Family Law Fall Update 2014 - Trials & Tribulations: Preparing for Permanent Orders in Family Law

October 2014
 
Family Law Fall Update 2014 - Trials & Tribulations:  Preparing for Permanent Orders in Family Law
 
Co-sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
 
 
Program Highlights:
 
- Family Law Update with Discussion of Emerging Trends in Colorado Family Law
- Pre-Trial Motions and the Trial Management Certificate
- Ethical Issues with Rule 45 Subpoenas
- Dealing with the Mental Health Expert
- Trial Preparation and Practice - Pretrial Phase and Trial
 
FEATURING -
 
Insider Information: Judges' Perspectives on Effective Trial Strategies and Issue Preservation on Appeal
- Justice Brian Boatright
- Judge Christie Phillips
- Judge C. Scott Crabtree
 
 
Program Description:
 
The Family Law Fall Update tells you what you need to know about emerging trends in Colorado family law. Included in the program is an interactive ethics program on Rule 45 subpoenas, the most common grievances and what issues family lawyers face that give rise to malpractice claims. Top trial lawyers spend extensive time on trial preparation and practice both in the pretrial phase and at trial, from deciding what to put in the joint trial management certificate to addressing ambush allegations in court.
 
The Fall Update features a Judges Panel! Justice Brian Boatright, Judge Christie Phillips and Judge Scott Crabtree give insider information on effective trial strategies and issue preservation on appeal.

Agenda:
 
8:00 - 8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 - 8:40am
Welcome and Introduction
Robin Beattie, Esq., and Peter Franklin, Esq., Program Co-Chairs
 
8:40 - 9:30am
Family Law Update with Discussion of Emerging Trends in Colorado Family Law
Presented by Timothy Mehrtens, Esq., and Ronald Litvak, Esq.
 
9:30 - 10:20am
Pre-Trial Motions and the Trial Management Certificate
Presented by Todd Stahly, Esq.
 
10:20 - 10:30am
Networking Break
 
10:30 - 11:20am
Ethics
This interactive ethics program will address the ethical issues with Rule 45 subpoenas, the most common grievances and what are the issues family lawyers face giving rise to malpractice claims. 
Presented by Nancy Cohen, Esq.
 
11:20am - 12:10pm
Dealing with the Mental Health Expert
Presented by Andrew Loizeaux, PsyD
 
12:10-12:20pm
Lunch is Served (Lunch Included)
 
12:20 - 1:20pm
Trial Preparation and Practice, Part I - Pretrial Phase
Deciding Which Exhibits to Use at Trial; Considering Depositions; Informal Discovery; Deciding What to Put in the Joint Trial Management Certificate; Preparing Your Lay and Expert Witnesses for Direct and Cross-examination; Preparing to Cross-examine the Opposing Lay and Expert Witnesses; and Anticipating Objections to Exhibits and Testimony
Presented by John Tatlock, Esq., and Kristi Anderson Wells, Esq.
 
1:20 - 1:30pm
Networking Break  
 
1:30 - 2:30pm
Trial Preparation and Practice, Part II - Trial 
Preparing and Meeting Objections in Court; Introducing Rebuttal Exhibits; Using Bench Briefs and Handups; Using Deposition Transcripts at Trial; Addressing Ambush Allegations in Court; and Creating and Preserving the Record When Things Don't Go Your Client's Way
Presented by John Tatlock, Esq., and Kristi Anderson Wells, Esq.
 
2:30 - 3:30pm
Insider Information: Judges' Perspectives on  Effective Trial Strategies and Issue Preservation on Appeal
Presented by:
Justice Brian Boatright
Judge Christie Phillips
Judge C. Scott Crabtree
 
Moderators: Robin Beattie, Esq., and Peter Franklin, Esq.
 
3:30pm
Adjourn
Location Information
CLECI Large Classroom
1900 Grant Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $339.00
CBA Member $289.00
New Lawyer - NOT a CBA Family Law Section Member; in practice < 3 years $249.00
CBA Family Law Section Member $269.00
Paralegal/Legal Support Staff $249.00
CLEACCESSPASS--ELITE Pass Holder $0.00
New Lawyer - CBA Family Law Section Member; in practice < 3 years $229.00
  • General Credits: 8.00
  • Ethics Credits: 1.00
Start Date - End Date
October 31, 2014
Start Time - End Time
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location
CLECI Large Classroom
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  • Dealing with the Mental Health Expert
  • Trial Preparation and Practice - Pretrial Phase and Trial
  • FEATURING - A Judges' Panel on Effective Trial Strategies and Issue Preservation on Appeal