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Foreclosure Defense Trial Workshop

Evan M. Rosen Presents:

Foreclosure Defense Trial Workshop

Live Presentation

8am to 5:30pm

Florida Bar CLE
17.0 General Hours / 2.5 Ethics Hours
Certification Credits
Civil Trial 8.0 / Real Estate 8.0



The course will cover all aspects of defending a foreclosure trial. Drafting and amending pleadings to properly frame your case, all pertinent evidentiary topics, effective direct, cross, and voir dire examination, how to thoroughly prepare for trial, and all applicable statutory and case law will be covered. The first day will be a seminar addressing the above topics and more, in detail. Extensive materials including pleadings, discovery, applicable motions, trial prep checklist, cross and voir dire outlines, copies of statutes and case law, and more will be provided. The second day will be comprised of NITA style mock examinations and role playing to effectively examine a bank and/or servicer witness in a foreclosure trial. Buffet breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks are included. Due to the nature of the NITA style mock examinations on day two, that day of the seminar is limited to a maximum of 16 attendees.


DAY 1:

8:00 – 8:30 – Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 8:45 – Introductions

8:45 – 9:15 – Important Opening Remarks

9:15 – 10:30 – Framing your case
How to properly plead to preserve your claim and defenses and amend, if necessary.   (Includes discussion of ethics in raising defenses and claims)

10:30 – 10:45 – Break

10:45 – 1:00 – Trial Evidence
A comprehensive review of all evidentiary issues commonly found in a foreclosure trial. (Includes discussion of ethics in objections)

1:00 – 2:00 – Lunch

2:00 – 3:30 – The Art of Examination
A review of the law and differing approaches for Direct, Cross and Voir Dire examinations.

3:30 – 4:00 – What to do when the Trial Order comes in
A step by step breakdown of what needs to be done to prepare your case for trial.

4:00 – 4:15 – Break

4:15 – 4:45 – Attorneys’ Fees

4:45 – 5:15 – Miscellaneous Issues

5:15 – 5:30 – Questions

DAY 2:

8:00 – 12:30
Mock Trials – Based on distinct fact patterns covering all current winnable issues, conduct examination of mock witnesses.

12:30 – 1:30

1:30 – 5:30
Mock Trials – Based on distinct fact patterns covering all current winnable issues, conduct examination of mock witnesses.

Here are just a few of the comments we received from prior workshop attendees:

 “This was the best trial advocacy CLE that I’ve ever attended, well worth my time away from my  family”

 “A Godsend! Evan is a natural teacher and the information provided is invaluable!”

 “Extremely helpful and definitely worth it.”


Evan M Rosen Credentials

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