Speaking Engagement

Gregory Markel to Lead a Panel at PLI’s “Trial by Jury 2018” Seminar


New York, NY/Webinar

PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas (2nd floor)
45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Seyfarth Shaw Partner Gregory Markel is pleased to participate in Practising Law Institute’s “Trial by Jury 2018” seminar on Wednesday, November 7, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mr. Markel will lead “Making a Compelling Closing Argument,” the 4:00 p.m. panel session. 
PLI has assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials. There is no better way to learn about jury trial practice than from the attorneys who try the nation’s most important cases and the judges who preside over them.
Whether you are new to your career as a trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course will give you a unique view into jury trials and the best way to handle them, from opening statements through closing arguments. The faculty will also dissect the ethical issues that often arise and the best ways to handle these situations. Join us to gain proven strategies and practical tools to successfully manage every phase of your next jury case.
What You Will Learn:
  • How to select the best jury for your client and your case
  • How to compose and deliver a persuasive opening statement
  • How to structure an effective direct examination
  • How to conduct a killer cross-examination
  • How to argue, persuade, and win with your closing argument
  • How best to tackle the sometimes thorny ethical issues common in jury trials
Special Features:
  • Earn one hour of Ethics credits
  • Get the "View from the Bench" you won't hear anywhere else. Many of the nation's most experienced and respected judges sit on each panel and share their unique perspectives on every aspect of jury trials.
Credit Available: CLE and CPD
To register, click here.

For further information, please contact membership@pli.edu or call (800) 260-4PLI.