Improve Productivity and Efficiency With Proven Case Management Techniques
Keeping command of the myriad of documents, people and communications involved in legal cases is a challenging undertaking. Solid case management strategies can, and will, provide the foundation for maintaining a profitable legal team. Our experienced faculty will help you master proven case management and organization techniques that will improve team productivity. Learn how to facilitate seemingly effortless workload management with solid discovery, witness and evidentiary procedures. Help your attorney enhance his/her practice by handling more cases in the same amount of time!
Handle cases and tasks more efficiently by:
Developing information retrieval systems that will help you find what you need, when you need it.
Facilitating requests for production and admission that will garner the information your team needs.
Locating and retaining credible and reliable expert witnesses.
Managing issues of privilege to avoid ethical problems.
Preparing evidence and exhibits so that they have the maximum impact at trial.
JENNIFER L. HASSETT is a senior paralegal for Loose Law Group, P.C., of Scottsdale, Arizona, and formerly worked as a senior paralegal and case manager for the law firm of Bellah Perez, PLLC, in Glendale, Arizona. Ms. Hassett has eleven years of legal experience having gained extensive knowledge of family and civil litigation, court procedure, and all aspects of preparing cases for trial. Her experience includes research and drafting case pleadings, resolving chronic and contentious case issues and case management. The firm carries a caseload of 40 - 60 cases in the family law and civil department, of which Ms. Hassett is part of a team, including her attorney and legal assistant. The present caseload includes consenting and complex cases for dissolution, paternity, post-decree ligation, mediation and document preparation. Approximately one-third of those cases require a high acuity in resolving mental health, drug dependency, abuse, financial and/or property issues. These cases often involve the Arizona Department of Child Safety, multiple law enforcement agencies, private and court-appointed professionals, and others. Ms. Hassett has two associate of arts degrees in applied natural sciences and behavioral psychology as well as a paralegal certificate from The Center for Legal Studies. Currently, Ms. Hassett is a senior at the University of Arizona obtaining her bachelor's degree in law focusing on family law and mediation.
BRENDAN B. LUPETIN is a partner with Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin, LLC, where his practice areas include medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability, and corporate negligence. Mr. Lupetin is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, American Association of Justice, Allegheny County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Western Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Mr. Lupetin earned his B.S. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
RYAN MERGL is a former prosecutor and trial attorney representing clients throughout Pennsylvania and in the United States federal courts, with a practice focused on criminal justice, injury, and disability. Mr. Mergl received his B.A. degree from Franklin & Marshall College and his J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Mercer County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and Association of American Trial Lawyers.
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