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Car Crash Seminar

Live Webcast – Aug 27-28, 2020

The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and come away with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.   2020 program highlights: Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, depositions and cross-examining witnesses, and guidance on preparing for trial The latest hot topics such as Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, dram shop liability, low property damage cases, filing for damages, and using evidence effectually Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, workers’ comp, ERISA, hospital and child support liens, and self-funded vs. insured Learn about the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of common spinal injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions Judicial perspective on what does and doesn’t work well at trial Earn up to 11.00 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.25 hours of ethics credit

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 22, 2019

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors, Friday, November 22nd at the 43rd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference. This year's one day conference in Austin has updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, insight into developing areas of civil litigation, and substantive coverage of practice tips and advocacy strategies. Highlights include: Update on the 2019 Legislative changes to the Texas Anti-SLAAP law The Judicial Panel shares what judges think works best with juries and what judges know works best with judges Explore the rapidly evolving gig economy including the competing federal, state, and local efforts to find the right balance between entrepreneurial enablement and service provider protection Picking a Jury: A Quick Survey of the Law and a Demonstration Opening Statements: How to Use A Proven Marketing Formula to Clarify Your Story to the Jury Hear updates and insights on expedited trails, attorney’s fees, confidentiality, E-discovery and more Also, registrants  of  the  Page  Keeton  Civil  Litigation  Conference  will receive an eSupplement  with additional on-demand programming  that  will  allow  you  to  complete  the  15/3  TX  MCLE requirement. Come a day early for Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 21, 2019

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Gain fail-safe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in business and a tort cases Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Obtain the essential steps of a successful deposition when representing your plaintiff Attendees of the live conference receive a complimentary copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read. Join us on Friday for the 43rd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference for updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, insight into developing areas of civil litigation, and substantive coverage of practice tips and advocacy strategies.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer Law, Family Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Norris Conference Center – Aug 1-2, 2019

Live Webcast – Aug 1-2, 2019

The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and come away with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.   2019 program highlights: Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including negotiating with the insurance adjuster, depositions and cross-examining witnesses, and guidance on the use of medical records The latest on hot topics such as Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, rideshare litigation, low property damage cases, and new advertising rules for attorneys Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, ERISA, workers’ comp, hospital liens, state and local employees, and disability plans Judicial perspective on what does and doesn’t work well at trial and a mediator’s perspective on what happens in the parties’ rooms when the other isn’t looking Advice on how to better manage wellness as an attorney in this demanding and stressful profession Attendees also receive a bonus eSupplement after the conference, affording them the opportunity to earn their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE credit hours for the year!

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Civil Litigation Conference

Houston – The Whitehall Hotel – Nov 8-9, 2018

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors at the 42nd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference in Houston for updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, insight into developing areas of civil litigation, and substantive coverage of practice tips and advocacy strategies. 2018 highlights include: Procedural Updates: Writing an order that sticks, early dismissal trends, legislative preview, and Prof. Carlson's annual Texas Civil Procedure update. Litigation Opportunities: Car crashes as product liability cases, hidden fiduciary duty claims, business tort opportunities, new insurance law litigation, and autonomous vehicles and drones. Practice and Trial Skills: Winning at pretrial, eDiscovery for every case, the limit on experts' expertise, early case selection, and economically appropriate litigation planning. Attendees will also receive additional on-demand programming to ensure they have the opportunity to meet their full 15.0/3.0 hours of required Texas MCLE, so register today!

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Houston – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre – Aug 9-10, 2018

Live Webcast – Aug 9-10, 2018

The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and leave with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.   2018 program highlights: Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, guidance on the use of medical records, and presenting and crossing doctors The latest on hot topics such as auto product liability cases, ridesharing claims, autonomous vehicles, and low property damage cases Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, ERISA, workers’ comp, hospital liens, state and local employees, and disability plans Insight into innovative technology and accident reconstruction resources to support your electronic trial presentation Judicial perspective on what does and doesn't work well at trial and a mediator’s perspective on what happens in the parties’ rooms when the other isn’t looking Earn up to 11.25 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.25 hours of ethics credit, while networking with your fellow professionals Come early on Thursday for our new program The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case for an introduction to the issues explored in-depth in the Seminar.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 2.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case

Houston – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre – Aug 9, 2018

Live Webcast – Aug 9, 2018

The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case is the ultimate primer for practitioners of all experience levels interested in getting more involved in the practice area. Designed as an overview of the subject of car crash litigation, the program introduces issues, concepts, and terms that are explored deeply in The Car Crash Seminar, which starts later the same day.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Jun 28, 2018

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Gain fail-safe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in business and a tort cases Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Obtain the essential steps of a successful deposition when representing your plaintiff Attendees of the live conference receive a complimentary copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.75
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer Law, Family Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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Managing Your Success: Practice Management at the Next Level

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – Feb 9, 2018

Managing Your Success: Practice Management at the Next Level is designed to connect solo and small firm practitioners with the latest tips and tricks for making the most of their practice, including the latest developments in marketing and business development, financial management, human resources, office space, and avoiding malpractice. Attendees will learn to: Ensure compliance with disciplinary rules when using today’s technology tools. Effectively brand and market a legal practice, including generating leads. Assess the financial health of your law firm and make sure your practice is efficient for both you and your clients. Expand your firm by hiring contract or associate attorneys. Maintain mindfulness amidst the stress of being a small firm practitioner. Select, keep, and even fire clients as needed . Attendees will also receive an additional 1.5 hours of on-demand ethics hours after the conference to help them complete their MCLE ethics requirement.

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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Renaissance Hotel – Nov 2-3, 2017

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors at the 41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin.  Updates and Opportunities: civil procedure, 85th Texas Legislature, unlawful animus, Anti-SLAPP, and business torts and damages Litigations Skills: opening and closing arguments, demonstrative evidence, difficult witnesses, and voir dire Litigation in the Real World: advocacy in a post-truth world, bad facts, arbitration, monitored conversations Litigation in a Digital World: e-discovery, social media, and data security Earn up to 12.00 hours, including 3.00 hours of ethics, with this and much more And join us, during lunch on Friday, for the inaugural presentation of Page Keeton Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education to Justice Jeffrey S. Boyd, The Supreme Court of Texas.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Austin – Thompson Conference Center – Aug 24, 2017

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Gain fail-safe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in a contract case Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Learn techniques to put combative lawyers in their place Attendees of the live conference will receive a complimentary copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer and Commercial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Norris Conference Center – Aug 17-18, 2017

Live Webcast – Aug 17-18, 2017

The Car Crash Seminar is the ULTIMATE program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement. Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms.   2017 program highlights: Gain practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, managing client expectations, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, guidance on the use of medical records, persuading the jury, and making effective opening statements and closing arguments Hear a summary of current legislative issues and outcomes affecting personal injury attorneys Obtain an overview of Texas auto policies, including truck wrecks, damages, ride-sharing service claims, and more Examine the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, ERISA, workers’ comp, hospital liens, state and local employees, and disability plans Learn about the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of common spinal injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions Explore the innovative technology and accident reconstruction resources to support your electronic trial presentation Hear the judicial perspective on what does and doesn't work well in jury trials Earn up to 11.00 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.50 hours of ethics credit Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program!

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Oct 27-28, 2016

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors at the 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin. The program provides updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, with substantive coverage of practice tips, advocacy strategies, and important trends. 2016 Conference highlights:  Get the latest updates on Texas civil procedure, changes in FRCP, and insurance law developments Hear premier Texas litigators discuss challenges and opportunities in the arenas of damages, contorts, and alternative dispute resolution in 21st century litigation Get a Texas Supreme Court Justice's point of view on significant decisions from the past term Learn tips for handling common issues that arise in litigation in the bankruptcy court and in civil litigation affected by bankruptcy Learn what lawyers and law firms need to know about data security to avoid losing clients and getting sued Look at important hearsay issues, with an emphasis on hearsay appearing in social and other electronic media Hear about the practicalities lawyers and courts face as jurors increasingly live online and have new expectations for access to the facts, and lawyers have new access into jurors’ lives.  Explore new opportunities in employment law for civil litigators Earn up to 3.50 hours of ethics credit  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 3.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Essential Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law: A Practical Guide to Talent Management

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – Sep 9, 2016

Austin – Norris Conference Center – Sep 30, 2016

Houston – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre – Oct 7, 2016

Essential Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law: A Practical Guide to Talent Management is a one-day program led by experts in drafting and litigating of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.The program is extensive, providing attendees with a comprehensive overview and offering practical tips on how to avoid disputes where you can, and how to effectively resolve them when you cannot. The program also offers local insight into unique practice quirks in each city, ensuring attendees know what to expect from their local adjudicators. This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers, and anyone in need of a refresher on this ever-changing area of law. Attendees are also encouraged to come a day early for Thursday's Essential Employment program for a comprehensive overview of employment law.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.50
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Austin – Thompson Conference Center – Aug 26, 2016

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Gain failsafe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in a contract case Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Learn techniques to put combative lawyers in their place Attendees of the live conference will also receive a copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer and Commercial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – Jul 28-29, 2016

Live Webcast – Jul 28-29, 2016

The Car Crash Seminar is the ULTIMATE program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement. Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms. Hear an overview of Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, auto-product liability claims, damages, and more Gain practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel including working up the case, managing client expectations, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, guidance on the use of medical records, financially affordable ways to try cases, cross-examining witnesses, and persuading the jury Review the admissibility of collision reports and how to most effectively use police officer testimony Analyze how social media is being mined and the ethical considerations of getting it submitted into evidence Examine the role distracted driving plays in a collision and its impact on verdict value Learn the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, worker’s comp, hospital liens, state and local employees and disability plans Discover practical ways to find life balance and happiness as a lawyer in this demanding and stressful profession Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Legal Writing: Precision and Persuasion

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – May 13, 2016

Whether you're a new attorney or a seasoned professional, effective legal writing is essential for a successful professional practice.  Join experienced UT instructors for a step-by-step approach to great legal writing: learn what causes poor writing, explore the principles of clear and persuasive prose, and leave with practical tips and materials to help you bring excellence to your writing. INSTRUCTORS Kamela Bridges teaches legal writing at The University of Texas School of Law. A member of the faculty since 2000, she teaches Legal Research and Writing, Brief Writing and Oral Advocacy, and Advanced Legal Writing: Litigation. She is the co-author, with Wayne Schiess, of Writing for Litigation. Prior to joining the faculty, Bridges was a partner at the firm now known as Locke Lord, where she handled civil matters at the trial level and on appeal. Wayne Schiess teaches legal writing at The University of Texas School of Law and directs the David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy. After practicing law at Baker Botts LLP, he joined the faculty at UT Law in 1992. He has written four books on legal writing, including Preparing Plain Legal Documents (2d. ed. 2015) and Writing for the Legal Audience (2d ed. 2013). He writes a monthly column on legal writing for Austin Lawyer magazine.

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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Oct 29-30, 2015

Live Webcast – Oct 29-30, 2015

Join leading litigators, judges and law professors at the 39th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin. The program provides updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, with substantive coverage of practice tips, advocacy strategies and important trends.  Hear from Rabia Chaudry of the New America Foundation and the popular podcast Serial as she discusses the danger of biases in the legal system Get the latest updates on the 84th Legislative Session, Texas civil procedure, and insurance law developments Hear first-hand from in-house counsel at Dell Inc., Seton Healthcare Family, Texas Mutual Insurance and AMD about substantive and practical challenges they face in today’s legal landscape Get a Texas Supreme Court Justice's point of view on significant decisions from the past term Learn what's new in early review with an update on Interlocutory Appeals and Mandamus Proceedings Explore the challenges and strategies for persuading Generation X and Millennial Jurors Interact with program faculty and attendees during Thursday afternoon's extended networking break Earn up to 3.25 hours of ethics credit  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 3.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Dallas – Cityplace Conference Center – Sep 24, 2015

Houston – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre – Oct 22, 2015

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Dallas and Houston litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Hear district court judges' perspectives on deposition disputes and the use of deposition at trial Gain failsafe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in a contract case Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Learn techniques to put combative lawyers in their place Attendees of the live conference will receive a copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read Stay on for Friday's Trial Skills Training Camp—an interactive, one-day trial advocacy course. 

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Consumer and Commercial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Trial Law, Workers' Compensation Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – Jul 30-31, 2015

The Car Crash Seminar is the ULTIMATE program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement. Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms.   2015 program highlights: An update on current legislative issues and outcomes affecting personal injury attorneys An overview of Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, auto-product liability claims, damages, and more Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel including managing client expectations, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, guidance on questioning the treating doctors, financially affordable ways to try cases, the most effective ways to use technology in the courtroom, and more Explore the role distracted driving plays in a collision Learn the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, worker’s comp, hospital liens, state and local employees and disability plans Discover practical ways to find happiness as a lawyer in this demanding and stressful profession Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program. 

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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