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Trying Your "1st" (or Next) Civil Case in the Superior Court

Learn the essentials, master your case

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    Product Description

    When a civil trial in Superior Court looms on your horizon, you need to be prepared. This program provides you with a comprehensive overview of both nonjury and jury civil trials in the Superior Court and explains the paperwork and preparation required for you to feel confident—and be successful.

  • Agenda

    Agenda & Materials

    • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

      Welcome and Introduction; Mechanics Of The Courtroom: Such As Presenting Evidence, Asserting Objections, Preserving The Record, Use Of Depositions, Chalks And Exhibits

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      Hon. Neil K. Sherring, Housing Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
      Hon. Christopher J. Muse, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
    • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

      Q&A for Judge Muse

    • 2:45 - 3:05 p.m.

      Preliminary Considerations Or The Pre-Case In Chief: Such As Motions In Limine, Jury Selection, Voir Dire, Witnesses And Opening Statements

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      Hon. Rosemary Connolly, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
    • 3:05 - 3:20 p.m.

      Q&A for Chief Connolly

    • 3:20 - 3:40 p.m.

      Things To Consider As You Approach Deliberation: Such As Motions For Directed Verdict, Jury Instructions, Findings Of Fact And Rulings Of Law In Jury Waived Cases

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      Kevin P. Scanlon, Esq., Division of Professional Licensure, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
    • 3:40 - 3:55 p.m.

      Q&A for Chief Scanlon

    • 3:55 - 4:15 p.m.

      Closing Arguments And The Verdict: Verdict Forms, Closing Arguments, Questions During Deliberations, Post Trial Motions

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      Mark P. Sutliff, Esq., Office of the Attorney General , Boston
    • 4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

      Q&A for AAG Mark Sutliff, Esq.

    • 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

      Open Forum Faculty Discussion, Q&A For Faculty On Open Topics

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  • Faculty

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    Hon. Neil K. Sherring, Housing Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

    Faculty

    Hon. Rosemary Connolly, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Christopher J. Muse, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Kevin P. Scanlon, Esq., Division of Professional Licensure, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Mark P. Sutliff, Esq., Office of the Attorney General , Boston
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