Weekend with the Stars

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Weekend with the Stars 

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December 13, 2013 - December 14, 2013
Conrad New York
New York, NY

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Endowed by Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC

Presented with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Platinum Level Sponsor:  Robson Forensic

For one weekend in December, the American Association for Justice’s Weekend with the Stars Seminar gives you the opportunity to meet and learn from some of the biggest names in trial advocacy. You will hear from an all-star group of legal legends as they share their years of insight and secrets for success.

Plus, hear from keynote speaker Jonathan Haidt on appealing to conservative jurors. Professor Haidt is the author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion and TED talk speaker on The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives.


Friday, December 13

Moderator Welcome and Introductions
Robert F. Danzi, NY

Persuading the 21st Century Jury
Howard L. Nations, TX

Civility and Professionalism in Law Practice (ethics)
Richard D. Hailey, IN

Keynote Address: Appealing to the Conservative Mind
Jonathan Haidt, NY

Meet the Sponsor
Matthew Robinson, ATP, CFII

A Collective Voice for Justice
Linda A. Lipsen, DC

Trial Strategy: Use of Focus Groups
Tobias L. Millrood, PA

What We Know About Jurors Can Help You Win Your Next Case
David A. Wenner, AZ
Gregory S. Cusimano, AL

New Approaches to Handling Defense Experts
Kathleen L. Nastri, CT

Saturday, December 14

Moderator Introductions and Welcome
Robin L. Greenwald, NY

The Next Step: The Newest Innovations in Case Framing
Mark S. Mandell, RI

Storyboards: A Sure Path to Persuasion in Openings/Closings
Russ M. Herman, LA

Trying Cases to Today’s Jurors: Communicating with Conservative Jurors
Paul N. Luvera, WA

Jurors No Longer Decide Facts, They Decide Philosophy 
Thomas V. Girardi, CA

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