Fundamentals of Effective Direct and Cross-Examination

The MA Bar Association has a great CLE coming up: Fundamentals of Effective Direct and Cross-Examination (Course #: CLW09).

At this event you can hear firsthand tips from top attorneys to help you be more effective in the courtroom, learn the essential issues and techniques of preparing your witness for direct examination and for the other side’s cross-examination. Topics include when and whether to cross; how to effectively examine your own witness; techniques relevant to specific forums (e.g., jury trials, bench trials, administrative tribunals, arbitrations); and a view from the bench.

Faculty for the event are as follows:

  • Jeffrey N. Catalano, Esq. Program chair Todd & Weld, Boston
  • Hon. Judge Kathryn Hand Barnstable District Court, Barnstable
  • Alice B. Braunstein, Esq. Duane Morris LLP Boston
  • Lauren Guth Barnes, Esq. Hagens, Berman, Sobol & Shapiro, LLP Cambridge

Monday, April 6th from 4-7 p.m. at the MBA (20 West St. Boston, MA).  The cost for sponsoring section MBA members: $80; MBA member paralegals, law students, recent admittees: $40; MBA members: $115; and nonmembers: $160.

For more information, or to register, call MA Bar Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here.

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