Preparing and Examining Your Witness At Trial

Description

Presented: February 24, 2018
Location: York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W., York, ON M6M 1V1

Guest Speaker



Mick Hassell

Lawyer
(Hassell Trial Counsel)

 

 


This program is eligible for up to 2 Substantive Hours, and this program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content. 

What Will I Learn?

  • This program is eligible for up to 2 Substantive Hours, and this program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content. 
  • Paralegals, advocacy and witnesses
  • The importance of witnesses: Story, People, Documents and things, Law of evidence, Trial procedure, Substantive law
  • 4 types of witnesses: Parties, Lay witnesses, Participant experts, Hired guns
  • Witness Management: Identifying the witnesses you need, Witness statements and litigation privilege, Requirements for expert reports, Will say statements, Documents in the possession of witnesses, Long-range witness management, Summonses and subpoenas
  • Witnesses and Ethics: Paralegal Rules of Conduct, Duty to the Tribunal, Obtaining witness statements, Preparing witnesses to testify, Order excluding witnesses, Communication with witnesses giving evidence
  • Witness Preparation: Witness tip sheet / memo, Witness homework (for example, chronology), List of topics for examination, Review the trial documents, Direct examination rehearsal, Cross-examination as a witness preparation tool, Witness likeability

Topics for this course

1 Lessons2h 15m

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