Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront
4700 N. Port Washington Road
Milwaukee, WI 53212
NALA - 6.00
Course book included with all formats
Gain the Skills That Are Critical to Success in Civil Litigation
In the high-stakes world of civil litigation, how do you gain the advantage you need when every case is so different? Whether you're new to civil litigation or have practiced in this area in the past, having a firm foundation in the basics is essential to your success. Since each case needs special tailoring, your ability to handle the day-to-day issues with ease can really help when you get thrown a curve ball. Do you have a strong enough understanding of the fundamentals to handle whatever situation comes your way?
This comprehensive seminar will give you a good base to start with. Our experienced faculty will share with you their best strategies and techniques for achieving the most favorable outcome possible. After attending, you'll have enhanced methods for selecting the jury that will best support your side of the argument. Give a strong, persuasive delivery with our solid case presentation techniques. Develop a reputation for integrity by adhering to strict ethical standards. Don't miss your opportunity to prepare yourself for success in the civil trial courtroom!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed to assist civil litigators and paralegals in increasing their effectiveness in the civil arena.
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
Approved for 7.0 hours of CLE credit by the Board of Bar Examiners, including 1.0 hour of ethics and professional responsibility (EPR) credit.
NALA - 6.00
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
PETER M. FARB is a trial attorney with the Law Offices of Thomas P. Stilp, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was admitted to practice in 1983 and joined Liberty Mutual in 2001. His practice encompasses all types of claims, including liability for auto claims, municipal and police claims, claims against school districts, federal civil rights claims, food claims against restaurants, fire claims, slip and fall claims, first party claims (including UM and UIM) and property, general liability, and workers' compensation claims. Mr. Farb has taken more than 200 jury cases to verdict. He has also tried more than 30 bench trials in civil cases. Mr. Farb has prevailed in cases he argued before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Many of his appellate decisions are published precedent. Mr. Farb was first board certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1998. Before joining Liberty Mutual, Mr. Farb was in private practice in Wisconsin for over 15 years, specializing in insurance defense. In addition to his current areas of practice, he has significant experience handling subrogation, SIU, insurance coverage, and construction matters. Mr. Farb has written and presented various continuing legal education articles on topics related to civil litigation, governmental liability, and workers' compensation. Mr. Farb earned his B.S. degree, with high honors, from Grand Valley State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
GEORGIA KONSTANTAKIS is a sole practitioner in Greendale practicing in the areas of personal injury, traffic/drunk driving defense, corporate law, real estate law, estate planning, and family law. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Konstantakis has used her knowledge of law to actively serve her community. She is a board member and treasurer of the Greendale Chamber of Commerce and participates in Franklin High School’s business law program. Ms. Konstantakis received her B.A. degree from Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois and her J.D. degree from Massachusetts School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association.
MICHAEL R. KRUSE is an attorney with DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. He practices in the areas of personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, and labor and employment litigation. He is a member of the Waukesha County Bar Association, the Milwaukee Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kruse is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Missouri. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law.
GEORGE S. PEEK is a shareholder with Crivello Carlson, S.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of secured lending and transactions, creditor/debtor litigation, business and commercial litigation, and products liability litigation. In the course of his practice, Mr. Peek also provides transactional services in the areas of business entity creation and dissolution, real estate, trusts and estates. He is a member of the American and Milwaukee bar associations. Mr. Peek's bar admissions include the State of Wisconsin, the State of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
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