Presented by the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
Thursday, August 6, 2020
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Alexa D'Amato Barrera, Esq.
D'Amato Law Firm
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
Women Litigators and Negotiations:
Bridging Over the Gender Bias
Discussing both the barriers we face as well as the natural instincts
and skills we have to our advantage.
Artemis Helen Malekpour, J.D., M.H.A.
Malekpour & Ball, Chapel Hill, NC
Artemis Malekpour came to trial consulting as a lawyer with a background in psychology and psychiatric research. She has worked in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Hospitals with children and adolescents coping with psychiatric disorders and legal issues.
Artemis holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration with a concentration in mental health issues from UNC’s School of Public Health. In law school at Duke, she conducted extensive interviews with death penalty jurors. Since earning her law degree with honors, Artemis has worked closely with her partner David Ball, using Reptilian advocacy and other methods to deal with a case's weaknesses and maximize its strengths. She specializes in focus group research, case strategy, and jury selection.
Artemis has consulted on a wide variety of high profile, large and small cases of all kinds across the country. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and State Bar, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the American Society of Trial Consultants.
Artemis has co-authored a book chapter, “Public and Private Sector Involvement in Managed Mental Health Care,” in Managed Care & Public Health, is featured in Trial Guides’ How to do Your Own Focus Groups, and has written updates for David Ball on Damages 3.
Artemis is one of the nation’s only two trial consultants qualified to teach and advise on Reptilian trial advocacy, and she regularly teaches Reptilian Advocacy at the ReptileKeenanBall seminars.
12:00 pm - 12:25 pm - Luncheon
12:25 pm - 12:30 pm - Welcome/Introduction by Co-Chairs
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm - Artemis Malekpour
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Question & Answers
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.
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