CLE Program

Voir Dire Training: Learn from the experts - CANCELED

Date:

Date: Monday, March 16, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location:

Massachusetts Bar Association
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111

Program Code:

CAN

Program Options:

Registration

MBA Paralegals : $0.00
MBA Law Student : $0.00
MBA New Admittee : $0.00
MBA Member : $0.00
Non-member : $160.00

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Online registration for this event has closed.

This event has been CANCELED.

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Now that Massachusetts attorneys are allowed to question prospective jurors in civil and criminal trials throughout the Superior Court. Learn how to conduct voir dire from experts who have used it successfully.

With the passage of Chapter 254 of the Acts of 2014 last August, Massachusetts joined 39 other states that allow some form of attorney-conducted voir dire . The law not only permits attorneys to question potential jurors and screen for bias in Superior Court trials, it also allows attorneys to suggest a monetary amount for damages suffered by a plaintiff in a civil trial. The Massachusetts Bar Association advocated strongly for both measures.

Visit the MBA's Voir Dire Resource Center for voir dire protocols, alerts and other useful information. 

Faculty:

Marsha V. Kazarosian, Esq., Program Chair
Kazarosian Costello LLP, Haverhill
Hon. Peter Lauriat, Panelist
Hon. Maynard Kirpalani, Panelist
Massachusetts Superior Court, Boston
Hon. Bonnie MacLeod-Mancuso, Panelist
JAMS, Boston
Marc Breakstone, Esq., Panelist
Breakstone, White & Gluck PC, Boston
Carolyn McGowan, Esq., Panelist
CPCS-Somerville Superior Court Office, Somerville
Douglas K. Sheff, Esq., Panelist
Sheff Law Office PC, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

Civil Litigation Section

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