John D. North, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, will moderate and be a panelist for the live webinar “A Day on Evidence” on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 9:00am – 3:30pm. The program, presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, will be co-sponsored by the NJSBA Civil Trial Bar Section.
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 agenda will include a presentation on in limine motions, a review of topics of evidence derived from social media sources, the admissibility of evidence in a live or remote world, a document display demonstration, and an important discussion of ethical evidence issues and dilemmas that arise at trial.
Mr. North’s 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 and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 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 and professional liability, including the defense of attorneys, accountants and insurance brokers. He also concentrates in the representation of commercial and residential real estate developers in connection with design and construction defect litigation and has represented major banks and financial institutions in connection with lender liability claims and matters involving negotiable instruments and financial fraud.
Mr. North is the author of the evidence treatise A Trial Lawyer’s Strategic Guide to the New Jersey Rules of Evidence and is a principal author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, contributing the chapter in the treatise devoted to Medical Malpractice. He also contributed the chapter on statutory disclosure requirements in Winning Legal Strategies for Construction Law. He has lectured throughout New Jersey on evidence and trial practice.
Additional program information and registration on the NJICLE website.