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This course has been approved by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours.
W. BRENT GILL is a trial lawyer and mediator at the Smith Law Services in Seymour. He has tried approximately 150 jury trials. Mr. Gill's trial experience includes cases involving fire and gas explosions, construction site injuries, premises liability, insurance company bad faith, governmental liability and highway design, pharmaceutical, medical devices, toxic torts, products liability, trucking, motorcycle and automotive catastrophic personal injury, burn injury, brain and spinal cord injury and wrongful death, as well as professional malpractice and nursing homes. He is a 1983 graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and has been board certified as a civil trial advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1992. Mr. Gill is the past chairman of Indiana's Native American Indian Affairs Commission. He has taught and lectured to legal and professional organizations on various areas of trial advocacy and practice; communication; damages and areas of substantive law; and also lectures on Cherokee history, culture, and tradition. Mr. Gill's professional association memberships include the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (president, 2003 - 2004, Board of Directors, 1988 - present); the American Association for Justice (state delegate 1996-1999); fellow of the Roscoe Pound Foundation; fellow of the Indiana College of Trial Lawyers; the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; the National Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Trial Lawyers); the National Native American Bar Association; and the American, Indiana State, Seventh Circuit, Jackson and Lawrence County bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law. Mr. Gill was trained and billeted as an orthopedic technician during his military service and worked in that capacity at hospitals while completing his undergraduate degree.
ROBERT J. KASIETA is the founder of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a certified civil pretrial and trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Kasieta practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff personal injury and employment cases, as well as commercial litigation. He has written and taught extensively in the areas of trial practice, personal injury law and insurance law, and is an instructor of trial practice at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Kasieta is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and all Wisconsin courts. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kasieta earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northern Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Marquette Law School.
JEROME O. PITT is an attorney with The Mediation Center, Inc., where he provides mediation, arbitration, design of workplace conflict management systems, and training. He has had extensive experience as an attorney and neutral in the following areas: banking, commercial, construction, employment, corporate, and securities. Mr. Pitt has presided over 1,300 cases as mediator or arbitrator. He serves as an executive career mentor for Butler University College of Business, where he also taught business law as an adjunct professor. Mr. Pitt has also served as an adjunct professor at Purdue University School of Engineering and Technology, teaching a masters level course in conflict management, and as a faculty member for Sullivan University's master of science in dispute resolution program. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association. Mr. Pitt earned his B.A. degree from John Hopkins University and his J.D. degree from Indiana University.