Jury Selection, Examination, and Impeachment Seminar

Jury Selection, Examination, and Impeachment Seminar
This 2 1/2 day seminar will address jury selection, cross examination, expert witness examination, and impeachment. A live jury will be present during the three days, participants will be observing all jury behavior, and jury deliberation. The program is designed for one to five year deputy district attorneys. The mock case presented will be a domestic violence/sexual assault, however the class will be a broad overview of the topics.

Date & Location

June 6-8, 2018
McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento

Technical Advisor

The Honorable Patrick J. McGrath, Yuba County District Attorney 
Angela Backers, Senior Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County


Identifying Potential Jurors and Juror Bias During Voir Dire • Voir Dire Techniques • Voir Dire Panel • Voir Dire Live Demonstration with Jury • Cross Examination • Impeachment • Expert Witness Examination • Live Trial Demonstration with Jury • Closing Arguments to Jury • Watch Jury Deliberations • Closing Roundtable

MCLE Hours

This course is certified for 19 MCLE hours, including 1.5 hours of Elimination of Bias credit (subject to final approval of agenda).  


The Mock Courtroom at McGeorge School of Law is located at 3200 Fifth Avenue in Sacramento.

Hotel Information

The Hyatt Regency Sacramento is located at 1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. To secure the CDAA group rate of $159/night, make your reservation by CLICKING HERE.

Parking/ Shuttle Information

Hotels: Parking prices vary. Most downtown-area hotels charge for overnight parking.

McGeorge: There are two lots you are welcome to park in please pay attention to signage and no parking in the Dean’s space!  Parking is also free street side.  It was discussed that you should try and avoid parking on or near the “bridge area” as it is outside the school of law security patrol area.

Super Shuttle is available from the Sacramento International Airport. Reservations are recommended. Call (916) 648-2500 or visit http://www.supershuttle.com. 


Registrations made by May 11, 2018 will qualify for the early registration rate of $225. All registrations made after this date will be at the regular registration rate of $265. There are a limited number of seats for this course.  The tuition fee for this class is non-refundable. Please consider your calendar availability carefully before registering.


There are a limited number of scholarships available for this seminar. To apply for a scholarship, click HERE and submit the Scholarship Request Form by May 11, 2018.

CDAA Contact

Ashton Charette, Training Consultant, acharette@cdaa.org
6/6/2018 8:00 AM - 6/8/2018 3:00 PM
McGeorge School of Law 3200 5th Ave Sacramento, CA 95817

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