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July 2020

GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

July 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

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Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)- COURSE IS FULL

July 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

July 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

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August 2020

Undergrad: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

August 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

August 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

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Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

August 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

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GRAD: Advanced Opening (VIRTUAL)

August 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

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Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

August 17, 2020 - August 18, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

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Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

August 31, 2020 - September 1, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In #3 Focus Group discover firsthand justice by the people.  Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus…

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September 2020

Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

September 1, 2020 - September 2, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

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Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

September 8, 2020 - September 9, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

September 8, 2020 - September 9, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

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Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

September 10, 2020 - September 11, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

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Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

September 10, 2020 - September 11, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

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Semnar: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – September 11-12, 2020 (VIRTUAL)

September 11, 2020 - September 12, 2020
VIRTUAL United States

THIS SEMINAR WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY.

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Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

September 14, 2020 - September 15, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

September 15, 2020 - September 16, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

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Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

September 16, 2020 - September 17, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

September 21, 2020 - September 23, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

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Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

September 21, 2020 - September 22, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

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Elective: Admitted Liability (VIRTUAL)

September 28, 2020 - September 29, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Admitted Liability course is one of our specialized courses and is an elective course. TOPICS INCLUDE: Low Speed Collision Cases Intake & Pre-Existing Conditions The Plaintiff’s Case Using the Reptile on Witnesses Overcoming Insurance Hardball Methods And many more. As with all KTI courses, you’ll get hands-on guidance developing and optimizing Damages tactics for your cases. SCHOLARSHIPS: We offer one scholarship for each course. To apply to receive a scholarship, please click here. Pre-Requisites: Welcome to the Keenan Edge, Course…

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October 2020

Seminar: Tractor Trailer – October 2-3, 2020 (VIRTUAL)

October 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map
$800

THIS SEMINAR WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY.

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Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

October 5, 2020 - October 6, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

October 7, 2020 - October 9, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

October 12, 2020 - October 13, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

October 19, 2020 - October 20, 2020
VIRTUAL United States

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Opening (VIRTUAL)

October 28, 2020 - October 29, 2020
VIRTUAL United States

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

Find out more »

November 2020

Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

November 9, 2020 - November 10, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

November 9, 2020 - November 10, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

November 11, 2020 - November 12, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

November 16, 2020 - November 17, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

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Grad: Advanced Witness Prep (Atlanta, GA)

November 16, 2020 - November 17, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In this Advanced Course you will work with a mock client to take your Witness Prep skills to the next level. The small group setting will give you solid critiques and advice on how to prepare your witness in the best way. Role Play will include: The Guilt Burdened Client The Client with a Percentage of  Fault The Client who has Lied Developing Major Truths with the Client Attendees will also receive a Trial Prep Template for their client. Cost: $1400…

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Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

November 18, 2020 - November 20, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

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Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

November 23, 2020 - November 25, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

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Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

November 30, 2020 - December 1, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

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December 2020

Graduate: Trial Management (VIRTUAL)

December 2, 2020 - December 3, 2020
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG. Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG Tools…

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January 2021

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

January 11, 2021 - January 12, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

January 13, 2021 - January 14, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

January 25, 2021 - January 26, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own case.  Instructors introduce Don Keenan's 7 Rules for Writing Safety Rules.   The KTI’s system for improving trial lawyer’s skill forces students to get on their feet and present their…

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Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

January 27, 2021 - January 28, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

Find out more »

February 2021

Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

February 3, 2021 - February 4, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

February 8, 2021 - February 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In #3 Focus Group discover firsthand justice by the people.  Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

February 10, 2021 - February 12, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

February 15, 2021 - February 16, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

February 17, 2021 - February 18, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

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Big Problem, Easy Solutions: COVID Survival Kit Seminar

February 19, 2021 - February 20, 2021
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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

February 22, 2021 - February 23, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

February 24, 2021 - February 25, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

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Medical Malpractice Seminar

February 26, 2021 - February 27, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map
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March 2021

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

March 1, 2021 - March 2, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

March 3, 2021 - March 4, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

March 8, 2021 - March 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

March 10, 2021 - March 11, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Opening (VIRTUAL)

March 15, 2021 - March 16, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

Find out more »

Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

March 17, 2021 - March 19, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

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Premise Seminar

March 19, 2021 - March 20, 2021
VIRTUAL United States
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Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

March 22, 2021 - March 23, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

Find out more »

April 2021

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

April 5, 2021 - April 6, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Elective: Admitted Liability (VIRTUAL)

April 7, 2021 - April 8, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Admitted Liability course is one of our specialized courses and is an elective course. TOPICS INCLUDE: Low Speed Collision Cases Intake & Pre-Existing Conditions The Plaintiff’s Case Using the Reptile on Witnesses Overcoming Insurance Hardball Methods And many more. As with all KTI courses, you’ll get hands-on guidance developing and optimizing Damages tactics for your cases. SCHOLARSHIPS: We offer one scholarship for each course. To apply to receive a scholarship, please click here. Pre-Requisites: Welcome to the Keenan Edge, Course…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

April 19, 2021 - April 20, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

April 21, 2021 - April 22, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

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Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

April 26, 2021 - April 27, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In #3 Focus Group discover firsthand justice by the people.  Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus…

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Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

April 28, 2021 - April 30, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

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May 2021

Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

May 3, 2021 - May 4, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

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Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

May 5, 2021 - May 6, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

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Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

May 10, 2021 - May 11, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

May 12, 2021 - May 14, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

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Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

May 17, 2021 - May 18, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

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GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

May 19, 2021 - May 20, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

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Tractor Trailer Seminar (VIRTUAL)

May 21, 2021 - May 22, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Register for your spot now and learn with other Edge attorneys about subjects including Underwriting, Hit List PowerPoints, Broker Liability, Driver Depositions, & much more. Speakers will include Keenan Trial Institute Faculty and Experts. Tuition: $800

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Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

May 24, 2021 - May 25, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

May 26, 2021 - May 27, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

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June 2021

Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

June 7, 2021 - June 8, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

Find out more »

Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

June 9, 2021 - June 11, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

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Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

June 14, 2021 - June 15, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Opening (VIRTUAL)

June 16, 2021 - June 17, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

June 28, 2021 - June 29, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

June 30, 2021 - July 1, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

Find out more »

July 2021

Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

July 6, 2021 - July 7, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus Groups are the best too in your litigation skills toolbox…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

July 8, 2021 - July 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

July 12, 2021 - July 13, 2021

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

Find out more »

2021 Employment Seminar (Virtual)

July 16, 2021 - July 17, 2021
VIRTUAL United States
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Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

July 19, 2021 - July 20, 2021
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

July 21, 2021 - July 22, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

Find out more »

GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

July 26, 2021 - July 28, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

Find out more »

August 2021

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

August 2, 2021 - August 3, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Elective: Admitted Liability (VIRTUAL)

August 4, 2021 - August 5, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Admitted Liability course is one of our specialized courses and is an elective course. TOPICS INCLUDE: Low Speed Collision Cases Intake & Pre-Existing Conditions The Plaintiff’s Case Using the Reptile on Witnesses Overcoming Insurance Hardball Methods And many more. As with all KTI courses, you’ll get hands-on guidance developing and optimizing Damages tactics for your cases. SCHOLARSHIPS: We offer one scholarship for each course. To apply to receive a scholarship, please click here. Pre-Requisites: Welcome to the Keenan Edge, Course…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

August 9, 2021 - August 10, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

August 11, 2021 - August 13, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

August 16, 2021 - August 17, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

August 18, 2021 - August 19, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

August 23, 2021 - August 25, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

August 26, 2021 - August 27, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

Find out more »

Advanced Direct Exam (Virtual)

August 30, 2021 - September 1, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Direct Exam students will quickly remember what we all know to be true but oftentimes overlook: The lawyer must get out of the way and allow the client to tell their story. When we get out of the way, let our clients do the storytelling, our client becomes the most powerful witness at trial. During the three-day Direct Exam College students will get to see and experience the transformation of their direct exam skills. Students will first learn the tools…

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September 2021

Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

September 8, 2021 - September 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

September 13, 2021 - September 14, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

September 15, 2021 - September 16, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

Find out more »

TBI Seminar

September 17, 2021 - September 18, 2021
VIRTUAL United States
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GRAD: Advanced Opening (VIRTUAL)

September 20, 2021 - September 21, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

Find out more »

Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

September 27, 2021 - September 28, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

Find out more »

October 2021

Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

October 4, 2021 - October 5, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus Groups are the best too in your litigation skills toolbox…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

October 6, 2021 - October 8, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

October 11, 2021 - October 12, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

October 13, 2021 - October 14, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

October 18, 2021 - October 19, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Openings (VIRTUAL)

October 20, 2021 - October 21, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the Opening course, Course #2, you will work in small-group sessions with one-on-one faculty guidance that will help shape, create and sharpen, and sharpen again, your opening statement using the trial tested methods developed by Don Keenan and other KTI faculty members.  In a safe, supportive, but challenging environment of a small group, you will learn how to present your opening, one section at a time. Then guided by direct feedback you will be able to continue the process…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

October 25, 2021 - October 26, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

October 27, 2021 - October 28, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

Find out more »

November 2021

Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

November 1, 2021 - November 2, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

Find out more »

Grad: Advanced Witness Prep (Virtual)

November 3, 2021 - November 4, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In this Advanced Course you will work with a mock client to take your Witness Prep skills to the next level. The small group setting will give you solid critiques and advice on how to prepare your witness in the best way. Role Play will include: The Guilt Burdened Client The Client with a Percentage of  Fault The Client who has Lied Developing Major Truths with the Client Attendees will also receive a Trial Prep Template for their client. Cost: $1400…

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Grad: Advanced Witness Prep (Virtual)

November 3, 2021 - November 4, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

In this Advanced Course you will work with a mock client to take your Witness Prep skills to the next level. The small group setting will give you solid critiques and advice on how to prepare your witness in the best way. Role Play will include: The Guilt Burdened Client The Client with a Percentage of  Fault The Client who has Lied Developing Major Truths with the Client Attendees will also receive a Trial Prep Template for their client. Cost: $1400…

Find out more »

Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

November 8, 2021 - November 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

Find out more »

GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

November 15, 2021 - November 17, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

Find out more »

Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

November 18, 2021 - November 19, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

November 22, 2021 - November 23, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

November 29, 2021 - December 1, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

Find out more »

December 2021

Elective: Admitted Liability (VIRTUAL)

December 2, 2021 - December 3, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Admitted Liability course is one of our specialized courses and is an elective course. TOPICS INCLUDE: Low Speed Collision Cases Intake & Pre-Existing Conditions The Plaintiff’s Case Using the Edge on Witnesses Overcoming Insurance Hardball Methods And many more. As with all KTI courses, you’ll get hands-on guidance developing and optimizing Damages tactics for your cases. SCHOLARSHIPS: We offer one scholarship for each course. To apply to receive a scholarship, please click here. Pre-Requisites: Welcome to the Keenan Edge, Course…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Openings (VIRTUAL)

December 6, 2021 - December 7, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

Find out more »

Graduate: Trial Management (VIRTUAL)

December 8, 2021 - December 9, 2021
VIRTUAL United States

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG. Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG Tools…

Find out more »

January 2022

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

January 10 - January 11
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

January 18 - January 19
VIRTUAL United States

Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus Groups are the best too in your litigation skills toolbox…

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Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

January 20 - January 21
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

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Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

January 24 - January 25
VIRTUAL United States

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

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Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

January 26 - January 27
VIRTUAL United States

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

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Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

January 31 - February 1
VIRTUAL United States

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

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February 2022

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

February 2 - February 3
VIRTUAL United States

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

February 7 - February 8
VIRTUAL United States

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

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Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

February 9 - February 11
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

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Graduate: Cross Exam (VIRTUAL)

February 14 - February 15
VIRTUAL United States

To be a great Trial Lawyer we must first become a great cross examiner. The Keenan Trial Institute’s Cross-Examination course teaches Trial Lawyers to experience in Real Time the Root Cause of their cross-examination System Failures. Through Don Keenan’s Expectation Focus Group, faculty instruction on Don Keenan’s 7 Rules For Cross Exam, and student role play, this course teaches the Right Way / Wrong Way, and will Focus every student on the most Relevant and Important aspect of Cross Examination…

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GRADUATE: Direct Exam (VIRTUAL)

February 16 - February 18
VIRTUAL United States

Direct Exam students will quickly remember what we all know to be true but oftentimes overlook: The lawyer must get out of the way and allow the client to tell their story. When we get out of the way, let our clients do the storytelling, our client becomes the most powerful witness at trial. During the three-day Direct Exam College students will get to see and experience the transformation of their direct exam skills. Students will first learn the tools…

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Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

February 21 - February 22
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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Graduate: Seeing is Believing (VIRTUAL)

February 28 - March 2
VIRTUAL United States

For over 40 years Mr. Keenan has been an innovative leader in the Courtroom. One of the reason is because he understands Non-Verbal Persuasion (NVP) better than anyone else! IMAGINE looking behind the curtain to SEE what Mr. Keenan has created and used over the decades to WIN cases and WIN BIG for his clients who deserve justice! Advocates are at their best when their mouths are closed and the NVPs allow the jury to connect the dots for themselves.…

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March 2022

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (ATLANTA, GA)

March 7 - March 8
The Keenan Law Firm, 148 Nassau St NW
Atlanta, 30303 USA

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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Elective: Admitted Liability (VIRTUAL)

March 9 - March 10
VIRTUAL United States

The Admitted Liability course is one of our specialized courses and is an elective course. TOPICS INCLUDE: Low Speed Collision Cases Intake & Pre-Existing Conditions The Plaintiff’s Case Using the Edge on Witnesses Overcoming Insurance Hardball Methods And many more. As with all KTI courses, you’ll get hands-on guidance developing and optimizing Damages tactics for your cases. SCHOLARSHIPS: We offer one scholarship for each course. To apply to receive a scholarship, please click here. Pre-Requisites: Welcome to the Keenan Edge, Course…

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GRAD: Black Letter Law (VIRTUAL)

March 14 - March 16
VIRTUAL United States

This 3-day course teaches the Black Letter Law used for all Keenan Trial Methods. How to Weaponize the Black Letter Law; How to Make proper arguments for all Keenan Trial Methods, and How to Write trial briefs to provide the judge with the relevant case law, motions in limine, and responses to motions in limine for all Keenan Trial Methods. With templates, actual examples, and role-playing - plus several trade secrets which cannot be listed publicly. Tuition $1900.00.  This is a…

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GRAD: Advanced Openings (VIRTUAL)

March 23 - March 24
VIRTUAL United States

The Advanced Opening is a new cutting-edge course that builds, expands and gives us brand new elements to the opening statement. This course will teach you how Papa Don has been constructing his opening statements, that have now been tried and tested in hundreds of focus groups and trials. This course will give you the tools to build a bullet proof opening statement, that will take 12-minutes or less, and put you on your way to a successful verdict. Undergraduate…

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Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

March 28 - March 29
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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GRAD: Hit List (VIRTUAL)

March 30 - April 1
VIRTUAL United States

This course focuses on developing the depo HIT LIST and role playing to achieve the hits. Most importantly the course teaches how to turn the results of the HIT LIST into use in editing video clips for mediation and ultimately cross exam at trial. Role play and practice is central to the course. You do not have to have Graduate status to attend this course. You must complete the Undergraduate Rules, Focus Group and Depositions courses before you can attend.…

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April 2022

Undergraduate: Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

April 4 - April 5
VIRTUAL United States + Google Map

Learn how to present and Facilitate Focus Groups inexpensively and efficiently.  You will join other trial lawyers in small groups and you will conduct Focus Groups to live group participants. You will present your own case to the Group.  You will identify biases and prejudices and see how they affect your case. Choose the Keenan trial institute way of researching your case from Bubba’s POV.  You will find that focus Groups are the best too in your litigation skills toolbox…

Find out more »

Graduate: Advanced Focus Groups (VIRTUAL)

April 6 - April 8
VIRTUAL United States

The amount of material is challenging.  But there is a right way and wrong way to do Focus Groups and the results are dependent on doing them the right way. The Edge FG System teaches you HOW TO do many more FG and HOW TO get the most from your FG.   Topics expected to be covered: – 10 Alternatives to the Passion Question – FG Medical Knowledge – Adversarial FG – FG Demonstrative Evidence – FG Memos – FG…

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Undergraduate: Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

April 11 - April 12
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on voir dire will teach you the Keenan system of jury selection.  The organized template can be used immediately to put your jury selection on steroids. Imagine having a focus-group tested, Keenan-created and approved jury selection system that includes each piece of the Edge symphony. We will review the student’s openings, jury instructions, and rules to prepare a jury selection that will lay out your case the right way, arm the jurors, kill the rats,…

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Graduate: Advanced Voir Dire (VIRTUAL)

April 13 - April 14

You will learn how to do the limited VD, how to determine which jurors to strike, and the use of focus groups to know your juror strike profile. Pre-requisites: Completion of 7 undergraduate KTI courses.   Cost: $1400

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Undergraduate: Depositions (VIRTUAL)

April 18 - April 19
VIRTUAL United States

In Keenan Trial Institute’s “Depositions” small-group course, our Faculty will work one-on-one with you and your current case to maximize your depositions. We’ll coach you through creating your hit list, deciding on and carrying out your question format, and using the deposition process and results to assemble and fine tune your direct and cross outlines for trial. You’ll learn many key deposition techniques — and role play with actual deponents as you’re individually coached with such important matters as guiding…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Witness Prep (VIRTUAL)

April 20 - April 21
VIRTUAL United States

In the Keenan Trial Institute’s small-group “Witness Prep” course, you’ll learn Keenan’s art and science of effective witness prep. You’ll learn that when it comes to testifying, there’s no such thing as a bad client. On the contrary, you’ll be coached through turning your client into your best witness. This game-changer is one of the most fundamentally important things you’ll ever learn as a trial lawyer. You’ll get one-on-one guidance in giving your witnesses the confidence and practice they need…

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Undergrad: Trial (VIRTUAL)

April 25 - April 26
VIRTUAL United States

The Keenan Trial Institute’s course on trial is where all the pieces of the Keenan Trial System come together. You will learn how all the key points from the other KTI Courses fit together that will take away the fear of going to trial. You will learn how each phase of the case work up affects the ultimate outcome at trial and how an ounce of prevention in the beginning saves a pound of cure at the end. Learning how…

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Undergrad: Damages (VIRTUAL)

April 27 - April 28
VIRTUAL United States

One of the most critical Courses taught at the Keenan Trial Institute is Damages. This small-group CLE course will provide you with the tools to take your case from a set of facts and turn it into a powerful weapon ready to be presented to a jury for an explosive verdict. Everything taught at the Damages course will be tried and true methods of non-verbal persuasion, segments of closing for you to work on for your case, and how to tie…

Find out more »

May 2022

Undergraduate: Mediation (VIRTUAL)

May 2 - May 3
VIRTUAL United States

In Mediation, through a case that you bring, you will learn the psychology of settlements – what works and what doesn’t. By role playing the defense lawyer and mediator, this course will teach you to forcefully show the powerful issues in your case, present the visual case, and the principal of moving money. Additionally, you will come to understand the preconditions to mediation that lead to effective and successful presentation of your case. You will understand the dynamic of how…

Find out more »

GRAD: Advanced Mediation (VIRTUAL)

May 4 - May 5
VIRTUAL United States

In the KTI Advanced Mediation Graduate Course we delve deeper into the Keenan System of Mediation and using new tools to successfully get closure for your clients. You will build on the approach to mediation taught at the KTI undergraduate level. You will learn to focus on the buttons which will make life difficult for the Blackhats and for the Taliban. In short, you will learn how to design the resolution of your case using the numerous approaches and techniques…

Find out more »

Undergraduate: Rules & Case Selection (VIRTUAL)

May 9 - May 10
VIRTUAL United States

Rules & Case Selection is the sole entrance to the Keenan Trial Institute.  Completing Rules give students the right to attend other KTI courses.  Imagine leaving the Rules class with the introduction to an opening statement focused on winning your case in the first four and a half minutes. Trial Lawyers first learn the dirt simple truth that case selection criteria are the most important focus of their case.  Students work in small groups to develop Rules for their own…

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Graduate: Closing Liability (VIRTUAL)

May 16 - May 18
VIRTUAL United States

Nearly every Trial Lawyer’s favorite part of the trial is closing argument.  At the Keenan Trial Institute’s Closing Liability course, Your Time will be spent learning how to win your case in your closing argument. Through Don Keenan’s Dirt Simple System, you will learn how to present your case in an organized, easy to understand Uber Efficient closing argument that will hit the defense like a Ton Of Bricks.  You will learn that you no longer have to wait until…

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