Temple University Beasley School of Law Presents: The 7th Annual Masters of Litigation

Friday, November 10, 2023
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Klein Hall, Room 2B

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits: 3 Substantive, 1 Ethics

ABout the Event

Mastery of litigation skills is the hallmark of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and Temple’s Advocacy Program. This 4 hour CLE, with one ethics credit and three substantive credits, will teach advanced advocacy skills. Skills covered will include courtroom advocacy, learning from and avoiding mistakes, ethical problems and responses, evidence law and advocacy, and proper use of artificial intelligence. This is the seventh an annual collaboration between the ACTL and Temple Advocacy. This Masters of Litigation event will be hosted in person on Temple Law’s campus in Klein Hall.

American College of Trial Lawyers


9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Persuasion is Everywhere – Options for Effective Advocacy
Presenters: Professors Marian Braccia and Elizabeth Lippy

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Lessons From Expecting the Unexpected
Presenters: Thomas J. Duffy, William Ricci, Leigh Skipper and Susan Lin

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM: 15-Minute Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Ethics: “Dealing with the Media in High Profile Cases: What can, or should, you say about your case before and during trial?
Presenters: Michael Engle and Michelle Morgan

12:15 PM 12:45 PM: Lunch Break

12:45 PM 1:45 PM: Evidence, Advocacy and Artificial Intelligence
Presenter: Professor Jules Epstein and Guy D’Andrea

Registration FEES

Attendee TypeFee
Regular Attendee$100
Temple Alumni$75
ACTL Members$75
Public Interest Lawyers$50
Temple Faculty and StaffFree