Two Great ISBA Member Benefits Sponsored by
A Value of $1,344, Included with Membership

Civil Litigation


Do you have the skills you need to handle evidence issues in a litigation case? Don’t miss this half-day seminar in Chicago on May 25, 2017 that examines a myriad of litigation matters, including the latest developments from the appellate courts. Experienced trial attorneys involved primarily in litigation who attend this seminar will better understand: how to draft, present, and argue motions in limine; how to successfully object during a deposition, jury selection and/or opening statement; laying foundations for medical records/bills, tape recordings, photographs, and more; how to use and introduce medical literature and exclude evidence of informed consent as a defense; the standard objections that are frequently raised during trial; how to preserve the record for appeal, including voir dire examination of witnesses; how to handle lien issues; the controversy regarding applicability of Medicare Set-Asides; and the ethical issues to consider when submitting evidence.

The program is presented by the ISBA Tort Law Section and qualifies for 4.25 hours MCLE credit, including 0.50 hour Professional Responsibility MCLE credit (subject to approval).

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Join us in Chicago on November 7th for a look at seven different practice areas and how to successfully handle these types of cases! Practitioners working in the civil litigation arena need to stay up to date on a number of legal topics, including construction accidents, insurance issues, medical malpractice, employment law, government liability, vehicular collision, and foreclosure actions. Attorneys and law students with all levels of experience who attend this half-day seminar will gain a better understanding of how to handle cases from each of these areas and learn how to: obtain necessary discovery; handle insurance coverage disputes and declaratory judgments; identify proper parties in a medical malpractice claim; address non-compete and whistleblower issues; present liability and damage issues in motor vehicle collision cases; represent a client undergoing foreclosure actions; and much more!

The seminar is presented by the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section and qualifies for 3.50 hours MCLE credit.

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Learn how to successfully navigate the expert testimony process during a civil litigation proceeding with this informative full-day seminar in Chicago on Nov. 8! Expert witnesses are an integral part of the civil litigation process. Because of their training, education and experience, expert witnesses are allowed to testify about the facts, as well as give expert/professional opinions regarding those facts. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from some of Illinois’ top speakers on expert testimony, as well as from experts in specific fields, including OSHA construction safety and orthopedics.