National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Hear What We Say: Hearsay Is Not So Hard

On Demand
This live broadcast from Tuesday, May 15th has concluded. Register below to access the on demand recording.

Many lawyers fear hearsay. They shy away from asking questions they think call for hearsay answers; they hesitate to object to hearsay because they are not sure what they should argue. Our studio71 free webcast, “Hear What We Say: Hearsay Is Not So Hard,” will take away these fears. After tuning into this one-hour presentation by Henry Brown and Thomas Jay Leach, you will:

•understand the foundation of the hearsay rule
•surmount the two main barriers to your clear analysis of hearsay issues
•have in your arsenal two essential tools for dealing with hearsay
•be armed with five “quick fixes” that will resolve 90 percent of the hearsay situations you face

CLE Information

CLE: Our online content is not accredited for CLE and we cannot provide a Certificate of Completion. You can apply for self-study credit by contacting your state bar organization directly. To help you with your self-study application, NITA has provided faculty biography information (via the link below) as well as a PDF of the PowerPoint slides, which is attached to the presentation. You can access this PDF by clicking on the link button once the presentation has begun to play. If you require verification of your attendance, please contact


Thomas Jay Leach

Pacific McGeorge Schl of Law
Sacramento, CA

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Henry A. Brown

Morrison & Foerster LLP
San Francisco, CA

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