Hon. Thomas Warriner (Ret.)

Opening Statements and Motions in Limine

This presentation continues the 2019 program series on family law trials. “Opening Statements and Motions in Limine” is presented by Hon. Thomas Warriner (Ret.) (Yolo County) and Hon. James Mize (Sacramento County) as moderated by Stephanie Williams CFLS. Do judges want opening statements, how are they helpful, attorneys should focus their opening statements, what attorneys should include, and how to organize an opening statement for success. Motions in Limine are extremely effective and little used. The presentation gives ideas for the use of Motions in Limine in family law including issues and specific evidence. What should be included in the Motion? The program materials include sample Motions in Limine. This program will leave every attorney with key takeaways to consider for their next trial. Presenters: Judge Thomas Warriner (Ret.), and Judge James Mize. This presentation is approved for 1 hours of specialization and recertification credit in family law and MCLE credit. February 27, 2019 61 minutes