Todd Winegar - CLE Speaker, Leadership Training
 


Program Schedule
 

8:30 - 9:00 Socrate's Trial
  His are among the greatest speeches ever delivered. Hear and analyze his defense for corrupting the youth with truth and heresy against the gods. His Socratic method is a key to leading witnesses to truth.
 
9:00 - 9:30 Galileo's Trial Science and Truth v. Human Nature
  Galileo was charged with suggesting the sun did not revolve around the earth. He could have avoided trial, but did not, based upon misinformation, a lack of discovery. Make sure you are not missing critical evidence in your cases, such as electronic documents, email, backed-up files, voice mail, previous drafts of correspondence and old contract.
   
9:30 - 10.30 Caesar and Cicero
  Two great attorneys battled for survival of the Roman Republic - or a dictatorship. Learn how to use Cicero's universal organization of a speech for your next opening, brief, or even a letter. Discover trial strategy from Caesar who was not only a great attorney, but one of the greatest military strategists of all time.
   
10:30 - 10:45   Break
   
10.45 - 11.45 Ethics
    Plato's and Lincoln's views on ethics How to deal with stress in a combative profession
    Is litigation a game with lawyers playing "gotcha" with other people's lives?
   
11:45 - 12:00 Rump Parliament v. Charles l
  In the clash of the divine right of kings, Charles I was beheaded after trial by Parliament. Explore the extraordinary circumstances surrounding this trial and how you can learn from it.
   
12:00 - 1:15   Lunch
   
1:15 - 2:15 Lincoln
  He is the undisputed master of precise English. Listen to excerpts of Lincoln's only transcribed trial and a recreation of his famous "Almanac Trial". See Lincoln illustrate the importance of focus and brevity.
   
2:15 - 2:30 The Salem Witch Trials
  These trials changed the history of modern law. You will learn some surprising lessons. See the difficult time the human mind has with causation.
   
2:30 - 2:45   Break
   
2:45 - 4:10 Bush v. Gore
  Two men, each with some legitimacy, claimed title to "The World's Most Powerful Man". Multiple lawsuits were filed; Mr. Gore won victory in the Florida state Supreme Court. But that victory was overturned by the federal Supreme Court. Was this the rule of the law or merely the rule of men and women? Will it stand the test of time?
   
4:10 - 4:15 Morals of the Greatest Trials Ever Held
  What lessons will you incorporate into your litigation strategies?


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