IN PERSON: Civil Lawsuit Basics: Appearing at Trial: Rules and Strategies

Thursday, July 6, 2023: 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, learn basic rules, strategies 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

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

Presented in partnership with the L.A. Incubator Consortium

Registration fee: FREE, Reservation reserves spot

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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