John C. Sciaccotta and Alexandra R. Benigni to Conduct Mock Cross Examination in CBA Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee Webinar


The Chicago Bar Association Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee will hold its monthly, free CLE-credited webinar, sponsored by Aronberg Goldgehn, on Tuesday, May 10 at 12:15 pm CT. During the program, Aronberg Goldgehn attorneys John C. Sciaccotta and Alexandra R. Benigni will conduct a mock cross examination to provide participants insight into preparing a successful cross examination.

The webinar, “The Art of Cross-Examination,” serves as the third session in a larger webinar series led by retired Judge Thomas R. Mulroy. John and Alex will join judges and fellow attorneys in discussing topics, including:
• Cross-examination preparation
• Ethical considerations
• Impeachment techniques
• Responding to objections
• Using a document or deposition to impeach
• Responding to the uncooperative and talkative witness

The session will also include a demonstration of a cross-examination in which John will serve as the attorney and Alex will serve as the witness.

Register for the webinar here.

John has nearly 35 years of trial and litigation experience advocating for clients in complex civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and business counseling matters with a special emphasis on complex civil trial and appellate cases brought in federal and state courts and tribunals throughout the United States.
Alex is an associate with the firm concentrating her practice in business litigation matters and business divorce and complex ownership disputes.

Aronberg Goldgehn proudly sponsors the Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee for the 2021-2022 year. Comprised of Chicagoland attorneys and judges, the committee works within the CBA to advance the practice by addressing transactional and litigation issues that arise when the relationships between business owners break down beyond repair.

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