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Cochise County Bench and Bar: Jury Selection & Tech in Trial


Total Credits: 3 CLE

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Categories:
Trial Practice |  Civil Litigation |  Criminal Litigation
Faculty:
Ted A Schmidt |  Lori Ann Zucco |  Timothy B Dickerson |  Jason Adam Lindstrom |  David W Thorn |  Peter Akmajian |  Dev K Sethi |  Joel A Larson |  Brian Michael Chase |  Cynthia A Brubaker
Co-Sponsored by:
The Cochise County Bar
Location:
Pueblo del Sol Country Club - Sierra Vista, AZ

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Description

Your Cochise County Bar and State Bar are excited to bring to you the latest in creative yet simple trial presentation and trial technology ideas, that you can affordably use in the Cochise County courtrooms. Certified Trial Specialist Peter Akmajian and his partner Dev Sethi will demonstrate a variety of innovative ways to bring your case to life. Brian Chase will discuss digital evidence in litigation and trial. 

Chief Justice Brutinel , and soon to be Chief Justice Timmer have announced they have no intention of bringing peremptory challenges back as part of the jury selection process.  Ted Schmidt and presiding judge Timothy Dickerson will lead a discussion with the Cochise County bench and trial lawyers Sara Xochitl Orozco and Lori Zucco regarding how you can be most effective in selecting a jury with the use of juror questionnaires, voir dire and challenges for cause.

After the program,  join us for a reception sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona’s Trial Practice Section.  

CHAIRS:
Ted Schmidt, Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian*
Lori Zucco, Chief Criminal Deputy, Cochise County Attorney’s Office, Cochise County Bar President *

FACULTY:
Hon. Timothy Dickerson,  Cochise County Superior Court
Hon. Joel Larson, Cochise County Superior Court
Hon. Jason Lindstrom,  Cochise County Superior Court
Hon. David Thorn, Cochise County Superior Court 
Peter Akmajian, Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian
Brian Chase, ArcherHall
Cynthia A Brubaker, Cochise County Public Defender's Office
Dev Sethi, Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian

*also faculty

additional faculty TBD

Faculty

Ted A Schmidt Related Seminars and Products


Ted Schmidt is Vice President of the Arizona State Bar, a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers as well as an Associate of the American Board of Trial Lawyers.


Lori Ann Zucco Related Seminars and Products


Lori Zucco is the Chief Criminal Deputy County Attorney, Cochise County.


Timothy B Dickerson Related Seminars and Products


Judge Timothy B. Dickerson is a judge for the Cochise County Superior Court. He was appointed to the bench on February 6, 2019. Judge Dickerson earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Arizona State University. He then completed a J.D. at Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. He was named Justice of the Peave of the Year by the Arizona Justice of the Peace Association (2014).


Jason Adam Lindstrom Related Seminars and Products


Judge Jason Lindstrom is a judge for the Cochise County Superior Court.


David W Thorn Related Seminars and Products


Judge David Thorn is a judge for the Cochise County Superior Court.


Peter Akmajian Related Seminars and Products

Attorney


Peter Akmajian is a 1984 graduate (with distinction) from the University of Arizona College of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Frank X. Gordon from 1984-85. He has been in private practice since 1985 with O’Connor Cavanagh in Phoenix and Tucson, the Udall Law Firm and now with Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian, where he represents patients and their families in medical malpractice and other personal injury cases. Peter is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of ABOTA.


Dev K Sethi Related Seminars and Products

Partner


Dev is a partner with Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian. He represents plaintiffs in a wide variety of complex injury and wrongful death cases throughout Arizona. Dev is the past President of Ben's Bells, an organization focused on the power of intentional kindness; the Arizona Minority Bar Association; Children's Museum Tucson; and the University of Arizona Law College Association Foundation. For several years he served as Chair of the State Bar Trial Practice Section and currently serves as on the Advisory Board of Angel Charity for Children. He is member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, and listed in Best Lawyers in America. He is most often on the sidelines of a soccer field or in the stands of a high school basketball game. He is a rabid Arizona Wildcats' fan. Bear Down. https://www.azinjurylaw.com/dev-sethi



Brian Michael Chase Related Seminars and Products

Owner


Brian Chase is a consultant, expert witness, adjunct professor of law, and attorney. He is the former owner of Chase Technology Consulting, a legal technology consulting firm providing digital forensics and e-discovery expertise. He now serves ArcherHall’s Managing Director of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery.

Mr. Chase has a diverse education and work background. He spent years working as a network administrator for the University of Arizona. He has a Management and Information Systems degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, a top ranked program in the country. Mr. Chase went on to earn a law degree, also from the University of Arizona. Before turning to digital forensics, he worked as a trial attorney handling criminal defense and personal injury cases. Mr. Chase has worked as a digital forensics expert for over a decade and has testified over 35 times as an expert in criminal and civil matters ranging from misdemeanors to murder to medical malpractice.

Mr. Chase has published and spoken on various technology related issues impacting law firms as well as parties in the civil and criminal justice system. He teaches various topics regarding law and technology, and digital forensics and evidence, at a variety of legal and technical conferences. He was honored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star with a “Tucson’s 40 Under 40 Award”, which recognizes young leaders who are making an impact in the community with their professional and charitable work.



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Location

Pueblo del Sol Country Club

2770 St Andrews Dr, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 , USA