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April 2019 Monthly Meeting - TRIAL ADVOCACY AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING

April 18, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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The Simon Law Firm
800 Market Street, Suite 1700
St. Louis, MO 63101
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IMPORTANT

  • Registration deadline is end of day Thursday, April 11, 2019. No exceptions since final count is due at that time.  There will be a waitlist after the deadline in the event of any cancellations, but selection of entree choice will not be available for waitlist attendees.  We will try to accommodate as best as we can, but no promises will be made for entree selections after the deadline as the original attendee's selection will have already been turned into the venue.
  • Registrations are required for all attendees.  
  • No refunds after the registration deadline.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the meeting, please email questions to meetings@stlpa.org.

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Lunch: Ces & Judy's

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Featured Speaker: Thomas L. Stewart

Thomas L. Stewart joined SLU LAW in 2009 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy program. Previously, Stewart spent the past 12 years as an adjunct professor at SLU LAW teaching Trial Advocacy and Evidence. Over the past 23 years, Stewart was actively engaged in private practice as a trial lawyer, specializing in products liability, medical negligence, class action litigation and toxic torts.

In addition to his active trial practice, Professor Stewart is a certified Neutral having served as a Mediator in over 100 cases in state and federal court.

He has guest lectured for Washington University MBA Programs, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Lawyers' Association of St. Louis, the Missouri Bar Trial Institute, the Kessler-Edison Program for Trial Techniques at Emory University School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Mr. Stewart has a vast amount of experience and has been actively engaged in practice as a trial lawyer, specializing in worker’s compensation, products liability, medical negligence, class action litigation, and toxic torts.

He currently works as a special consultant at the O’Brien Law firm and at Saint Louis University School of Law as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy program.

In addition to his active trial practice, Mr. Stewart is a certified Neutral having served as a Mediator in over 100 cases in state and federal court.

Honors and Awards

Stewart is a past recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Award for excellence in trial advocacy from the Missouri Bar Foundation.

He also served as a past President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys as well as a member of the 21st Circuit Judicial Evaluation Committee.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Stewart is on the teaching faculty of the Missouri Judicial College and has served as a past President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

Stewart is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois and the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri.

AGENDA

Thomas L. Stewart will  develop the Trial Advocacy and the Art of Storytelling theme with the following talking points:

  1. Theoretical foundation for litigation and trial techniques and strategies
  2. You will develop critical practical skills in gathering information, marshaling facts and making persuasive arguments
  3. You will develop and showcase your oral advocacy skills
  4. You will learn how to take leadership role in cases and learn the problem solving, strategizing, and advocacy skills needed in your careers.
  5. The Art of Storytelling

 

Tickets

$0.00 MEMBER - Free

$30.00 Non Member - $30