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Winning Direct Examination Techniques

Learn to prepare witnesses for direct examination on the stand and collect the necessary information when conducting your own examination.

Effective direct examination techniques and strategies is an essential aspect of litigation. This ondemand webinar will help you learn how to plan and conduct a strong direct examination with your clients and other witnesses. The webinar will focus on structuring a direct exam outline, preparing your witness to take the stand, overcoming jury skepticism, and formulating questions to avoid evidentiary challenges. This webinar is critical for lawyers looking to improve their oral advocacy skills.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Preparing for Direct Examinations

  • Structuring a Direct Examination Outline
  • Preparing the Witness to Take the Stand
  • Conducting the Direct Examination

The Challenges of Direct Examinations and How to Overcome Them

  • Avoiding Case Weaknesses
  • Overcoming Jury Skepticism

Formulating Questions to Avoid Evidentiary Challenges

  • Most Common Evidentiary Objections
  • Authenticating Documents to Be Used During the Direct Examination
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This course was last revised on March 19, 2015.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Bambo Obaro

Bambo Obaro

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

  • Litigation associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including extensive experience in breach of contract, employment disputes, trade secret misappropriation, securities fraud, and bankruptcy-related matters
  • Serves as co-chair of the Young Attorneys Division of the Federal Bar Association’s Northern District of California Chapter
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, The University of San Francisco School of Law; B.A. degree, McMaster University
  • Can be contacted at 650-802-3083 or [email protected]
David Singh

David Singh

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

  • Counsel with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Practice focuses on various forms of complex litigation, including consumer fraud class actions, alleged violations of state deceptive trade practice acts, breach of contract, fraud, trade secret misappropriation and employee mobility disputes, and product liability cases
  • Significant experience defending major U.S. and foreign corporations in federal and state courts throughout the United States, at both the trial court and appellate levels, with a particular emphasis on complex class actions and multidistrict litigation
  • Actively involved in the American Bar Association, where he currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Corporate Counsel Committee and Member of the Section of Litigation Content Management Committee, and has chaired and moderated programs on best practices for defending class actions, how to prepare for and defend corporate representative depositions and how to maximize value from expert witnesses in bet-the-company litigation
  • J.D. degree, with honors, Cornell Law School; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, University of Minnesota
  • Can be contacted at 650-802-3010 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 394670
Published 2015
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