Evidence from the Judges
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Evidence from the Judges

Total Credits: 1 Ethics, 5.5 General or Practical Skills

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Trial and Litigation |  Evidence
Faculty :
Carol J. Bernick |  Hon. Anna J. Brown |  Hon. Robert D. Durham |  Hon. Meagan A. Flynn |  Hon. W. Michael Gillette |  Hon. Karin J. Immergut |  Hon. Jeffrey S. Jones |  Hon. Robert E. Jones |  Hon. Marilyn E. Litzenberger |  Hon. Michael W. Mosman |  Hon. Adrieene C. Nelson |  Hon. Darleen Ortega |   2 more....
7 Hours 50 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
Nov 13, 2015
OSB Course ID:
OnDemand: 90*1854
Access for 60 day(s) after purchase.



Friday, November 13, 2015
Ambridge Event Center
1333 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Oregon  97232
5.5 General or Practical Skills and 1 Ethics MCLE Credits


Correctly understanding and applying the rules of evidence can have a profound effect on the outcome of a case. The effective litigator must know the rules of evidence and how to use them in hearings and trials.

OLI has assembled an outstanding faculty of trial and appellate judges who will not only share their thoughts and insights, but also provide updates on today’s most important evidentiary issues.



8:00 a.m.        Check-In And Continental Breakfast

8:30–9:30        Appellate Update
This presentation will focus on significant recent evidence decisions (both criminal and civil) from the Oregon appellate courts, including hearsay exclusions, prior bad act evidence, scientific evidence, and expert opinion evidence.
            – Hon. Jeffrey S. Jones


9:30–10:30        Evidence in Action
•    Trial scenes blending tactics with up-to-date evidence issues.

            – Hon. Robert E. Jones


10:30–10:45        Networking Break


10:45–11:45        Using the Evidence Code for a Winning Written Record –– from Substantive Pre-Trial Motions through Appeal
•    Hearsay and authentication issues in a summary judgment record
•    Deciding whether you need lay or expert opinions
•    When and how to object and make your record for appeal
            – Hon. Meagan A. Flynn
            – Hon. Darleen Ortega


11:45–1:00        Lunch (on your own)


1:00–2:00        Internet-Based Evidence
•    Overview of obstacles to the discovery of social media evidence
•    How to authenticate Internet-based evidence for admissibility at trial
•    Remedies/sanctions for spoliation of Internet-based evidence
            – Hon. Adrienne C. Nelson
            – Hon. Youlee Y. You


2:00–3:00        Hot Trial Topics: Experts, Electronics, and Exclusions
•    Limiting instructions: When you need them and when you don't
•    Admitting 21st Century Evidence
•    Theoretical and practical problems with Daubert Hearings
            – Hon. Karin J. Immergut
            – Hon. Michael W. Mosman


3:00–3:15        Networking Break


3:15–4:15        I Just Gave My Client a Piece of Legal Advice, and Now I Think I Need a Lawyer...
•    Attorney client privilege since Crimson Trace v DWT
•    When the lawyer is the client
•    Managing client conflicts in light of In re Ellis/Rosenbaum
            – Carol J. Bernick
            – Hon. W. Michael Gillette


4:15 p.m.        Adjourn


FACULTY =================

Carol J. Bernick
Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund


Hon. Robert D. (Skip) Durham
Program Co-Planner
Retired Associate Justice,
Oregon Supreme Court


Hon. Meagan A. Flynn
Oregon Court of Appeals


Hon. W. Michael Gillette
Retired Associate Justice, 
Oregon Supreme Court
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt


Hon. Karin J. Immergut
Multnomah County Circuit Court


Hon. Jeffrey S. Jones
Clackamas County Circuit Court


Hon. Robert E. Jones
U.S. District Court


Hon. Marilyn E. Litzenberger
Program Co-Planner
Multnomah County Circuit Court


Hon. Michael W. Mosman
U.S. District Court


Hon. Adrienne C. Nelson
Multnomah County Circuit Court


Hon. Darleen Ortega
Oregon Court of Appeals


Hon. Michael H. Simon
Program Co-Planner
U.S. District Court


Hon. Youlee Y. You
Multnomah County Circuit Court



Carol J. Bernick Related seminars and products: 1

OSB Professional Liability Fund

Hon. Meagan A. Flynn Related seminars and products: 2

Oregon Court of Appeals

Meagan A. Flynn, Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, Salem; B.A., cum laude, Willamette University (1989); J.D., magna cum laude, Gonzaga University (1992); member of the Oregon State Bar since 1992 and the Washington State Bar since 2003; former Partner, Preston Bunnell & Flynn LLP, Portland. Her practice focused on personal injury appellate law; member, OLI Board of Directors (2008–present); immediate past chair, Oregon State Bar Appellate Practice Section; author, Chapter 6, Briefing, Appeal and Review: the Basics (OSB Legal Pubs 2010); listed in Oregon Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.


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