NADE Pre-CONFERENCE and CONFERENCE 2015
Monday, March 30 - Friday, April 3, 2015 - Nashville, Tennessee
Techniques Linking Forensic Document Examination and the Legal Profession: The Interface Between Document Examiners and Trial Attorneys
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Register EARLY to secure your room (hotel deadline is 3/8/15) and to get the Early Bird Conference Fee (Early Bird rate deadline is 2/16/15).
SPEAKERS AND SUBJECTS
Monday, March 30, 2015 - SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAM
James J. Mangravitti, Jr., Esq. of SEAK ... How to Be an Effective Expert Witness
This will be a customized program for the National Association of Document Examiners. SEAK is a continuing education, publishing and consulting company. SEAK has trained well over 25,000 expert witnesses, physicians, lawyers, nurses, and other professionals and is the leading provider of Expert Witness Training and texts.
Executive Summary: This is a small group, hands-on, fast-moving interactive workshop covering deposition, direct examination, and cross-examination skills. Attendees will learn how to become markedly more effective and significantly more valuable expert witnesses. Instruction will utilize four methods: lecture, questions & answers, videos of experts actually testifying in real cases, and mock trial demonstrations using student volunteers. The mock trial demonstrations are based upon a C.V. and sample report submitted in advance by each attendee. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in demonstrations and to receive constructive feedback as to how to improve their performance. In addition, each attendee will be provided with a content rich seminar manual.
James J. Mangraviti, Jr., Esq., has trained thousands of expert witnesses. He has been brought onsite to train the experts of the FBI, IRS, Department of Defense and the United States Secret Service (document examiners). Mr. Mangraviti is a former litigator with experience in defense and plaintiff personal injury law and insurance law. He currently serves as Principal of SEAK, Inc. -The Expert Witness Training Company. Mr. Mangraviti received his BA degree in mathematics summa cum laude from Boston College and his JD degree cum laude from Boston College Law School. His publications include the texts The
Biggest Mistakes Expert Witnesses Make: And How to Avoid Them, Depositions: The Comprehensive Guide for Expert Witnesses, The A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing, Cross-Examination: The Comprehensive Guide for Experts, National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, Writing and Defending Your /ME Report, How to Excel During Depositions: Techniques for Experts That Work, How to Write an Expert Witness Report, and How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness: Advanced Techniques and Strategies.
MAIN CONFERENCE BEGINS TUESDAY, March 31, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Trio of presentations on Scientific and Legal
Reliability of Handwriting Testimony
Marcel Matley, NADE ... Survey of Court Rulings re Reliance on Copies vs. Originals
Elizabeth Waites, Attorney at Law ... Challenges to Admissibility: Winning the Battle Before it is Fought
followed by Open Forum with Hamilton and Robinson
Venue - 2015
VENUE for the 2015 NADE Conference is
the OPRYLAND Hotel in Nashville, TN.
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Special Conference Room Rate:
Room rate $159+ tx, fees
After that date the fee will be higher IF there are rooms available.
RESERVE your room at:
Contact Conference Chairperson
Jane Eakes at