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Social Media Authentication Pitfalls, Hearsay Blunders, Witness Testimony Mistakes and More
Many attorneys make mistakes at trial - especially when it comes to evidence. Whether you fail to get your own evidence admitted or fail to object to the admission of a questionable piece of evidence, an error could have significant consequences for your case. Do you know where most of the pitfalls are? In this program, seasoned faculty will reveal real-world examples of what not to do when applying the rules of evidence. Learn from others' mistakes and save yourself from setbacks and embarrassment at trial - register today!
This program is designed for attorneys.
All times are shown in Eastern time
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
JENNIFER R. COATES is an attorney with Bowman and Brooke LLP, in the firm’s Minneapolis office. Ms. Coates is a trial lawyer practicing product liability, toxic tort and commercial litigation for corporate clients across a wide range of industries nationwide. She has extensive trial and appellate experience, including as first and second chair, enabling her to defend clients from initial filing through the final appeal. She has experience representing corporate clients in complex business litigation. Her background includes various areas of the law, including real estate, intellectual property, finance and government investigations. Ms. Coates received her B.A. degree from Amherst College, her M.A. degree from Brown University, and earned her J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
LAURA A. DANIELSON is NightOwl Discovery’s director of client services & trial support, and has substantial experience working in all areas of litigation, specializing in consulting, best practices in litigation technology and support, and trial advocacy for corporations and law firms. She brings over two decades of experience to the litigation support technology arena. Ms. Danielson is a published author, a frequent speaker and instructor, and is considered an industry expert on litigation technology and support. She is a former litigation paralegal and project manager. She has participated in over 100 trials in federal and state courts nationally, and has been on numerous winning trial teams, with her work focused in the areas of intellectual property, product liability, toxic tort, and complex litigation. In addition, she has worked on mock trials, focus groups, arbitrations, and assisted counsel in preparation for mediations. She has done project management work on over 100 projects involving complex litigation, including a JDG consisting of 179 members. She also has a wealth of experience with large scale document review, with her largest case involving over 19 million pages, which involved online review and multistate productions. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science, an associate's degree in paralegal studies, and is a certified records manager through ARMA. Ms. Danielson is a member of the Minnesota Paralegal Association (MPA), Minnesota Association of Litigation Support Professionals (MALSP) Chapter in Minneapolis, ARMA, and Women In E-Discovery (WIE) - Twin Cities Chapter. In addition, she is one of the founding members of the Twin Cities Chapter of Women In E-Discovery (WIE), and has served in various positions on the Chapter Board and National Board of Directors for WIE over the past few years.
THOMAS M. GAGNE is president/owner of Attorney Offices of Thomas Gagne, P.A., with offices in Greenville and Spartanburg. His practice is concentrated in personal injury, including litigation, insurance, negligence, workers' compensation, other torts, and Social Security disability. Mr. Gagne is a former prosecutor with the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Special Assistant United States Attorney, Columbia, South Carolina; and Criminal Defense Counsel, USAR, 12th Legal Support Organization, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Association for Justice, and the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association. He is licensed in South Carolina and New York. Mr. Gagne is a Top 100 Trial Lawyer as designated by The National Trial Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from Cornell University and his J.D. degree from the State University of New York Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence.
DAVID M. POTTEIGER is a partner in the law firm of Walcheske & Luzi, LLC. Practicing since 2007, Mr. Potteiger has built his reputation as an impassioned and zealous advocate, which he displays in both his trial and appellate practice. He is a frequent author and speaker on litigation topics. Mr. Potteiger also acts as an attorney advisor, teaching trial advocacy skills to competition mock trial teams. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law.
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