Virtual: Dynamic Direct Examination of the Expert Witness – Preparation and Execution

September 16, 2020

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EST
75-minute presentation includes a Q&A session
CLE: 1.25 Credits

Are you tired of the windshield wiper direct examination? Do you feel overwhelmed by the thought of reading scientific journals to prepare to meet with your expert? Are you waiting until the week before trial to interview your expert? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then stop right here and register for this webinar! Our veteran faculty member will discuss the impediments in direct examination as well as the essential ways your expert can assist you in preparing for the defense expert. She will provide successful strategies to enhance the juror’s understanding by maximizing the strength of your expert as your expert assists in advancing your factual and legal theory. Join us as she walks you through examples of techniques to avoid stilted questions that are ineffective and boring. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions and obtain workable strategies!

CLE Credit: 1.25 Hours

Presented by:
Courtney Curtis
Assistant Executive Director
Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

Members: $62
Non-Members: $75
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Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.25 hours

This course is pending approval in Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. NDAA will not be applying for CLE credit in the state of Texas. Many states will allow attorneys to receive CLE credit for virtual courses that have been approved in one of these states through reciprocity or self-submission. Please speak with your CLE accrediting body to ensure that they will allow you to self-submit the course for approval if your state is not listed above.

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Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in or work closely with prosecution: NDAA invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices, law enforcement, and investigators are welcome to attend. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

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NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy*:

NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount which you or an office colleague can use for the rescheduled course or a future NDAA course of your choosing prior to September 30, 2021. As always, substitutions are accepted at any time. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

*NDAA reserves the right to update this policy on an as-needed basis.


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