CLE Course Details

Virtual Civil Jury Trial and Advanced Zoom Techniques: A Guideline for Remote Proceedings

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  • Description

    This three part lecture will explain the guidelines for conducting proceedings remotely. The CLE course will begin with advanced Zoom techniques covering the entire process from initiation through bench trial.

    The course will then proceed to explain the tools needed for a successful virtual civil jury trial and will conclude with a panel of lawyers and a judge who will describe their recent participation in a virtual civil jury trial and what they learned from the experience.

  • Instructor Bio

    Alexandra Yamron

    Alexandra Yamron is an In-House Senior Trial Attorney at a top insurance company in Chicago. She has over ten years of experience handling insurance defense cases including personal injury, property damage, transportation, municipality litigation, insurance coverage, nursing home, and medical malpractice. She has successfully tried multiple cases to jury verdict.

    She is a member of DRI, Illinois State Bar Association, and involved with the ADR Women’s Initiative Committee.


    Terry Mueller

    Terry A. Mueller is an attorney with the Law Offices of Steven Lihosit. He concentrates his practice in civil litigation with a focus on negligence and personal injury cases. Mr. Mueller has 25+ years of trial experience and over 100 jury trials. He is a former Assistant Public Defender in DuPage County.

    He recently conducted the first virtual civil jury trial in Illinois and also worked on the pilot mock remote jury selection with the 19th Judicial Circuit (Lake County) leading to the Illinois Supreme Court adopting SCR 45.

    He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Lake County Bar Association.


    Anthony Elman

    Anthony R. Elman, Esq., Partner and founder of Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC

    29 Years of experience in personal injury law concentrating mostly in motor vehicle accidents and premises liability accidents. Awarded a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award by the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter for handling the most of amount of jury trials to verdict. Super Lawyer for 2021. Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

    Received the following degrees:

    • U OF MICHIGAN: B.A.
    • TULANE LAW SCHOOL: J.D.
    • D, EPAUL LAW SCHOOL: LLM IN HEALTH CARE LAW

    Hobbies include: Trading Stocks and Bitcoin


    Luis Berrones

    Judge Berrones was appointed an Associate Judge in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit on October 29, 2007 and was reappointed to his position in 2011, 2015 and 2019. Judge Berrones is currently assigned to a Law Division courtroom in the civil division where he hears a variety of civil matters in which a party is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.00.

    He previously sat in Chancery court for nine years, domestic violence court for two years and family court. Judge Berrones began his career with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office where he was a felony trial Assistant State’s Attorney. In 1987 he joined Gardner Carton & Douglas where he practiced for over twenty years representing clients in complex litigation cases involving business and products liability claims in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

    While in private practice he also served as an arbitrator in Cook and Lake Counties’ Court Annexed Mandatory Arbitration Programs. Judge Berrones received his Bachelor of Arts degree and law degree from DePaul University.