Program Chair(s)

Jonathan Rosenthal

Barrister and Solicitor

Refine cross examination skills to increase your confidence and competitive edge.

Cross-examination can make or break your case. Regardless of your years of experience, cross-examination often presents unpredictability in litigation, and learning effective strategies to prepare for the challenges that come with cross-examination is crucial to your success as a litigator.

Performing a cross-examination in the virtual courtroom adds an additional layer of complexity to this skill. In this learn-by-doing advanced skills workshop, you will get individualized feedback from the foremost Canadian instructors in advocacy skills training, and help you take your cross-examination skills to the next level both in person and online.

What you’ll learn

Working in small groups and learn-by-doing exercises

Strategies for preparing a successful cross-examination

When NOT to cross examine

Techniques for keeping control of the witness

How to deal with unresponsive and difficult witnesses

Best practices when cross examining virtually

Dealing with the virtual witness: overcoming challenges

Who Should Attend?

Lawyers who have at least 3-5 years of litigation experience and/or have completed the ITAW

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Completion of this program counts towards the


Program Director

Jonathan Rosenthal

Barrister and Solicitor



Oct 26, 2022

$695 + TAX


Oct 26, 2022
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Total6h 30m CPD

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