Learn What the Civil Court Judges Want You to Know to be a Better Advocate
Knowing what your judge expects will help you navigate your case through court without detrimental bumps and hiccups. That's why we've gathered the local civil court judges to tell you up front what the rules and expectations in their courtrooms are. Take the opportunity to ask your questions and hear what other attorneys may struggle with. Up your litigation game - register today!
Hear first-hand about the judges' pet peeves and preferences.
Find out how you can speed up your case and promote settlement.
Learn when to resolve issues on your own and when to involve the judge.
Clarify the rules of evidence as they're applied in specific situations.
Identify unacceptable litigation tactics that can get you sanctioned.
Avoid common mistakes in discovery, pre-trial conferences and trial presentation.
Make your interactions with the judge positive and effective.
Navigating the Local Civil Court Procedure: Concrete Rules and Unwritten Etiquette
Initial Pleadings: Laying Out the Legal and Factual Issues of the Case
Answers to Common Questions Asked in Case Conferences
Case Scheduling: Fast-Tracking Options and Handling Conflicts and Delays
Summary Judgment Motions and Hearings
Cooperation Between Counsel
Judges' View of Discovery
Pre-Trial Briefs That Promote Settlement
Unacceptable Pre-Trial Litigation Tactics
Seeking the Judge's Guidance Outside of Scheduled Conferences
Jury Selection and Juror Requests: What is Appropriate?
Types of Evidence Judges Value Most/Least
Witness Selection and Testimony: What Works and What's a Waste of Time for Everyone
Trial Presentation Do's and Don'ts
How to Confuse the Jury: Top Mistakes Judges Have Seen
Effective Ways of Handling Facts in Controversy at Trial
Continuing Legal Education NE CLE
- 6.00Approval Exp. 11/22/2021
NBI, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the state of Nebraska. This activity has been approved for up to 6.0 distance learning CLE credits, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility credit. No more than 5.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
HON. STEVEN J. ANDREASEN is a District Court Judge in District 3.
HON. ZACHARY HINDMAN is a District Court Judge in District 3.
HON. JEFFREY A. NEARY is a District Court Judge in District 3.
HON. JEFFREY L. POULSON is a District Court Judge in District 3.
HON. JULIE A. SCHUMACHER is a District Court Judge in District 3.
MODERATOR - RYLAND DEINERT is a partner with the Klass Law Firm, L.L.P. in Sioux City, Iowa. Mr. Deinert practices in the area of litigation with a focus on civil and commercial litigation. His litigation experience is broad having practiced in all aspects of litigation from pleadings through trial and from judgment through appeal in both the state and federal court systems. Mr. Deinert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota. He is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts of South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota.
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