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Giants of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies

“Giants” of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies
Thursday, June 15th, 2023 | 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Originally Scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear three nationally prominent defense lawyers address the central components of a criminal trial. These renowned criminal defense lawyers will discuss the strategies that they have found successful in winning criminal jury trials. The panel will discuss critical trial issues that can make or break a case, including:

Jury Selection and Opening Statements
Summation: Style and Substance

Who Should Attend: This will be a rewarding program for both more and less experienced criminal defense lawyers.

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CLE Credit:
New York: 3.0 Skills
New Jersey: 3.0 General
California: 3.0 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:

$199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers

This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

For New York Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in  live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through June 30, 2023 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).  

Program Chair: 
Frederick P. Hafetz | Offices of Frederick P. Hafetz

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Criminal Courts, Carola Beeney & Anna Cominsky, Co-Chairs
Criminal Law, Brian Blais, Chair
White Collar Crime, Jenna Dabbs, Chair

Co-Sponsored By:
New York Council of Defense Lawyers | Sean Hecker, President
Federal Defenders of SDNY & EDNY | David Patton, Executive Director
New York Criminal Bar Association | James Kousouros, President
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | Brian Melber, President

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