For the 46th year, Program Chair Robert Kelner and a distinguished panel of litigators, judges and mediators will discuss what you need to know to litigate, settle or mediate/arbitrate cases in the post-pandemic world.
This year the program will be presented in 2 half days and fulfill the LIVE Skills and Ethics CLE requirements for first and second year newly admitted attorneys in NY.
Day 1, May 4 (9:30 am – 1:45 pm): Preparing for Trial
- Pre-trial Practice: An Overview of Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation
- Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants
- Conference, Settlement and Mediation: The Rising Importance in a Post-Pandemic World
- Litigating and Practicing in a Post Pandemic World
Day 2, May 5 (9:30 am – 1:45 pm): Litigation Skills
- Scams, Data Breaches and Using AI (ChatGPT) Technology in the Law Office … and From Home
- Voir Dire and an Interactive Demonstration
- Summations and War Stories With a Message
Program Chairs: Robert Kelner and Joshua Kelner, Kelner and Kelner
Faculty (In Formation): Alfredo Alvarado, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Karen L. Campbell, Lewis Brisbois; Tracee E. Davis, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.), National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM); Hon. Doris M. Gonzalez, Administrative Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County; Joshua Kelner and Robert Kelner, Kelner & Kelner; Hon. Nicholas W. Moyne, Supreme Court, NY County; Hon. Kelly O’Neill Levy, Supreme Court, NY County; Daler Radjabov, NYCLA Technology/Program Attorney; Kimberly Schirripa, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Jay Safer, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Dorothy M. Weber, Herbsman Hafer Weber & Frisch LLP; Mari Grace Byrne, Davis Polk