The Art of Cross Examination

Date: December 20 2019 CLE Credits: 2 General

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Rebroadcast - December 20, 2019

  • 9:00-11:15am PST / 10:00-12:15pm MST / 11:00-1:15pm CST / 12:00-2:15pm EST

Course Description

This program was recorded on October 29, 2019

This program, taught by nationally known trial lawyer James W. Quinn, will review the basic concepts of effective cross examination and highlight techniques which can be used to strengthen your cross examination skills - whether you are a newly minted trial lawyer beginning your career, or a seasoned attorney seeking to refresh and refine their cross examination abilities.



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  • James Quinn
    Jim Quinn is an accomplished trial lawyer who served for many years as head of the Litigation Department of the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Mr. Quinn specializes in high stakes commercial disputes. He has practiced in all areas of complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on antitrust, securities, false advertising, sports, entertainment, patent and related complex intellectual property litigation. Known for his judgment, thorough preparation and mastery of detail, Mr. Quinn is able to take command of the courtroom with penetrating cross-examination of witnesses and logically compelling arguments. Clients call upon him in matters that are high-profile, high-stakes and, often, international in scope.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Organize your evidence so that you are prepared to impeach the witness and undermine their testimony at any time during trial
    2. Discuss the best cross examination questions to bolster your credibility with the judge and jury
    3. Control the witness and behave with confidence, but not swagger, in the courtroom

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