Trial Lawyer Boot Camp (Streaming)


Trial Lawyer Boot Camp (Streaming)

Part of the Richard A. Harris Series of Continuing Legal Education

NJA’s Trial Lawyer Boot Camp brings together northern Nevada’s most respected trial attorneys serving as your personal coach and mentor. This intense, four week program, taught by seasoned, experienced practitioners will take you from intake to closing arguments. You’ll walk away with the confidence and understanding to win inside the courtroom. 

The course is designed to give lawyers of all levels the necessary tools to take a case to trial. Whether you’re a new lawyer or have been practicing for years with little or no trial experience, the course instructors will share their learned insight get you ready for trial. 

1.  Early Litigation (April 9, 2019) Presented by Gene Leverty, Esq. and Bob Jensen, Esq.

  • Complaint
  • Requests for Production or Admissions, Subpoenas
  • Motions to Compel, Dismiss, and Other Discovery Disputes
  • Depositions

2.  3-4 Months to Trial (April 16, 2019) Presented by Graham Galloway, Esq.

  • Planning Your Trial Proof
  • Identifying and Lining Up Lay and Expert Witnesses
  • Potential for Settlement
  • Trial Notebook and Other Organizational Issues
  • Focus Groups
  • Motions in Limine
  • Jury Instructions
  • Trial Memorandum
  • Stipulations
  • Exhibits
  • Preparing Client Witnesses and Testimony

3.  Jury Selection, Opening & Trial Technology (April 23, 2019) Presented by Matt Sharp, Esq.

  • Jury Psychology
  • Mechanics
  • Strategy and Best Practices
  • Trial Technology
  • Opening Statements

4.  Plaintiff’s & Defendant’s Cases in Chief, Closing Argument (April 30, 2019) Presented by Steve Klearman, Esq.

  • Plaintiff’s Case
  • Defendant’s Case
  • Objections & Trial Motions
  • The Art of Closing Argument

All registrants will receive a complimentary copy of Elements of Nevada Legal Theories by Steve Klearman.

To receive CLE credit, you must attend all four modules.  

Plaintiff Lawyers Only  

Time:  6:00-8:00PM (dinner & registration: 5:30PM)   

Location: Sunshine Litigation Services 151 Country Estates Circle Reno, NV 89511

Total CLE Credit Hours: 8.00


Module #1 Presenter: Gene Leverty, Esq.

Personal injury attorney Gene Leverty has over 40 years of litigation, trial and negotiation experience. He has held an AV Martindale Hubbell rating (the highest attorney rating) for over 25 years. Gene is a long-time member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum for obtaining a jury verdict over one million dollars. Gene has had several multi-million jury verdicts and settlements. He has a reputation for excellence both in Nevada and nationally.

Because Gene was Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner of the State of Nevada and then a partner in a Beverly Hills multi-state law firm for ten (10) years representing insurers, he has a special expertise insurance coverage issues, including very complex coverage issues. Gene’s skill and experience is vital for personal injury cases, including automobile and trucking cases, product liability, premises liability and insurance bad faith.

Gene is licensed to practice in all Nevada and California state courts, and the United States District Court for the State of Nevada, the U.S. Central District of California, the U.S. Eastern District of California, the U.S Northern District of California, the U.S. Southern District of California, District Court (Florida), U.S. District Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) and the United States Supreme Court. He earned his Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.







Materials available with registration:
Part 1 - Early Litigation (Streaming):
Part 1 Early Litigation Exhibits 1-13
Part 1 Early Litigation Exhibits 14 to 28
Part 1 Early Litigation Exhibits 29 to 40
Part 1 Early Litigation Presentation
Part 2 - 3-4 Months to Trial (Streaming):
Part 2 - 3 to 4 Months to Trial Document List
Part 2 - Admitted Liability Articles (2)
Part 2 - Affidavit of Doctor-Samples
Part 2 - Countdown to Trial Article
Part 2 - Expert Disclosure
Part 2 - Focus Group Articles
Part 2 - Motions in Limine
Part 2 - Trial Preparation Checklist
Part 3 -Jury Selection, Opening & Trial Technology (Streaming):
Part 3 - Law on Jury Instructions
Part 4 - Plaintiff's & Defendant's Cases in Chief, Closing Argument (Streaming):
Part 4 - Nevada Evidence of Law
Part 4 Presentation Materials


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are granted 48 hours prior to event. No show, no refund.