U.S. District Court
Western District of Missouri
The Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court Program of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association is a program chartered by the American Inns of Court Foundation. It is an eight-month program designed to help enhance the trial skills of young lawyers. The program fosters excellence in professionalism, ethics, collegiality and legal skills. To learn more, click here.
2011-2012 Luncheon Schedule
|Date||Topic||Speaker||Material and Downloads|
|09/14/2011||Character Evidence||Judge Robert E. Larsen|
|10/05/2011||How Pretrial Issues Relate to Trial Strategy||Judge James P. O'Hara|
|11/02/2011||Ethics: Obligations After Representation is Terminated||Shannon Briesacher, Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel|
|12/07/2011||Ethics||Dean Ellen Suni &
Dean Barbara Glesner-Fines, UMKC School of Law
|01/04/2012||Jury Instructions||Rich McLeod,
The McLeod Law Firm
|02/01/2012||Ethical and Effective Communication with Clients and Opposing Counsel||Denise Henning,
The Henning Law Firm
|03/07/2012||Defending Depositions||Charlene Wright,
Lathrop & Gage
|04/04/2012||Depositions as Related to Mediations and/or Arbitrations||Rich Ralston,
The Ralston Law Group
Downloading Audio Files: Right-click over the "Listen to Program Audio" link for any of the programs and choose "Save Target As..." Navigate to the folder where you wish to save the audio file, then click "Save." Each audio program is approximately 55 MB in size. Once you download the audio files, you can synchronize or save the MP3 file to most portable media players.
If you have questions or need help with the Inn of Court program materials, please contact us.