Pleadings and Filings, Discovery Strategies, Trial Tactics, and More
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Develop strategies for handling discovery issues.
Examine best practices for using social media in litigation.
Discover common mistakes that attorneys make in jury selection.
Uncover practical guidance for preparing for trial.
Explore current trends in employment litigation.
Primer on Pleadings and Filings
Jury Selection: Top Attorney Mistakes
Using Social Media in Employment Litigation: Ensuring Legal Best Practices
Useful Tips for Mediation
Discovery, Experts, and Evidence: What You Need to Know and Do
Preparation and Trial
Employment Litigation Hot Topics, Trends, and Case Law Roundup
Louis R. Cohan founded Cohan Law Group, L.L.C., and has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. Mr. Cohan has done work in breach of contract, fraud, injunctive relief, punitive damages, employment, trade secrets, real estate, construction and construction defects, and civil rights litigation. His practice is concentrated on business litigation and employment litigation. He serves on the boards of the Atlanta Bar Association (treasurer, Litigation Section; chair, Small Firm Section), and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, as well as being a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Cohan earned his B.S. degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree from Emory School of Law.
Jonathan F. Cohen is the managing partner with Plosia Cohen LLC, where his practice area focuses on labor and employment, civil litigation, and school law. Mr. Cohen is a licensed mediator in the state of New Jersey. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the United States District Court of New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Cohen is the president emeritus of the New Jersey Chapter of the Labor Employment Relations Association ("LERA"). He earned his B.S. degree from Florida State University, his M.P.H. degree from Boston University School of Public Health, and his J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law.
Frank T. George is an attorney with McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA, and is a member of the firm’s litigation group and primarily practices in the area of employment law. Mr. George is focused on being an advocate and trusted advisor to victims of discrimination and other unlawful behavior. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Mr. George is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He earned his B.S. degree from Youngstown State University and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from The University of Akron School of Law.
Michael J. Progar is a partner and founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC, with more than 40 years of experience in representing the interests of insurance companies, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations. As lead counsel, he has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Progar practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, employment law, and insurance coverage. He is admitted to practice in the states of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois. Mr. Progar earned his B.A degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law.
Latha M. Srinivasan is with Lincoln Electric Company Global. She has been a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio for more than 20 years, and has worked in the areas of labor and employment law, business and civil litigation, EEO, HR, AAP, corporate EEO issues, and workplace diversity and inclusion management and implementation. Ms. Srinivasan is currently in the HR compliance group at a utility company with over 15,000 employees. She has presented numerous seminar topics on the various federal and state employment laws and has contributed articles for the Bar Journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and other publications in the areas of employment law, social media, and work life balance. Ms. Srinivasan also regularly speaks on lactation laws in the workplace. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), and a member of the CMBA's Labor & Employment Section, Women in Law Section, Lawyers Mental Health and Wellness Committee, and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, Ms. Srinivasan is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, certified as an Edison Electric Institute employment testing manager/lead, and has earned an internal certification of reliability compliance champion at her company. She earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester; and her J.D. degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was awarded the Paul J. Hergenroeder Award in trial tactics.
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