Trial Presentation Professional Workshop
The Trial Presentation Certificate Program is offered online.
The Trial Presentation workshop is 8-hours long covering such items as: ethics; questions to ask the client and the documents and formats you may need to use; getting the layout of the courtroom and understanding the venue and infrastructure; what type of equipment is needed, its minimum requirements and trial and audio kit overviews; best practices, pre-trial preparation of case and organizing materials as well as file management and trial software database management; equipment installation, site survey, courtroom scouting and troubleshooting; common features of trial software and displaying on computer; and professional conduct, courtroom and trial procedures, and discretion in the court.
Upon completion of the seminar, attendees will be eligible to take an assessment exam in order to receive a certificate. This seminar is approved for 0.8 CEUs.
- Joe Cerda, Jr., CLVS
- Steve Crandall, J.D., CLVS
- Tim Piganelli, NCRA Trial Presentation Professional
- Diarmuid Truax
- Introduction to trial presentation, courtroom technology & visual advocacy (Tim Piganelli)
- Introduction to the use of demonstrative graphics (Diarmuid Truax)
- Courtroom technology: overview of hardware and software (Diarmuid Truax)
- Overview, basic use, and demonstration of top trial presentation software (Tim Piganelli & faculty)
- Mock demonstration of trial technology opening
- Mock demonstration of trial technology direct
- Working with the client (Joe Cerda)
- Managing data when going to trial (Tim Piganelli)
- Basic trial advocacy for the trial presentation consultant (Steve Crandall)