Program Chair

Jacqueline L. King, C.S.

Shibley Righton LLP

Ensure you have an up-to-date understanding of the key evidentiary principles and strategies that are essential to build your case, whether it settles or proceeds to trial.

The law and best practices concerning evidence are continually evolving, so as a litigator, it is critical to not just keep on pace but to stay ahead of emerging issues.

Now in its 18th year, this celebrated annual OsgoodePD conference will give you the practical tips and knowledge you need to prevail in negotiations, discoveries, motions, pretrials and trials.

Over two half days, you will have the opportunity to tap into the expertise of a distinguished faculty of judges and litigators, get the updated knowledge you need to remain current, and deepen your understanding of ongoing evidentiary issues that could impact your case.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Hearsay – fundamentals and new practice tips, including how and when to object

Tactics for maximizing the weight of your evidence

Techniques for handling experts before and during trial

Motions and applications: the key differences in their role in determining the evidence you need

Proven strategies when challenging a claim of privilege

Best practices when introducing or responding to a prior inconsistent statement

Strategies to apply the rules of evidence to mediations and arbitrations

Practical advice and approaches to ethical/professional dilemmas

Tips from the Bench: Distinguished judges share the common mistakes they see litigators making and what to do instead

Who Should Attend

Civil litigators (plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel)

In-house litigation counsel

Litigation law clerks

Litigation paralegals


Program Chair

Jacqueline L. King, C.S.

Shibley Righton LLP




Recorded: Jan 18, 2024

$895 + TAX

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CPD Hours
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Substantive6h 25m
Professionalism 1h
Total7h 25m

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