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John P. Christopher (center) is joined by members of the New York State Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Section at the NYSBA YLS Trial Academy. Also pictured (left to right): YLS Staff Liaison and Associate Director of Member Outreach and Development Megan O’Toole; YLS Liaison to the Section Services Department Amy Jasiewicz; NYSBA Business Law Section Chair and Past YLS Chair Sarah E. Gold; NYSBA President-elect Sharon Stern Gerstman; NYSBA President Claire P. Gutekunst; Trial Academy Co-Chair and Past YLS Chair Erica M. Hines; YLS Chair Erin K. Flynn; and Trial Academy Team Leader and Past YLS Chair Michael L. Fox.

John P. Christopher (left) and Erica M. Hines (right) at the NYSBA YLS Trial Academy.

John P. Christopher Co-Chairs NYSBA Young Lawyers Section Trial Academy and Appears in Newsday "Winners" Section

John P. Christopher, a Partner with the Firm, was one of the Program Co-Chairs for the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Trial Academy, which was held on April 5-9 at Cornell Law School in Ithaca. The program covered all aspects of a jury trial, including jury selections; opening statements; trial ethics; direct and cross-examinations; evidence, foundations and objections; trial motions and motions in limine; and closing arguments. Approximately 140 students and faculty members attended.

Mr. Christopher, Chair-elect of the NYSBA YLS, was also chosen as one of the "Winners" by Newsday for his being named as a Fellow to the New York Bar Foundation.

Click here to read the Newsday article.

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