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Thursday, September 23 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Confronting and Overcoming "Gendered" Communication in the Courtroom

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This panel presentation would start with statistics and research regarding how women are treated differently both outside (e.g., lack of promotions, lesser pay) and inside the courtroom (e.g., women are interrupted more often).  After providing the research and statistics, the panel then provides concrete actions female attorneys can take to change the narrative and gain confidence & courage to become better trial attorneys.

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Elizabeth Lippy

Executive Director, Trial Advocacy Consulting & Training
Elizabeth Lippy is the Founder and Director of TACT. She has over 15 years of trial advocacy experience, both inside the courtroom and classroom. She is a nationally recognized trial attorney and one of the nation’s premier trial advocacy instructors.  Her enthusiastic style is... Read More →
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Sara Jacobson

Executive Director of Training, Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania (PDAP)
Sara Jacobson is the Executive Director of Training for the Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania, where she is responsible for training public defenders across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in trial skills, criminal defense, and case theory.  Before joining PDAP, she served... Read More →
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Marian Braccia

Director of Trial Advocacy, Practice Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Marian Braccia is the Director of the LL.M. in Trial Advocacy Program and a Practice Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she brings particular expertise in courtroom technology, e-discovery issues, and trial skills.Prior to joining the full-time faculty... Read More →

Thursday September 23, 2021 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT