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2020 Trial Skills Workshop

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Litigation / Trial Practice
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MoBarCLE and the Young Lawyers Section are proud to offer the 2020 Trial Skills Workshop 

8:30 – 9:21 AM | Jury Instruction & Trial Preparation
Speaker: Tristin M. Estep
, Missouri Attorney General's Office, St. Louis 

9:21 – 10:30 AM | Voir Dire
Speaker: Ryan Krupp
, Krupp Law Firm, LLC, St. Louis

10:30 – 10:40 AM | BREAK    

10:40 – 11:30 AM | Opening Statements
Speaker: Natalie P. Warner
, Missouri Attorney General's Office, St. Louis

11:30 AM – 12:21 PM | Direct & Cross Examination
Speaker: Morgan C. Murphy
Zevan Davidson Roman LLC, St. Louis  

12:21  1:21 PM | LUNCH | on your own      

1:21 – 1:51 PM | Objections & Motions in Limine
Speaker: LaceShionna
 N. ClineMcAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, PA, St. Louis  

1:51 – 2:41 PM | Ethics
Speaker: Whittney A. Dunn
, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company
, St. Louis  

2:41 – 2:51 PM | BREAK    

2:51 – 3:45 PM | Closing Arguments
Speaker: Justin C. Strayhorn
, Brown & Crouppen
, St. Louis  

3:45 – 4:25 PM | Post-Trial Motions & Obligations
Speaker: Philip G. Scanlon
, Taaffe and Associates, LLC, St. Louis

4:25 PM | Adjourn

Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for GAL Certification, ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.



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United State District Court Western District of Missouri

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The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company

Whittney Dunn, Risk Manager at The Bar Plan, presents to hundreds of lawyers annually on ethics, malpractice avoidance, and lawyer well-being. When not presenting, she provides one-on-one ethics guidance and law practice management assistance to attorneys through The Bar Plan Foundation's free ethics hotline, available to any attorney in Missouri.

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Missouri Attorney General's Office

Tristin Estep is an Assistant Attorney General representing the State of Missouri in criminal prosecutions statewide. She has been a prosecutor in Cole County and the City of St. Louis, where she was a member of the Special Victims Unit focusing on sexual assaults and other cases involving child victims.

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Ryan Krupp is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in St. Louis and St. Charles County. Previously, he worked for both the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and Johnson County District Attorney’s Office where he appeared in court on behalf of the State of Missouri and Kansas in the criminal prosecution of among other things, Domestic Violence, Assault, Drug Cases, SVU Cases, Juvenile Offenders, and other felonies and misdemeanors. He tried numerous cases to a judge and jury.

Ryan is a native St. Louisan and is an alumni of Marquette High-School and Missouri Baptist University where he played men’s soccer, racking up several honors including two Academic All-American Awards, as well as Scholar Athlete Nominations and Academic All-Conference honors. Ryan is passionate about using his winning mindset to help people and ensure justice.

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Zevan Davidson Roman LLC

Morgan Murphy is a trial attorney with Zevan Davidson Roman LLC in St. Louis, focusing on plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice cases across Missouri and Illinois. She previously spent six years representing physicians in medical malpractice suits. She is a graduate cum laude of Washington University School of Law. 

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Sindel Noble, P.C.

Phil Scanlon is a criminal defense trial attorney at Sindel Noble, P.C.  Mr. Scanlon has handled approximately 7,500 criminal cases including 40 jury trials, several State and Federal Appeals, and one Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Scanlon is a native of St. Louis graduating from St. Louis University School of Law in 2014.  Prior to working at Sindel Noble he was a Missouri State Public Defender in the Area 24 Trial Office, an associate at Taaffe & Associates, and a civil servant with the Trial Defense Unit for the Army JAG Corps in Fort Riley, Kansas.  Mr. Scanlon is licensed in the State of Missouri, the Federal Eastern District of Missouri, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. 

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Missouri Attorney General's Office

Natalie Warner is an Assistant Attorney General and a former Special Assistant US Attorney. Previously, she worked in the Jefferson County and St. Louis City prosecutor's offices. She has tried over 60 jury trials as first chair and numerous others as second chair, mentoring young attorneys through their first trials.

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