Veith to Present Trial Skills Session at New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s 2024 Justice Camp

Rebekka Veith, a partner in Fishman Haygood’s Litigation Section, will present a session on “Trial Skills” at the Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter’s 2024 Justice Camp next week. The presentation will introduce fundamental lawyering skills from the initial client interview through the various phases of pretrial discovery. This marks Veith’s second year as a volunteer instructor. Read more about Justice Camp here.

Justice Camp is an annual weeklong summer program aimed at engaging rising high school freshman and sophomore students interested in learning about the legal system and potential careers. For five days, campers develop basic advocacy skills in a fun and interactive format onsite at the Eastern District of Louisiana Courthouse in downtown New Orleans. Other sessions include overviews of the federal court system, safety on the internet, implicit bias in jury trials, and the rights of privacy, to assistance of counsel, free speech, and more. Camp concludes with a mock trial.

Veith’s diverse practice includes appellate work, class actions/mass actions/MDLs, fraudulent transfer and specialized bankruptcy litigation, and insurance coverage cases. She has successfully handled all aspects of litigation, from initiating lawsuits to arguing appeals. Veith has gained significant trial experience as a young lawyer, having tried several cases to both juries and the bench, as well as participating in multiple complex arbitrations. Click here to learn more about her practice.