Maryland CLE - Trial Skills Courses

This is a listing of Trial Skills CLE Courses for Maryland. Please make your selection below of Maryland CLE courses. Click "Add To Cart" to purchase Individual CLE Courses. For more information about a particular CLE course, click on the "More Info" link. Click the "Preview" button to view a short preview of the course.

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  • Mastering Courtroom Success: Winning Your Trial and Appeal

    This CLE course will explore the essential elements required to effectively present your case, aiming to increase the chances of achieving a favorable verdict, whether you represent the plaintiff or the defendant. The course will highlight the critical aspects of a trial that can influence the outcome. Additionally, it will provide methods for "protecting the record" to ensure that a trial victory is upheld on appeal if the opposing party contests the decision. If you do not prev... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Filing Social Security Disability Appeals in Federal Court

    Filing a Social Security case in Federal Court can be a challenging endeavor, with stringent prerequisites and a narrow filing window. This comprehensive course is designed to demystify the process and equip you with the skills to evaluate your case's viability, adhere to court protocols, and craft persuasive briefs. Topics discussed include: Assess whether filing in the United States District Court is appropriate for your case. Identify the correct District Court for your filing.... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Professionalism and Civility for Attorneys: Mastering First Impressions and Effective Communication

    In today’s highly connected world, your professional image can significantly influence your career trajectory. This CLE course provides actionable strategies to help you build a compelling and enduring professional brand. Whether in the courtroom, during Zoom meetings, or on social media, your communication—both verbal and non-verbal—is constantly under observation. This course will teach you how to create a powerful first impression and maintain a consistent, professional demeanor in e... More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Do's and Don'ts for Zoning Hearings

    Public hearings are essential forums for community involvement, especially in the context of zoning and land use decisions. But what exactly distinguishes a public hearing from a public meeting? This CLE program delves into the critical role of public hearings, offering a comprehensive understanding of their necessity and function. Led by a seasoned land use attorney—who brings the unique perspective of a former planning commissioner and current elected official—this seminar provides in... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Handling Cannabis Personal Injury Lawsuits

    Many people mistakenly believe that marijuana and cannabis products, including CBD, pose no risks. This is not the case. Both legal professionals and the general public often overlook the potential for marijuana to cause personal harm. As evidence of marijuana-related injuries grows, it is important for lawyers to recognize possible liability issues. Defense lawyers within the cannabis sector have started alerting their clients about impending personal injury lawsuits. This CLE i... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Protecting Your Trademark In The Face of EU’s, GPDR and U.S. Privacy Laws- Case Study and Practical Tips

    This CLE course will explore the growing challenges in identifying trademark infringers on the internet, highlighting the common hurdles faced during the process. It will cover essential knowledge for obtaining relief from trademark violations online. The course will address GDPR and U.S. privacy laws, discussing the difficulties these regulations create in tracking down online-only infringers. Additionally, it will delve into the strategies and practical aspects of securing legal reme... More Info

    2General Credits
  • The Plaintiff Fact Sheet (“PFS”) in a Mass Tort Setting

    This CLE course explores the Plaintiff Fact Sheet (PFS), a key document in Mass Tort litigation that functions as a customized set of written questions in place of standard interrogatories. In Mass Tort cases, parties negotiate the questions that appear in the PFS. Defendants aim to include detailed questions covering basic claimant information—like date of birth and marital status—as well as case-specific details such as the type and date of injury, and the claimant's medical history.... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • Winning Strategies for Soft Tissue Injuries

    This CLE course will offer strategies for successful outcomes in jury trials for soft tissue injuries in car crashes. This course will focus on tried-and-true methods to winning compensation for clients on soft tissue sprain/strain types of injuries in crash cases. The strategies will be presented in a step-by-step manner, beginning with Voire Dire and ending with closing arguments. More Info

    1General Credit
  • The Mediator's Toolkit: 15 Strategies Towards A Successful Mediation

    Mediation is often described as an art rather than a science. While it's accurate that there's no singular formula for conducting a mediation, there are proven methods for fostering successful outcomes. The measure of success lies in achieving a Win-Win situation for all involved parties. This CLE presentation will delineate and explore strategies aimed at fostering dignified and productive mediations. These strategies are versatile and can be applied beyond mediation contexts, includin... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • The Chevron Doctrine: Revisited

    Chief Justice Marshall famously stated in Marbury v. Madison that "it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is." Decades ago, Professor Benard Schwartz's lectures highlighted how the doctrine of separation of powers had been fundamentally altered as society became more complex. The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments that could lead to significant changes in administrative law. The court is considering whether to overrule or m... More Info

    3General Credits
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