ABOTA Fort Lauderdale

The American Board of Trial Advocates

The Jacksonville Chapter of ABOTA is hosting its "Civility Matters" Gary Pajcic Professionalism Seminar on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET. This year's event will be virtual via Zoom. 

You can view the seminar topics on this PDF.







This is a completely free online seminar. The Chapter anticipates receiving 4.5 ethics credits from the Florida Bar. (Credit approval pending). All members of ABOTA are invited to attend. 

Click here to register for this important event. 

Tips and Strategies for Zoom Jury Litigation-Discovery to Closing Arguments; 8.7.20

ABOTA Fort Lauderdale's Eric Rosen provides tips and techniques to make your litigation presentations stand out in the this new legal era where all of us have suddenly become television directors.  Here is just a portion of what will be discussed: 

Tips and Strategies for Zoom Jury Litigation – Discovery  to Closing Arguments

  1. Optimizing Image Quality for Zoom

  2. Using Virtual Backgrounds

  3. Managing Jury Selection Remotely

  4. Opening and Closing Arguments – PowerPoint Tips

  5. Sharing Exhibits on Zoom

    1. Do it yourself

    2. Bring in the experts

Juror Feedback on Zoom Jury Trials in the Age of COVID-19

July 16, 2020 Article by Chief Judge Jack Tuter on the Virtual Jury Trial Initiative
00:00 / 07:33

 Your Chance to Make History with a Virtual Jury Trial in the 17th Judicial Circuit

ABOTA Fort Lauderdale President Jeff Adelman and Mitch Chester discuss the amazing progress achieved in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit to battle COVID-19 with remote jury trials. Recorded 7.20.20.

"We are not standing in place."

A 7.5.20 report from the 17th Judicial Circuit.

ABOTA Fort Lauderdale teams up with the Pantry of Broward to help those who suddenly lost their paychecks due to COVID-19


ABOTA Fort Lauderdale thanks Upchurch Watson White & Max

for their annual sponsorship and generosity. 

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