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Courtroom Skills and Strategies

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A 6-hour In-Person seminar in Jackson that presents wide array of practical tips for fine-tuning your skills in the courtroom -- and in deposition and motion practice.  Topics discussed include:

  • Practical deposition tips, including how to prep your client for deposition, how to depose expert witnesses, and how to defend your own expert in a deposition
  • Motions in limine:  How to get the most of this often overlooked litigation tool
  • Fine tuning your direct examination and cross examination techniques
  • How to accentuate your closing argument with effective visual aids
  • The ethics of confidentiality:  What you may not know!


  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Keith D. Obert of Obert Law Group
  • Meeting Site

    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

    1152 Lakeland Drive (Just off I-55)

    Jackson, MS  39216

    Agenda for Thursday, the 18th of July 2019

    (Agenda is approximate and tentative)

    All Times in Central Time Zone

    8:30am - 9:30am - Motions in Limine:  The Under-Utilized Weapon  -  William R. Newman, Esq.

    9:30am - 9:35am  -  Break

    9:35am - 10:35am - Direct-Examination:  Fine-tuning your Skills   -  Keith D. Obert, Esq.

    10:35am - 10:45am - Break

    10:45am - 11:45am - Cross-Examination:  Knowing your Objectives  -  Mr. Newman

    11:45am - 1:00pm - Lunch Break 

    1:00pm  -  2:30pm -  Depositions from A to Z:  Preparing Clients for a Deposition, plus the Intricacies of Expert Witness Depositions  -  Mr. Obert

    2:30pm -  2:45pm -  Break

    2:45pm -  3:15pm - Effective Use of Visual Aids in Closing Argument  -  Mr. Newman

    3:15pm - 4:15pm   -  The Ethics of Confidentiality:  What You May Not Know!  (ethics hour)  -  Mr. Newman