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Persuasiveness in Court
Date: 11/07/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL
Presented by: YLS Executive Council
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 11/06/2016, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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A panel of judges will discuss the best way present your case so that you are most effective and persuasive in your presentations. The judges will refer to common mistakes and examples of excellent and effectiveness by lawyers. Any lawyer who is interested in tips to increase his/her chance of convincing the judge or jury should attend this seminar. Audience participation and questions are encouraged.


Hon. Mary Kay Rochford, Illinois Appellate Court
Hon. Moira Johnson, Law Division-Motions, Circuit Court of Cook County
Hon. Lorna Propes, Law Division-Trials, Circuit Court of Cook County
Hon. Thomas Mulroy, Law Division-Commercial Calendar, Circuit Court of Cook County
Matthew A. Passen, Passen Law Group (moderator)

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