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Hiring outside help to investigate case facts is not always feasible (or practical). That's when being able to artfully find and examine information yourself becomes crucial. Whether you're locating people, searching social media, getting background information or analyzing financials; identifying potential smoking guns is essential to ensure your client's best interests. Filled with real-world examples, practical tips and fundamental tools, this guide will show you the best ways to obtain, dissect and interpret information from common sources available to you... and recognize key findings. You'll learn time-tested techniques you can start using right away to put yourself steps ahead of your colleagues and ensure your clients are receiving favorable outcomes - order today!
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 6.0 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.
ERIC M. BEASLEY is a sole practitioner in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. He practices in the area of civil litigation, focusing on automobile injury cases. Mr. Beasley is a frequent lecturer for National Business Institute. He is an inductee for the National Order of Barristers; and a member of the American and Tennessee bar associations, and the Tennessee Association for Justice. Mr. Beasley earned his B.S. degree from the University of Houston and his J.D. degree from Texas Tech School of Law. (Knoxville and Nashville locations)
JOHN M. CANNON is a sole practitioner in Nashville. His practice areas include mediation, personal injury and contract law. Mr. Cannon earned his B.A. degree from Belmont University, his J.D. degree from the Nashville School of Law, and his M.A. degree from Middle Tennessee State University. (Nashville location)
JOSHUA E. HEDRICK is a senior manager with Kraft Analytics, LLC, an affiliate of KraftCPAs, that focuses on valuation, forensic and transaction advisory services. Mr. Hedrick’s valuation experience includes business valuations, equity interests, debt instruments, intellectual property, and other intangible assets for investment, lending, managerial planning, compliance, accounting, tax, marital dissolution, restructuring and litigation purposes. His forensic experience includes working with attorneys related to valuation issues, transactional disputes, economic damages, intellectual property, corporate investigations, employee fraud and insurance coverage. Mr. Hedrick’s transaction advisory experience includes valuations, fairness opinions, due diligence and transaction structuring support related to business sales, asset sales, M&A transactions, equity investments and lending transactions. Mr. Hedrick is a certified valuation analyst (CVA) and he received his M.B.A. degree from Appalachian State University, and his post-masters certificate in financial analysis at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. (Knoxville and Nashville locations)
ANDREW J. PULLIAM is a partner with the law firm of Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP, where he handles litigation matters, including pre-litigation work and negotiations, litigation, arbitrations, and mediations in state and federal courts. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and all federal and state courts in Tennessee. Mr. Pulliam has handled matters including claims for breach of contract, UCC sales, negotiable instruments, and secured property claims, accountant and actuary malpractice, receivership actions, construction claims, misrepresentation actions, covenants not to compete, and tortious interference with contracts. He also has experience with financial institution claims, lender liability claims, real property claims, adverse possession claims, easement and condemnation actions, wrongful foreclosure actions, and insurance defense work, including wrongful death claims, insurance coverage disputes, bad faith litigation, probate cases, and administrative board review claims. Mr. Pulliam has handled qui tam actions, class actions, health care liability claims, employment law claims, ERISA claims, intellectual property litigation, Tennessee Consumer Protection Act claims, Tennessee Trade Practices Act claims, Fair Credit Reporting Act claims, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims, and collections work related to recovery of judgments. He has written the article titled, "Toward the Creation of Federal Bioethics Commission and Model Rules of Bioethical Conduct: A Proposal of Legal and Ethical Guidelines for the Rapidly Expanding Medical Genetics Field," 19 Med. L. Quarterly 1 (Parts 3 & 4 1995). Mr. Pulliam earned his B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, American and Federal (past president, Nashville Chapter) bar associations. (Knoxville and Nashville locations)
BEN RAYBIN is an attorney with the law firm of Raybin & Weissman, P.C. in Nashville. Mr. Raybin has defended hundreds of clients against various misdemeanor and felony charges, and has also worked on several civil cases involving personal injury and civil rights matters. He has briefed and argued cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Mr. Raybin has appeared multiple times in both television and print news giving interviews on trending legal cases and issues. He received his B.A. degree from The University of Chicago and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. Mr. Raybin is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. (Knoxville and Nashville locations)