How to Try the Winning Case

Last year’s seminar featured many of the Lanier methods for trying and winning lawsuits. This year, we taking it a step further, covering new techniques and additional information that Mark has learned over the years. With another year gone, another billion dollars in verdicts won, Mark Lanier has over 35 new tips for preparing, trying, and winning your cases.

Come check out almost 35 years of trial experience that has resulted in over 14 billion dollars in trial results. Lanier opens his vault of methods that target winning the case, from the planning stages to the actual execution. Get his updated check lists. Learn his latest and greatest tools. Change the way you try cases.


Several sessions also will cover corresponding ethics issues. 14-17 hours of CLE, including 2.5 hours of ethics, is pending approval in most states. Click here to see the CLE credits for your state.

  8:00 – 12:00    Pre-Conference Registration

12:00 – 5:00      Lanier Golf Tournament

  2:30 – 4:30      Lanier Theological Library Tour and Lemonade Social

  6:00 – 8:00      Welcome Reception

  7:30 8:30       Registration and breakfast

  8:30 – 10:15     Pre-trial Checklist

10:15 – 10:30     BREAK 

10:30 – 11:00     Voir Dire and Jury Selection 

11:00 – 12:15     Ethics in Discovery

12:15 – 1:15       LUNCH

  1:15 – 3:15       Opening

  3:15 – 3:30        BREAK

  3:30 – 5:00       Trial Nuts and Bolts

  7:00 – 9:00       Roots Roll Out:  Tex Mex with The Tejas Brothers

  7:30 – 8:15       Breakfast and networking

  8:15 – 10:15     Trial Ethics

10:15 – 10:30     BREAK

10:30 – 12:00     Direct Examination

12:00 – 1:00       LUNCH

  1:30 – 3:15       Cross Examination

  3:15 – 3:30       BREAK

  3:30 – 5:00       Closing Argument/ Summation

Attendee Restrictions

The Lanier Trial Academy is limited to attendees engaged primarily in civil plaintiff representation. It is strictly forbidden for an individual to attend the conference if he/she or any law firm member is associated with or working in any way connected to the defense of any case or case type that may be covered at the conference without express permission from The Lanier Law Firm. Registrants must also confirm that they do not work with or on behalf of any company that seeks reimbursement from plaintiff settlement proceeds for medical, secondary payer, or subrogation liens of any type.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants who cancel on or before August 30, 2018 will receive a full refund. After that date, a 50% refund can be issued for any reason. Substitutions may be made at any time, including the first day of the seminar.