Trial Practice Series: The Trial of a Retaliation Case (LIVE WEBCAST)
September 12, 2013
6.00 MCLE hours, including 6.00 Professional Responsibility MCLE credit hours (PMCLE credit subject to approval)
Presented by Labor and Employment Law
Morning Webcast – 3.0 hours MCLE credit, including 3.0* hours PMCLE credit
Afternoon Webcast – 3.0 hours MCLE credit, including 3.0* hours PMCLE credit
Learn what is required to prepare and try a retaliation case!
Retaliation claims are on the rise in many areas of the law. What are the common ways to prove or defend a retaliation claim and what are the common evidentiary issues? Join us as experienced plaintiff and defense trial attorneys demonstrate the evidence issues, techniques, and strategies that commonly arise in the trial of an employment-related retaliation case. Attorneys and expert witnesses with intermediate to advanced practice experience who are interested in litigating retaliation claims won’t want to miss this full-day seminar. Topics include:
- Understanding the purpose and needs for the opening statement in a retaliation case;
- Keys to successful direct and cross examinations, including how to present the plaintiff or the employer, as well as strategies to refute (attack) testimony;
- Keys to getting evidence admitted, and objecting to your opponent’s proffers; and
- Formulating and presenting closing arguments and common lines of argument in the closing statement.
Aaron B. Maduff, Maduff & Maduff, LLC, Chicago
Cathy A. Pilkington, Law Offices of Cathy A. Pilkington, Chicago
*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval.