2013 Last Chance CLE Conference speaker materials
December 12-13, 2013
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Download all papers. (32 MB, updated 2 p.m., December 10, 2013)
You may download individual speaker papers below.
"Winning with the Masters"
Zen Trial Strategies; Winning in the Moment
John H. Gomez; Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys; San Diego, Calif. (Biography)
Milton C. Grimes; Attorney at Law; Los Angeles, Calif.
Building the 21st Century Personal Injury Law Firm: Restructuring Your Law Practice to Succeed
Steven M. Gursten; Gursten, Koltonow, Gursten, Christensen & Raitt, PC; Farmington Hills, Mich. (Biography)
Psychodrama in the Courtroom
Joseph H. Low IV; The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Long Beach, Calif. (Biography)
Examination of Expert Witnesses at Trial
Gerson H. Smoger, Ph.D., J.D.; Smoger & Associates; Dallas, Texas and Oakland, Calif. (Biography)
"Review of Louisiana Law"
Third-Party Observation of Defense Medical/Psychological Examinations
Tom Anderson; Anderson & Boutwell; Hammond, La. (Biography)
Developing the Theory of the Case: A Methodology of Analyzing Evidence and Outlining the Trial (to Get and Keep a Verdict)
J. Robert Ates; Ates Law Firm, APLC; Destrehan, La. (Biography)
Communicating with Your Clients, Opposing Counsel and the Court
Justice Marcus R. Clark; Louisiana Supreme Court; New Orleans, La. (Biography)
Dennis Hennen; Hennen & Hennen, LLP; Monroe, La. (Biography)
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Voir Dire: The Scariest Day of Trial
Edwin Dunahoe; Dunahoe Law Firm; Natchitoches, La. (Biography)
Recent Developments in Louisiana Tort Law
Thomas C. Galligan Jr.; President and Professor of Humanities, Colby-Sawyer College; New London, N.H. (Biography)
Ethical Questions from the BP Oil Spill Litigation
Stephen J. Herman; Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC; New Orleans, La. (Biography)
Discovery Rules Against Government
S. Christie Smith IV; SmithBush LLP; Leesville, La. (Biography)
Using a Jury Consultant for Jury Research and Voir Dire Effectively in Larger Cases
James M. Williams; Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams, LLP, Metairie, La. (Biography)
Because trial schedules may vary, the program is subject to change.