October 2016 Litigation Seminar

Note: Materials are available where indicated; not all speakers have materials to distribute.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Check-in

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Mike Anderson on Bad Faith, Bad Lawyers, Bad Law (bad faith insurance claims) (.5 hr ethics credit) [handout]

8:35 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

  • Erin Linder Hanig on A Primer on Multi-District Litigation 

9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

  • Tom Vetne and Brian Kubicki on Tips and Tricks for Legal Writing [handout]

9:40 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Morning Break

9:55 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

  • Hon. Stephen Bowers on Impact of Cognitive Biases on Negotiation and Persuasion

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Wendell Walsh on Proper Handling of Medical Records in PI Cases [handout]

11:05 – 11:35 a.m.

  • Frank Julian on The Intake, the Screening Process, and the Dangers of Facebook (.5 hr ethics credit) [handout]

11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration/Check-in for Afternoon-Only Attendees

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Doug Sakaguchi and Jerry McKeever on Thirty Litigation Law Updates in Thirty Minutes

1:05 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

  • Hon. Steven Hostetler on Lincoln and Legal Ethics (.5 hr ethics credit) [handout]

1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

  • David Pruitt and Alice Springer on Preliminary Injunctions From A to Z

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • Ed Sullivan and Angela Kelver Hall on Dealing With a  Difficult Deposition Witness and Ethical Issues in Witness Preparation (.5 hr ethics credit)

2:45 p.m. – 2:55 p.m Afternoon Break

2:55 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.

  • Robert Green on Uninsured, Underinsured, and Med Pay Coverage Issues 

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Timothy J. Abeska on What Every Litigator Needs to Know About Arbitration

4:05 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

  • Ed Chester on Challenging Hospital Liens and a Stanley v. Walker Update [handout]

4:40 p.m – 5:10 p.m.

  • Doug Small on Tips & Tricks on Case Handling—From the Initial Client Meeting to Receiving a Verdict [handout]