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Navigate Through the Litigation Process Like a Pro!
Litigation paralegals play an instrumental part in navigating through the litigation process. Are you ready to take on the necessary tasks and duties to ensure everything runs smoothly? This comprehensive course will provide you with the tools you need to efficiently handle and prepare important pleadings, motions and briefs, as well as provide tips for organizing and maintaining the case. Hone your litigation skills and solidify your value to the firm - register today!
Learn tips for drafting effective pleadings, motions and briefs.
Discuss how to create and maintain discovery requests and responses.
Gain valuable insight on preparing accurate and reliable deposition summaries.
Review methods to stay on top of managing and organizing documents and case files.
Take a closer look at ways to efficiently handle jury selection and instruction.
Explore ways to proficiently plan for and assist with cases that go to trial.
Preparing Pleadings, Motions and Briefs
Discovery Requests, Responses and Document Productions
Depositions: Scheduling, Preparation and Summaries
Preparing for Jury Selection and Instructions
Litigation Case Management, Organization and Communication
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal education self-study credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
This course will qualify for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 1.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
FRANK T. GEORGE is an attorney with McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA, and a member of the firm’s litigation group and primarily practices in the area of employment law. Mr. George is focused on being an advocate and trusted advisor to victims of discrimination and other unlawful behavior. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Mr. George is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He earned his B.S. degree from Youngstown State University and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law.
ERIC K. GRINNELL is an attorney with Carr Law Office, LLC, where he practices in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, and general litigation. Mr. Grinnell is a member of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, as well as the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the College of Wooster.
TERRENCE J. KENNEALLY is an insurance defense attorney and the president of Terrence J. Kenneally & Associates Co. He practices over a wide geographic area of the state, with emphasis on trial litigation. In his career, Mr. Kenneally has tried more than 400 jury trials. He has written articles for Ohio Lawyer magazine titled, "Taking a Look at Animal Liability Law in Ohio" and "Dogged Liability." Mr. Kenneally is a frequent speaker at claim seminars and a lecturer on a variety of topics for CLE programs. He was recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine. Mr. Kenneally has achieved board certification in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is also a diplomat of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a member of the American, Ohio State, Cuyahoga County, Lorain County and Mahoning County bar associations; the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; and the Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys. He earned his B.A. degree from Cleveland State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Akron.
LATHA M. SRINIVASAN is with FirstEnergy Corp. She has been a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio for more than 20 years and has worked in the areas of labor and employment law, business and civil litigation, EEO, HR, AAP, corporate EEO issues, and workplace diversity and inclusion management and implementation. Ms. Srinivasan is currently in the HR compliance group at a utility company with over 15,000 employees. She has presented numerous seminar topics on the various federal and state employment laws and has contributed articles for the Bar Journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and other publications in the areas of employment law, social media, and work-life balance. Ms. Srinivasan also regularly speaks on lactation laws in the workplace. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) and a member of the CMBA's Labor & Employment Section, Women in Law Section, Lawyers Mental Health and Wellness Committee, and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, Ms. Srinivasan is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, certified as an Edison Electric Institute employment testing manager/lead, and has earned an internal certification of reliability compliance champion at her company. She earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester and her J.D. degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was awarded the Paul J. Hergenroeder Award in trial tactics.
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