Philadelphia Trial Attorneys Carol Nelson Shepherd and Evan Liu Present Medical Malpractice Mock Trial Course

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Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig attorney's Carol Nelson Shepherd and Evan Y. Liu, M.D., J.D. will participate in a six-credit CLE, "Trial of a Medical Malpractice Case" on December 9, 2009. Participants will learn valuable trial tips and techniques from Shepherd and Liu along with other Philadelphia attorneys while experiencing a mock trial and being a part of the deliberation process.

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This program received rave reviews in all past presentations and the accolades came from trial lawyers in all areas of law.

Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig attorney's Carol Nelson Shepherd and Evan Y. Liu, M.D., J.D. will participate in a six-credit CLE, "Trial of a Medical Malpractice Case" on December 9, 2009. Participants will learn valuable trial tips and techniques from Shepherd and Liu along with other Philadelphia attorneys while experiencing a mock trial and being a part of the deliberation process. The course will be held at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) Conference Center, on 10th Floor of the Wanamaker Building, Suite 1010, in Philadelphia from 9am - 4:45pm.

According to PBI, "This program received rave reviews in all past presentations and the accolades came from trial lawyers in all areas of law." They said, "Whether you are a medical malpractice attorney, or whether you try other types of civil cases, criminal cases, employment cases, or handle commercial litigation, this course will give you a chance to sit through an actual trial, complete with a judge and jury, and learn from the best. You'll pick up some great tips and have a chance to observe the styles of very successful attorneys who all have their own approach to examining witnesses, addressing juries and managing a trial."

Attendees will have the opportunity to watch the jury deliberate and have a chance to question the jurors after they reach their verdict. Watching the jury process unfold provides trial attorneys with a unique look into something that normally takes place behind closed doors. The demonstrations will include: direct and cross examination of the plaintiff, opening statements, examination of plaintiff and defense expert witnesses, examination of the defendant doctor, closing arguments and jury deliberations.

Carol Nelson Shepherd, a founding partner of the Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig, has devoted her practice to catastrophic injury claims arising from medical negligence. Shepherd has represented clients in claims against health care providers arising from obstetric / childbirth injury, delayed diagnosis of cancer, improperly performed surgery, psychiatric malpractice and many other cases involving substandard medical care. She has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since its inception in 2004; one of the top 50 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2005-2009; and one of the top 100 Philadelphia area Super Lawyers 2008-2009.

Evan Y. Liu, M.D., J.D. is an associate of the Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig. A graduate of the Widener University School of Law, Liu also serves as a guest lecturer at the university. He covers topics such as the MCARE and Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor acts, patient safety, medical malpractice and errors and the effects of malpractice litigation on physician behavior. Prior to being admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Liu practiced emergency medicine in the Delaware Valley for 15 years. He was a board certified family practitioner, the assistant director of Delaware County Memorial Hospital's emergency department and a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital.

About Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig - Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig has handled cases producing some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania. The firm represents plaintiffs in significant personal injury, class action, and other complex civil litigation. Clients include victims of medical malpractice, defective products, unsafe workplaces, motor vehicle accidents, legal malpractice and insurer misconduct.

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