Registration. Continental Breakfast
Jennifer Meyer, Dyer Law, Omaha
How Do Jurors Think? The Rise of Bias, Attitudes and Emotions
Dr. Richard L. Wiener, Ph.D., Charles Bessey Professor of Psychology and Law
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Opening Statement: Getting Inside Your Client’s Head
Mark Richardson, Rembolt Ludtke LLP, Lincoln
Break - Sponsored by True North Medical Consulting
Avoiding Misconduct in the Courtroom
Mark A. Weber, Counsel for Discipline, Nebraska Supreme Court, Lincoln
(This segment is at no charge to all Nebraska attorneys)
Changes to Summary Judgment Procedure in Nebraska State Courts
James J. Paloucek, Paloucek, Herman & Wurl, North Platte
11:30 -12:30 p.m.
Lunch On Your Own
Delivering Closing Arguments to a Jury
Robert Pahlke, The Robert Pahlke Law Group, Scottsbluff
Acting the Part: Skills For Courtroom Drama
D. Scott Glasser, Professor and Artistic Director, College of Communications, Fine Arts & Media
University of Nebraska, Omaha
3:00 to 3:30
Direct Examination: Effectively Telling Your Client’s Story
Jason G. Ausman, Ausman Law Firm PC LLO, Omaha
3:30 to 4:00
Defeating Defendant's Medical Expert on Cross-Examination
Kathleen M. Neary, Powers Law, Lincoln
INFORMATION FOR REGISTRANTS
SEMINAR REGISTRATION FEES: The registration fee is $250.00 for non-members. The discounted registration fee for NATA members is $195.00. The seminar registration fee includes electronic course materials and all lectures, continental breakfast, breaks, and payment for registrants’ Nebraska MCLE credit. The Ethics presentation by Nebraska Counsel for Discipline is free of charge. If you plan to attend only this segment, registration is still required as notification that you plan to attend.
SEMINAR MATERIALS: The written materials for NATA’s seminar will be in electronic format, and will be available on NATA’s website prior to the seminar. A link to the materials will be e mailed 3-4 days in advance of the seminar to all those who pre-registered. In addition, the materials will be distributed to registrants on flash drives at the seminar. Wireless Internet is available at the seminar so that materials can be viewed online. We encourage registrants to bring their laptops or iPads.
MANDATORY CLE: NATA is an accredited sponsor under the regulations of the Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado Supreme Court Boards of Continuing Legal Education. This seminar has been approved for Nebraska and Iowa MCLE credit for 6.25 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics. Nebraska Activity # 170671. Iowa Activity #314880.
TAX DEDUCTION: Educational expenses, including registration fees, hotel and travel expenses are deductible if the course aids or improves in maintaining educational skills. (See Treasury reg. 1-162-5)
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