Joseph Sacher Among Featured Panelists at American Inns of Court 2019 Bench & Bar Conference, the Nation’s Largest CLE ProgramMarch 1, 2019 | Category: BLOG, News, Speaking Engagements
On March 1, 2019, Miami partner Joseph Sacher was a featured panelist at the American Inns of Courts (Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter) 2019 Bench & Bar Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida. The conference was the largest local bar meeting in the nation, attended by more than 4,000 judges and attorneys.
This year, Mr. Sacher actively participated on a panel entitled, "Preparing the Key Witness for Trial," in which he provided guidance and insights on witness preparation at various stages of litigation. The panel discussed various wide-ranging topics, such as taking control of the process, making sure witnesses tell their story in a truthful manner, and dealing with difficult witnesses. The panel also included two sitting Florida Circuit Court trial judges from Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, as well as three other senior partners from various local and national law firms.
Previously, in 2017, Mr. Sacher spoke on the subject of "Managing & Handling the Government Investigation," providing guidance and insights on investigations conducted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and similar regulatory authorities. He explained the differences between government investigations and enforcements actions compared to civil and commercial litigation, including important consideration and issues from defense counsel's perspective. The panel also addressed other forms of governmental investigations and included former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, County Attorneys, and City Attorneys.
The event was one of the largest local bench and bar conference of any local bar in the nation, including 79 panels in various practice areas, featuring Federal and State Judges, General Counsels, and distinguished practitioners. A total of 4,183 members of the Florida Bar attended the day-long event, conducted by the American Inns of Court.