Foreclosure Trial Workshop July 20th – 21st, 2013
FORECLOSURE TRIAL WORKSHOP AGENDA
Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Florida Bar CLE Ref #1304560N
July 20, 2013 & July 21, 2013
8am to 5:30pm
Courtyard Marriot Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
400 Gulfstream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004-2124
The course will cover all aspects of defending a foreclosure trial. Drafting and amending pleadings to properly frame your case, all pertinent evidentiary topics, effective direct, cross, and voir dire examination, how to thoroughly prepare for trial, and all applicable statutory and case law will be covered. The first day will be a seminar addressing the above topics and more, in detail. Extensive materials including pleadings, discovery, applicable motions, trial prep checklist, cross and voir dire outlines, copies of statutes and case law, and more will be provided. The second day will be comprised of NITA style mock examinations and role playing to effectively examine a bank and/or servicer witness in a foreclosure trial. Buffet breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks are included. Due to the nature of the NITA style mock examinations on day two, the seminar is limited to a maximum of 20 attendees.
Breakfast and Registration
9:00 – 10:15
Framing Your Case – How to properly plead to preserve your claim and defenses and amend, if necessary. (Includes discussion of ethics in raising defenses and claims)
10:15 – 10:30
10:30 – 12:30
Trial Evidence – A comprehensive review of all evidentiary issues commonly found in a foreclosure trial. (Includes discussion of ethics in objections)
12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:30
The Art of Examination – A review of the law and differing approaches for Direct, Cross and Voir Dire examinations.
2:30 – 3:30
What to do When the Trial Order Arrives – A step by step breakdown of what needs to be done to prepare your case for trial.
3:45 – 4:15
4:15 – 4:45
4:45 – 5:30
8:00 – 12:30
Mock Trials – Based on several distinct fact scenarios, conduct examination of mock witnesses.
12:30 – 1:30
Florida Bar CLE Approved – 19 hours General, .5 Ethics.
Certification Credits – 14 hours Business Litigation, 19 hours Real Estate.
Course Classification: Intermediate Level – Florida Bar CLE Ref #1304560N
Evan M Rosen Credentials
Fla Bar Accreditation CLE Certificate here
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