Steve Bullington, Phil Stanfield and Georgia Staton each to present at American College of Trial Lawyers Special CLE, “It’s All About the Evidence.” Too many times attorneys look at the forest but forget the trees. This seminar is about the trees – – learn how to ensure that computer graphic evidence is admissible. What are the pitfalls in introducing expert testimony? What is “digital evidence” and the challenges for ensuring its admissibility? What “little things” can trip you up during trial?

The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada.  The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality.  The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission.  The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.

Steve will co-present “It’s The Little Stuff. What Are The Little Things That Trip Up Many Attorney’s During Trial?” Steve dedicates his practice to representing medical service providers in matters involving allegations of medical malpractice and various other areas of health care law. Throughout his 29-year career, Steve has tried more than 20 cases before a jury and can provide a list of those cases upon request.

Phil will co-present “From Soup to Nuts: Getting In or Keeping Out Hearsay, Character or Reputation Evidence.” Phil focuses his practice on transportation defense, professional liability, product liability, and defending insured’s covered by general liability policies. Prior to pursuing a law degree, Phil worked as a chemical engineer for four years. 

Georgia will co-present, “Ethical Pitfalls During Jury Selection and Trial.” Georgia has more than 42 years of experience representing governmental entities, including state, counties and cities, as well as school districts and privately-held corporations. She is committed to defending clients on issues involving governmental liability, employment law, personal injury and civil rights

Where:  ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor Law School, Downtown, Phoenix
When:   May 4, 2108