Masters of Jury Selection CLE

December 11, 2013

Explore trial techniques of defense and plaintiff lawyers as they devote a day of CLE to Jury Selection including a live demonstration with a judge and mock jury.

Register by the hour or for the full the day - Earn 7.5 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Professionalism

Featured Speakers

Phillip A. Wittmann, Stone Pigman
Tony M. Clayton, Clayton, Fruge & Ward
Gladstone N. Jones III, Jones Swanson
The Hon. Rosemary Ledet, Louisiana Court of Appeal - 4th Circuit
E. Paige Sensenbrenner, Liskow & Lewis
The Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr., 24th Judicial District Court
William D. Treeby, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann, LLC


Special thanks to the 2013 Chair of  Masters of Jury Selection, Phillip A. Wittmann.



9 am - 10 am
(1 Hour of CLE)

Jury Issues to Consider Before Trial

10:10 am - 11:10 am
(1 Hours of CLE)

Objectives of and How to Formulate Voir Dire Exam

11:10 am - 12:10 pm
(1 Hour of CLE)

Voir Dire Demonstration
12:10 pm - 1 pm Lunch

1 pm - 3:30 pm 
(2.5 Hours of CLE)

Voir Dire Demonstration

1 pm - 1:30 pm

Voir Dire Questioning

1:30 pm - 2 pm

Evaluation of Jurors

2 pm - 2:45 pm

Closing Arguments

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Jury Deliberation

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Questions & Comments


Speakers for the panels listed above:

The Hon. Rosemary Ledet, Louisiana Court of Appeal - 4th Circuit

Phillip A. Wittmann, Stone Pigman
Tony M. Clayton, Clayton, Fruge & Ward
Gladstone N. Jones III, Jones Swanson
E. Paige Sensenbrenner, Adams and Reese, LLP


3:40 pm - 4:40 pm
(1 Hour of Ethics)

The Ethical Limits In Jury Persuasion
Mark C. Surprenant, Adams and Reese, LLP

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm
(1 Hour of Professionalism)


Professionalism - The Role of the Trial Judge in Mitigating Trial Attorney Unprofessionalism
The Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr., 24th Judicial District Court
The Hon. Kern A. Reese, Orleans Civil District Court
William D. Treeby, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann, LLC



To Register


1.  Call the Bar Office at (504) 525-7453 or

2.  Email CC Kahr or 

3.  Complete the Procrastinators' Programs (sm) Registration Form and email, fax, or mail to NOBA.


CLE Hours

Register by the program or for the full day.

Masters of Jury Selection offers a total of 7.5 Hours of CLE including 1 Hour of Ethics and 1 Hour of Professionalism.