BEST PRACTICES FOR ADVOCATES IN ARBITRATIONS
In-Person Replay Seminar
ITEM #:  2528952002   |   EVENT CODE:  276660    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
DISCOUNTS WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT, IF APPLICABLE.
This seminar is not currently available for online purchase

DULUTH

Friday, September 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:15 PM   |   Check-In:  12:30 PM

Pier B Resort

800 W Railroad St

Pilot House Boardroom

Duluth, MN 55802

Best Practices for Advocates in Arbitrations

Practical Tips For Your Next Arbitration From Minnesota’s Leading Arbitrators

Topics include:

  • What Every Litigator Should Know about Arbitration Law
  • How to Design a Process and Select an Arbitrator
  • Handling Discovery and Pre-Hearing Motions
  • Effective Arbitration Advocacy at the Hearing: Arbitrators Share What Works and What Doesn't
  • Vacating Awards: Is it Possible and When?
  • Ethics Issues for Advocates in Arbitration

Schedule times below are for the live seminar. Please refer to DATES & LOCATIONS for individual replay start times.


12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
CHECK-IN   - or -   JOIN ONLINE

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
What Every Litigator Should Know About Arbitration Law
Catch up on how legal developments may affect how you represent your clients in arbitration and how arbitrators may react.
– Liz Kramer; Solicitor General, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General; Saint Paul

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
How to Design a Process and Select an Arbitrator
Learn best practices for designing an arbitration process that will work for your clients and how advocates set out to find an arbitrator who will best serve the client and the case.
– Sandra L. Jezierski; Nilan Johnson Lewis PA; Minneapolis
– Pablo Orozco; Nilan Johnson Lewis PA; Minneapolis

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Handling Discovery and Pre-hearing Motions
Some say arbitration has become as slow, expensive and burdensome as litigation. Explore how counsel and arbitrators together can manage those aspects of arbitration that most threaten to become “arbigation,” especially discovery and motion practice.
– James M. Rosenbaum; JAMS; Minneapolis

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK


2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Effective Arbitration Advocacy at the Hearing: Arbitrators Share What Works and What Doesn’t
Minding your Ps and Qs and making a persuasive case are as important in arbitration as they are in court, yet the informality or unfamiliarity of the setting sometimes causes advocates to miss the mark. Hear from some experienced arbitrators about their pet peeves and their favored practices.
– Bob Huber; Huber ADR Services; Minneapolis
– Linda M. Mealey-Lohmann; Mealey-Lohmann Mediation; Woodbury
– George W. Soule; Soule & Stull LLC; Minneapolis
– Madge S. Thorsen; Dispute Resolution Services; Minneapolis (moderator)


3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Vacating Awards: Is It Possible and When?
Is it impossible to vacate, modify, set aside or do anything at all to change an arbitration award? What are the main pitfalls to enforceability and how does an advocate or an arbitrator ensure that the award is safe?
– Joseph L. Daly; Mitchell Hamline School of Law; Saint Paul

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.
Ethics Issues for Advocates in Arbitration
0.5 ethics credit applied for
Brush up on the most important ethical issues for advocates in arbitration, and be aware of the ethical standards that apply to the arbitrators you are appearing before.
– Leslie Sinner McEvoy; Minnesota CLE; Saint Paul

IN-PERSON LIVE PRESENTATION
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE WEBCAST
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Attend online

IN-PERSON REPLAYS
Schedule times for replays may differ from those for the live program. Start times are as indicated below. Please register at least one week in advance to secure your copy of the course materials on the day of the seminar.

Minneapolis – 8/26/19 (Check-In 12:30; Replay 1:00)
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street and Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center

Bemidji – 9/19/19 (Check-In 1:15; Replay 1:30)
Brouse Woodke & Hildebrandt PLLP
312 America Avenue Northwest

Duluth – 9/20/19 (Check-In 12:30; Replay 1:00)
Pier B Resort
800 West Railroad Street, Pilot House Boardroom

St. Cloud Area – 9/19/19 (Check-In 12:15; Replay 12:30)
Rinke Noonan Law Firm
1015 West St. Germain Street

In-Person Live or Replay:  $155 MSBA members / $155 paralegals / $175 standard rate
Live Webcast:  $175

Other discounts that may apply:

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.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 3.0 CLE credits, including 0.5 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 3.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Supreme Court ADR Program for 3.0 continuing education in ADR credits.

STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
DISCOUNTS WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT, IF APPLICABLE.
This seminar is not currently available for online purchase
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