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Motivate and captivate the jury with a lively direct examination of your plaintiff using your theme to tell the story and prove your client’s case. Our speakers discuss all aspects of effective direct examination from strategy and credibility issues to offers of proof and preserving objections to protect your record on appeal. They also review and demonstrate handling evidentiary objections and how to offer an exhibit using the Federal Rules of Evidence.
Carla D. Brown Carla D. Brown earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1996 and received her law degree from George Mason University School of Law in 1999. Ms. Brown has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout Virginia, as...MoreCarla D. Brown earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1996 and received her law degree from George Mason University School of Law in 1999. Ms. Brown has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout Virginia, as well as in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Ms. Brown handles contractual matters, including the negotiation and review of severance agreements, covenants not to compete, and employment agreements. Ms. Brown also counsels employees who are subjected to workplace harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Ms. Brown has been recognized as a rising star in Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, a Super Lawyer in 2013, and was recognized as a Washington, D.C. Rising Star in 2013. Ms. Brown is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland. Ms. Brown is also admitted to practice in the federal trial courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Collapse
Kathryn Burkett Dickson Partner - Dickson Geesman Kathryn Burkett Dickson is repeatedly recognized as one of California’s top employment litigators. She brings more than 35 years of litigation experience to Dickson Geesman. Most of her clients are individuals in employment discrimination,...MoreKathryn Burkett Dickson is repeatedly recognized as one of California’s top employment litigators. She brings more than 35 years of litigation experience to Dickson Geesman. Most of her clients are individuals in employment discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and whistleblower actions, although she has also had notable success in several high-profile class action cases. Ms. Dickson is committed to representing the entire spectrum of employees from entry-level workers to top-level executives. She is a frequent speaker on employment issues, and has made presentations to the American Bar Association, the California State Bar Labor and Employment Section, the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA); the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA); American Law Institute – American Bar Association (ALI-ABA); the Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference; the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and many others. Ms. Dickson serves as a Court-appointed Early Neutral Evaluator and Mediator for the U.S. Federal Courts. In addition, she serves on the governing Council of the American Bar Association Labor & Employment Section and is a past Board Member of both NELA and CELA, the largest national and state organizations of lawyers representing employees. Recent recognition includes her consistent annual listing among the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Northern California” and the “Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California”—both of which cover all fields of law—and her election to the national College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Ms. Dickson was also recently identified by the Daily Journal legal newspaper as one of the top 75 Labor and Employment Lawyers in California. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the UC Hastings School of Law. Collapse
March 14, 2014
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Direct Examination Of The Plaintiff - Audio
Direct Examination Of The Plaintiff - Paper
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