Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando Partner Brett Renton presented at the eighth annual Circuit Court Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts, produced by Pincus Professional Education on June 7, 2019. For eight years, the Circuit Court Boot Camp has imparted wisdom not taught in law school to students and new attorneys on the skills, practical advice and insight from distinguished professionals and sitting judges.
As a highly rated business litigation attorney, Brett spoke on several course topics and individually presented the “Heading to Trial” section of the course, which covered pre-trial timeline and prep, final status conference, trial outline, trier of fact decisions, pre-trial motions, evidentiary hearings and motions in limine. He also presented with co-speaker, Honorable John Marshall Kest of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, during the section, “Your Pre-Trial Tasks, Selecting and Dealing with Your Jury,” discussing jury selection and witness preparation. Brett also participated in the remaining afternoon session, lending his expertise on the sections “Trial Presentation” and “Preserving the Record & Post-Trial Motions.”
According to organizers of the educational event, the program delved into general litigation skills and strategies as well as provided an inside look at litigating in Florida’s Circuit Court. The course was approved for 9.0 CLE General Credits, as well as 9.0 Civil Trial Certification Credits. Other subjects covered in the boot camp included complaint strategies, depositions and discovery, case management conferences, motion writing, trial prep and trial techniques. The faculty also discussed how to preserve trial record for appeal, post-trial motions and judgments.
For more information on the program, click here.
About Brett R. Renton
Brett R. Renton is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Brett is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers in business litigation. He represents individuals, companies, corporations, banks and government entities in business litigation, landlord-tenant litigation, government law and construction law.