Expert Witness Workshop & Mock Trial
Expert Witness Workshop & Mock Trial August 27, 2020, Houston
This event will also be streamed online.
Hosted by the Houston Chapter of the
American Society of Appraisers
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - HON. DEVON ANDERSON, CEO of the Harris County Drug Court Foundation and former Harris County District Attorney
Deposition & Testimony Disasters, Matthew A. Copeland, Partner, Adams & Reese, LLP
Lead Attorney Mock Trial Attorney Panel, Stephanie M. Harp, JD, The Harp Law Firm
Implicit Bias On The Stand, Denise Peterson, JD, FCIArb, PetersonADR
The Expert Witness Report, Joshua Wood, JD, MAI, AI-GRS, Valbridge Property
Social Media & The Expert, Nick Rishwain, JD, Experts.com
Early Bird Rate $250 Per Attendee
($350 after July 31, 2020) Includes Lunch and Happy Hour!
Workshop & Mock Trial Hours 8 am to 5:30 pm
Scroll down to register to attend in person or online
Education Credits: 9 Hours CPE/CE; FEWA CFLC: 9 Hours; MCLE: 8 hours; State Bar of Texas MCLE Accreditation Course #174079218
— Implicit Bias & The Expert, by Denise Peterson, JD, FCIArb
Identification of implicit bias and unintentional body language that expresses information better left unsaid in a trial or deposition. Understand bias, gestures and movements that reveal unintended communications to a judge or jury.
— Deposition & Testimony Disasters, by Matthew A. Copeland, Partner, Adams and Reese LLP
Focus on the proper preparations required for depositions and testimony, including how to successfully perform during cross examination. Appropriately prepare to answer questions regarding statements, reports, methodology, procedures, standards and more. Identify disasters and learn how to stay properly focused, in order to avoid falling into hazardous testimony traps.
—The Expert Witness Report, by Joshua Wood, JD, MAI, AI-GRS
Overview of information presented in a written report that supports a case or destroys a case. The power of advocating for a report lies in the content included or excluded in the report. Cautiously composed materials can win a case, while poorly documented information can ruin a case.
— Social Media and the Expert Witness, by Nick Rishwain, JD
Identify various opportunities for marketing services on social media, including referral networks. Learn how an ordinary social existence can evolve into a dynamic presence that drives clients to your door. Identify various opportunities for marketing services on social media, including marketing platforms like Experts.com. Learn how an ordinary, and extraordinary social existence can evolve into a dynamic presence that moves prospective clients to become paying clients
— Mock Trial
The Mock Trial will demonstrate testimony of several professional experts during direct and cross. Summaries of case scenario and mock appraisal reports will be included in session materials; Attendees (the jury) will observe professional expert witness performances and differentiate between appropriate testimony and inappropriate. A panel of attorneys lead by Stephanie M. Harp will conduct an interactive critique and Q&A following each episode.
- Non-refundable after August 14, 2020.
- Substitutions of registrants allowed through August 24, 2020
- Last day to register August 24, 2020
- No prerequisites or advanced preparation required; Program level: Fundamental
Included: Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Break refreshments, Happy Hour
Group instruction will be delivered in a Courtroom style classroom
NASBA and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit
Event is conveniently located at South Texas College of Law,
at 1303 San Jacinto Street, in downtown Houston, 77002
Online attendance also available.
Hotel and restaurants within walking distance.
Plan for a 3 day event! Attend the
Friday & Saturday, August 28-29, 2020
Same Houston Location: South Texas College of Law
REGISTER BELOW FOR AUGUST 27 ASA WORKSHOP
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