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Pro Tips on Effective Oral Advocacy for Young Attorneys
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1.0 Illinois MCLE, pending approval
Lunch from Inspiration Kitchens will be provided
Have you ever wondered how to best frame your discovery dispute at oral argument? Need any tips from the experts on how to be an effective oral advocate at all stages of your litigation?
Come join the Younger Lawyers’ Division for a lunchtime panel on effective oral advocacy in federal court. Meet practitioners from the civil and criminal bar, as well as a federal Judge, who will provide tips and advice for younger lawyers on all the ways to think about presenting a case in front of a Judge, from routine statuses to significant motions and trial. Also hear about opportunities to gain “on your feet” oral advocacy experience in federal court on a pro bono basis. Lunch will be provided.
Hon. M. David Weisman
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Illinois
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois