Litigation Essentials: Step by Step (CLE)
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In this seminar, the OBA's Young Lawyers Division will provide an overview on litigation basics, taking you step by step through a civil case and helping you avoid the common pitfalls that can plague even veteran attorneys.

10/10/2014
When: 10/10/2014
10:00 AM
Where: NSBA Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites LaVista
Conference Center
LaVista, NE 
United States

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Litigation Essentials: Step by Step

In this seminar, the OBA's Young Lawyers Division will provide an overview on litigation basics, taking you step by step through a civil case and helping you avoid the common pitfalls that can plague even veteran attorneys.  The session will include:

 

A.  You've Filed Suit, Now What?:  Completing Service, Responding to Pleadings, and Doing Discovery

B.  The Liability Octagon:  Pinpointing the Dispute and Determining Liability

C.  Sticker Shock:  Proving Damages, Calculating Lost Income, and Supporting Expenses

D.  Take Me to the Other Side:  Identifying Opposing Strategy, Finding Weaknesses, and Anticipating Defenses

E.  Finding the Way Out:  Considering Alternative Dispute Resolution

F.  If You Can Talk the Talk, Then Walk the Walk:  Preparing for Trial

G.  Show & Tell:  Using Physical, Demonstrative, and Documentary Evidence

H.  Whoops!  Did I Do That?:  Discussing Litigation Mistakes and Cleaning Up the Mess

I.  The War is Over:  Finishing Up After Trial

J.  Things That Make You Go Hmmmmmm: Answering Questions