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39th Annual Civil Trial Practice Institute: Day 2, The Trial

Total Credits
5.75 - 7
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Program Chair Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner has brought together an extraordinary faculty of judges, experienced litigators, academics and medical experts for the 39th Annual Civil Trial Practice Institute.

This CLE program will take attendees through the entire state civil trial process. You will learn ways to develop and improve trial preparation and litigation techniques within the context of personal injury and commercial cases. This will also as an excellent refresher for more experienced practitioners.

AGENDA: The Trial

  • Dealing With Evidentiary Problems During Trial
  • How to Conduct a Voir Dire, With Demonstration
  • Direct and Cross Examination of Lay and Expert Witnesses, With Demonstration
  • Preparation of Summations

Lecturer Bios

Richard T. Farrell

Professor Farrell, a member of the faculty since 1964, is a leading authority on the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules. He is the author of the latest edition of the preeminent New York evidence treatise Prince, Richardson on Evidence (11th ed. 1995; 2005 Supplement). He is also a frequent lecturer across the state for bar association and trial lawyers programs speaking on developments in the law of evidence and civil procedure. Professor Farrell has argued numerous appeals before the United States Supreme Court and New York's highest court, and was formerly the Reporter for the New York Pattern Jury Instructions Committee. He also served as a Law Clerk to Judge John Scileppi of the New York State Court of Appeals.

Robert Kelner, Esq.

Mr. Kelner graduated from Columbia University School of Law, and is a member of the Bar of the State of New York. He is admitted to the United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts. Currently, Mr. Kelner is a member of the law firm Kelner & Kelner, Esqs., specializing in the practice of personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability law. He has obtained many verdicts in excess of $10,000,000, including one verdict of approximately $23,000,000 (Martin v. Dellwood) and one verdict in excess of $36,000,000 (Driscoll v. New York City Transit Authority). Mr. Kelner has lectured before virtually all major bar associations in Continuing Legal Education Programs, including, but not limited to, the New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association, where he is Co-chair of the annual Civil Trial Practice Institute. In addition, he lectured at Princeton University and Columbia University School of Law. Mr. Kelner is the author of numerous publications and serves as co-columnist of the New York Law Journal’s monthly column on Trial Practice.

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