Litigation

New CLE on Tips for Trial Attorneys

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.

Gig Economy CLE: Independent Contractor Or Employee — New Rules To Determine Worker Status

Our new “Gig Economy” has muddied the waters when it comes to classifying workers…. Independent Contractors… or Employees? Melody A. Kramer has been tracking these developments from California to New York – and even the federal government’s Pro Act. In this CLE, she will provide both legal & practical guidance for businesses as laws change and increasingly more workers are now considered employees.

CLE on the Duty of Loyalty & Trustee Compensation

In his trial and appellate practice, David F. Johnson has litigated numerous disputes involving trustee compensation. From violating the self-interest rule to compensation issues with multiple trustees, there are endless pitfalls when it comes to determining the appropriate amount of compensation and upholding your duty of loyalty.

New CLE on COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance

As part of the Katrina class, Evan Walker attended law school in New Orleans and began his legal career defending insurance companies against Hurricane Katrina claims. In this CLE, Evan applies his knowledge of insurance law & companies to analyze whether business interruption insurance might provide relief for businesses disrupted by the 2020 global pandemic.

Essential Ethics CLE for Small Firm Attorneys

Philip King highlights common ethical pitfalls for small law attorneys and provides numerous helpful points to spot and avoid these routine practice traps.