Jim Richardson co-chairs and presents at the “Essential Trial Advocacy Workshop,” presented by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Oct 2017 | Announcements

The “Essential Trial Advocacy Workshop,” hosted by Jackson Walker LLP on October 27, 2017, featured  judges and trial lawyers in an all day workshop on topics that included demonstrations on offering digital evidence, techniques for oral argument of courtroom motions, and use of demonstrative evidence.

Richardson co-chaired the workshop with Professor Tracy McCormack, Director of Trial Advocacy at University of Texas School of Law.

Below: Bree Buchanan, Executive Director, Texas Lawyers Assistance Program; Hon. Andrew Hathcock and Chari Kelly; Jim Richardson

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Karen Burgess moderates National Jury Summit and elected to national leadership of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Oct 2017 | Announcements

At the ABOTA national board meeting in Nashville last week, Karen Burgess co-moderated a panel of judges and actual jurors at the National Jury Summit.

Additionally, California lawyer Mark Robinson nominated Karen Burgess to serve as treasurer of the national organization, and she was elected by the board of directors.

With a membership of 7,500 experienced attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases, ABOTA works to promote constitutional rights, in particular the Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury.