Trial Skills and Southern Charm 2021 Spring Seminar Charleston

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 and Brock Schoenlein JD – OH

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
TOTAL CLE HOURS: 775 60 min states = 12.92 hours
50 min states = 15.50 hours
**Vendor presentations not included in calculation