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FRE 902(13) and (14): Authenticating ESI as Admissible Via Self-Authentication and Certifi...
July 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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 how to avoid unexpected stumbling blocks when obtaining the necessary c... Read More

Preliminary Injunction Litigation: Winning or Defeating Emergency Motions
Obtaining Pretrial Relief in Federal Court and Enforcing the Order Through Contempt Remedi...
July 21, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 th... Read More

Combating Plaintiff Reptilian Tactics in Complex Litigation: Discovery, Voir Dire, Direct...
July 15, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide litigators on combating the emerging trial strategy commonly known as the "reptile theory." The panel will educate counsel about how to identify and respond to "reptile" tactics at every stage of a matter from discovery through closing argument. 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

This CLE webinar 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 p... Read More

Impact of New FRE 807 on Hearsay Evidence: New Residual Exception
May 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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

Obtaining and Admitting Mobile Phone Evidence at Trial: Call Logs, Text Messages, and Loca...
April 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide litigators on how to obtain and use 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... Read More

Lay Opinion Testimony Under FRE 701: Admission and Exclusion Challenges
January 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 rest... Read More

Voir Dire and Opening Statements: Influencing the Jury During and Immediately After Select...
January 7, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 tria... Read More

Using Civil Conspiracy to Establish Vicarious Liability
Determining Evidence to Prove a Conspiratorial Agreement; Circumstantial Evidence; Persona...
December 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 l... Read More

Collecting Arbitration Awards: Substantive and Procedural Aspects of Enforcement and Monet...
October 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 incl... Read More

Affirmative Defenses Under Twombly and Iqbal: Complying With Higher Pleading Standards in...
October 16, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide trial attorneys with the knowledge of how to succeed in asserting affirmative defenses under the tighter pleading standards that have developed under Twombly, Iqbal, and their lower and state court progeny. Failure to know when and how to plead these defenses can be fat... Read More

Leveraging Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Settlement Negotiations
Inducing Favorable Settlements, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls
May 29, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze Rule 68 offers of judgment, how defense counsel can leverage the rule to induce settlement, issues, and consequences of making the offer, and considerations for plaintiffs in rejecting the offer. The panel will also discuss Rule 68 as a tool in class action suits after... Read More

Using Depositions at Trial: Impeachment, Refreshing Recollection, Offer of Proof, Admissio...
November 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the use of deposition testimony at trial under F.R.C.P. 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 witness. The progra... 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

This CLE webinar 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 rule... Read More

Admissibility of Evidence at Trial: Overcoming the Challenges of Authentication, Relevance...
April 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 Evidence Admitte...
February 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 m... Read More

Leveraging Technology in the Courtroom: Planning and Creating Winning Digital Trial Presen...
Strategies for Using 3D Animation, Trial Software, iPads, Video, Mobile Apps, Wearables an...
July 7, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 wearab... Read More

Rule 702 and Daubert Standards for Expert Witness Testimony: Bringing and Defending Dauber...
February 9, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare litigators to meet the Daubert standards on admissibility of expert opinion testimony and outline effective strategies for bringing and defending Daubert motions. Read More

Impeachment of Witnesses in Civil Litigation: Strategies for Discrediting Adverse Witnesse...
Using Depositions, Testimony and Correspondence to Impeach With Prior Inconsistent Stateme...
November 17, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to strategically and effectively impeach witnesses in civil litigation. The panel will discuss how to use prior inconsistent statements, contradictory facts and evidence of bias to impeach the credibility of adverse witnesses; when to impeach your own witness; a... Read More

Leveraging Expert Testimony: Navigating Daubert Standards, Strategies for Direct and Cross...
September 22, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide advanced techniques for preparing for and conducting direct and cross examinations of expert witnesses in civil and commercial litigation. Our authoritative panel of commercial litigators will outline effective strategies for meeting Daubert standards on admissibility o... Read More

Summary Judgment Motions: Advanced Strategies for Civil Litigation
Weighing the Risk of Showing Your Hand, Leveraging Discovery Tools and Timing, Identifying...
April 8, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide litigators with techniques for preparing and presenting successful summary judgment motions. Our panel of experienced litigators will step outside the obvious to explain the nuances in deciding whether and when to file a summary judgment motion, using discovery, timing... Read More

Optimizing Jury Selection in Commercial Litigation: Strategic Use of Questioning, Strikes...
March 11, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide litigators with key techniques for selecting jurors. The panel will offer specific tips for using social media, strategic questioning, identifying juror bias, dealing with tainted jury panels, and avoiding common mistakes during voir dire. Read More

Rule 702 and Daubert Standards for Expert Witness Testimony
Best Practices for Bringing and Defending Daubert Challenges
February 12, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare litigators to meet the Daubert standards on admissibility of expert opinion testimony and outline effective strategies for bringing and defending Daubert motions. Read More

Pleading Standards, Affirmative Defenses and Motions to Dismiss in Federal Court
Navigating Rule 8 Pleadings, 12(b)(6) and (f) Motions to Dismiss, and Standards in Removal...
August 29, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the evolution of pleadings standards since Iqbal/Twombly and how to survive a motion to dismiss. The panel will also discuss the applicability of the heightened pleadings standard to affirmative defenses as well as cases removed to federal court for diversity. Read More