New Lawyers Learn Critical Litigation Skills & Ethics at Lawline’s September 2019 Bridge the Gap

September 5, 2019

Law school provides students with a critical legal foundation: how to analyze cases and important legal doctrine, and conduct legal research. Enterprising law students will also gain some hands-on experience through a clinic, externship, or moot court - but there’s still so much left to learn, especially when it comes to conducting a trial. For example, how do you develop the theory and themes of your case? How do you make sure your first pleading is just right? And how can you ensure that you’re not coloring outside the lines when it comes to your ethical obligations? Get answers to all that and more at Lawline’s action-packed Bridge the Gap Event this month.  

Join Lawline on Sunday, September 22, 2019 for our highly anticipated event, Bridge the Gap Skills & Ethics: What Lawyers Need to Know. Bridge the Gap is designed for both newly admitted and experienced practitioners in need of live, in-person CLE credits. Lawline’s agenda for the day includes compelling programs that provide the legal tools necessary for practicing law today, such as: 

  • Tips and Strategies for Trying Your First Personal Injury Jury Trial
  • Developing Your Theory and Themes of the Case in Criminal & Civil Trials
  • Writing Skills for Federal Litigation
  • Requests for Admission: The Litigator’s Underutilized Weapon
  • Ethics in Trial Advocacy
  • Ethically Improve Your Networking Skills

These programs, presented by high-profile and seasoned practitioners (scroll down to check out their bios here!) will provide the tools every attorney needs to grow and sustain their trial practice. The lineup is sure to benefit every attorney in attendance, regardless of practice area.

Register today to earn six (6) skills credits and three (3) ethics credits in just one day, completely fulfilling the New York Newly Admitted live requirement and nine of the 12 required live credits for New Jersey attorneys. 

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Written by Angelica Cesario

Angelica Cesario is Lawline's Lead Program Attorney. She graduated cum laude from Amherst College in 2008 and holds a B.A. in Women's and Gender Studies and a Certificate in Latino and Latin American Studies. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2013 and is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. Before joining Lawline, Angelica worked as a plaintiff-side labor & employment litigation attorney. Outside of work, Angelica serves on the Board of Directors of the TEAK Fellowship, a non-profit academic and cultural enrichment program that provides educational access to top NYC students. Angelica is the proud mom of an energetic toddler. During her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new foods, and catching up on her favorite TV shows.

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