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Audio & video products from the first-ever Legends Seminar are available! This year, the featured legends include Chris Searcy, Howard Coker, and Stuart Grossman. These three lawyers are "living legends" and intend to share their most valuable trial secrets.

2017 Seminar Agendas

Approved CLE: 9 Hours General CLE, 1.5 Hours Ethics, and 9 Hours Civil Trial Certification


Preparing for Trial 
| Howard Coker, Jacksonville | 8:45 AM

Topics include:
• Staff responsibilities
• Using focus groups, etc.
 
Voir Dire | Christian D. Searcy, West Palm Beach | 9:45 AM

Topics include:
• Jury selection scripts
• Order of questions
• Challenges for cause
• Peremptory challenges

Opening Statement | Stuart Z. Grossman, Coral Gables | 11:15 AM

Topics include:
• Case framing
• Structure
• Do you state damages amount?

Direct Examination | Howard Coker, Jacksonville | 12:30 PM

Topics include:
• Preparing witnesses for direct
• Structure of direct exams
• Being Persuasive

Cross Examination | Christian D. Searcy, West Palm Beach | 1:30 PM

Topics include:
• Preparing for cross exam
• Structure of cross exams

Closing Statement | Stuart Z. Grossman, Coral Gables | 2:45 PM

Topics include:
• Case framing
• Structure
• Arguing damages (medical, non-economic)
• Strategies

Rebuttal 
| Christian D. Searcy, West Palm Beach | 4:00 PM

Topics include:
• Structure
• Getting the last words
• Strategies