Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 (6.5 General Participatory Credits)

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


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Join the most experienced and brightest trial stars of San Diego for a nuts and bolts civil trial training seminar that will provide practical and useful tips and insights in trying a civil case from jury selection, opening statement, expert witness testimony, direct and cross examination. This is a practical trial training seminar that will surely enhance your skills on trying a civil case.


Plaintiff: Dwight Ritter, Esq.
Defense: George Brewster, Esq.


Plaintiff: Ken Turek, Esq.
Defense: Charles Grebing, Esq.


Plaintiff: Robert Hamparyan, Esq.
Defense: Cathy Richardson, Esq.


Plaintiff: Dwight Ritter, Esq.
Defense: Regina Petty, Esq.

Dwight Ritter
Mr. Ritter is the principal of Ritter & Associates. Mr. Ritter has twice been named at Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. Over the past 35 years, Mr. Ritter has over 120 jury verdicts and has recovered over $85 million...More
George Brewster
Mr. Brewster is Chief Deputy Counsel for San Diego County. He is member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and currently serves on its Board of Directors. Mr. Brewster has been a lawyer since 1983 and has over 33 civil trials (sole counsel)...More
Ken Turek
Mr. Turek is the principal of Turek Law P.C. Mr. Turek is a peer honored civil trial lawyer who has obtained multiple multi million dollar verdicts and settlements in a wide variety of cases including personal injury, unsafe housing, breach of...More
Charles Grebing
Mr. Grebing is a founding member and partner of the prestigious firm of Wingert, Grebing, Brubaker & Juskie. Mr. Grebing principally is a civil defense trial lawyer who has practiced law for over 45 years. When lawyers need a lawyer in San Diego,...More
Robert Hamparyan
Mr. Hamparyan is now one of Southern California’s most successful and active lawyers today. He has even been awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year because of his willingness to take a personal injury case to trial and truly fight for his clients. From the...More
Catherine Richardson
Ms. Richardson is a Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Diego, Civil Division. She has a broad array of civil trial experience during her 28 years as an attorney. She has practiced law for more than 28 years, and is licensed to practice in all...More
Regina Petty
Ms. Petty is a partner with the national law firm of Fisher & Phillips, LLP and has served 34 years as an attorney. She practices in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and is experienced in multi-district and class action...More

Originally Published

February 4, 2017

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 - Video 1
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 - Video 2
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 - Video 3
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 - Video 4
  • Civil Trial Advocacy Part 1 - Handout

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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