Jury Selection CLE: How To Make The Most Of Voir Dire

May 22, 2009

3.5 Hours of CLE Credit
MAY 22, 2009, 12:30-5 PM
Practicing Law Institute, 685 Market Street, Monadnock Building, 1st Floor, San Francisco
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$80 for non-members
$60 for members (NLG or cosponsoring orgs)
$15 law students

Please join us for a very special half day program. Nationally renowned jury consultant Karen Jo Koonan will present the best strategies for picking a jury. The second half of the program will consist of smaller groups facilitated by National Jury Project consultants in which participants will have an opportunity to practice and develop their voir dire skills.

Program Schedule
12:30 – 1:00 Registration
1:00 – 3:00 INTRODUCTIONS, JURY SELECTION BASICS WITH INPUT FROM REAL JURORS
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 5:00 VOIR DIRE PRACTICE WORKSHOPS: 3 to 4 small groups each facilitated by a consultant from National Jury Project/West

Featuring KAREN JO KOONAN of NATIONAL JURY PROJECT/WEST

The National Jury Project has been a pioneer in the field of trial consulting for more than 40 years. Karen Jo Koonan is nationally recognized for her expertise in civil rights and employment law, plaintiffs' personal injury, criminal defense and commercial litigation. She has consulted on over 1,500 cases and is past national president of the National Lawyers Guild.

Cosponsored by Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association; Alameda
 County 
Bar 
Association 
Labor
 &
 Employment
 Committee;
 Bay 
Area
 Lawyers for
 Individual
 Freedom; 
California 
Employment 
Lawyers
 Association; 
East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association; National
 Jury
 Project/West;
 San 
Francisco 
Trial 
Lawyers 
Association.