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NATA Seminar "Taking Your Case to Trial: Strategies and Demonstrations to Help You Win"





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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
SCOTT CONFERENCE CENTER, OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Approved for Nebraska & Iowa MCLE Credit, 6.25 hours including 1 hour of ethics.
Nebraska Activity#170671, Iowa Activity #314880

Program Chair: Jennifer Meyer, Dyer Law, Omaha


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

7:30 a.m.                
Registration. Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION

8:00-8:15 a.m.      
Opening Remarks
Jennifer Meyer, Dyer Law, Omaha

8:15-9:15                
How Do Jurors Think? The Rise of Bias, Attitudes and Emotions
Dr. Richard L. Wiener, Ph.D., Charles Bessey Professor of Psychology and Law
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

9:15-9:45                
Opening Statement: Getting Inside Your Client’s Head
Mark Richardson, Rembolt Ludtke LLP, Lincoln

9:45-10:00             
Break - Sponsored by True North Medical Consulting

10:00-11:00           
Avoiding Misconduct in the Courtroom
Mark A.  Weber, Counsel for Discipline, Nebraska Supreme Court, Lincoln
(This segment is at no charge to all Nebraska attorneys)

11:00-11:30           
Changes to Summary Judgment Procedure in Nebraska State Courts
James J. Paloucek, Paloucek, Herman & Wurl, North Platte

11:30 -12:30 p.m.        
Lunch On Your Own

AFTERNOON SESSION

12:30-1:30 p.m.   
Delivering Closing Arguments to a Jury
Robert Pahlke, The Robert Pahlke Law Group, Scottsbluff

1:30-2:45              
Acting the Part: Skills For Courtroom Drama
D. Scott Glasser, Professor and Artistic Director, College of Communications, Fine Arts & Media
University of Nebraska, Omaha

2:45-3:00     
Break

3:00 to 3:30           
Direct Examination:  Effectively Telling Your Client’s Story 
Jason G. Ausman, Ausman Law Firm PC LLO, Omaha

3:30 to 4:00           
Defeating Defendant's Medical Expert on Cross-Examination
Kathleen M. Neary, Powers Law, Lincoln

Seminar Faculty

INFORMATION FOR REGISTRANTS

SEMINAR REGISTRATION FEES:  
The registration fee is $250.00 for non-members. The discounted registration fee for NATA members is $195.00.  The seminar registration fee includes electronic course materials and all lectures, continental breakfast, breaks, and payment for registrants’ Nebraska MCLE credit.  The Ethics presentation by Nebraska Counsel for Discipline is free of charge.  If you plan to attend only this segment, registration is still required as notification that you plan to attend.

SEMINAR MATERIALS: The written materials for NATA’s seminar will be in electronic format, and will be available on NATA’s website prior to the seminar.  A link to the materials will be e mailed 3-4 days in advance of the seminar to all those who pre-registered.   In addition, the materials will be distributed to registrants on flash drives at the seminar.  Wireless Internet is available at the seminar so that materials can be viewed online.  We encourage registrants to bring their laptops or iPads.

MANDATORY CLE: NATA is an accredited sponsor under the regulations of the Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado Supreme Court Boards of Continuing Legal Education.  This seminar has been approved for Nebraska and Iowa MCLE credit for 6.25 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics. Nebraska Activity # 170671.  Iowa Activity #314880.

TAX DEDUCTION: Educational expenses, including registration fees, hotel and travel expenses are deductible if the course aids or improves in maintaining educational skills. (See Treasury reg. 1-162-5)

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Location

SCOTT CONFERENCE CENTER: DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

The Scott Conference Center is located at 6450 Pine St., Omaha. From I-80 East take Exit 449 for 72nd Street.  Turn left onto South 72nd Street, and proceed north to Pine Street. Turn right onto Pine Street, and proceed east to the Scott Conference Center which will be on the left.  Parking is available across the street from the conference center in Parking Lot 9.


Travel/Accommodations

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The Marriott Courtyard at Aksarben Village extends a special rate for those attending meetings at the Scott Conference Center.  The room rate is $129.00 per night.  To make reservations, please call the Marriott Courtyard directly at (402) 951-4300, and advise reservations that you are attending a meeting at the Scott Conference Center.


Sponsors

Summit Structured Settlements

The Centers

True North Medical Consulting
Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

Refunds in full will be made if cancellations are received by February 15, 2019. After that date there will be an administrative fee charged for late cancellation.