Mediation through Trial, and Beyond: Litigation Team Management (On-Demand)

$189.00

Successful litigation teams work their cases using proven strategies of organization, checklists, and deadline control, flexibly applying broad litigation plans adapted to each case’s unique facts and circumstances.  Discovery is the phase of litigation where costs can rise most significantly, and cases can often take a detour from the preliminary schedule set out in a case management plan. Learn tips from a winning trial team to help keep small to complex cases on track, deal with detours, and manage discovery and trial preparation. Better develop those skills that help you reach the best result for your client, looking toward trial beginning at your first client meeting while optimizing the timing and opportunities for settlement.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Stephanie B. Elliott, NCCP, William E. Moore, Jr., Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

2

Course Description

Successful litigation teams work their cases using proven strategies of organization, checklists and
deadline control, flexibly applying broad litigation plans adapted to each case’s unique facts and
circumstances. Discovery is the phase of litigation where costs can rise most significantly, and cases can
often take a detour from the preliminary schedule set out in a case management plan. Learn tips from a
winning trial team to help keep small to complex cases on track, deal with detours, and manage
discovery and trial preparation. Better develop those skills that help you reach the best result for your
client, looking toward trial beginning at your first client meeting, while optimizing the timing and
opportunities for settlement.

Principles:

  • Planning for Mediation
  • Post Mediation
  • Pretrial Orders, Exhibits Lists and Witnesses
  • Trial Notebooks
  • Litigation Costs Management

Syllabus:

  1. Planning for Mediation:  Strategies for discovery that get you to the mediation table, and preparing your case to present at mediation.
  2. Post Mediation:  Now what do we do?  Learn about the meeting every trial team should have to plan for trial.
  3. Pretrial Orders, Exhibits Lists and Witnesses, Oh My!  Establish checklists to capture your exhibits and people as you move through the litigation.
  4. Trial Notebooks:  What should go in them?  When should you start them?  Laying the foundation for a trial notebook (or technical presentation) that makes your days in the courtroom less bumpy and more effective.
  5. Litigation Costs Management:  Discussion on how to prepare your clients for the costs of litigation, and how to effectively keep costs low.

Instructors:

Stephanie B. Elliott

William E. Moore, Esq.

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