The use of innovative technology in the courtroom will be highlighted at an interactive seminar in Lansing on June 18. Organized by the State Bar of Michigan's Practice Management Resource Center, "Order in the Court: Trial by iPad" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Lansing Community College West Campus Auditorium at 5708 Cornerstone Drive.
Speakers will show attorneys how to incorporate technology into everyday practice and the courtroom and the advantages of doing so. Topics include: "From Discovery to Verdict: Building your Case for Trial Using the iPad;" "Preppin' the iPad for Trial: Moving Documents, Managing Transcripts, and Tracking Jurors;" and "Presenting from the iPad: Hardware, Power Points, and other Trial Presentation Apps." Attorneys who own iPads are encouraged to bring them along.
The Hon. David McKeague, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will speak on the logistics of presenting a case electronically. Judicial expectations of trial lawyers using courtroom equipment will be addressed, including suggestions on how to present, authenticate, and publish electronic exhibits to the jury.
It is not necessary to own an iPad to attend the seminar, which costs $95. To register for the seminar, visit www.michbar.org/pmrc/TrialIPAD.cfm. For more information, contact SBM Practice Management Advisor JoAnn Hathaway at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 346-6381.