SRS Presenters

Ann Williams

Ann Williams

Ann Claire Williams is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, Illinois. She has lectured and taught skills training ... - complete bio

Ben Marks

Ben Marks

Ben Marks is a partner in his firm who specializes in trials on copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and First Amendment issues. Ben frequently ... - complete bio

Bill Jack

Bill Jack

Bill joined Smith Haughey in 1975, practicing in the areas of health law, medical malpractice defense, general litigation, and the defense of professi... - complete bio

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Brian K. Johnson teaches persuasion to trial lawyers and public speaking to transactional attorneys. His international consulting practice takes him t... - complete bio

Chris Fitzgerald

Chris Fitzgerald

Chris Fitzgerald began doing trial work during law school with the Defender Clinic at City University of New York Law School and with the refugee unit... - complete bio

Christine Chung

Christine Chung

Christine Chung's main practice areas are white-collar criminal defense and internal investigations and complex business litigation. Ms. Chung has cou... - complete bio

David Yohai

David Yohai

David Yohai is co-head of his firm's complex commercial litigation practice, an approximately 130-attorney group spanning US and international offices... - complete bio

Deanne Siemer

Deanne Siemer

Deanne Siemer is a trial lawyer from Washington, D.C. who has tried technology-driven commercial cases before juries in state and federal courts aroun... - complete bio

Diane Doolittle

Diane Doolittle

Diane Doolittle practices in San Francisco, California with Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Ms. Doolittle lectures extensively about tri... - complete bio

Doris Cheng

Doris Cheng

Doris Cheng practices in San Francisco, California with Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger. As part of the Rule of Law Initiative, she has trai... - complete bio

Ed Scarvalone

Ed Scarvalone

Ed Scarvalone is a partner in his firm where he litigates cost-recovery and contribution claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compen... - complete bio

Ed Stein

Ed Stein

Ed Stein practices in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has regularly taught trial and deposition skills for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Michigan... - complete bio

Elizabeth Weiswasser

Elizabeth Weiswasser

Elizabeth Weiswasser is a partner in her firm and litigates patent and intellectual property cases. She specializes in the life sciences, particular... - complete bio

Emily Reisbaum

Emily Reisbaum

Emily Reisbaum is a partner in her firm and experienced trial lawyer. Her litigation successes include cases involving breaches of contract relating ... - complete bio

Frank Rothschild

Frank Rothschild

Frank Rothschild is a judge on the District Court in Kauai, Hawaii and serves as an appellate mediator for the Hawaii Judiciary's Center for Alternati... - complete bio

Howard Willens

Howard Willens

Howard Willens served as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Justice Department's Criminal Division; then went into private practice as a ... - complete bio

Jessica Stoddard

Jessica Stoddard

Jessica L. Stoddard practices in Los Angeles with Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Her recent trials include two copyright cases: Mavrix... - complete bio

Jim Lynch

Jim Lynch

Jim Lynch practices law in San Francisco with Latham & Watkins. In the last 10 years, he has successfully tried to judgment nine matters in federal a... - complete bio

John Mastando

John Mastando

John is a partner in his firm's complex commercial litigation practice group. He has particularly extensive experience in bankruptcy litigation, natio... - complete bio

Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson practices in Orange County, California with Latham & Watkins. He is responsible for trial practice and litigation training firmwide, has... - complete bio

Jon Cederberg

Jon Cederberg

Jon Cederberg practices in Los Angeles, California with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Mr. Cederberg has been trying civil and criminal c... - complete bio

Jonathan Willens

Jonathan Willens

Jonathan Willens is in solo law practice specializing in whistleblower cases under the False Claims Act and intellectual property disputes in the secu... - complete bio

Joseph Sarles

Joseph Sarles

Joseph Sarles practices in Los Angeles, California with Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. He has done numerous jury trials in state and f... - complete bio

Kevin Lesperance

Kevin Lesperance

Kevin M. Lesperance practices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is a founding member of Henn Lesperance PLC. He teaches as an adjunct professor at the Tho... - complete bio

Lorna Propes

Lorna Propes

Hon. Lorna Propes is a judge on the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. She is a published expert and lecturer on trial advocacy and the use of te... - complete bio

M.J. Tocci

M.J. Tocci

M.J. Tocci was the co-founder and served as the first Director of the Carnegie Mellon Heinz Negotiation Academy. She was the w... - complete bio

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Mark J. Smith has practiced as a trial lawyer in Chicago for twenty-four years. He has forty-two jury verdicts to his credit. Most of Mr. Smith's ve... - complete bio

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly has spent more than 30 years representing those injured by the wrongdoing of others. He has been involved with more than 175 cases where th... - complete bio

Neil Binder

Neil Binder

Neil Binder has extensive trial and appellate experience representing investment banks, commercial banks, insurance companies and hedge funds. Prior t... - complete bio

Nicole Gueron

Nicole Gueron

Nicole Gueron is lead trial counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation and defends clients against complex government investigatio... - complete bio

Paul Zwier

Paul Zwier

Paul Zwier is the director of the Advocacy Skills Program and the director the Program for International Advocacy and Dispute Resolution at Emory Univ... - complete bio

Randi McGinn

Randi McGinn

Randi McGinn practices in Albuquerque, New Mexico with McGinn Carpenter Montoya & Love. She is a frequent lecturer and teacher of trial skills, us... - complete bio

Randi Singer

Randi Singer

Randi Singer is a partner in her firm's litigation department. Her trial work focuses on copyright, Lanham Act false advertising and trademark litig... - complete bio

Richard Schoenberger

Richard Schoenberger

Rich Schoenberger practices in San Francisco, California with Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger. He has taught trial advocacy on a national an... - complete bio

Rob Juman

Rob Juman

Robert Juman served as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York for five years. He conducted numerous grand jury investigations and ... - complete bio

Silvia Serpe

Silvia Serpe

Silvia Serpe is a partner in her firm who does trial work in both civil and criminal cases. She has handled all aspects of over 100 commercial disput... - complete bio

Steve Bennett

Steve Bennett

Steve Bennett's practice focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corp... - complete bio

Steve Goethel

Steve Goethel

Steve Goethel has been litigating and trying medical malpractice and personal injury cases for over 30 years. He has successfully prosecuted malpracti... - complete bio

Steve Madison

Steve Madison

Steve Madison practices in Los Angeles, California with Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. He taught Evidence and Trial Advocacy at the Un... - complete bio

Susan Harriman

Susan Harriman

Susan Harriman has tried state and federal cases involving commercial disputes, real estate, and wrongful termination. She has also arbitrated cases b... - complete bio

Tom Heiden

Tom Heiden

Tom Heiden is global Chair of his firm's Product Liability, Mass Torts & Consumer Class Actions Practice. His practice focuses on toxic tort, high-sta... - complete bio

Tom O'Brien

Tom O'Brien

Tom O'Brien practices in Ann Arbor, Michigan with Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone. Tom has lectured and taught throughout the United States in the... - complete bio

Wendy Schwartz

Wendy Schwartz

Wendy Schwartz is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who handles cases in the financial services, technology, life sciences, and commodities tr... - complete bio

Will Kipnes

Will Kipnes

Will Kipnes serves as chair of his firm's Committee on Professional Responsibility and as the firm's General Counsel with responsibilities for the 70-... - complete bio

Zelda Harris

Zelda Harris

Professor Harris teaches Advocacy, Civil Procedure, and Evidence at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago where she is also the Director of the D... - complete bio

SRS Advocacy Skill provides content in the following areas: 30(b)(6) depositions, Civil litigation skills, Closing argument, Courtroom technique, Cross examination of witnesses, Demonstrative evidence, Deposition Deposition skills, Deposition training, Direct examination of witnesses, Evidence Expert witness, Fact witness, Flip charts, Impeachment, Jury trial, Jury selection, Lay witness, Laying foundation, Legal ethics, Litigation Litigation skills, Litigation training, Opening statement, Oral testimony, PowerPoint in trial, Pretrial negotiations, Pretrial skills, Trial, Trial advocacy, Trial exhibits, Trial graphics, Trial practice skills, Trial practice training, Trial skills, Trial training, Voir dire, and Witness preparation