ISBA's Trial Practice Series: Trial of a Sexual Orientation and Harassment Case


ISBA Regional Office
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL

Date & Time

Start Date: 03/18/2016
Start Time: 8:30am
End Time: 5:00pm


Jenny Goltz, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, will be giving an opening statement and sitting on a panel discussion at ISBA's Trial Practice Series.


Topics Include:

  • How fine-tuning your voir dire skills can help you make an impression on jurors during your next trial
  • Why you should strike or keep a juror during the voir dire process
  • Why the opening statement is one of the most important steps throughout a trial
  • How to present your evidence during your direct examination – even when the subject matter is sensitive in nature
  • How to handle objections during cross-examination
  • What the judge is thinking and why they rule accordingly during arguments on objections
  • How to use the cross-examination process to your advantage during a trial
  • How to make an impression on the jury during your closing argument
  • Why performance, showmanship, and the art of persuasion is so important during a trial



Jenny R. Goltz


(312) 474-7884

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