Ever have the need to call a child witness to the stand and have a judge tell you "not in my courtroom?" Ever not want to call a child witness to the stand and just get in their testimony through hearsay? This program will provide you with everything you need to know about child witnesses and pre-qualifying the hearsay statements of child witnesses.
Our speaker is Judge David Roither. Judge David Roither is currently an Associate Circuit Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri and formerly was a partner in the law firm of Medler & Roither, LLC. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and his law degree from Saint Louis University, where he competed two years on the Jessup International Law Moot Court team. At Medler and Roither, Judge Roither’s practice included work in the area of domestic and family law. Judge Roither was a frequently appointed Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Charles County circuit courts.