Lectures by Jeffrey J. Kroll

Jeffrey J. Kroll is known by his peers to be a leader in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death . As an expert in his field, he presents and educated the legal community on best practices in their field. Below is a sample of presentations and lectures he has given.

Mass Torts Made Perfect

“Knowing, Understanding & Appreciating What the Adjustor & Insurance Claims Department Needs, Wants & Has to Have in Order to Settle the Case (And Why Clueless Plaintiff Lawyers ALWAYS Leave Significant Dollars on the Table),” - Mass Torts Made Perfect (April 22, 2010 - Las Vegas, Nevada)

360 Advocacy Institute

Personal Injury Litigator Summit: Re-Direct Examination
(May 8, 2008), Las Vegas, NV

Personal Injury Litigator Summit: Cross Examination of the Defense Medical Examiner
(May 9, 2008), Las Vegas, NV

American Bar Association

Litigation-Products Liability Committee Meeting; Women in Products-Liability - Tenth Anniversary Workshop
"See It, Hear It, Feel It, Sense It! Handling Trial Themes in Difficult Cases."
(October 15, 2009), Chicago, Illinois

Keyword Searches: Have We Lost Our Way?  - Third Annual National Institute on E-Discovery - Practical Solutions for Dealing with Electronically Stored Information, Section of Litigation
(May 22, 2009), Chicago, Illinois

Second Annual National Institute on E-Discovery Practical Solutions for Dealing with Electronically Stored Information: Reducing the Cost of Reviewing ESI
(May 2, 2008), Chicago, Illinois

Moderator, Using Experts to Teach & Persuade at Trial
ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation
(August 4, 2006), Honolulu, Hawaii

Moderator, Voir Dire: Winning Before You Begin
ABA Annual Conference, Section of Litigation
(April 10, 2003), Houston, Texas

Moderator, Impact Direct: Making the Most of Your Direct Examination
ABA Annual Conference, Section of Litigation
(April 10, 2003), Houston, Texas

Jurors' Attitudes and Perceptions in aTime of Crisis: Trying Cases After September 11th and the Enron Collaspe
ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation
(August 10, 2002), Washington D.C.

Moderator, 101 Tips from the Trenches
ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation
(August 9, 2002), Washington D.C.

The Masters on Deposition — Demonstrations from America's Leading Trial Attorneys
(February 2, 2002), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Multimedia Medical Trial: New Developments in Malpractice Litigation — Plaintiff's Perspective
(July 8, 2000), New York, New York

Mealey's Emerging Coverage Issues: Elder Care
(April 7, 2000) Boston, Massachusetts

New Theories of Liability: Will Your Industry Be in the Crosshairs Next?
(February 18, 2000), La Quinta, California

Anatomy of Nursing Home Malpractice — Demonstrative Evidence in Nursing Home Litigation Cases
(March 13, 1999)

Presenting the Complex Civil Case to a Jury—Utilizing Focus Groups in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
(February 26, 1998)

American Society Of Trial Consultants

Batson & J.E.B.: The Challenge Continued: Lecture and Demonstration of How to Argue and Defend the Challenge in Civil Cases
(May 18, 1996)

The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (Apitla)

“Deposing the Fatigued Trucker”
(September 13, 2009) Las Vegas, NV

Association Of Trial Lawyers Of America

Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability: Child Death Cases Stemming from Auto Crashes
(July 26, 1994)

Chicago Bar Association

The Power of Persuasive Storytelling
(January 28, 2010)

90 Days Before Trial - Detailing Your Case for Trial
(October 24, 2007)

90 Days Before Trial: The Final Countdown Detailing Your Case for Trial
(December 10, 2003)

90 Days Before Trial: The Final Countdown Detailing Your Case for Trial
(September 9, 2002)

Minimize & Maximizing Damage Awards in Personal Injury Cases: Open/Close for the Plaintiff
(April 17, 2001)

90 Days Before Trial: The Final Countdown
Detailing Your Case for Trial
(December 18, 2000)

Products Liability Trial Lawyers Workshop: Recent Trends in Product Liability Law
(February 20, 1995)

Tort Immunity Act: Pleadings, Standard of Care and Burden of Proof
(November 23, 1992)

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Trial Advocacy Program: Selling Your Case in Opening Statement and Closing Argument
(August 11, 2000) Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Depaul College Of Law's Center For Law & Science

Current Trends in Product Liability Discovery
“Discovery Planning”
(March 24, 2006)

Forensic Consultants Association

Demonstrative Evidence & Expert Witnesses
First Annual California Expert Summit
Newport Beach, California (March 15, 2003)

Cross-Examination: Bending But Not Breaking
First Annual California Expert Summit
Newport Beach, California (March 15, 2003)

Health & Hospital Law Committee

Overview of Health Law as Field of Practice—Plaintiff's Perspective
(October 27, 1994)

Illinois Institute Of Continuing Legal Education

Top 5 Deposition Do's and Don'ts
(June 29, 2011 - Teleseminar)

Effective Use of Persuasion in Your Closing Argument
(July 20, 2010 - Chicago)

Personal Injury Practice: Emerging Issues for 2010-Trial Strategy:
Tell the Story (June 23, 2010 - University Center, Chicago)

Your Law Practice/Their Law firm, New Lawyer Experience Course
(April 20, 2010 - Chicago)

Starting Points: Working Up Your First Auto Accident Case -Written Discovery and Depositions
(September 4, 2008 - Chicago)

Starting Points: Working Up Your First Auto Accident Case - Accident Reconstruction
(September 4, 2008 - Chicago)

Managing Media in the High Profile Case - Pretrial Publicity
(July 18, 2008 - Chicago)

Basic Skills/The New Attorneys’ Introduction to the Effective Practice of Law: Your Law Practice/Their Law Firm
(April 14, 2008 - Springfield)

Basic Skill/The New Attorneys’ Introduction to the Effective Practice of Law: Not Enough Time in the Day: Time Management Tips
(April 14, 2008 - Springfield)

Litigating Back and Neck Injury Cases Structuring your Case: Litigation Success Strategies (February 22, 2008-Chicago)

Personal Injury Practice Update: 90- Day Trial Preparation Plan
(June 15, 2007 - Chicago)

Litigating Back and Neck Injury Cases - Structuring Your Case: Litigation Success Strategies
(February 2, 2007 - Chicago)

Jury Success Strategies: Trial and Error - Post Trial Analysis
(August 16, 2006 - Chicago)

Effective Illinois Jury Selection: Illinois Law Practice Realities
(April 24, 2003 - Chicago)

Moderator, The Art of Maximizing (or Minimizing) Damages in a Personal Injury Action
(December 13, 2000 - Chicago)

Basics of Handling an Auto Accident Case: Evidence Concerning Damages in Auto Accident Cases
(October 15, 1999- Chicago)

Basics of Handling an Auto Accident Case: Evidence Concerning Damages in Auto Accident Cases
(October 8, 1999-Bloomington/Normal)

How to Depose a Treating Physician
(December 9, 1998 - Springfield)

How to Depose a Treating Physician
(December 3, 1998 - Chicago)

How to Deal with Insurance Carriers and Get Great Results: Educating Insurers about the Value of Your Case
(April 1, 1998)

Illinois Paralegal Association

Annual Paralegal Conference: 100 Days to Trial
(November 11, 1998)

Annual Paralegal Conference: Basic Evidence
(October 8, 1997)

Illinois State Bar Association

Basic Skills for New Attorneys— Rules for Discovery, Discovery Basics and Discovery Disputes
(May 8, 2009)

Supreme Court Rule 213 and Its Impact in Tort Litigation—Damage Testimony: What are the Elements?
(October 9, 2000)

Litigating Tort Cases without Going Bankrupt: Cost Effective Exhibits
(October 11, 1999) Chicago

Nuts and Bolts for the Tort Practitioner—Demonstrative Evidence; Bringing Your Case to Life
(June 25, 1999) Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Staying on Top of Tort Issues in Your Practice: Litigating Soft Tissue Cases: Proving Your Damages
(December 11, 1998)

Litigating Personal Injury Cases: Recent Decisions Including Taylor Machine Works et al : The Petrillo and Kunkel Decisions
(Collinsville, IL-February 28, 1998)

“Get Caught Up” An Update of Civil Practice, Insurance, Mental Health and Tort Law Issues-Damages: Making the Most of Your Case
(December 12, 1997)

Trial Techniques - Getting a Case Ready; Getting a Verdict—“Effective Damage Presentation”
(November 11, 1996)

Trial Tactics and Tips: How to Present Your Case to a Jury After Tort Reform: Jury Instruction—When and How to use the I.P.I. Instructions
(June 21, 1996)

Procedural Issues for the 1995 Tort Law Changes
(November 6, 1995)

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Being Creative and Telling a Good Story
(February 9, 2008), Springfield, Illinois

Themes, Stories & Great Thoughts
(October 8, 2007), Chicago, Illinois

Complying with the New Supreme Court Rule on Continuing Legal Education and Arthur v. Cantour
How to Address It, Medical Malpractice Seminar
(December 3, 2005) Chicago, Illinois

December Update & Review Seminar: Evidence
(October 11, 2004), Chicago

Central Illinois Civil Practice Update & Review Seminar: Demonstrative Evidence
(February 9, 2002), Springfield

Moderator: Point/Counter Point Seminar
(January 20, 2001), Chicago

Moderator: Evidence Seminar
(May 13, 2000), Chicago

Moderator: Update and Review Seminar
(September 18, 1999), Chicago

Evidence Seminar: Evidence Depositions
(May 8, 1999)

Moderator, Trial Techniques Seminar
(October 12, 1998)

Point/Counterpoint Damages Seminar
Fractures and Joint Injuries...Plaintiff's Perspective
(May 9, 1998)

Current Topics in Injury Victim Advocacy: Proving a Products Liability Case — When the Product has “Disappeared”
(April 8, 1995)

Central Illinois Shotgun Seminar: Preparing Plaintiff for Deposition
(February 4, 1995)

1994 Update and Review Seminar: Bad Faith Litigation
(September 17, 1994)

Institute of Continuing Legal Education

One Tale at a Time: Has Technology Changed Storytelling
(Aspen, January 2009)

Iowa Trial Lawyers Associations

Using Analogies & Themes to Persuade at Trial November 8, 2007
(Des Moines, Iowa)

Law Bulleting Publishing Company

Maximizing Your Discussion with the Jury: Opening & Closing Statements
(March 18, 2010) Chicago, Illinois

Law Education Institute

One Tale at a Time: Has Technology Changed Storytelling?
National CLE Conference
Vail, Colorado (January 3, 2009)

Luring Them a Tale at Time: The Art of Jury Persuasion Through Storytelling
National CLE Conference
Snowmass, Colorado (January 6, 2007)

Cross-Examination of the Independent Medical Examiner, 2006
National CLE Conference
Snowmass, Colorado (January 4, 2006)

Using Themes and Analogies to Maximize Damages in a Catastrophic Injury or Death Case
2005 National CLE Conference
Snowmass at Aspen, Colorado (January 4, 2005)

Maximizing Damages in a Catastrophic Injury or Death Case
2004 National CLE Conference
Snowmass at Aspen, Colorado (January 4, 2004)

Use of Themes & Analogies in a Personal Injury Trial
2003 National CLE Conference
Aspen, Colorado (January 7, 2003)

Maximizing Damages in a Catastrophic Injury or Death Case
2003 National CLE Conference
Aspen, Colorado (January 5, 2003)

Louisiana Association For Justice

Effective Use of Persuasion in Your Closing Arguments
(July 20, 2010) - Webinar

Using Themes and Analogies to Persuade in a Personal Injury Trial
(February 12, 2008) Seminar Wed Live! - LAJ

Using Themes and Analogies to Persuade in a Personal Injury Trial
(July 31, 2007) La Jolla, California

Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association

Winning with the Masters Seminar: Using Themes & Analogies to Persuade at Trial
(12/04)

Winning with the Masters Seminar: Using Themes & Analogies to Persuade at Trial|
(12/03)

1997 Post-Legislative Retreat: Effective Damage Arguments in Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
(7/97)

Winning with the Masters Seminar: Obtaining a Multi-Million Dollar Verdict in a Knee Injury Case
(12/96)

Winning with the Masters Seminar: Maximizing Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
(12/93)

Winning with the Masters Seminar: Maximizing Damages in Catastrophic Injury Cases
(12/92)

National Constitution Center

Advanced Trial Skills: Persuasive Opening
Statements & Closing Arguments
(September 24, 2008 - Audio Conference)

Examining Witnesses: Proven Techniques
You Can Use Today (April 29, 2008 - Audio Conference)

Everything You Need to Know About Medical
Evidence-But We Are Afraid to Ask
(October 24, 2007)

If a Trial Is A Battle:
Themes & Analogies Are Your Secret Weapons
(August 7, 2007 - Audio Conference)

Strategic Jury Selection: Win Your Case from the Start
(April 3, 2007 - Audio Conference)

Powerful Opening Statements: Practical Tips from a Proven Winner
(February 7, 2007 - Audio Conference)

Preparing & Examining Expert Witnesses: Proven Techniques You Can Use Today
(December 18, 2006 - Audio Conference)

Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association

Proof of Damages
(6/95)

Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Second Annual Elder Law Institute
Nursing Homes-Tort and Contract Litigation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 22, 1999

Professional Education Systems Institute

The Absolute Litigators Conference VIII: Proof and Argument of Mental Pain and Anguish
Las Vegas, NV (May 2, 2003)

The Absolute Litigators Conference VIII:   Using Themes and Analogies to Persuade at Trial
Las Vegas, NV (May 1, 2003)

Nursing Home Negligence—The Trial of a Nursing Home
Negligence Case: Plaintiff's Perspective (June 4, 2002)

Southwest Bar Association

Maximizing Damages in Death Cases (March 8, 1995)

North American Agricultural Equipment Conference

Is Agricultural Winning the Blame Game?
(November 4, 1995)

State Bar Of Arizona

The Art of Story Telling: Making Advocacy Interesting
(June 15, 2006) 2000 Annual Convention, Phoenix, Arizona

Rainbow Push Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund

“How to Win Billion Dollar Verdicts,” — Opening Statements
(June 6, 2007 - Rosemont, Illinois)

Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center

Health Systems Management College of Health Sciences, Health Law Course
(April 10, 1996)

Seak

Demonstrative Evidence and Expert Witnesses
Rosemont, IL (June , 2010)

Demonstrative Evidence and Expert Witnesses
Hyannis, Massachusetts (June , 2005)

Medical Witness Summit
Chicago, Illinois (November 16-17, 2002)

Direct Testimony of Experts: Good, Bad & Ugly
Tenth Anniversary National Expert Witness & Litigation Seminar
Hyannis, Massachusetts (June , 2001)

Demonstrative Evidence & Expert Witnesses
Tenth Anniversary National Expert Witness & Litigation Seminar
Hyannis, Massachusetts (June , 2001)

Medical Witness Summit
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (February 20-21, 1999)

Maximizing Damages Through the Use of Expert Witnesses
Help Us Help You, 7th Annual National Expert Witness and Litigation Seminar
Hyannis, Massachusetts (June 19, 1998)

What Experts and Attorneys Need to Know About Working With Juries
7th Annual National Expert Witness and Litigation Seminar
Hyannis, Massachusetts (June 19, 1998)