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What are you willing to do to give your civil cases the best chances for success? The sure path to a favorable outcome - no matter if you're a novice or just need a refresher - is having a rock solid foundation in the basics. You'll never have two cases that are exactly the same, so you need to be able to easily manage the day-to-day issues in case something unusual comes your way. How do your civil trial skills stand up? Are you ready to deal with whatever situation arises?
Learn savvy civil practice skills easily! From the comfort of your desk, you'll get the knowledge you need to select the best jury for your case, deliver a compelling case at trial, knowledgeably handle post-trial issues and keep your practice on an even ethical keel. Order today!
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
MITCHELL S. COHEN is a co-managing partner of Wechsler & Cohen, LLP. With nearly 30 years of experience, Mr. Cohen litigates, arbitrates, and mediates insurance, reinsurance, employment, and general commercial disputes. His practice includes substantial and complex matters arising from employment disputes, insurance/reinsurance programs, and issues involving first and third-party claims; a variety of disputes involving agents, intermediaries, and brokers in the financial and other industries; allocation issues among insurers; numerous coverage issues arising from industrial, environmental, and contamination losses; and significant premises liability and products liability claims. His experience includes jury trials, arbitrations, appeals, and a variety of matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and various state and municipal human rights agencies. Mr. Cohen has litigated in federal and state courts throughout the United States. In addition, he counsels numerous significant commercial clients regarding employment law, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment programs and practices, licensing agreements, and a range of business issues. He also serves as counsel to municipal zoning and planning boards and as municipal litigation counsel. Mr. Cohen earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany and his J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law.
CHRISTOPHER J. DelliCARPINI is a partner with The DelliCarpini Law Firm in Mineola, New York. He has experience in a broad variety of complex civil litigation, as well as all types of personal injury practice. Mr. DelliCarpini began his career prosecuting criminal antitrust offenses with the U.S. Department of Justice. He then worked in corporate litigation, defending clients in complex matters involving commercial law, patents, and antitrust law. Mr. DelliCarpini now brings this experience to the aid of personal injury clients across the New York metropolitan area. He is the editor-in-chief of Nassau Lawyer, the journal of the Nassau County Bar Association, as well as a frequent contributor on current topics in personal injury litigation. Mr. DelliCarpini is a member of the Nassau and Suffolk County bar associations. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia Law School.
JEFFREY M. KIMMEL is a senior partner with the New York law firm of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, LLP. Mr. Kimmel focuses his practice on medical malpractice and complex personal injury litigation. Mr. Kimmel is currently an Advisory Council member of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services and a former Board of Directors member of the New York County Lawyers Association. He also is currently active in the Nassau County Bar Association (We Care Committee), New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Kimmel earned his B.S. degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School.