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Direct Examination: Allowing Witnesses to Tell Their Stories at Trial

Program Number: 2748 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. - Partner, Jones Day

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss techniques for presenting the direct examination of percipient and expert witnesses to maximize the persuasiveness of that testimony with the fact finder. Topics include the form of the questions, various questioning techniques, alternative organization structures, and use of exhibits and demonstratives.

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How Does Employment Practices Liability Insurance Affect Your Employment Cases? What In-House and Outside Lawyers and Litigators Should Know

Program Number: 2740 Presenter: Ann Kotlarski, Esq., Judicate West

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Good news: you were just retained to handle an employment dispute. You soon learn the employer has employment practices liability insurance (EPLI). How does EPLI impact the way that you evaluate, litigate, mediate, and try employment cases? Ann Kotlarski, a former successful employment and business/commercial trial lawyer, and currently a mediator and arbitrator, describes the ins and outs of handling EPLI covered claims, provides practical pointers, and addresses the legal issues that arise from the inception to the conclusion of an insured employment case.

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Depositions for Discovery and Trial: An Advanced Look

Program Number: 2734 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. Retired

Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss preparing for and taking depositions for the dual purpose of discovery and preparing for trial. The focus is on the different parts of the deposition, including fact gathering, fact development, exhaustion of the witness' knowledge, and theory testing, and special attention is given to the form and precision of the questioning so as to lock in the witness' testimony for summary judgment motions and trial impeachment, if necessary. Topics covered also include: depositions of experts, and the differences between the deposition of an expert and the deposition of a percipient witness or company representative, and depositions of corporate representatives pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) and state equivalents. An essential program for any attorney involved in litigation, discovery and/or trial practice.

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Dealing with Data Privacy and Data Security in Cloud and IT Vendor Agreements: A Guide for In-House Counsel

Program Number: 2725 Presenter: Jason D. Haislmaier, Esq.

While cloud computing and other hosted and online services have become fundamental resources for many companies, using them can also lead to significant legal concerns over data privacy and security. As a result, the provisions involving these issues in such service agreements have become hotly contested. Join Jason Haislmaier of Bryan Cave LLP as he discusses significant data privacy and security concerns that can arise in cloud and other hosted and online services agreements and provides tools for addressing these issues and mitigating the risks that come with them.

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Experts at Trial: Opportunities and Challenges

Program Number: 2714 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. Retired

Jury consultants tell us that jurors respond more favorably to teachers than lawyers. There is no better way to highlight your case themes than through the use of well-qualified and well-spoken experts. But there are challenges, as well. In this program, Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss how to use experts to develop your case themes and establish the evidence you need to prevail. They also discuss the pitfalls and challenges of experts--primarily Rule 702 and Daubert requirements governing expert testimony.

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Successful Negotiations: Key Techniques and Strategies for all Lawyers

Program Number: 2650 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. - Of Counsel, Jones Day

In this program, of value to novice and experienced negotiators as well as those in between, Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg cover styles of negotiation, how to recognize and respond to those styles, common negotiation techniques and tactics, keys to successful negotiation, and negotiating for mutual success. The techniques and skills discussed are applicable to both deal/transactional lawyers and litigators working on settling cases, and may just be of use next time you purchase a car!

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Effective Evaluation and Mediation of Discrimination and Retaliation Cases

Program Number: 2645 Presenter: Ann Kotlarski, Esq.

Litigating employment claims can be risky, time consuming and expensive for the parties. An increasing trend in employment cases involving claims for discrimination, retaliation and harassment is to resolve those matters well before trial—often before any dispositive motions are filed or significant discovery is conducted. However, important questions arise, such as: When is the most effective time to mediate such claims? Can the plaintiff’s and defense counsel effectively evaluate a case in the early stages in order to make early resolution meaningful? What does it take to evaluate these types of cases in terms of liability, damages and settlement value? What role do non-monetary factors play in evaluation and resolution? What factors should the parties consider in selecting a mediator? What is the best way to prepare for mediation? How do you avoid the common mistakes that a mediator may make? What strategies can be used to move

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Closing Arguments at Trial—Making the Jury Want to Find for Your Client

Program Number: 2544 Presenter: Michael H. Ginsberg, Esq., Thomas Jackson, Esq. - Partner, Jones Day

Jurors tend to find for the side of a case that has the most compelling story. In this session of our ongoing popular trial skills series of programs, Jones Day partners Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg explore the means to ensure that the jury finds your side of the case to be the most compelling and as a result wants to see your side prevail. This program is geared to the intermediate to advanced level practitioner.

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