The View from the Audience—A Judicial Perspective on Expert Testimony




 The View from the Audience—A Judicial Perspective on Expert Testimony
CPE Credit

Program Type: VideoCast (Audio,Video, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Business Law
Item Number: 16PEWCH1116A
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Judge Yates will discuss the ground rules for expert testimony, the standards for its admissibility, and the hallmarks of effective expert-witness presentations in jury trials and bench trials.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify the role of the expert witness
- Prepare effectively to serve as an expert witness
- Demonstrate expert testimony in a coherent, persuasive manner

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in expert testimony

Presenter(s)

Honorable Judge Christopher P. Yates
udge Christopher Yates was appointed to the Kent County (Michigan) Circuit Court on April 22, 2008. He has served in both the Criminal/Civil Division and the Family Division of that court. He currently runs the specialized business docket for the court. Judge Yates received a BA from Kalamazoo College in 1983, and a JD and an MBA from the University of Illinois in 1987. As an attorney, Judge Yates served as a law clerk to a federal trial-court judge and a federal appellate judge, as a federal prosecutor in Detroit, as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, as Chief Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Michigan, and as a partner in two private law firms.