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Litigation paralegals play an instrumental part in navigating through the litigation process. Success depends on the cohesiveness of the entire litigation team. Are you ready to take on the necessary tasks and duties to ensure everything runs smoothly? This comprehensive guide 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 - order today!
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including - Ethics: 1.00
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.
MARK J. KARON is the director of the University of Minnesota Student Legal Service, where he has experience in trial and legal counseling in consumer affairs, domestic relations, landlord-tenant, criminal defense, civil litigation and administrative law. He is responsible for non-litigation matters including development, administration and implementation of co-curricular and law-related educational programs. Mr. Karon previously taught and was an assistant professor of litigation practice and private practice practicum at Hamline University School of Law. He is an adjunct professor at Mitchell-Hamline, where he teaches pretrial practice. Mr. Karon currently teaches in the legal studies program at Hamline University, where he has taught legal research and writing, torts, civil litigation and trial practice, evidence, and product liability law. He earned his B.S. degree, with high distinction, from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from California Western School of Law. Mr. Karon is a member of the Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Minnesota State and American (member, Litigation and Family Law Section) bar associations; the State Bar of California; the Minnesota Association of Justice; the American Association of Justice; and the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association.
DANIEL R. SHULMAN is a trial lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, who has been trying cases for the past 50 years. He is now a trial attorney with the Minnesota ACLU. He has been chief counsel in antitrust and other complex commercial litigation involving major industries in a variety of cases ranging from data storage, media, food, oil and gasoline, airlines, consumer electronics, medical electronics, health care, thoroughbred horses, and many other areas. Mr. Shulman has also been counsel in trademark and patent infringement actions, and has an active pro bono civil rights practice. He continues to write and lecture extensively. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society; and the Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, and Hennepin County Bar Association. Mr. Shulman has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 1993-2019. He was named a Minnesota Lawyer of the Year for 2102 and 2018. Mr. Shulman earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Harvard University; his master's degree from Yale University; and his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
JAMES M. SUSAG is a shareholder with Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 1995, his commercial and real estate litigation trial practice has focused on franchise; dealer and contract disputes; and real estate, construction, and land use. He has extensive first chair litigation experience representing clients in numerous jury and court trials, domestic and international arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and appeals. Mr. Susag is a member of the Minnesota State, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County bar associations; the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising; and the International Franchise Association. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th, 4th, and 8th circuits. Mr. Susag is a frequent writer, public speaker, and panelist. He has been named a Super Lawyer from 2002 to the present, a Best Lawyer in America and a Best Lawyer in Minnesota by Minnesota Monthly magazine, and one of the Very Best U.S. Attorneys in Franchising and a Franchise Legal Eagle by Franchise Times. Mr. Susag earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.