Original program date 4/27/2022.
A Refresher on MAI for Both Beginners and Experienced Trial Attorneys
Speaker: Joan Lockwood, Gray, Ritter & Graham, PC, St. Louis
• Basics of MAI
• When to Deviate from MAI
• New Instructions
An Overview of Federal Court Jury Instructions When Missouri Law Applies
Speakers: Doug Weems, Spencer Fane LLP, Kansas City; Hon. Stephen R. Bough, U.S. District Judge, Kansas City
Appellate Issues with Respect to Instructions
Speakers: Katrina Smeltzer, Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard PC, Kansas City; Hon. Laura Denvir Stith, (ret) Supreme Court of Missouri
• Preservation of error
• Standards of Review
• Alternative Bases for Jury Verdicts
Review of Frequently Asked Questions
Speakers: Joan M. Lockwood, Doug Weems, Hon. Stephen R. Bough, Katrina Smeltzer, Hon. Laura Denvir Stith
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.
|01 A Refresher on MAI Civil and New Developments 8th Ed (438.6 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|02-1 JIB Announcement (1.1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|02-2 JIB_Quick Guide (241.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|03 Appellate Issues with Respect to Instructions Handout (149.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|MOLAP Information (210.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Joan Lockwood, director with Gray, Ritter & Graham handles a broad range of litigation, including automobile and trucking accidents, products liability, medical negligence, and wrongful death. She was appointed to the Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions in 2003 serving as reporter from 2009-2019 and chair from 2020-present.
Katrina Smeltzer is a Shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix and is part of the Business Litigation practice group. Katrina focuses her practice on appellate work, in addition to representing professionals and representing and assisting insurance carriers. She is licensed to practice in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
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