Expert Witnesses

Friday, February 18, 2011

Product Online Media Price Member Price
PDF Materials N/A $100.00 $75.00
Streaming Audio 3 hr, 26 min $75.00 $55.00
Streaming Video 3 hr, 31 min $100.00 $75.00
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The Law of Experts:  Rules & More Rules
Morris R. Borea, Esq., Rome McGuigan, PC, Hartford

Protecting the Process:  Shepherding Experts From Retention Through Discovery
Paul A. Slager, Esq., Silver Golub & Teitell, LLP, Stamford

  • Selection of Experts
  • Communicating with Experts
  • Drafting Effective Disclosures
  • Preparing Experts for Deposition
  • Presenting Experts for Deposition

Dealing With Daubert
Stephanie Z. Roberge, Esq., Kennedy, Johnson, D'Elia & Gillooly, LLC, New Haven

Boosting Your Hypothetical or Argument with Technology
Kathleen L. Nastri, Esq., Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC, Bridgeport

  • Using Technology & Visual Aids to Make Your Hypothetical Question Credible, Immune to Objection, Memorable and Persuasive
  • Using PowerPoint and Other Technology for Closing Argument
    • Eliminate the need for notes/outlines and reading long segments of testimony
    • Allow yourself to communicate directly to the jury
    • Reinforce key pieces of evidence
    • Appeal to a new generation of jurors

The Work-Product Privilege & Your Expert:  Is Everything Discoverable?
Steven D. Ecker, Esq., Cowdery, Ecker & Murphy, LLC, Hartford

  • The Basic Distinction:  Consulting vs. Testifying Experts
  • Correspondence, E-mails and Other Communications with Testifying Experts
  • Expert Deposition Preparation and Work Product
  • Notes and Other Materials Created or Reviewed by Testifying Experts
  • The Expert's Testing or Studies

Using Demonstrative Evidence in Direct Examination of Experts
Timothy Brignole, Esq.,
Brignole, Bush & Lewis, Hartford

  • Medical Experts
    • Positive Blowup of X-Ray
    • Models and Charts of Anatomy
    • Day in the Life Video
  • Liability
    • Fly Over Photo
    • Accident Reconstruction
    • How to Admit Photos as Evidence and Get Them to the Jury


Kathleen L. Nastri, Esq. (chair) Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC
Paul A. Slager, Esq. (chair) Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Morris R. Borea, Esq. Halloran Sage
Timothy Brignole, Esq. Brignole Bush & Lewis
Hon. Steven D. Ecker Superior Court
Stephanie Z. Roberge, Esq. Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, LLC

CLE Credits

This Continuing Legal Education program is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys, and has been approved for the following credits in accordance with the rule requirements of these states:

Connecticut 4.50 cr



441 Clark Ln., Orange CT 06477

Additional Information

This program is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys and has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 4.5 credit hours, of which 4.5 credit hours can be applied towards the Skills requirement.

The Civil Justice Foundation offers adjusted seminar registration fees for members who require financial assistance. Discounts will be granted at the discretion of the CLE Director. Please contact CLE Director Diana Roe for a confidential discussion.

Hard copies of the materials will not be provided at the program. Registrants will be able to access the materials via  web link prior to the seminar, allowing you to print the materials (double-sided, please)  in advance of the program.  We encourage attendees to go green by either downloading the materials on your laptop or using the CD-ROM which will be provided at the program.

Refunds will not be granted for cancellations received after the link to the materials has been sent.