BUSINESS LITIGATION WEBCAST PACKAGE
Live Webcast Package
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$275.00
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Business Litigation Webcast Package

The November Business Litigation Webcast Package provides a stellar mix of topics that are focused on helping you achieve success throughout the litigation process. Join a talented and experienced group of presenters as they take you through the best practices for taking and defending a deposition, the new amended rules of civil procedure, the essentials of litigating noncompete and trade secret disputes, Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct that touch upon issues of civility in the practice of law, best practices for drafting pleadings and presenting motions, and finally an informative overview on how financial experts quantify lost profits. This package of webcasts delivers a wealth of information for your litigation practice – register today!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions
Join two knowledgeable and experienced litigators for a practical explanation of strategies, techniques, and best practices for taking and defending a deposition. Specifically, learn how to focus on important issues and elicit the necessary testimony for motions and trial.
– Kathy S. Kimmel; Fox Rothschild LLP
– Meghan L. DesLauriers; Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Friday, November 22, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: The Big Impact of the New Amended Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure – 7 Ways They Are Changing Discovery Practice
This presentation discusses seven of the most important changes made relating to discovery in the 2018 amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure, and – through a close examination of evolving norms under the mirror-image federal rules – it explains how these changes may impact the discovery process moving forward for state-court practitioners. In addition, David & Rebekah will also address the new timing rules, with respect to discovery and otherwise, that take effect on January 1, 2020!  
– Rebekah L. Bailey; Nichols Kaster PLLP
– David Schlesinger; Nichols Kaster PLLP

Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: Litigating Unfair Competition – Trade Secrets and Noncompete Disputes
An employee resigns, taking along a thumb drive with the company’s most sensitive business information, and starts working for a competitor in violation of a noncompete covenant. What do you do? In this presentation, Sarah Horstmann will walk you through the essentials of litigating noncompete and trade secret disputes. Topics include: 

  • fact investigation
  • forensic review of electronic devices
  • defining a company’s protectable interests
  • potential claims and defenses
  • TRO motions
  • forum selection considerations
  • discovery issues
  • settlement strategies

– Sarah A. Horstmann; Maslon LLP

Monday, November 25, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: Ethics and Civility
Minnesota is one of 21 states with an attorney oath that contains a specific reference to civility. Notwithstanding our solemn promise of courtesy, a lot of “ill-mannered” conduct falls outside of the reach of the ethics rules. Certain misconduct, however, is unquestionably both unprofessional and unethical. Join our esteemed presenters as they discuss the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct that touch upon issues of civility in the practice of law. 
– Honorable William H. Koch; Hennepin County District Court
– Keshini M. Ratnayake; Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: Top Tips for Drafting Pleadings and Presenting Motions
Business litigators Steve Kerbaugh and Dan Hall will discuss best practices for commercial litigation pleadings in Minnesota federal and state courts. Topics include: 

  • working with corporations to understand objectives and design appropriate litigation strategies; 
  • drafting complaints with sufficient detail to survive Rule 12 motions; 
  • drafting effective and comprehensive responsive pleadings, including answers, counterclaims and third-party claims; 
  • appropriately framing non-dispositive motions, including motions to amend and discovery motions; 
  • effectively presenting dispositive motions, including motions for injunctive relief, summary judgment and Daubert exclusion; and 
  • adhering to best practices to ensure that clients’ interests are effectively presented in written submissions to the courts.

– Steven C. Kerbaugh; Jackson Lewis, P.C.
– Dan Hall; Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie, P. A.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (CENTRAL TIME)
Business Litigation: Proving and Defending Against Lost Profits Damages in Commercial Litigation
Lost profits are one of the most complex damage claims to prove and defend against in commercial litigation. Practitioners need to be able to understand and articulate the underlying theory of damages, to identify and employ the relevant evidence, and to effectively use experts to tell their damages story. This distinguished group of presenters will provide practical guidance on litigating lost profits claims by addressing the following:

  • the state of lost profits damages in Minnesota courts
  • key evidence and documents, and strategic discovery strategies
  • effective use of experts throughout the litigation process
  • evaluating risk assessments
  • telling of the lost profits story in motion practice and trial 

– Wade S. Davis; Minnesota State University – Mankato
– Jeffrey W. Post; Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
– Joseph Kenyon; Schechter Dokken Kanter CPAs

$275

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Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

This package provides 6.0 total CLE credits. Credits should be reported individually for each webcast attended, not the package as a whole.

Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for the standard, ethics, and elimination of bias CLE credits as listed below. Application has been made to the Minnesota State Bar Association for any "specialist" credits and to the Supreme Court ADR Program for any continuing education in ADR credits.

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Business Litigation: Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions
1.0 standard CLE credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

Business Litigation: The Big Impact of the New Amended Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure – 7 Ways They Are Changing Discovery Practice
1.0 standard CLE credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

Business Litigation: Litigating Unfair Competition – Trade Secrets and Noncompete Disputes
1.0 standard CLE credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

Business Litigation: Ethics and Civility
1.0 ethics credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

Business Litigation: Top Tips for Drafting Pleadings and Presenting Motions
1.0 standard CLE credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

Business Litigation: Proving and Defending Against Lost Profits Damages in Commercial Litigation
1.0 standard CLE credit
1.0 civil trial specialist credit

STANDARD PRICE
$275.00
DISCOUNTS WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT, IF APPLICABLE.
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