Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration
Friday, June 14, 2013 from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, June 15, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. (CLE Available)
This workshop which will take place Friday, June 14, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, June 15, 9:00am to 2:00pm, is designed to provide advanced students and practitioners with essential skills to cross-examine witnesses. Participants will improve their skills under the rigorous scrutiny of arbitration practitioners.
Members of the faculty will conduct training on cross-examination skills with the help of audio-visual and video-tape equipment. Each participant will take turns acting on behalf of the claimant and the respondent. The panel members will analyze each performance and make suggestions for improvement at the end of the hearing.
Prerequisites for WCL students:
1) Application of Intl Arbitration Fundamentals (LAW- 982-001)
2) Having taken or being enrolled in the course Practical Skills & Cross-Examination (LAW-795-019)
Michael Evan Jaffe, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington
Deborah B. Baum, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington
Reading materials are available in room 129F.