NCAJ Skills Academy | Basic Civil Litigation
This CLE is designed to help prepare attorneys by thinking through their cases: from the start with case selection through the logistics of the trial. The topics provide a comprehensive overview of every stage of the litigation process in the state and federal courts of North Carolina. The seminar is directed at younger lawyers who are beginning to handle personal injury and wrongful death cases, as well as more seasoned attorneys who are looking for new ideas, strategies, and words of wisdom. We will also receive an update on ethics developments affecting the plaintiff’s civil litigation bar. Please join us for this Skills Academy seminar on Basic Civil Litigation.
Registration includes electronic materials and 6.0 CLE hours.
Speakers & Topics
Welcoming Remarks – Program Chair
Case Selection – Legal and Factual Investigation
Pleadings and Service of Process - State and Federal Court
Discovery – Strategy, Procedures, and Disputes
Preparing Clients – From the Initial Meeting through Trial
Summary Judgment – State and Federal Court Practice
Logistics of Trial – Witnesses, Experts, Technology
Ethics for Civil Litigation Attorneys
|$250.00||NCAJ Attorney Member (2-5 years licensure)|
|$185.00||NCAJ Public Service Member|
|$140.00||NCAJ Legal Assistant Member|
|$99.00||NCAJ New Admittee Member|
|$185.00||NCAJ Retired Member|
|FREE||*Judicial Law Clerk|
|$25.00||Law School Students (must be NCAJ member)|
Thanks to Our Presenting Sponsor
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Thanks to Our Program Sponsor
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