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"Giants" of the Criminal Trial Bar (Webcast)

“Giants” of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Prefer to view the live program? Please CLICK HERE.

Program Fee:

Live Webcast: $229 for Members | $329 for Nonmembers
In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $279 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates (not yet admitted), Newly Admitted Lawyers, Judges (and their staff), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free..

CLE Credit:
New York: 3.0 Skills
New Jersey: 3.1 General
California: 3.0 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see

Learn how to win your cases from the experts. Three 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:

  • Use of jury focus groups
  • Identifying and developing a defense theory
  • Meaningful efforts to obtain Brady
  • Use of pre-trial motions to shape the case
  • Preparation techniques
  • Use of demonstratives
  • Opening statements
  • Cross-examinations
  • Closing statements

Program Chair:
Frederick P. Hafetz, Hafetz & Necheles LLP

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Criminal Advocacy, Brian Adam Jacobs, Chair
Criminal Courts, Kerry Ward, Chair
White Collar Crime, Michael Schachter, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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