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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Aug 17-18, 2017 – Norris Conference Center
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! more »

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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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Austin – Aug 24, 2017 – Thompson Conference Center

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. more »

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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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Nov 2-3, 2017 – Renaissance Hotel

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors at the 41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in 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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.00 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Consumer and Commercial Law
Consumer Law
Estate Planning and Probate Law
Family Law
Health Law
Juvenile Law
Labor and Employment Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
Real Estate Law
Workers' Compensation Law
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In-House
Bring the conference in-house. Audio presentations, papers, and slides for learning with your colleagues—for MCLE credit.

Includes audio plus a binder for each participant.
eCourses
On-demand learning. Stream or download the best presentations from our live conferences—for MCLE credit.


Includes audio, papers and slides.

Materials
Comprehensive audio and binders from live conferences—for research and self-study.


Available for download and shipping.

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Practice Skills

Appellate Advocacy

David M. Gunn, Stephen A. Higginson
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Audio – 28 mins
$10
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Cyber-Secure Attorneys:  Ethical Obligations, Ambiguities, and Practical Considerations

Peter Brooke Haskel
Presented at the 2017 Land Use Conference

Slides – 21 pgs
$5
Audio – 40 mins
$10
Video – 40 mins
$20
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Conducting School Investigations That Result in Useable Findings, On Time, and Within Budget

Ronnie Paiz Garcia, Giana Ortiz, Corey E. Tanner
Presented at the 2017 School Law Conference

Paper – 23 pgs
$25
Slides – 11 pgs
$5
Audio – 44 mins
$10
Video – 44 mins
$20
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Communication and the Electronic Age

Thomas A. Gwosdz
Presented at the 2016 Texas Water Law Institute

Paper – 11 pgs
$25
Slides – 20 pgs
$5
Audio – 40 mins
$10
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Recent Developments in Exposure Actions and the Uncertain Future of Stigma Damages

Christopher O. Dachniwsky, William R. Keffer
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 12 pgs
$25
Slides – 12 pgs
$5
Audio – 27 mins
$10
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Ethical Challenges in Prepping and Presenting Witnesses

Stephen E. McConnico, David D. Shank
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 6 pgs
$25
Audio – 24 mins
$10
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Cybersecurity for Law Firms

Robert L. King, Michael C. Smith
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 10 pgs
$25
Slides – 24 pgs
$5
Audio – 46 mins
$10
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Anti SLAAP: What is Left of Reputational Torts So Long As This Statute is on the Books? 

Mark C. Walker
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 88 pgs
$25
Slides – 25 pgs
$5
Audio – 30 mins
$10
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Tips for an Effective Voir Dire

Quentin Brogdon, Bonnie Lee Goldstein
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 15 pgs
$25
Slides – 15 pgs
$5
Audio – 45 mins
$10
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Hearsay in a Wireless World

Steven Goode
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 22 pgs
$25
Slides – 19 pgs
$5
Audio – 31 mins
$10
Paper – 22 pgs preview Slides – 19 pgs preview Audio preview
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