Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2007

Young Lawyers Division, Civil Litigation and Business Law Sections sponsor three upcoming CLE seminars

To sign up for any of the following programs, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here to view the CLE listings online.

Competition for English Ltds.: Reform of Corporate Law in Europe
Luncheon roundtable – lunch provided
Course #: BLG07
Tuesday, March 13, noon-2 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

If you are an attorney who practices in the field of European corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, you won't want to miss this informative and timely luncheon roundtable on the formation of entities in Europe, and specifically, limited corporations under the revised German corporate code. Join us for a discussion on the current reform project regarding the German law on limited liability companies (GmbH-Gesetz) and its impact on mergers and acquisitions practice. These recent changes to German corporate law have provided an alternative to forming English Ltds. and attendees will walk away with the knowledge necessary to form entities in Europe.

Fundamentals of Effective Direct and Cross-Examinations
Course #: CLM07
Tuesday, March 13, 4-7 p.m.
Western New England College School of Law, Springfield

Hear firsthand tips from top attorneys to help you be more effective in the courtroom. Learn the essential issues and techniques of preparing your witness for direct examination and for the other side’s cross-examination. Specific topics include:

  • When and whether to cross;
  • How to effectively examine your own witness;
  • Techniques relevant to specific forums (e.g. jury trials, bench trials, administrative tribunals, arbitrations); and
  • A view from the bench. 

Personal Injury Basics
Course #: CLN07
Thursday, March 15, 4-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Gain valuable experience and knowledge at this timely seminar addressing both simple and complex personal injury claims. This program examines the basic concepts of personal injury law and offers an intriguing, insightful analysis of personal injury claims from a variety of viewpoints. Our expert panel will address the following topics and more:

  • Initial screening - what makes a good case?;
  • Strategies for defending cases;
  • How to handle discovery disputes;
  • How insurance companies evaluate cases;
  • What jurors find persuasive;
  • How to maximize damages without overselling; and
  • Getting the insurance claims perspective.


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