Tim Tomasik to Present on the Art of Cross Examination at the Chicago Bar Association’s Trial Academy

Chicago Bar AssociationBeginning June 21, 2021, the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) will be hosting a two-day skills training course for attorneys titled “CBA Trial Academy.” Participants of all experience levels will be provided with two problems and a series of training videos to prepare in advance of the live program.

On Day 1, the CBA’s experienced faculty members will discuss and conduct demonstrations of the following components of trial: Opening Statement, Direct Examination, Cross Examination, Closing Argument, and Trial Preparation. After the presentations, participants will break into small groups and conduct an actual Opening, Direct, etc. using materials provided in advance. Faculty members will provide each participant with feedback, tips, strategies, and suggestions. On Day 2, participants will break into small groups to conduct a simulation of a bench trial.

Attorney Tim Tomasik will be lecturing on effective approaches to Cross Examination and conducting a model cross examination. Tim previously served as the President of the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Illinois Chapter, and he is the current Vice President of the CBA as well as faculty for the Trial Advocacy Institute at University of Virginia Law School.

To register for the workshop, visit the CBA's website or call 312-554-2056.

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