SBM section schedules summer conference

The State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section will host a conference “Trial Evidence: Artistry & Advocacy in the”Courtroom," July 22-24 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. 

The event will feature an all-day presentation by Thomas A. Mauet, Milton O. Riepe professor of law and director of Trial Advocacy at the University of Arizona College of Law in Tucson, Ariz., who  has contributed to 34 editions of eight best-selling books on the legacy of litigation training here and abroad.

Attendees will have the chance to meet Mauet at a reception on Friday before attending Saturday seminars with such topics as general and special relevance, character traits, exceptions in statements and records, witness competency; hearsay exceptions, direct examination, seven methods of impeachment, cross examination and rehabilitation.

The registration deadline is July 18. The cost is $165 for section members, $195 for non-section members. 

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