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Playing by the Book


Thursday, August 6, 2020
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:

Edward P. Capozzi, Esq.
Brach Eichler, LLC
Roseland, NJ

Jacqueline M. Rosa, Esq.
Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC
Kearny, NJ

8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Edward P. Capozzi, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Jury Research: Connecting and Strengthening Through the Divide
Artemis Helen Malekpour, J.D., M.H.A. • Chapel Hill, NC
Co-Author of “David Ball on Damages: Advances and Innovations”
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Inside the Juror’s Mind
David A. Wenner, Esq. • Phoenix, AZ
Co-Author of "Winning Case Preparation"
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
How to Ensure 30(b)(6) Testimony is Binding
To Be Determined
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
The Zen Lawyer-The Power of Core Truths
Michael Leizerman, Esq. • Toledo, OH
Author of “The Zen Lawyer”
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
How to Strengthen Causation Using Degeneration
Edward P. Capozzi, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
Author of “The Domino Theory”
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Cross Examining Difficult Witnesses
Patrick A. Malone, Esq. • Washington, DC
Author of “The Fearless Cross-Examiner” and “Rules of the Road”
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
How to Talk to Conservatives On Trial
Paul Byrd, Esq. • Little Rock, AR
Author of “How to Talk to Conservatives”
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
How to Become the Defendant’s Worst Nightmare
Keith Mitnik, Esq. • Orlando, FL
Author of “Don’t Eat the Bruises”

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall



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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2020 features 31 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

* * * Special Offer * * *
Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2020, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 7.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 7.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 6.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.50 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 7.50 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
civil trial law.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on July 31, 2020.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Cancellation Policy: 
Friday, July 31st is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at www.theCLEstore.org.


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