47th Civil Trial Practice Institute: Day 1 ONLY – Preparing for Trial


47th Civil Trial Practice Institute: Day 1 ONLY – Preparing for Trial

Start 05/02/2024 - 9:30 AM
End 05/02/2024 - 1:45 PM


For the 47th year, Program Chairs Robert and Josh Kelner and a distinguished panel of litigators, judges and mediators will discuss what you need to know to litigate, settle or mediate/arbitrate cases.


Day 1 will focus on Preparing for Trial and the Topics include:

  • Pre-trial Practice: An Overview of Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation
  • Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants
  • Conference, Settlement and Mediation – The Rising Importance in Resolving Disputes
  • Practice Tips from the Bench: How to Survive and Flourish in Today’s Court System




Alfredo Alvarado, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Hon. Josph E. Capella, NYS Supreme CourtHon. Margaret A. Chan, NYS Supreme Court; Tracee E. Davis, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.), National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM); Joshua Kelner and Robert Kelner, Kelner and Kelner; Hon. Lewis J. Lubell, NYS Supreme Court; Hon. Nicholas Moyne, NYS Supreme Court; Kimberly Schirripa, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Jay Safer, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP; Dorothy M. Weber, Herbsman Hafer Weber & Frisch LLP


4.5 NY Credits: 1 Ethics; 3.5 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 4.5 NJ Credits; 2 Ethics; 2.5 General



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