Surviving to Thriving Remote Advocacy Series
This small group, detailed workshop is designed to help you move from just surviving remote proceedings to thriving in them. Emphasis is on specific practical tips for managing and mastering hearings. Workshop size is limited to allow for detailed Q&A and hands on opportunities.
What: 75 minute live virtual workshop (through Zoom)
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We see this as an opportunity to embrace technology, maximize the impact of your message, and command the virtual courtroom room. In this packed workshop we will cover everything from pre-trial preparation, mastery of the virtual environment to in-hearing best practices. A sampling of what we will cover is:
Preparing Your Virtual
Creating a Pre-Flight Plan
Mastering the Platform
Maximizing Your Communication
Nitty Gritty Details
Showtime: Commanding Control of Your Hearing
Tracy McCormack, JD
Director of Advocacy at The University of Texas School of Law
Author of "Remote Advocacy in a Nutshell" published by West Academic Publishing
Tracy McCormack is a lecturer and Director of Advocacy at The University of Texas School of Law. Professor McCormack practiced as a trial lawyer for 14 years in Austin before joining the faculty full time in 2000.
She spent most of her time in private practice with the firms of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and Clark, Thomas, Winters and Newton. She has extensive experience in civil trial and appeals, mediation, arbitration and summary jury trials. Professor McCormack also served as an adjunct professor at UT since 1990 teaching courses in Texas Civil Procedure and trial skills while in private practice. She now teaches courses in Evidence, Trial Advocacy, ADR advocacy and related subjects.
Professor McCormack has authored the book, “Remote Advocacy in a Nutshell,” The definitive guide to the brave new world of remote advocacy for the trial and appellate practitioner―as well as law students and recent law grads.
Sherrie Wirth, MBA
President and Founder of The Exhibit Company
Co-Founder of www.ExhibitSticker.com and RemoteAdvocacy.com
Adjunct professor at the University of Texas Law School, Trial Advocacy Program
Contributing author for technical chapters in "Remote Advocacy in a Nutshell" published by West Academic Publishing
Founding member of Presentation Guild
Sherrie is the founder of The Exhibit Company (1995), a boutique communication, design and trial technology specialty firm that specializes in assisting attorneys in presenting their case in the most effective way through the use of demonstrative aids, communication strategies and cutting edge technology.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Sherrie and her team have been on the forefront of helping clients, students and courts alike navigate the virtual technology waters.
She also co-founded the software company, www.exhibitsticker.com, the first solution for digitally marking exhibits. The E-Sticker software is being used in over 10 countries and is currently used by the DOJ, FCC, most AGs offices and by tens of thousands of litigators, paralegals and court reporters.