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Monday, June 01, 2015

HMB's Bill Katris to Join ABA Litigation Panel Demonstrating Effective Direct and Cross-Examination Techniques

Through the Looking Glass: Effective Trial Advocacy from The Jury's Perspective

Northwestern School of Law
June 16, 2-6 pm (6-7:30 reception)

Presented by the ABA Section of Litigation Trial Practice Committee and the Business Torts and Unfair Competition Committee

Co-sponsored by the Minority Trial Lawyer Committee, The Woman Advocate Committee, and the Young Advocates Committee

"Direct & Cross Examination - Discovering the Facts from the Defendant"

As the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois continues to preside over our mock trial, this session demonstrates direct and cross-examination of the defendant by two highly experienced trial lawyers. Audience will view the examination as mock jurors.


  • Hon. Ruben Castillo, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Lori Lightfoot, Mayer Brown, LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Steven McCormick, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, Chicago, IL

 For more information, please view the program brochure online.

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