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Ethics of Witness Preparation Under ABA Formal Opinion 508: Avoiding Coaching
May 30, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the ethics of witness preparation in light of ABA Formal Opinion 508, "The Ethics of Witness Preparation." The panel will examine this essential skill, recurring witness preparation strategies, and practices, and will then debate and critique when some perfectly ethical... Read More

AI in Real World Litigation Scenarios: Understanding Litigation-Focused Applications and A...
Raising Awareness About the Need For Explainability, "Lost in the Middle" I...
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will illustrate AI's relevant applications in the legal sector with a specific focus on litigation, while also raising awareness about potential problems such as the need for explainability, the "lost in the middle" issues, and the phenomena of "hallucinations." Attendees should wal... Read More

Document Request Responses Under FRCP 34: Novel Approaches to Discovery Challenges; Impact...
Impermissible Boilerplate, Vague Objections, Outdated Templates, Relevancy,...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will explore the challenges in responding to document requests--particularly broad requests--under FRCP 26 and 34 and propose solutions to several perennial discovery problems, including overbroad requests, privilege, and novel ways to restrict responses. The panel will also raise qu... Read More

eDiscovery and Hyperlinked Files in Emails: Considerations for Collecting, Searching, and...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss considerations for how to deal with one of the newest controversies in eDiscovery: modern attachments. The panel will review what they are and special problems that must be considered, offer guidance about ESI protocols, review common objections to producing them and ho... Read More

Private Causes of Action in Federal or State Laws: Who Owns the Remedy?
Determining When Companies Must Face Implied and Indirect Claims
July 2, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to litigators across all industries and help them prepare for a wave of lawsuits they may not see coming and that allege novel theories not previously considered possible. The panel will discuss the latest developments regarding implied and express causes of acti... Read More

Leveraging Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Settlement Negotiations
May 14, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze Rule 68 offers of judgment and how they may induce settlement. The program will discuss the mechanics of the rule, strategic considerations defendants must consider in light of the consequences of making the offer, and factors for plaintiffs to contemplate in considering... Read More

Resurgence of Unjust Enrichment Claims: Pleading, Proof, Defenses; Measure of Recovery, In...
May 7, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss proving or defending unjust enrichment claims, especially in situations where the plaintiff provided benefit to parties related to the defendant, but not directly to the defendant. The panel will review scenarios where unjust enrichment claims are most likely to arise,... Read More

Leveraging Depositions at Trial: Impeachment, Refreshing Recollection, Offer of Proof, Adm...
May 3, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the strategic and practical use of deposition testimony at trial under FRCP 32 and comparable state evidence rules. The program will cover using deposition testimony for impeachment, refreshing recollection, offer of proof, admission of a party opponent, and unavailable... Read More

Cybersecurity and Ethics for Trial Lawyers: Managing E-Discovery Information Security Risk...
April 30, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the trial lawyer's ethical obligations, professional responsibilities, and best practices concerning cybersecurity, privacy, and the protection of confidential, privileged, and proprietary electronic data and communications in the context of litigation, specifically doc... Read More

Strategies for Difficult Deposition Situations: Post-Break Answer Changes, Rehabilitation,...
Practical Tips From the Perspective of Deposing and Defending Counsel
April 2, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE webinar will offer guidance for navigating a number of deposition (or trial) witness difficulties and offer strategies and practical tips from the perspective of both the attorney deposing or examining a witness and counsel defending the witness. The panel will discuss strategies and solutio... Read More

Discovery-on-Discovery: Disputes About a Litigant's Efforts to Search for, Locate, Preserv...
March 12, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address a litigant's pursuit of discovery regarding an adversary's efforts to search for, locate, preserve, and collect relevant ESI (a/k/a "discovery on discovery" or "process-directed discovery"), including (1) the interplay between cooperation and transparency in discovery; (... Read More

FRE 902(13) and (14): Self-Authentication of ESI, Best Practices From Sedona Commentary on...
February 13, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide litigators in using Federal Rules of Evidence 902(13) and (14) to have records derived from electronic sources admitted into evidence. The panel will discuss the scope of the rules, state analogs, and avoiding unexpected stumbling blocks when obtaining the necessary certi... Read More

Social Media and Collaborative App Evidence: Strategies for Discovery, Use at Trial and Se...
January 31, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel in drafting and responding to discovery requests for private data and social media discovery and collaborative technologies, such as Teams or Google Suite. The webinar will also discuss strategies to leverage this evidence at trial or in settlement n... Read More

Requests for Admission: Achieving What Other Discovery Cannot, Reducing Costs, Supporting...
January 30, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide seasoned trial attorneys on the most effective use of requests for admission (RFAs) and the best response strategies. The panel will cover the underappreciated value of RFAs, their purposes, the proper scope of RFAs, how to respond and object adequately, and strategies to... Read More

Litigation Holds: Navigating Pre-Suit Triggers, Overcoming Challenges, Implementing Defens...
January 23, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer best practices for drafting clear, up to date, effective litigation hold notices to third parties and to the client's employees; writing compelling responses to notices from others; and implementing an efficient collection and preservation process. The panel will discuss w... Read More

Corporate Representative Depositions: Strategies for Obtaining or Preventing Discovery of...
Complex Interplay Between Federal Rule of Evidence 612 and Federal Rule of...
January 16, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss strategies, such as how to avoid or compel disclosure of documents a witness reviewed before testifying and the competing duties to protect privilege and prepare the witness. The program will review the complex interplay between Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6)... Read More

AI Applications in Discovery and Litigation: Practical Tips and Traps to Avoid
Generative AI and the Law: Beyond the Hype
January 11, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will offer attorneys battle-tested and practical strategies and tips for getting the most out of existing AI discovery and litigation tools and also present unvarnished insights about the real state of generative AI and the traps to avoid. The panel will offer demonstrations of gen... Read More

Cracking Down on Deposition Misconduct: Sanctions for Attorney and Witness Improprieties
Bringing and Defending Motions for Sanctions, Avoiding Misconduct, Creative...
January 4, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide trial lawyers through the dangerous area of deposition misconduct and creative judicial remedies. Whether dealing with an evasive witness or an obstreperous lawyer, courts are not shying away from issuing costly sanctions orders. Deposing counsel must know what tools are a... Read More

Concurrently and Ethically Representing Companies, Owners, and Employees in the Same Matte...
Strategies for Avoiding Disqualification, Honoring Client's Choice of Couns...
December 28, 2023 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide outside litigation counsel through the practicalities and applicable ethical rules for avoiding disqualification when they are asked to represent the client as well as the client's members, officers, directors, or employees in the same matter or in depositions. The paneli... Read More

Summary Judgment Evidence: Recognizing, Introducing, and Curing Evidence in Inadmissible F...
Strategies to Avoid Conflating the Evidentiary Standard on Summary Judgment...
December 19, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss what practitioners should know about the unique and overlooked evidentiary standards on summary judgment if they want to give themselves--and their clients--the best chance of prevailing at the summary judgment stage. The program will also review analogous evidentiary i... Read More

Civil Liability for Aiding and Abetting Commercial Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Oth...
Protecting Unsuspecting Clients, Reaching New Types of Misconduct
December 5, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide guidance about the expanding scope and risks of civil liability for aiding and abetting another's actionable wrongs and offer strategies for preventing unsuspecting clients from getting trapped in avoidable litigation. Read More

Monetary Damages in Trade Secrets Litigation: Calculating Fair Compensation With Tradition...
Using Avoided Development Costs, Choosing the Damages Period, Apportioning...
November 29, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the standards for--and the evidentiary basis needed to--establish and calculate monetary damages for misappropriation of trade secrets. Read More

Proving Contract Damages: Litigation Strategies for Analyzing, Measuring, and Establishing...
Damages Strategies in Breach of Contract Litigation: Foreseeability, Expert...
November 14, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss sufficiently proving damages and damages strategies in breach of contract cases, offering best approaches for each phase of a dispute from discovery through closing argument and verdict forms. The panel will identify the types of available damages and their components,... Read More

Avoiding Objections to Privilege Logs: Criteria for Inclusion, Descriptions, Format Option...
November 7, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attendees with practical guidance on preparing and producing below budget privilege logs that will not draw valid objections. The panelists will discuss the key components of a log, negotiating less onerous logging requirements, metadata, categorical logs, identifying fl... Read More

SCOTUS on Arbitration: Developments and Trends Forcing Litigators to Think and Strategize...
Enforcement of Arbitration Clauses Against Nonsignatories, Escalation Claus...
October 24, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss recent developments, evolving issues, and trends in arbitration, including ZF Automotive US Inc. v. Luxshare Ltd., ___U.S. ___ (June 13, 2022), and Coinbase Inc. v. Bielski, __ U.S. __, (June 23, 2023), and how they affect both arbitration and litigation strategy going... Read More

Expert Witness Depositions: Preparing to Attack the Opponent's Expert
Obtaining Testimony to Support Challenges Under FRE 702, Impeachment at Tri...
October 11, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip litigators with skills to obtain deposition testimony from opposing experts that can be used to impeach or disqualify the expert from testifying at trial and to gain leverage for favorable settlements. Our authoritative panel will provide techniques for eliciting favorable... Read More

Mallory v. Norfolk Southern: Due Process and Requiring Out-of-State Firms to Consent to Pe...
Ensuring Equal Treatment for Individuals and Fictitious Corporate Persons
August 29, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the ramifications of Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., __ U.S. __ (June 27, 2023), and its application to other cases. The panel will analyze the Court's reasoning, the issues raised in Justice Alito's opinion concurring in part and in the judgment, and the argume... Read More

Mobile Phone Evidence at Trial: Obtaining and Admitting Call Logs, Text Messages, and Loca...
August 15, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide litigators on obtaining and using cell phone evidence at trial, from issuing discovery requests to overcoming admissibility issues. Our panel will also discuss the function of expert witnesses in providing evidence on cell phone location, GPS, text messaging, and other co... Read More

Defending Punitive Damages Cases and Preventing Runaway Awards: New Approaches
July 18, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how to give the jury reasons not to award punitive damages even if it ultimately decides the client caused the alleged harm and should compensate the plaintiff. The panel will discuss important pre-trial considerations, legal protections available to the defendant, and c... Read More

Influencing the Jury Using and Objecting to Demonstrative Exhibits
Developing a Visual Strategy for Trial, Recognizing Misleading or Inaccurat...
July 11, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will instruct counsel in current best practices for using and objecting to demonstrative exhibits in depositions and at trial. The program will review the necessary foundations for allowing both traditional media and technology-created visuals to be sent out with the jury and when t... Read More

Combating Plaintiff Reptilian Tactics in Complex Litigation: Discovery, Voir Dire, Direct...
June 27, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators on combating the trial strategy commonly known as the "reptile theory." The panel will educate counsel about identifying and responding to "reptile" tactics at every stage of a matter, from discovery through closing argument. Read More

Oral and Written Discovery in Civil Cases: Strategies for Avoiding and Responding to Recur...
May 31, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will identify and review solutions to the recurring and seemingly universal flouting of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and their state counterparts concerning written and oral discovery. Read More

Corporate Representative's Role and Testimony at Trial: When to Consider Appearance-Only...
Scope of Questioning, Prior Testimony, Appearance v. Rule 30(b)(6) Designee...
May 22, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the role of corporate representatives at trial and strategies for counsel either representing or opposing the company. The panel will discuss selecting "appearance" only representatives and those who have also been deposed under Federal Rule 30(b)(6). The panel will rev... Read More

Litigating Force Majeure, Impossibility, and Other Contractual Performance Issues: New Dev...
May 2, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how force majeure, impracticability and impossibility, and comparable "change of law" clauses have continued to be formidable defenses and points of leverage in breach of contract cases and also the bases of affirmative relief to recover prior payments. The program will... Read More

Third Parties and Attorney-Client Privilege: Common Interest, Functional Equivalence, Waiv...
April 12, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss significant exceptions to third-party attorney-client privilege waivers, including the Kovel doctrine for third-party consultants, the common interest doctrine, and the functional equivalent doctrine. The program will address the scope and applicability of these exceptio... Read More

Litigator's Duty of Reasonable Inquiry in Rule 26(g)(3): Guiding a Client Through Discover...
April 3, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how counsel can objectively satisfy the Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(g) duty to make reasonable inquiry into the client's discovery responses and thereby certify that the client has met its discovery obligations. The program will review what being "actively involved in discovery"... Read More

Concurrently and Ethically Representing Companies, Owners, and Employees in the Same Matte...
Strategies for Avoiding Disqualification, Honoring Client's Choice of Couns...
March 28, 2023 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide outside litigation counsel through the practicalities and applicable ethical rules for avoiding disqualification when they are asked to represent the client as well as the client's members, officers, directors, or employees in the same matter or in depositions. The paneli... Read More

Lost Profits in Commercial Litigation: Proving and Defending Damages
Leveraging Calculation Methodologies, Documentation, Expert Evidence, and E...
March 14, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will show litigators how financial experts quantify lost profits so that trial counsel can understand the framework, bases, and aspects of a lost profits damages calculation, and then use those figures and calculations to prove or defend against a lost profits damages claim. The pan... Read More

Modern Removal and Remand Strategies: Forum Defendant Rule; Snap Removal; Effect on Pleadi...
February 28, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the best removal and remand strategies for getting a case into or keeping a case in a preferred forum or moving it out of an opponent's choice of forum. The program will cover the forum defendant rule, snap removal, 28 U.S.C. 1147(e), 28 U.S.C. 1446, federal officer remo... Read More

Litigation Privilege, Attorney Immunity and Ethics: Defending Retaliatory Suits and Ethics...
February 23, 2023 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the boundaries of the litigation privilege and attorney immunity as defenses to retaliatory civil actions and ethical complaints filed against attorneys and party opponents. The panel will also survey evidentiary and procedural issues that arise in these cases. As part... Read More

Drafting Joint Defense Agreements: Protecting the Privilege, Sharing Work Product, Avoidin...
February 20, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators on the use of joint defense agreements in civil litigation. The panel will discuss the tactical benefits of joint defense agreements and their potential pitfalls and offer best practices for crafting an agreement that protects the interests of both counsel and c... Read More

Summary Judgment in Contract Cases: Strategy and Tactics for Movants and Respondents
January 31, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide experienced counsel through advanced strategies and tactics for successfully avoiding, achieving, or resisting summary judgment in a contract dispute. The panel will discuss the rules of contract interpretation and real versus imagined ambiguity, when other evidence and p... Read More

Discovery Obligations, Privacy, and BYOD: Identifying, Collecting, and Producing ESI on Em...
January 3, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE will discuss best strategies for managing the risks associated with employees' use of personal devices for business purposes, including governance and control considerations, litigation strategies, and identifying, collecting, and producing ESI on employee-owned devices while protecting and... Read More

State AG Investigations: Navigating Unwritten Rules and Protecting Confidentiality
November 29, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss defending clients interacting with and being investigated by state Attorneys General and other federal enforcement bodies, such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The panel will address preserving and protecting con... Read More

Irresistible Evidence Under Federal Rule 26(c): Proving Annoyance, Embarrassment, and Undu...
November 15, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how to get a court's attention in a discovery dispute and prove (or disprove) annoyance, embarrassment, and undue burden for Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(c) and corresponding state court rules. The panel will discuss the evidence needed beyond boilerplate recitals... Read More

Tortious Interference With Contracts, Business Relations, and Economic Advantage: Proving...
Navigating the Complexities of Claims Alleging Intentional and Improper Bus...
November 8, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine proving and defending tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with business relations, and tortious interference with economic advantage. These claims arise when a person intentionally disrupts a formal agreement between two parties or when a third par... Read More

Privilege Objections to Discovery: Leveraging Exceptions to Attorney-Client and Other Priv...
November 1, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip litigators to assert or overcome privileges beyond the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine by understanding overlooked exceptions and limitations to discovery and testimonial privileges and immunities. The program will discuss the often-overlooked fiduc... Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege and Dual-Purpose Advice: Convincing Courts to Maintain Confident...
Protecting Privilege When Counsel Acts as Business Adviser
October 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will seek to comprehensively address the issue of "mixed" or "dual-purpose" communications between clients and counsel. The CLE panel will survey the states' different approaches to the issue, discuss key federal court decisions on the topic, and apply these state and federal law pr... Read More

Abrogating Precedent: Challenging Statutory and Constitutional Interpretations That No Lon...
September 22, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review best strategies for changing how lawyers should argue their cases after recent U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Circuit Court decisions applying or modifying the doctrine of stare decisis. The panel will discuss new ways of analyzing, applying, and refining precedent, how U.S.... Read More

Defending Cases Rooted in Circumstantial Evidence: Excluding and Preventing Speculative Fa...
September 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss strategies for countering and excluding circumstantial evidence and related inferences to pave the way for summary judgment or possibly a directed verdict. The program will review distinguishing proper inferences from speculation, the problem of inferences from inferenc... Read More

Overcoming Counterfeit Objections and Preserving Evidence for Review
September 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators through effective techniques to prevent, end, and even leverage counterfeit objections having no basis in the rules of evidence, including infamous speaking objections. Read More

Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Depositions: Responding to Deposition Notices, Selecting...
August 31, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare trial attorneys to defend the depositions of corporate representatives during litigation. The panel will discuss how to respond to a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notice and select and prepare witnesses for the deposition. The panel will also review the "meet and confer" requ... Read More

Adverse Witness Depositions: Advanced Techniques in Exhaustion, Boxing-In, and Summarizing
August 9, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will cover advanced deposition techniques in litigation. The panel will discuss strategies for getting the most out of depositions, including exhaustion, boxing-in, and summarization techniques for ordinary, hostile, or evasive witnesses. Read More

Arbitration 2022: Recent Directives From the U.S. Supreme Court, Questions Resolved, Chall...
Post-Arbitral Proceedings, Enforceability and Waiver, FAA Exceptions, Preem...
August 2, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide commercial litigators and arbitration practitioners through the significant changes to arbitration law from several 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The panel will explore issues resolved, and challenges and opportunities revealed. Read More

Taking or Defending Depositions of In-House Counsel: Strategic, Substantive, and Ethical C...
July 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will enlighten in-house counsel and their trial lawyers on issues that can potentially damage the corporation when in-house counsel is noticed or subpoenaed for a deposition. The panel will explore motions to quash or limit such examinations, permissible lines of inquiry during these... Read More

Conflicts Between GDPR and U.S. Discovery Rules: Navigating the Privacy-Protection Law Cat...
Strategies for Avoiding and Mitigating Conflicting Obligations Between U.S....
July 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide litigators in managing high-stakes clashes between U.S. discovery obligations and foreign privacy protection laws, primarily the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panel will discuss the growing importance of foreign privacy laws in U.S. litigation, curre... Read More

Obtaining Mobile Phone Evidence Without the Individual Device: Discovery Solutions
July 7, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through the processes and mechanics of actually obtaining mobile phone data from mobile phone carriers when one does not have access to the individual device or when it is impractical to forensically analyze each relevant person's phone or device. The program will... Read More

Document Request Responses Under FRCP 34's and 26's Exacting Standards: Answering Broad Re...
Impermissible Boilerplate, Vague Objections, Outdated Templates, Relevancy,...
June 30, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the challenges in responding to document requests--particularly broad requests--under FRCP 26 and 34 and propose solutions to several perennial discovery problems, including overbroad requests, privilege, and novel ways to restrict responses. The panel will also raise qu... Read More

Post-Arbitration Judicial Proceedings: Implementing Badgerow v. Walters and Returning to S...
How Badgerow May Shift the Balance of Power When Vacating or Confirming an...
June 16, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the significant changes in post-arbitration proceedings after the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection in Badgerow of "look through" federal jurisdiction. The program will address how the nature of post-arbitration review has been altered and what moving a substantial number o... Read More

Expert Reports and Opinions: Uncovering Logical Weaknesses and Methodologies
May 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through better strategies and practices for thoroughly reviewing an opposing expert's report efficiently but carefully. The panel will discuss why most counsel fail to get as much leverage as possible by failing to follow the best procedures. The panel will explai... Read More

Appellate Oral Argument: Philosophy, Preparation, Presentation, and Rebuttal
May 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide appellate counsel with techniques for persuading appellate judges during oral argument, with attention on remote and video arguments. Our panel of appellate specialists will discuss the key goals of oral argument and how to prepare for and present the argument, as well a... Read More

Deposition Admissions: Maximizing the Number and Force of Admissions in Key Depositions
Creating Streamlined and Simple Narratives in Complex Cases and Sowing Dist...
April 7, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course posits that the primary goals in a deposition of an opponent's key witness are the same as effective cross-examination at trial--to frame questions that will either elicit admissions or set up effective impeachment. The program will present a five-step approach for achieving these ob... Read More

Strategies for Defending Indefensible Claims Ethically, Effectively, and Successfully
Recognizing Indefensible Claims, Providing Zealous Representation, Deployin...
March 24, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explain how trial attorneys in high stakes litigation can navigate such things as client or witness illegal activity related or unrelated to the case, suspected witness or client perjury, changing stories, and suspicious activities, but still ethically represent the client. A fo... Read More

Expert Witness Depositions: Preparing for and Deposing Opponents' Experts
Obtaining Testimony for Daubert Challenges, Impeachment at Trial, and Settl...
February 10, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip litigators to obtain from adverse experts the testimony and admissions needed for impeachment, to support disqualification or exclusion of testimony, and to acquire information that increases leverage in settlement negotiations. Our authoritative panel will provide techniq... Read More

Reducing the Burdens of Privilege Logs: Leveraging Proportionality, Using Alternative Log...
January 27, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attendees with practical guidance and innovative ways to reduce the burdens of producing defensible privilege logs under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(5)(A), while still adequately protecting privileged communications and work product. The panel will (1) discuss leveraging Feder... Read More

Rule 30(b)(6) Changes One Year Later: Eliminating Deficient Subject Lists and Securing Bet...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will examine whether the 2020 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) have produced the hoped for improvements in getting better prepared witnesses giving useful testimony with fewer discovery disputes. The panel will review the language of the prior and current rules... Read More

Discovery on Discovery: Disputes About a Litigant’s Efforts to Search for, Locate, Preserv...
December 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address a litigant's pursuit of discovery regarding an adversary's efforts to search for, locate, preserve and collect relevant ESI (a/k/a "discovery on discovery") including: (1) the interplay between cooperation and transparency in discovery; (2) recent judicial decisions addr... Read More

Appellate Advocacy and Citing Authority in Briefs and Oral Argument: Advanced Issues
Special Justifications for Not Following a Higher Court, Citing a Lower Cou...
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide appellate lawyers to refine authority's compelling and persuasive deployment in briefs and oral arguments and review why authority should be handled differently in these separate settings. The panel will discuss resisting the "more is better" trap, recognizing when the de... Read More

Defending Work-Product Status and Attorney-Client Privilege of Forensic Reports
Equipping Commercial Litigators to Protect Incident Investigations and Rela...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore how to avoid producing through discovery an incident-response report prepared for litigation and how commercial litigators can consult with experts in preparation for litigation while safeguarding the work product and attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss the... Read More

Litigating Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Regarding Closely Held Entities
October 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide litigators with a general review of business-related fiduciary duty claims, how the context of a closely held business may change how those claims are pursued and defended, and steps that will increase the chance of winning at or before trial. Read More

FRCP 45 Third-Party Subpoenas: Using or Objecting to Subpoenas to Obtain Testimony and Evi...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial lawyers with critical guidance on using third-party subpoenas to obtain testimony and evidence under FRCP 45. The panel will also discuss best practices for objecting to, limiting the scope of, and quashing subpoenas. Read More

Enforcing Judgments With Charging Orders: Redirecting Partnership and LLC Profits to Judgm...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer commercial litigators the tools needed to exercise the exclusive remedy available for obtaining and monetizing liens against the judgment debtor's partner or member interests in partnerships and limited liability companies--charging orders. The program will discuss how the... Read More

Litigating Merger Clauses Amid Courts' Increasing Skepticism: Leveraging New Theories of C...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will sharpen commercial litigators' knowledge, authority, and persuasiveness when pressing clients' position on the meaning and applicability of "merger" clauses in contracts. The program will discuss courts' increasing reluctance to enforce merger clauses, review the different ways... Read More

Depositions of Senior Executives: Strategies for Taking and Defending "Apex" Witness Testi...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through the unique challenges when someone seeks to depose a high-ranking executive, such as Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, etc. The panelist will discuss the best strategies for preventing abuse of such depositions in federal and state courts and those nee... Read More

Leveraging Federal Rule of Evidence 1006: Using Summaries to Prove the Content of Volumino...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel on correctly using and applying Federal Rule of Evidence 1006 (and state counterparts) to admit summaries, charts, or calculations and prove the content of documents that are too "voluminous" to be conveniently viewed in court. The program will highlight some unusu... Read More

Avoiding Objections to Privilege Logs: Criteria for Inclusion, Descriptions, Format Option...
August 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attendees with practical guidance on preparing and producing below-budget privilege logs that will not draw valid objections. The panelists will discuss the key components of a log, negotiating less onerous logging requirements, metadata, categorical logs, identifying fl... Read More

Discrediting Deceptive Witnesses During Deposition: Preparation, Examination, Analysis, an...
August 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through the three stages of any deposition that will expose intentionally false and deliberately misleading testimony. The program will explore how to develop a thorough line of attack to expose lies and half-truths. Read More

Protecting Trade Secrets During Litigation: Investigating the Theft, Maintaining Confident...
July 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators on the unique challenges of discovery and litigation involving or concerning trade secrets. The panel will begin with some practical tips on how to investigate and verify suspected misappropriation of trade secrets, then review the necessary level of detail for... Read More

Non-Retained Experts: Leveraging the Opinions of Specialized Eye-Witnesses and Participant...
May 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the advantages and challenges of using non-retained experts in complex litigation. The panel will discuss how to identify non-retained experts, when some or all of the disclosure and reporting requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 apply, how to prevent waiver... Read More

Direct Examination: Making the Facts Understandable, Presenting Compelling and Credible Wi...
May 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review how to be effective on direct examination so that the factfinder hears an interesting, articulate, and credible witness. The program will explore why direct examination is so difficult, how to work with the witnesses one has, the limits of what opposing counsel can ask ab... Read More

Media Management Strategies in Litigation
April 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the immense importance of how publicity and media attention can influence litigation and public opinion and how attorneys acting as counsel or as commentators in these cases can maximize the advantages while avoiding jeopardizing their standing and reputations while adva... Read More

FRE 902(13) and (14): Self-Authentication of ESI, Best Practices From 2021 Sedona Commenta...
April 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators in using Federal Rules of Evidence 902(13) and (14) to have records derived from electronic sources admitted into evidence. The panel will discuss the scope of the rules, state analogs, and avoiding unexpected stumbling blocks when obtaining the necessary certif... Read More

Litigation Holds: Creating Effective Notices, Implementing Efficient Collection Processes,...
March 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss why practitioners must revise and update outdated litigation hold notices, policies, and implementation procedures, as well as best practices for doing so. The program will offer suggested language for notices and recommendations for preserving, collecting, reviewing, an... Read More

Federal Appeals and Motions Practice in U.S. Circuit Courts
Making or Opposing Requests for Permission to Appeal, Mandamus, Stays, Summ...
February 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the procedural and substantive motions that can be filed with a U.S. Circuit Court to initiate an appeal and once the appeal is pending. The panel will discuss how strategic use of motions --or successful opposition to them--can influence the course of the appeal. The pr... Read More

Rectifying Document Production Errors: Failure to Preserve, Failure to Identify & Inadvert...
January 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with guidelines for dealing with three recurring "mistakes" or missteps that occur during discovery and production of documents, review the surprising nuances and limits of computing and extending time under Federal Rule 6, and point out strategies for proving ex... Read More

Motions in Limine: Admitting Key Evidence, Educating the Court, Capturing Settlement Lever...
December 8, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer counsel new appreciation of the power and versatility of motions in limine to alter the course of litigation. The panel will guide counsel in how to use them proficiently and proactively to not only obtain rulings on critical pieces of evidence but also to educate the cour... Read More

Adapting E-Discovery Protocols to Virtual Meetings, Video Conferencing, and Video Chats in...
Retention Policies and Production of Data From Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx...
November 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the evidentiary and discovery issues arising from the pervasive use of video conference platforms. Counsel must understand what data is being created, the cost of storing it, how that data should be managed, retention policies, and potential legal obligations. Read More

Litigating ADA Title III Claims: Website/Mobile Apps, COVID-19, Physical Accessibility, La...
October 13, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide an overview of ADA Title III requirements and then focus on some of the hottest areas of litigation right now against online and brick and mortar businesses, including lawsuits about websites/mobile apps, physical facilities, COVID-19 policies, and landlord tenant issues... Read More

Preparing the Empowered Witness: Moving Beyond the Traditions to Foster Assertive, Effecti...
Employing Common Sense, Emotional Intelligence, and Effective Techniques
September 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will show litigators new strategies and techniques to prepare witnesses to testify with credibility and power, even when the facts aren't ideal and the cross-examination is fierce. Read More

Pretrial Discovery: Defending and Opposing False Testimony, Errata Sheets, Sham Affidavits...
Tactical Considerations When Confronting and Correcting Untrue Statements
September 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel in confronting false statements in errata sheets and sham affidavits in which the deponent rewrites, retracts, and reverses material and substantive portions of prior sworn testimony. The webinar will also consider the conflicting ethical duties that arise when cli... Read More

Enforcing U.S. Judgments Outside the U.S.: International Asset Location and Recovery
September 2, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how to locate and seize offshore assets with which to satisfy a US obligation or judgment. The panel will also address tools to prevent the removal of assets to other countries. Read More

Preliminary Injunction Litigation: Winning or Defeating Emergency Motions
Obtaining Pretrial Relief in Federal Court and Enforcing the Order Through...
July 21, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will cover the strategies and best practices for obtaining or opposing accelerated pre-trial relief and how to enforce a preliminary injunction or temporary restraining order (TRO). Injunctions are powerful tools to stop wrongdoing and preserve the dissipation of assets. But even the... Read More

Leveraging Depositions and Testimony From Prior Litigation as Evidence at Trial: FRCP 32 a...
Avoiding Redundant and Costly Depositions
July 7, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will take practitioners beyond the fundamentals of using depositions for impeachment and discuss when depositions from prior litigation may be introduced as substantive evidence. The webinar also will cover when to anticipate using a deposition in subsequent cases and how to lay a pr... Read More

Admitting Hearsay and Applying FRE 801(d)(2): Expanding the Scope of Party Admissions to O...
June 9, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the trend in some jurisdictions to admit statements of outside counsel as admissions against their clients under Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(2). Read More

Impact of New FRE 807 on Hearsay Evidence: New Residual Exception
May 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will alert trial lawyers to the new opportunities and challenges presented by the Dec. 1, 2019, amendment to Federal Rule of Evidence 807 regarding the residual exception to the hearsay rule. The amendment relaxes some of the barriers to the admission of hearsay, and counsel must be... Read More

Leveraging the Voluntary Payment Doctrine in Litigation: Protecting Client Funds From Reco...
April 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare trial lawyers to wield or resist the powerful weapon that is the voluntary payment doctrine (VPD). The VPD broadly prohibits parties from recouping payments they made to others, even if it exceeded the amount due the recipient or was made by mistake. Read More

Discovery in the U.S. for Foreign Proceedings Under 28 U.S.C. 1782: Standards, Circuit Spl...
April 14, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip the multinational litigator to use process in the U.S. to obtain discovery for proceedings underway in foreign countries. 28 U.S.C. 1782, as interpreted by the Supreme Court in Intel Corp. v. Advanced Micro Devices Inc., provides an oft-overlooked but highly powerful tool... Read More

Preparing Witnesses for Deposition: Overcoming Challenges With 30(b)(6) Representatives an...
Navigating Current Restrictions on Defending Counsel, Complying With Ethica...
March 31, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will focus on the critical importance of preparing the fact, expert, and Rule 30(b)(6) witness for deposition given the current restrictions on what defending counsel can do at the deposition to protect the witness. Read More

Enforcing and Collecting Judgments: Strategies for Locating and Recovering Corporate Asset...
Alter Ego Liability, Piercing the Corporate Veil, Reverse Piercing, and Fra...
February 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide commercial litigators with the tools to help clients enforce and collect judgments. The panel will outline best practices for obtaining and preserving judgments, conducting post-litigation discovery to locate assets, and executing and satisfying judgments, and will discu... Read More

Lay Opinion Testimony Under FRE 701: Admission and Exclusion Challenges
January 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will educate counsel as to the nuances of Federal Rule of Evidence 701, which attempts to define the parameters of admissible opinion evidence from lay witnesses. Trial lawyers who understand Rule 701 can use this powerful tool to expand the testimony of their own witnesses and restr... Read More

Voir Dire and Opening Statements: Influencing the Jury During and Immediately After Select...
January 7, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide litigators with critical tools for preparing voir dire and opening statements. Trial lawyers have the opportunity to influence potential jurors through creative and effective voir dire. Opening statements then allow the attorney to set the stage for the rest of the trial... Read More

Using Civil Conspiracy to Establish Vicarious Liability
Determining Evidence to Prove a Conspiratorial Agreement; Circumstantial Ev...
December 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial lawyers with detailed guidance on a valuable but underutilized tool to expand the scope of liability in a civil action: pleading and proving the existence of a conspiracy. This webinar will address, among other things, the many misconceptions about this powerful le... Read More

Firing or Withdrawal of Counsel During Litigation
Duties to the Client; Impact on Litigation; Collection of Fees; Effects on...
November 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address the panoply of complex issues arising out of a change of counsel during pending litigation. Changes can be client caused (i.e., firing counsel) or counsel caused (i.e., withdrawal). Regardless of the cause, both old and new counsel have obligations to the client and to t... Read More

Collecting Arbitration Awards: Substantive and Procedural Aspects of Enforcement and Monet...
October 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will educate counsel as to the steps necessary to make an arbitration award something more than a piece of paper. Arbitrators lack the power to enforce their awards, therefore it is imperative that the victor know the necessary steps to follow to collect the spoils. These steps inclu... Read More

Appeals Before a Final Judgment: Substantive and Procedural Strategies for Appealing “Fina...
Framing the Issue, Statutory Rights, Common Law Doctrines, Collateral Order...
October 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE will discuss advanced substantive and procedural strategies for filing successful interlocutory appeals in federal courts. Read More

E-Discovery and Spoliation Issues: Litigation Pitfalls, Duty to Preserve, and Clawback Agr...
October 3, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will emphasize the necessity of understanding technology issues, discuss recent developments in this area of law, and provide a basic outline of the law. If you are wondering whether you know enough about technology, e-discovery, and spoliation, then you probably do not. Many states... Read More

Mitigating Discovery Costs and Scope: Controlling the Process to Your Advantage
July 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip counsel with the tools necessary to control outside counsel discovery costs and maximize return on the capital expended. Rather than accepting the explanation that discovery costs neither be predicted or controlled, counsel should require litigators to state specific objec... Read More

Big Data in Litigation: Leveraging Analytics for Jury Selection, Trial Costs, Determining...
March 12, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators on how to use big data leading up to, and during, litigation. The panel will explore how data is being used to govern decisions as trial approaches, including settlement conditions, surveying potential jury member demographics, and use of psychographics for desi... Read More

Cost Behavior Analysis in Lost Profits Damages: Calculation Methods, Best Discovery Practi...
March 6, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to litigators on properly estimating business costs in order to analyze lost profits damages. This panel will discuss important concepts of cost behavior analysis and avoided costs so that attorneys can identify arguments for or against certain damages during li... Read More

Proportionality in E-Discovery: Reducing Abuses and Expenses by Using Proportionality Tool...
December 6, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide litigation counsel with an analysis of the doctrine of proportionality in e-discovery, its relevant metrics, and best practices for convincing a court to enforce proportionality. Read More

E-Discovery Under the GDPR: Tension With U.S. Rules and Avoiding Penalties for Noncomplian...
October 2, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer suggestions to litigators to help them comply with the new GDPR during e-discovery. Now that the GDPR is in full effect, litigators in the United States must take steps consistent with the GDPR and recognize that possible significant penalties exist for failure to comply w... Read More

Litigating Indemnification and Representations and Warranty Provisions in Commercial Litig...
July 10, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss litigating indemnification and reps and warranty provisions in commercial contracts. The program will provide counsel with strategies for enforcing or attacking claims arising from contractual disputes involving these provisions. Read More

Securing Social Media Admissions: Investigative Strategies, Spoliation Warnings, Use of Su...
Finding and Obtaining Admissions by Opponents on Twitter, Instagram, Facebo...
October 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide investigative tips for tracking down admissions by opponents on social media sites, strategies for drafting discovery relating to social media accounts, guidance on sending spoliation warning letters for social media posts, and a roadmap for subpoenas of social media evi... Read More

False Claims Act Litigation: Proof, Defenses, Individual Liability, and More
September 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss litigation tactics for defending False Claims Act (FCA) cases, including individual liability and the impact of the Yates Memo on FCA liability and reverse false claims. The program will look at recent trends in FCA litigation and recent case law developments. Read More

Removing a Case to Federal Court: Navigating Substantive and Procedural Requirements, Plea...
August 1, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss what litigators need to know about removal of a case to federal court or remand of a case to state court. The program will discuss advantages of removal, procedural requirements, effect on other pleadings, litigation strategy, motion practice, and remand back to state co... Read More

Asset Recovery in Commercial Litigation: Litigating Piercing the Corporate Veil, Alter Ego...
Strategies for Plaintiffs and Defendants to Maximize Recovery or Protect As...
July 11, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide commercial litigators with an analysis of legal theories that allow creditors to recover assets from affiliates and subsidiaries of corporate debtors and other transferees, namely piercing corporate veil, alter ego liability, successor liability and fraudulent transfers.... Read More

FRE 803 Hearsay Evidence: Leveraging the Rules and Exceptions to Admit Evidence or Make Su...
June 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the scope of the Federal Rules of Evidence hearsay rules and the most common and complex exceptions. The panel will outline best practices for either getting evidence admitted or making sustainable objections. The panel will also discuss the applicability of hearsay rules... Read More

Admissibility of Evidence at Trial: Overcoming the Challenges of Authentication, Relevance...
April 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial counsel with best practices for getting evidence admitted at trial, authenticating the evidence, proving its relevancy, establishing foundation and overcoming hearsay objections. Read More

Social Media, Internet and Email Evidence at Trial: Admissibility of Electronic Evidence
Overcoming the Challenges of Authentication, Relevance and Hearsay to Get E...
February 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial counsel with best practices for getting social media evidence admitted at trial, authenticating the evidence, proving its relevancy, and overcoming hearsay objections. The program will also address ethical considerations that counsel must weigh when using social me... Read More

Deposing Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Witnesses
Preparing the Deposition Notice, Questioning the Corporate Representative,...
December 13, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare business litigators to depose corporate representatives in accordance with Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The webinar will discuss best practices for meeting the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively questioning the corporate representative, d... Read More

Alternative Fees for Litigation: Collaborating with Clients to Structure Non-Hourly Billin...
July 20, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance for litigators and trial counsel on planning, negotiating and implementing alternative fee structures. The panel will analyze the risks and opportunities in various alternative fee arrangements and discuss how to avoid potential traps. Read More

Leveraging Technology in the Courtroom: Planning and Creating Winning Digital Trial Presen...
Strategies for Using 3D Animation, Trial Software, iPads, Video, Mobile App...
July 7, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial counsel with strategies for effectively using technology in the courtroom. The panel will discuss how to create digital presentations that will capture and hold a jury's attention, integrate technology into examinations and arguments, and leverage data from wearabl... Read More

Leveraging Metadata as Evidence and Avoiding Inadvertent ESI Disclosure in Litigation
June 7, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance for litigators to leverage metadata as evidence in litigation while preventing inadvertent exposure of the attorney's or client's metadata. The panel will discuss best practices for managing complex metadata during litigation to provide substantive evidence and... Read More

Protecting Privilege in Post-Accident Investigations
Successfully Asserting Attorney-Client Privilege, Self-Critical Analysis Pr...
March 22, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the thorny privilege issues that arise when companies self-investigate accidents or incidents involving their products or services. The panel will review recent court rulings on attorney-client privilege, self-critical analysis privilege, paralegal investigations and the... Read More