Winstead University: The Verdict Is In: How Jurors View Mistakes and Conflicts

Presented by Randy Curato, ALAS


The program looks at the way juries view malpractice claims against lawyers arising from mistakes and conflicts of interest, two leading causes of claims.  The program first analyzes a mock trial of a claim involving a straightforward mistake.  It then looks at a mock trial of the same claim with an added conflict of interest.  This program analyzes a lawyer’s ethical and professional obligations and the lessons learned from both trials, illustrating them with video clips of the jurors’ deliberations.  The program offers practical tips on meeting professional obligations and for reducing the risk of mistakes and conflicts.

Live in Dallas (webcast/videoconference to other locations)
500 Winstead Building
2728 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

WINSTEAD PC - Charlotte Office
201 N. Tryon Street
Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28202

WINSTEAD PC - Austin Office
401 Congress Ave.
Suite 2100
Austin, TX 78701

WINSTEAD PC - Houston Office
1100 JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002

Friday, May 1, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Accreditations Available:
-CLE Credit (1 hour general)


12:00 pm – 12:05 pm
The Claim Scenario and Jury View of Lawyers

12:05 pm – 12:25 pm
Anatomy of a Mistake Claim – A Lawyer’s Professional Duties and Lessons

12:25 pm – 12:55 pm
The Complication of a Conflict of Interest and Lessons

12:55 pm – 1:00 pm
Overall Lessons; Questions and Answers

For more information on attending, contact Teresa Schneider at