Please join the ACBA Trial Practice Section and the ACCTLA for this rescheduled program on September 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Alameda County Bar Association. This MCLE will cover the ins and outs of litigating a high profile case.
What do you do if the press calls you about a case you have filed, or are defending? Is it a risk, or an opportunity? What are the ethical pitfalls and guidelines that govern this situation? Join us on the 30th and find out!
Top 8 Reasons You Should Attend the Litigating High Profile Cases Program
8) Speaker Gary Gwilliam (Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer) has tried over 180 jury cases, of which more than 150 were personal injury cases.
7) Score free swag from MCLE sponsor Aiken Welch Court Reporters.
6) Speaker Eric Rasmussen, an investigative reporter from KTVU, has covered stories including uncovering questionable spending of public money by a former Port of Oakland official as well as exposing unsafe and unsanitary conditions at a large hotel, prompting changes to help long-term residents.
5) Speaker Greg Edmonds was KGO Radio’s East Bay Bureau Chief for more than 30 years.
4) Speaker Richard J. Simons (Furtado, Jaspovice & Simons) represents survivors of childhood sexual abuse in institutional settings, and served as Liaison Counsel for the plaintiffs in the coordinated cases known as “Clergy III,” primarily involving the victims of Catholic priest abusers.
3) In 2012, Richard J. Simons obtained the nation’s first child sex abuse jury verdict against Watchtower of New York (Jehovah’s Witnesses), an Alameda County jury verdict that still stands as the nation’s largest verdict on behalf of a child abuse victim against a religious institution.
2) Earn 1 hour of general MCLE credit, and 0.5 hour legal ethics specialty credit!
1) Learn how to professionally and ethically handle the spotlight while protecting your client and advancing your case!