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Speedy Trials: The Essence of Trying Cases in a Short Amount of Time (Part 1) Pre-Trial Preparation

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

12:00 - 12:05 p.m.
Welcome Remarks and Introductions
12:05 - 12:30 p.m.
What Do We Know About Potential Jurors in the COVID-19 World?
  • Attitudes Toward Jury Duty
  • Attitudes Toward Damages and Liability
  • Attitudes on the Pandemic: Key to Jury Selection
12:30 - 12:55 p.m.
What Will Litigation Look Like in the COVID-19 World?
  • The Need for Speed
  • Clarity and Simplicity
  • Impediments to Communication
12:55 - 1:20 p.m.
Case Preparation - Settlement vs. Trial
  • Experts and Lay Testimony for Adjusters
  • Experts and Lay Testimony for Trial
  • Transitioning from Settlement to Trial Planning
1:20 - 1:45 p.m.
The Trial Story: Editing Your Case for COVID-19
  • Developing the Winning Story
  • Using Adverse Witnesses Liberally
  • Pithy Direct and Cross-Examination
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Question and Answer Session