Financial Poise™ and West LegalEd Center Premiere “NEWBIE LITIGATOR SCHOOL PART 1 2018: Discovery Practice," a Webinar, on April 12th at 2:00 PM CST

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the April 12th premiere of a new webinar “NEWBIE LITIGATOR SCHOOL PART 1 2018: Discovery Practice" which looks at the rules and practicalities of discovery.

This episode features a discussion of the new federal rules governing the preservation and discovery of electronic data and information, and the new concept of “proportionality” in discovery.

The NEWBIE LITIGATOR SCHOOL PART 1 series is one of several series (together with the “Newbie Litigator School” Parts 2 and 3) that Financial Poise designed specifically for attorneys who are just starting to get involved in civil litigation or who could use a refresher on litigation fundamentals. The purpose is to introduce different components and phases of litigation, from the basic rules of civil procedure and evidence, to dispositive motions, through trial, and on to appeal and post-judgment collection work.

The second episode of the series, Discovery Practice, airs on April 12th at 2:00 PM CST (Register Here) and features Moderator Adam Hirsch of Roetzel & Andress. He is joined by Damian Capozzola of The Law Offices of Damian D. Capozzola, Michael Joyce of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, and Max Stein of Boodell & Domanskis, LLC.

If you say the word “discovery” to a litigator, the reaction may not be kind. Discovery—the exchange of relevant information, usually in the form of documents or oral depositions, takes up the majority of a litigator’s time and costs clients the most money. This episode begins with a summary of the rules governing discovery. In particular, we discuss the new federal rules governing the preservation and discovery of electronic data and information, and the new concept of “proportionality” in discovery. We also discuss the practicalities of discovery: budgeting, tactics, and common opportunities and pitfalls. This hour demystifies a mystifying process, and to provide listeners with what they need to know to not get tripped up in litigation. At the very least, you will understand why the acronym “ESI” causes our panel to wince.

The NEWBIE LITIGATOR SCHOOL 1 2018 Series is produced by Financial Poise™. Future episodes in the series include “Dispositive Motions” airing on May 10th and “Working With Experts” airing on June 7th. Each episode airs at 2:00 PM CST. All episodes will be available live through West LegalEdCenter and then on-demand following the live premiere.

As with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to investors, business owners, and executives without much background in these areas, yet is also valuable to attorneys, accountants, and other seasoned professionals. And, as with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations designed to entertain as it teaches. Each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, so that participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all episodes.

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