Civil Lawsuit Basics: Appearing at Trial: Rules and Strategies (Torrance)

Thursday, May 7, 2020:  12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Trial is the culmination of a civil lawsuit, where evidence is presented and a decision made by either a jury or a judge (i.e., a "bench trial"). In this class, an experienced trial judge will provide basic rules, strategy and tips about how to present evidence and handle your own trial in a California state court.

Class covers:

  • Presenting testimony from friendly witnesses
  • Cross-examining unfriendly witnesses
  • Getting documents admitted into evidence
  • How to stop improper evidence by making effective objections
  • Making opening and closing arguments

Presented by: Gohar Abelian

Torrance Courthouse, 1st Floor
825 Maple Street, Room 110
Torrance, CA 90503   (424)201-0748

Registration fee: FREE
Registration reserves spot
Free parking in the Torrance Civic Center parking lot. Walk-ins welcome!
Forms of payment accepted: Visa, MC, AMEX (no checks or cash please!)

Class approved for Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education (CIMCE) credit.

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