MBA hosts Voir Dire Training

Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015

Voir Dire

Now that Massachusetts attorneys are allowed to question prospective jurors in civil and criminal trials throughout the Superior Court, the Massachusetts Bar Association hosted a Voir Dire Training on March 16. Attendees had the opportunity to learn how to conduct voir dire from experts who have used it successfully. Panelists included (bottom row from left): Suffolk Superior Court Judge Maynard Kirpalani; Annette Gonthier-Kiely, Esq.; Suffolk Superior Court Judge Bonnie MacLeod-Mancuso; and Program Chair and MBA President Marsha V. Kazarosian, Esq. Additional panelists were (top row from left): Carolyn McGowan, Esq.; MBA Past President Douglas K. Sheff, Esq.; and Suffolk Superior Court Judge Peter Lauriat.