On July 9th and 10th the Litigation Section of the ABA presented its annual two-day trial "boot camp" training program in Chicago. The program was sold out, with forty participants. Young attorneys should consider signing up early for next year's program, scheduled for July 8-9, 2010, in Chicago. Click here for the full agenda of the 2009 program, which should be similiar to next year's.
Paul Mark Sandler is a trial attorney who has developed a national reputation for successfully representing many notable clients in trial and appellate courts. He is a partner at Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler in Baltimore.
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Anatomy of a Trial: A Handbook for Young Lawyers, Second Edition
Anatomy of a Trial examines the key phases of jury trials (voir dire, opening statements, direct and cross-examination, and closing arguments) in the context of three particular cases, one criminal, one civil and a third that involves a non-jury civil trial.
The 12 Secrets of Persuasive Argument
"This book will give all lawyers the guidance they need to become effective advocates. Whether you have just passed the bar or have been practicing for 30 years, this book will help refine your persuasive skills." -- from the Foreword by Carolyn Lamm, President of the American Bar Association
Discovery Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition
"Discovery Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition teaches effective discovery. Judge Grimm and Messrs. Fax and Sandler interweave practical advice with salient case law and keen observations honed by decades of experience."
Raising the Bar: Practice Tips and Trial Technique for the Young Maryland Lawyer, 2nd Edition
"Filled with practical advice and concrete examples of proven strategies and effective techniques." – Dean Karen H. Rothenberg, University of Maryland School of Law
Model Witness Examinations
A pioneering book, Model Witness Examinations vividly illustrates how to handle the most common evidentiary issues every trial lawyer faces. (Co-Author)
Pattern Examinations of Witnesses for the Maryland Lawyer, 4th Edition
Offers over 60 examples of real-world direct and cross-examination situations. (Co-Author)
Maryland Discovery Problems and Solutions
A handbook for Maryland attorneys navigating a range of discovery problems. (Co-Author)
Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland, 5th Edition
THE starting point for drafting virtually all pleadings in Maryland.
Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer: State and Federal, Fourth Edition
Maryland’s most authoritative book on appellate practice. Includes in-depth interviews with appellate judges and DVD videos of actual oral arguments in appellate courts. (Co-Editor)