Annual Trial Skills Update Seminar - MCLE Certificate

Annual Trial Skills Update Seminar

Program Materials 

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Evaluation Form 

Your feedback is valuable to us. Please take a few minutes to complete the evaluation form for each session you attend. Your input helps us improve future events. Look for the evaluation forms below listed under each session. Thank you for your participation!

MCLE Certificate 

You may now download a copy of the MCLE certificate(s) for your records using the pdf links below. Your attendance record will be provided to the State Bar of California within 30-60 days after the event. 

MCLE Certificate: CL-Annual Trial Skills-MCLE Cert.pdf


8:30 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. | Voir Dire/ Elimination of Bias/ Implicit Bias

Materials: Panel 1 - Voir Dire Elimination of Bias Implicit Bias.pdf

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9:40 A.M. - 10:10 A.M | Opening Statements: The Road Map to Making Your Case in Opening Statements

Materials: N/A

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10:20 A.M. – 11:20 A.M. | Introduction of Evidence

Materials: Panel 3 - Introduction of Evidence.pdf

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11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. | Direct Examinations: Your Witness Tells Your Story; Cross Examinations: Cross Examination With a Plan, Control, and Confidence

Materials: Panel 4 - Direct and Cross Examinations.pdf

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1:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. | Closing Arguments: Closing Argument Brings It All Together for the Jurors

Materials: Panel 5 - Closing Arguments Closing Argument Brings it All Together for the Jurors.pdf

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2:10 P.M.- 3:10 P.M. | Criminal Appeals: Disaster Preparedness: Making A Record And Protecting Your Client While Thinking About Appeals

Materials: Panel 6 - Criminal Appeals.pdf 

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