Judges and courts

Judges and Courts

The following were written as public speaking presentations for bar members as a joint project of the OBA Bench and Bar Committee and Communication Committee. 

These forms are in pdf format. This requires the free Acrobat reader from Adobe at www.adobe.com.

The Jury System: Are Juries Outmoded?

Jury System Speech
Jury System Outline


The Magic of Mediation: With or Without Lawyers

Mediation Speech
Mediation Outline
Methods for Resolving Disputes
Resolution Programs
Employment Mediation Brochure
Employment Mediation Brochure - Spanish


The McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case

McDonalds Speech
McDonalds Outline
Color, Photograph Exhibit


Our Judges: Who Are They and How Did They Get There?

Judges Speech
Judges Outline
Maps of the Judicial Districts


Shakespeare & Lawyers: The Rest of the Story

Shakespeare Speech
Shakespeare Outline
Shakespeare Script
Guidelines for Professional Courtesy
Lawyers Creed

To request that an attorney come speak to your organization on one of these topics, e-mail OBA Public Information Director Carol Manning.