8:30 a.m.: Registration & Networking
8:55 a.m.: Introduction of Chief Justice Beasley
9:00 a.m.: Ethics, Professionalism, and Modernizing Our State Court System
Chief Justice Cheri L. Beasley, North Carolina Supreme Court
10:00 a.m.: Developing Your Case: Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan
Valecia McDowell, Moore & Van Allen & Kearns Davis, Brooks Pierce
11:00 a.m.: Break
11:15 a.m.: Advocating for the Oppressed in a Lawless Society
Kim Motley, Motley Legal Services
12:15 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m.: Cross-Examination
Noell Tin, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC
2:00 p.m.: Advancing Your Theme in Cross Exam
Missy Owen, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC
3:00 p.m.: Tying Your Case Theme Into Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
Harrison Lord, Lord Law Firm & Kevin Tate, Federal Public Defenders’ Office
Thank You to our Program Planner: Kevin Pratt, CoLaw
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Cosmetic Changes Approved by Executive Committee April 23, 2015
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