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NYSACDL Co-Sponsors New York City Bar’s “‘Giants’ of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies”

Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Van Ort
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NYSACDL Co-Sponsors New York City Bar’s
“Giants” of the Criminal Trial Bar: Winning Strategies


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Program Fee:
Live Program: $229 for Members | $329 for Nonmembers
In-House Counsel/Government/Nonprofit/Academic: Free for Members | $279 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (earliest admission 2016-2018 in any state or country), or Judges (and their staff) attend this program for free.


CLE Credit:
New York: 3.0 Skills
New Jersey: 3.1 General
California: 3.0 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys


Learn how to win your cases from the experts. Three renowned criminal defense lawyers will discuss the strategies that they have found successful in winning criminal jury trials. The panel will discuss critical trial issues that can make or break a case, including:

  • Use of jury focus groups
  • Identifying and developing a defense theory
  • Meaningful efforts to obtain Brady
  • Use of pre-trial motions to shape the case
  • Preparation techniques
  • Use of demonstratives
  • Opening statements
  • Cross-examinations
  • Closing statements

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty


Program Chair:
Frederick P. Hafetz, Hafetz & Necheles LLP


Sponsoring Association Committees:
Criminal Advocacy, Brian Adam Jacobs, Chair
Criminal Courts, Kerry Ward, Chair
White Collar Crime, Michael Schachter, Chair