Family Law Evidence Practicum

March 2013
Evidence Practicum for Family Lawyers
Program Highlights:
Family law practitioners-
Learn by doing in this small-group intensive training setting!
Join a new panel of judges and experienced practitioners at this year's Family Law Evidence Practicum. At this hands-on seminar, you will learn and apply skills that are critical to your family law practice:
- Laying a Foundation
- Using Exhibits
- Expert Testimony
- Hearsay and Child Hearsay
- Electronic Evidence: Social Media, Texts, Email, Voice Mail
- Featuring a Panel of Judges, who will give you their perspectives from the bench!
This real-life practice will serve experienced and newer domestic relations practitioners alike. You will learn the art and the science around your most challenging courtroom issues.
Register for this interactive practicum today!
Program Description:
Don't miss the opportunity to practice the elements of courtroom evidence that are most important for family law practitioners to know.
First, as a larger group, you will learn the evidentiary technique. Then you'll break out into small groups for role-playing and discussion. A faculty member will lead your small group as you practice the technique and give you individual attention and feedback.
Whether it's learning the hearsay rules, how to lay a foundation, expert testimony or electronic evidence, don't miss this chance for one-on-one learning from some of the most knowledgeable family law judges and litigators in the State.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am -8:45am
Welcome and Introduction
Extended by Kelley R. Southerland, Esq., and Dan Deasy, Esq., Program Co-Chairs
8:45am -10:15am
Laying a Foundation: The Basics of Introducing Exhibits
- Authenticate Your Evidence
- Introduce Your Exhibits
- Overcome Challenges to Your Exhibits
- Challenge Questionable Exhibits/Voir Dire
David Lamb, Esq., Daniel Deasy, Esq., and Honorable John Scipione
10:15am -10:30am
Networking Break
10:30am -11:00am
Using Exhibits
- Make Your Point
- Impeach
- Refresh Recollection
Cynthia Ciancio, Esq., and Honorable William Hood
11:00am -12:00pm
Expert Testimony
Laura Ammarell, Esq., Honorable Angela Arkin, and John Tatlock, Esq.
12:00pm -12:45pm
Lunch Provided: Eat and Mingle with Faculty  
Judges and faculty eat with participants and answer questions.
12:45pm -2:00pm
Hearsay and Child Hearsay
Daniel Deasy, Esq., John Eckelberry, Esq., and Honorable William Hood
2:00pm -3:45pm
Electronic Evidence: Social Media, Texts, Email, Voice Mail
Honorable Laurie Clark, John Tatlock, Esq., Honorable Jason Carrithers, and Honorable John Scipione
3:45pm -4:00pm
Networking Break
4:00pm -5:00pm
Judges' Panel
Moderators: Kelley R. Southerland, Esq., and Daniel Deasy, Esq.
Program Co-Chairs
Daniel Deasy, Esq.
Ammarell Deasy, LLP
Greenwood Village, CO
Kelley R. Southerland, Esq.
Kelley R. Southerland, LLC
Denver, CO
Laura Ammarell, Esq.
Ammarell Deasy, LLP
Greenwood Village, CO
Honorable Angela Arkin
18th Judicial District
Castle Rock, CO
Honorable Jason Carrithers
1st Judicial District
Golden, CO
Cynthia Ciancio, Esq.
Donelson Ciancio & Grant, PC
Broomfield, CO
Honorable Laurie Clark
17th Judicial District
Brighton, CO
John Eckelberry, Esq.
Willoughby & Eckelberry, LLC
Denver, CO
Honorable William Hood
2nd Judicial District
Denver, CO
David Lamb, Esq.
Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb, PC
Greenwood Village, CO
Honorable John Scipione
18th Judicial District
Centennial, CO
John Tatlock, Esq.
The Harris Law Firm, PC
Denver, CO

Location Information
CLECI Large Classroom
1900 Grant Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $339.00
Non Member $289.00
Non Member $259.00
New Lawyer $239.00
Non Member $239.00
FAMILY $139.00
  • General Credits: 8.00
  • Ethics Credits:
Start Date - End Date
March 13, 2013
Start Time - End Time
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Location
CLECI Large Classroom
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