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2021 Joint Litigation and Appellate Summit

2021 Joint Litigation and Appellate Summit

Presented by California Lawyers Association

CLE Conference Webinar Credit: 10 Hours of MCLE, includes 3.5 Hours of Legal Specialization in Appellate Law, 1 Hour of Elimination of Bias, 1 Hour of Legal Ethics
This year the Joint Litigation and Appellate Summit will take place virtually on May 14th and May 21st, with programs of interest to all trial and appellate practitioners. This conference will focus on important rule, legislative, and case law changes for litigators, appellate lawyers, and ADR practitioners; panels on persuasive legal writing and best practices in the post-pandemic era; and a panel on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Featured Topic

You’re Not in Kansas Anymore! Five Things Litigators Must Know before Stepping into Arbitration
May 14, 2021 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM PST

The program will cover arbitration's separate and distinct dispute resolution process that has its own rules and procedures.

Please join the panel in discussing some of arbitration's unique features: 
  • Pleading requirements and amendments
  • Trial preparation starts with the preliminary hearing
  • What and how much discovery
  • Standards for admitting evidence 
  • Form of the award is dictated by the parties
  • Plus – a bonus discussion on the “(Un)Appealing Challenges to Awards.” 

Hon. Terence Bruiniers (Ret.) | JAMS
Rebecca Callahan | Callahan Dispute Resolution 
Don Willenburg | Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

Featured People

Hon. Terence Bruiniers (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
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