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Commercial Litigation Academy 2017

Commercial Litigation Academy 2017

16.0 MCLE Credits
7.0 Professional Practice; 6.0 Skills, 3.0 Ethics

Program Description
This program brings together an outstanding panel of distinguished and well-known commercial litigators, current and former in-house counsel and judges who will provide you with valuable insights on federal and state commercial litigation – from choosing the proper venue through the appellate process. There will be a focus on litigating commercial cases efficiently. You will receive training and enhance your skills in all aspects of commercial litigation; from drafting the pleadings and seeking injunctive relief, through disclosure and discovery (including expert discovery and e-Discovery), and finally to the trial and the appeal. The experienced faculty will also discuss key ethical and evidentiary issues confronted by the commercial litigator.

Topics to be Covered Include
> Venue Decisions: State Court vs. Federal Court vs. Arbitration
> Temporary restraining orders, preliminary and permanent injunctions, and orders to show cause
> Expert discovery in state and federal court
> Civil Appeals and Argument
> Pleadings in state court, federal court and arbitration
> Trials and evidence rules

Program Chair
Kevin J. Smith, Esq. | Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

NYSBA Member: $495
Non-Member: $695

Program Co-Sponsors
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Non-Member Price: $695.00
  • DVD+MP3
Product Code:
  • FEM54
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 7.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 6.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 16.0