“Trial by Zoom”

July 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
$10 to Members $15 to Non-Members
Mark Coffin

It is important for lawyers to have a thorough understanding of online trial presentation, before it becomes the new normal. Learn the fundamentals of how to prepare your case for an evidentiary trial on the Zoom platform, and advanced operating tips for the challenges of remote trial advocacy. Finally, you will be able to hear a judge’s perspective on how to present your case seamlessly via Zoom. Topics include:

  • Technical considerations and solutions for remote trial presentation.
  • Links to additional training materials and available software solutions.
  • How to prepare witnesses and examine them online.
  • Maximize effective presentation of documentary and video exhibits.
  • How to anticipate and solve foreseeable problems.

MCLE: 1.0 Hour General, pending

Speaker: Gregory Francisco Gillett, JD, EdD

Mr. Gillett is the managing attorney for Gillett Law, APC, a boutique law firm with offices in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. He has a broad litigation practice in civil, education, family, criminal and probate matters. He has served as a mediator and arbitrator and is currently a Cannabis Hearing Officer for the County of San Luis Obispo. Mr. Gillett has litigated numerous matters via Zoom and other VTC platforms and has recently taught several trainings on the subject. His technical background includes serving as the Deputy Commander of Cyber Operations for the California Guard and logistics officer for the Guard’s Legal Support Command. He is currently the chair of the Family Law Section of the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, where he also serves as the de facto Director of Technology and Other Life Skills.

R.S.V.P: Please RSVP and mail checks before Friday, July 24, 2020 to:

Mark Coffin, SBCBA Litigation Section Chair
21 E. Carrillo Street, Suite 240
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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