Institute of Trial Practice
 

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8:00 Introductory Remarks
Lynn R. Laufenberg
ABOTA President
8:05 Seat Jury/Remarks From Judge
Hon. Dale T. Pasell
8:10 Plaintiff’s Opening Statement
J. Michael End
8:30 Defendant’s Opening Statement
Chris P. Graupner
8:50 Plaintiff Direct of Plaintiff Barbara Collins
Frank R. Terschan
9:10 Defendant Cross of Plaintiff Barbara Collins
Ward I. Richter
9:20 Panel Discussion
9:35 Break
9:50 Adverse Exam of Defendant Tim Johnson
D. James Weis
10:10 Direct Exam of Defendant Tim Johnson
Kathleen E. Bonville
10:30 Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Daughter Susan Collins
Cynthia M. Mack
10:40 Cross Exam of Susan Collins
Kathleen E. Bonville
10:50 Direct Exam of Treating Doctor JoAnn Shapiro
Jerome A. Hierseman
11:10 Cross Exam of Dr. Shapiro
Terry E. Johnson
11:30 Panel Discussion
11:50 Lunch (on your own)
12:50 Defendant Direct Exam of IME Michael McCoy
Joe Thrasher
1:10 Plaintiff Cross Exam of Dr. McCoy
E. Campion Kersten
1:30 Defense Direct Exam of Meteorologist Allen J. Becker
Robert J. Lauer
1:45 Plaintiff Cross Examination of Mr. Becker
Avram D. Berk
2:00 Jury Instruction
2:10 Break
2:25 Panel Discussion
2:40 Plaintiff Closing Argument
Robert L. Habush
3:05 Defense Closing Argument
Gregory J. Cook
3:30 Panel Discussion
3:40 Jury Deliberations
5:30 Verdict/Panel Discussion/Questions to Jury
5:45 Program Concludes

Faculty

Program Directors
Mark E. Larson
Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson S.C.
Milwaukee

Steven L. Nelson
von Briesen & Roper S.C.
Milwaukee

William R. Wick
Nash, Spindler, Grimstand & McCracken LLP
Manitowoc

Moderator
Marie A. Stanton
Hurley, Burish & Stanton S.C.
Madison

Presiding Judge
Hon. Dale T. Pasell
La Crosse County Circuit Court
Milwaukee

Team Captains
Kathleen E. Bonville
Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson S.C.
Milwaukee

Jerome A. Hierseman
End, Hierseman & Crain LLC
Milwaukee

Program Panelists
Emile H. Banks, Jr.
Emile Banks & Associates LLC
Milwaukee

Lynn R. Laufenberg
Laufenberg, Jassak & Laufenberg S.C.
Milwaukee

W. Ted Tornehl
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen S.C.
Milwaukee

Presenters
For the Plaintiff
Avram D. Berk
Peterson, Berk & Cross S.C.
Appleton

J. Michael End
End, Hierseman & Crain LLC
Milwaukee

Robert L. Habush
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Milwaukee

Jerome A. Hierseman
End, Hierseman & Crain LLC
Milwaukee

E. Campion Kersten
Kersten & McKinnon S.C.
Thiensville

Cynthia M. Mack
Lichtsinn & Haensel S.C.
Milwaukee

Frank R. Terschan
Terschan, Steinle, Hodan, & Ganzer Ltd.
Milwaukee

D. James Weis
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
Rhinelander

For the Defense
Kathleen E. Bonville
Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson S.C.
Milwaukee

Gregory J. Cook
Greg Cook Law Offices S.C.
Milwaukee

Charles P. Graupner
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Milwaukee

Terry E. Johnson
Peterson, Johnson & Murray S.C.
Milwaukee

Robert J. Lauer
Kasdorf, Lewis & Swietlik S.C.
Milwaukee

Ward I. Richter
Bell, Moore & Richter S.C.
Madison

Joe Thrasher
Thrasher Pelish Franti & Heaney Ltd.
Rice Lake

Actors
James M. Fergal
Habush, Habush & Rottier S.C.
Waukesha

William R. Wick
Nash, Spindler, Grimstand & McCracken LLP
Manitowoc

Expert Witness
Allen J. Becker
Consulting Meterologist
Wauwatosa




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9.5 CLE Credits

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