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Neutralize "Scorched Earth" Tactics While Playing by the Rules
You've probably either tried a case against a "Rambo" litigator - or you've heard stories from your colleagues about this hardball approach to practicing law, and, as you know, it's no picnic. This seminar is designed to teach you how to deal with frustrating and all-too-common litigation techniques. We invite you to bring your questions and real-life dilemmas to this forum to discuss them with our faculty and find real-world solutions. We will share tips, tactics and information that will help you deal with your next "Rambo" litigator. Enroll today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar will benefit:
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including - Ethics: 1.00
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 1.0 hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
including - Ethics: 1.20
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.20 hours of alternative format CLE credit. Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of alternative learning format credit for ethics/professionalism. No more than 12.0 hours of alternative learning format CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
including - Ethics: 1.00 Skills: 6.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the skills requirement and 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement. This nontraditional format program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
FLORINA ALTSHILER is a partner with the Buffalo office of Russo & Toner, LLP. She focuses her practice in labor law and premises liability matters, as well as medical malpractice and general negligence law. Ms. Altshiler is the exclusive legal analyst for WKBW ABC News; and an instructor of trial advocacy, neuroscience and the law, torts, and legal research and writing at schools including Columbia University in the city of New York, Buffalo State College, and Daemen College. Ms. Altshiler is a member of the Buffalo Claims Association, a board member of the Defense Trial Lawyers Association, and a state director of the Western New York Chapter of the Women's Bar Association of New York. Ms. Altshiler also serves as a certified federal mediator for the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; and as an arbitrator for the Civil Court, City of New York. She is admitted to practice in New York state, all four district courts of New York, the state of New Jersey, Alaska, and U.S. Supreme Court of the United States. Ms. Altshiler earned her B.A. degree and an international studies certificate from Binghamton University and she earned her J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law.
ELIZABETH A. KRAENGEL is a partner at Duke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens, LLP, where she handles a variety of civil litigation matters, including commercial and construction litigation. After serving on the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of Western New York, WNY Chapter for nearly a decade, she served as the organization's 32nd president. She co-chairs WBASNY's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Profession. She serves as a vice president of the SUNY Buffalo Law School Alumni Association and teaches New York practice at the Law School. Ms. Kraengel serves on the Board of Directors for the Bar Association of Erie County. She serves on the RISE UP Steering Committee (f/k/a Women in Construction) for the Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Inc. Ms. Kraengel earned her B A. degree, summa cum laude, from Northeastern University in Boston and her J.D. degree from SUNY Buffalo Law School.
LANGSTON D. McFADDEN is a member with the Pullano & Farrow Law Offices, where he represents local, regional, and national clients; and focuses his practice on the quality representation of individual, organizational, and corporate (for-profit and non-profit). His practice is primarily focused on commercial/business representation in areas which include, but are not limited to, contractual disputes and negotiations, design professional representations, premises liability defense, health care litigation, governmental regulatory disputes, and employment litigation. He is a member of the New York State (Pro Bono Committee; President's Special Committee on Equal Access to Justice; Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association), Rochester Black, American, National and Monroe County bar associations. Mr. McFadden earned his B.S. degree from SUNY Brockport and his J.D. degree from SUNY Buffalo Law School.
F. DAVID RUSIN is a trial attorney and attorney manager with William Mattar, P.C., where he concentrates his practice on the prosecution of personal injury claims on behalf of severely injured persons. He has extensive civil trial experience in the areas of personal injury, automobile liability, and premises liability. Mr. Rusin is admitted to practice before all courts in the state of New York; the U.S. District Court for the Western and Northern districts of New York, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York and the District of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Rusin earned his B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his J.D. degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.
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