Experienced trial lawyers Jeffrey Kimmel and Joseph Bavaro provide a lively discussion filled with practical points and tips that you can deploy at your next trial. The dynamic duo will mainly discuss gaining credibility by being yourself, practically applying the rules of civil procedure to your case, building rapport with the jury during voir dire, telling your client’s story during the opening statement and listening to the other side’s case.
Technology has softened the rigid formality of negotiating, forming, enforcing and signing contracts over the last 15 years. In this CLE course, attorney Aaron Cronan will explore some of the most important legal, practical and business implications of technology’s impact on forming a binding contract.
When it comes to today’s eDiscovery, businesses and attorneys are surprised to find that much of the ESI and data now collected comes from apps and SaaS such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), DropBox, WhatsApp, Slack and many more – instead of traditional data forms such as emails, PDFs and .docs.
When we think of a case with thousands (or possibly millions) of documents, many of us think of one word: B-O-R-I-N-G.
Everything from iPhones to flashy new rims for your car are manufactured by American companies overseas then distributed domestically and abroad. In this round table discussion, you will learn how to best protect your business client’s products that are distributed and manufactured in China and abroad.
Difficult clients and ethical minefields are lurking everywhere for family law attorneys. In this CLE, Angela Scafuri’s insights will help both new and seasoned family law practitioners to understand the contours of the attorney-client relationship, the problems that arise with difficult clients, client communications and issues involving experts.
What’s your favorite legal movie?? Is it still To Kill a Mockingbird???
In this CLE course, Dr. David Cannon will mainly address the challenges of selecting a jury in a Facebook world, the key social media platforms to search and how to rate your potential jurors.
What effect, if any, will the popular CBS TV drama “Bull” have on your jurors? Unfortunately, many trial attorneys do not have several million dollars to hire anything like Dr. Bull’s company. We are on our own to determine the best narrative and jurors.
Illinois attorneys are now required to take one hour of diversity and inclusion CLE and one hour of mental health and substance abuse during each two-year reporting period.