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Preparing for Your First Trial: What experienced lawyers do to get ready for trial.

Published by Kentucky Justice Association
and MemberCentral
Learning Objectives
  • Compiling a comprehensive trial notebook, including a trial checklist for proving your case
  • Organizing and introducing evidence
  • Tips for jury instructions and voir dire
  • Courthouse basics they don’t teach in law school
  • Advice from seasoned trial lawyers with years of experience trying cases


Are you facing your first civil trial? Wondering if you have everything covered? Concerned you won’t be fully prepared to meet a more experienced opponent? This presentation will put yours fears to rest, calm your nerves and provide you with everything you need to be prepared for trial.

Be ready with a comprehensive trial notebook completed, evidence and exhibits organized and a checklist to ensure you have everything you need for trial. Learn tips to successfully navigate the quirks and customs unique to each judge and jurisdiction.

Jay Vaughn covers things you won’t find in books or in other trial resources – tips that only come from years of experience trying cases. This webinar will prepare you to walk into the courtroom with confidence, even if it’s your first trial.

Jay Vaughn

Jay Vaughn focuses his practice on commercial motor vehicle, car wreck, personal injury, traumatic brain injury, and wrongful... Read More

Program Agenda
5 Minutes - Introduction
60 Minutes - Presentation
10 Minutes - Live Q&A with the Speaker

How To Attend
Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer with high speed internet. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar.

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

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