Trial Skills and Southern Charm 2021 Spring Seminar Charleston

We are offering two ways to register for this Seminar – In Person and Live Stream.  You can change your registration to In Person or Live Stream up until April 1.

Course Directors

Kyla Lee Vancouver, BC

Patrick J. McLaughlin Florence, SC

Susan Williams Summerville, SC

Seminar Agenda

 

Thursday Session – April 29, 2021
9:00 am – 12:00 pm DUIDLA BOARD CERTIFICATION EXAM
10:30 am – 11:15 am Committee Meetings
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Registration
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Opening Remarks & Important Information
Harley Wagner JD – WV, DUIDLA President, Patrick McLaughlin JD – SC, Course Director
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Mock Voir Dire (Team Innocent)  Deandra Grant JD – TX
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Mock Direct of SFST Expert  Greg Willis JD – GA and Dr. Spurgeon Cole Ph.D. – GA
1:30 pm – 1:55 pm Mock Cross of SFST Officer  Ashley Schiavone JD – GA and Josh Ott Former Officer – GA
1:55 pm – 2:15 pm “(Unique) Mock Direct of Client  Sarah Schielke JD – CO
2:15 pm – 2:40 pm Break
2:40 pm – 3:30pm Mock Breath Test Expert Direct & Cross
Chuck Rathburn JD – IN, Chad Jenkins JD – SC and Heath Taylor JD – SC
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm Mock Closing Argument  Gabrielle LaCarre JD – CA
3:50 pm– 4:45 pm Why We Do What We Do – The Brian Banks Case  Prof. Justin P. Brooks JD – CA
5:00 pm Reception
Friday Session – April 30,2021
8:15 am – 8:45 am Light Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am Remarks and Announcements  Deandra Grant, Executive Director
Susan Williams, Course Director
9:00 am – 9:45 am Marketing & Ethics  Paul Doroshenko JD – CAN & Joseph Scrofano JD – DC
9:45 am – 10:15 am Schielke Shenanigans (Creative Trial Tactics)  Sarah Schielke JD – CO
10:15 am – 10:30 am BREAK (snacks)
10:30 am – 11:10 am Unique Trial Issues Post 2020  Dan Sabol JD – OH
11:10 am – 11:45 am DUIDLA’s Got Talent Winner (Auditions Ongoing)
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Lunch & Sponsor Presentation & Speaker Presentation [60 min. Total]
12:45 pm – 2:20 pm Handling Cases with a Public Spotlight, Tough Facts & Hard Choices
Judge Thomas W. Cooper Jr. JD – SC and Marion Moses JD – SC
2:20 pm – 2:30 pm ACS-CHAL FORENSIC LAWYER-SCIENTIST AWARD CEREMONY
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Awards & Recognition
2:45pm – 3:00 pm PHOTOS – DUIDLA Board, Officers, District Reps, State Ambassadors
(all DUIDLA members welcome to attend)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm DUIDLA BOARD & MEMBERS MEETING  (all DUIDLA members welcome to attend)
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Board Certification Committee Meeting
Saturday Session – May 1, 2021
8:15 am – 8:45 am Light Breakfast [note food should stay out until at least 9:15]
8:45 am – 9:00 am Remarks and Announcements  Tim Huey, CLE Chair, Susan Williams, Course Director
9:00 am – 10:15 am Improv for Lawyers  Steve Hohman and Olivia Espinosa – Haus of Improv, San Diego CA
10:15 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Small Group Trial Skills Breakout #1
Using Improv skills to help you react to unexpected events in trial
DUIDLA Faculty Trial Skills Leaders TBA
12:00 pm – 12:20 pm Break – Return to main room for lunch & presentation
12:20 pm – 1:45 pm Live Dodd Cross Examination Workshop Exemplars
Matt Dodd JD – MT with Steve Hohman, Olivia Espinosa & 3 Volunteers
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Small Group Trial Skills Breakout #2
Primary focus will be on cross examination DUIDLA Faculty Trial Skills Leaders TBA
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Final Wrap Up  Course Directors, Executive Director, CLE Chair