Judge Mary Celeste

Judge Mary Celeste to Speak at the CBA-CLE Classroom on Trial Issues, Case Presentation and Ethics


Denver, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/06/2014 -- Judge Mary.A.Celeste is set to speak on “Views from the Bench”, an event co-sponsored by the Litigation Section of the Colorado Bar Association at the CBA-CLE classroom, 1900 Grant Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO on 23rd October 2014. To know more about the event and to register visit http://www.cobarcle.org or call (303) 860-0608 / toll free number (888) 860-2531.

The program chaired and moderated by J.KyleBachus, Esq, encompasses a variety of topics of interest to attorneys.

- Initial focus will be on the issues and challenges faced before trials. Discovery disputes, insights on best practices in briefing and case management and the workings of the new Civil Rules Pilot Project and the significance of researching and understanding a judge.

- The second part of the program is to focus on the successful presentation of cases. Judges to speak on the various aspects of jury selection, effective and futile trial strategies, efficient handling of exhibits and demonstrative aids and best methods to utilize courtroom technology.

- The final part of the program will focus on ethics. From imposition of sanctions to decisions on the boundaries that can and cannot be crossed will be discussed in detail.

Participants will have the opportunity to gain valuable insights and obtain candid and straightforward answers to various queries from the judges.

About Judge Mary Celeste
Judge Mary Celeste sits on the Denver County Bench where she served as the Presiding Judge in 2009 and 2010. Recipient of numerous awards including the Human Rights Campaign Award in 1994, Judicial Excellence Award from the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association in 2006, Judge William H. Burnett Award from the American Judge’s Association in 2011 etc, she currently serves as a NHTSA Judicial Outreach Liaison for Region 8, an adjunct faculty at the National Judicial College and also Chairs the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Specialty Courts’ Strategic Planning Sub-Committee and the Criminal JusticeGroup for the Colorado Interagency Task Force on Drunk & Impaired Driving.

To learn more about Judge Mary A.Celeste, visit http://judgemaryceleste.net.

Media Contact:

Judge Mary Celeste
1437 Bannock St, Room 159
Denver, CO 80202
Phone 303-501-3242
Fax 303-733-1600