John D. North, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, is on the faculty for “A Day on Evidence” The seminar will be presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00am – 4:00pm (ET) at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.
Evidence skills can take years to master. This full-day program will give litigators at all levels an opportunity to improve their evidence skills. The program will begin with a report from members of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Evidence, followed by a presentation on the most common rules of evidence an attorney encounters.
Topics will include:
- Common rules of evidence
• Hearsay and its exceptions
• Electronic Evidence
• Demonstrative Evidence
• Eyewitness Evidence
Mr. North is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, where his practice emphasizes trial practice. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts, including over 75 jury cases to verdict. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
Mr. North’s practice concentrates in commercial and banking litigation, particularly in matters involving negotiable instruments and financial fraud. Mr. North has represented banks in class actions alleging claims under New Jersey and federal consumer legislation. A significant portion of Mr. North’s practice is devoted to the defense of catastrophic injury and other high exposure cases in the areas of negligence, public entity liability, construction, and professional liability, including the defense of attorneys, accountants and insurance brokers.
He also maintains a personal injury practice limited to the representation of plaintiffs in medical malpractice and other cases involving significant injuries and complex liability issues. Mr. North is the author of the evidence treatise A Trial Lawyer’s Strategic Guide to the New Jersey Rules of Evidence, and is the only New Jersey lawyer selected as a principal author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, contributing the chapter in the treatise devoted to Medical Malpractice.
Additional program information and registration details at: http://bit.ly/2F4l0zA