Outreach Committee

MANDATE: To develop, through appropriate communication initiatives, the external profile of the College so that it may serve more efficiently and improve and elevate the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice, and the ethics of the trial profession. 

Outreach Resources

Interim Guidelines published by the Task Force on Advocacy in the 21st Century

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Latest Documents

Taking and Defending Depositions Videos & Resource Materials

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Committee Members

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Kimberly Weber Herlihy


Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Columbus, OH

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M. Dawes Cooke, Jr.


Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC

Charleston, SC

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Aaron A. Fox, K.C.


McDougall Gauley LLP

Regina, SK

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James R. Hobbs


Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C.

Kansas City, MO

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Bernard S. Johnson


Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway, P.L.C.

Shreveport, LA

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Shawn S. Kasserman


Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC

Chicago, IL

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John F. Kautzman


Ruckelshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis Duncan & Merchant, LLP

Indianapolis, IN

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Brian P. McCarthy


McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C.

Mobile, AL

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Patrick T. O'Connor


Oliver Maner LLP

Savannah, GA

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Patrick M. Regan


Regan Zambri & Long PLLC

Washington, DC

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Gregory D. Smith


Stites & Harbison PLLC

Nashville, TN

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Thomas M. Hoopes

Immediate Past Chair

Libby Hoopes Brooks & Mulvey

Boston, MA

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Gregory M. Lederer


Lederer Weston Craig PLC

Cedar Rapids, IA