, judges and expert witnesses will be called upon to comment and answer questions. Students will have an opportunity to study opening and closing statements and participate in focus groups in Judge Jones’ federal courtroom in downtown Portland. Required weekly reading assignment in “Successful Trial Techniques of Expert Practitioners” - a $100.00 textbook.

This class is offered for credit/no credit only.

Note: Attendance is mandatory. Anyone missing the first class will be dropped from the class. This includes anyone on the class waitlist.