Audio CD + Course Book

Legal Ethics of Expert Testimony

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

January, 2018

Product ID#:

78419CDRA

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From Event: Legal Ethics of Expert Testimony, held January 2018.

Program Description

Expert witnesses will often make or break a case. But proper treatment of experts is its own minefield. This legal ethics guide shines the light on all the grey areas that can threaten the case and your professional reputation. Learn how to tackle potential conflicts of interest, handle prejudicial evidence, prevent misrepresentation of fact, and much more. Clarify the ethical bounds of expert witness treatment and actions, so you can fully focus on the task at hand - effective client representation. Order today!

Course Content

  • Expert Witness Initial Qualifications: Privacy vs. Diligence
  • Social Media: Ethical Limits in Researching Experts
  • Work Product Doctrine
  • What the Witness Needs to Know About Attorney's Role
  • Expert Witness Role(s) Clarified
  • Confidential Information Used in Expert Opinions
  • Conflicts of Interest, Expert Impartiality
  • Communication with Opposing Witnesses Before They Testify
  • Prejudicial Evidence - Best Practices
  • Interactions with Court Staff and Outside Parties
  • Confidentiality of Pretrial Settlement Negotiations
  • Misrepresentation of Fact at Trial

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 1.00 AK * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 AZ * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 CA * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.20 CO * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 CT * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 FL * 07/18/2019
CLE 1.00 GA * 01/18/2019
CLE 1.00 HI * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 ID * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 IL * 01/17/2020
CLE 1.00 ME * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.20 MO 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 MP * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 MT * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 NC * 12/31/2019
CLE 1.00 ND * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 NE * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 NH * 01/18/2021
CLE 1.20 NJ * 11/14/2018
CLE 1.00 NM * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 NV * 01/18/2021
CLE 1.00 NY * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 OK * 01/18/2019
CLE OR * 11/01/2020
CLE 1.00 PA * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 TX * 12/31/2018
CLE 1.00 UT * 12/31/2018
CLE 1.00 VA * 10/31/2018
CLE 1.00 VT * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 WA * 01/18/2023
CLE 1.20 WV * 01/18/2020
CLE 1.00 WY * 01/18/2021

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Presenter: Daniel R. Shulman

  • Expert Witness Initial Qualifications: Privacy vs. Diligence
  • Social Media: Ethical Limits in Researching Experts
  • Work Product Doctrine
  • What the Witness Needs to Know About Attorney's Role
  • Expert Witness Role(s) Clarified
  • Confidential Information Used in Expert Opinions
  • Conflicts of Interest, Expert Impartiality
  • Communication with Opposing Witnesses Before They Testify
  • Prejudicial Evidence - Best Practices
  • Interactions with Court Staff and Outside Parties
  • Confidentiality of Pretrial Settlement Negotiations
  • Misrepresentation of Fact at Trial

DANIEL R. SHULMAN is a principal in the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a trial lawyer, who has been trying cases since 1970. He has been chief counsel in antitrust litigation involving major industries in a variety of cases ranging from data storage, media, food, oil and gasoline, airlines, consumer electronics, medical electronics, health care, thoroughbred horses, and many other areas. Mr. Shulman has also been counsel in trademark and patent infringement actions, and has an active pro bono civil rights practice. He continues to write and lecture extensively. Mr. Shulman has been the chair of the Sedona Conference Antitrust Law program every year since its inception in 1998. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society; and the Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Mr. Shulman has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 1993-2017; listed as a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Thomson/Reuters, 2006-2017; and listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists, U.S. Plaintiff 2014. He earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Harvard University; his M.A. degree from Yale University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

AK CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attending CLE programs that have been accredited by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions. This self study program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study credit, which includes 0.0 hours of VCLE self-study credit under the voluntary CLE Rule of the Alaska Bar Association and 1.0 hours of MECLE ethics self-study under the mandatory ethics continuing legal education CLE Rule.


AZ CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual MCLE Interactive CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility Interactive CLE credit.


CA CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to legal ethics self-study credit. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.


CO CLE: 1.20 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 1.2 hours of self-study general Colorado Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 1.2 ethics credit.


CT CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - 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 1.0 self-study hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 1.0 self-study hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


FL CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
07/18/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Approved by The Florida Bar, this program may qualify for up to 1.0 general hours of CLER self-study credit including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit.


GA CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program is approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of distance learning continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 1.0 hour of distance learning ethical considerations.


HI CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an Accredited Provider with the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This alternative format activity has been approved for up to 1.0 hours of credit for the state of Hawaii, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics or professional responsibility education.


ID CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study continuing legal education credit in the state of Idaho, which may include 1.0 ethics credit. Application for self-study approval must be submitted to the Idaho State Bar.


IL CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 1.0 hours of recorded technology CLE credit, which includes approval for 1.0 hour of legal ethics CLE credit by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.


ME CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12. No more than 5.5 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


MO CLE: 1.20 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for up to 1.2 self-study CLE credit hours. No more than 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics credit with self-study.


MP CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours.


MT CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NC CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of online CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of online CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


ND CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
North Dakota attorneys completing this program may claim up to 1.0 North Dakota self-study CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit, on the Report of Compliance. No more than 15.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NE CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the state of Nebraska. This activity has been approved for up to 1.0 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.


NH CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. NBI, Inc. believes this course meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 toward the annual NHMCLE requirement.


NJ CLE: 1.20 Credit Approval Exp
11/14/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of alternative format CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 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.


NM CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hour of self-study credit, including 1.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NV CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of alternative format CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 1.0 hour of alternative format ethical considerations.


NY CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 1.0 credit hour. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.


OK CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit hours, which includes 1.0 hour of legal ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


OR CLE: Credit Approval Exp
11/01/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an approved sponsor with the Oregon MCLE. This program may qualify for up to 0 hours of general self-study continuing legal education credit and 1.0 hour of ethical considerations credit.


PA CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 0.0 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.


TX CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course is accredited for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. Hours in attendance at National Business Institute CLE seminars may be applied to the minimum Judicial Education requirement.


UT CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
National Business Institute is an approved "presumptive provider" with the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit for Utah attorneys, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations.


VA CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
10/31/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of pre-recorded credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics. Attorneys may earn a maximum of 8.0 credit hours annually using pre-recorded programs.


VT CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study credit, including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. No more than 10.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn professionalism credit with self-study.


WA CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2023
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 0.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 1.0 hour of ethics.


WV CLE: 1.20 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 1.2 hours of self-study credit, which includes 1.2 hour of self-study ethics credit, under the West Virginia Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. No more than 12.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


WY CLE: 1.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/18/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
The Wyoming State Board of Continuing Legal Education has granted up to 1.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study credit may be earned during one calendar year.


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