Conferences and Speeches

PLI’s Expert Witness Seminar 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Litigation partner Kenneth Schacter will chair the Practicing Law Institute’s (PLI) 2016 Expert Witness Seminar, which will also feature Litigation partner Mary Gail Gearns as a panelist.

PLI’s faculty of experienced litigators and expert witnesses will demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts. Participants will learn::

  • Selecting the right expert for your case
  • Preparing and conducting a Daubert hearing
  • Defending against a Daubert challenge
  • Deposing the opposing expert
  • Preparing your expert to testify at a deposition and at trial
  • Strategies for presenting expert testimony at trial
  • Mastering direct and cross examination of experts at trial