Meeting Information

Trial Preparation and Presentation

Cook County Circuit Court judges and local veteran trial attorneys will present differing perspectives on all aspects of trial preparation and presentation. This panel discussion will cover 12 specific topics ranging from pre-trial lawyer and client preparation to post-trial motions and appellate issues. Attendees will receive practical written materials and first-hand guidance on how to effectively try a case.

  • Preparation Strategy (60-day plan) / Trial Binders
  • Rule 213 Disclosures and Objections
  • Motions in Limine/Trial Briefs
  • Jury Selection
  • Opening Statements
  • Preparing and Presenting Clients
  • Managing Settlement Talks
  • Cross-examination of Experts
  • Technology/Demonstrative Exhibits
  • Closing Argument
  • Post-trial Motions
  • Preserving Record/Appellate Issues

Speakers listed below.

To Register / Questions: Please call (312) 554-2056.
 Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Location:The Chicago Bar Association
 MCLE Credit:2.75 IL PR- MCLE Credits, approved