Live or online – it’s your choice! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NATA is offering a hybrid annual meeting combining the best of both worlds. Attend in person at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha or online from the comfort of your home or office. Our Omaha attendees will enjoy time with their peers in meeting space with social distancing accommodations, but space will be limited. Register early if you plan to attend in person. Both the live seminar and the live webcast have been approved for 5.5 hours of MCLE including 1 hour of Ethics. Nebraska Activity #s: Live Seminar - #197011; Live Webcast - #197013. Iowa Activity #s: Live Seminar - #351634; Live Webcast - #351635.
Registration. Continental Breakfast
8:20 – 8:30 a.m.
Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Mark R. Richardson, Program Chair, Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, Lincoln
8:30 – 9:00
Giving the Jury the Ammunition Needed to Find for Your Client
Kathleen M. Neary, Powers Law, Lincoln
9:00 – 9:30
Trial by Covid: Lessons from a Civil Jury Trial after the Shutdown
Mark R. Richardson, Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, Lincoln
Sami Schmit, Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, LIncoln
9:30 – 10:30
Diversity, Cultural Sensitivity, and the Practice of Law
Mark A. Weber, Counsel for Discipline, Nebraska Supreme Court, Lincoln
(This segment is at no charge for all Nebraska attorneys)
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 11:15
War Stories: A Defense Lawyer’s Anecdotes and Lessons from the Front Lines
Stephen S. Gealy, Of Counsel, Baylor Evnen, LLP, Lincoln
11:15 – 11:45
Off Kilter – Managing and Executing a Trial Under Unique Circumstances
Tara Paulson, Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, Lincoln
11:45 – Noon
NATA Annual Meeting & Election of 2020-2021 NATA Officers & Directors
NATA 2020 Nominating Committee Report
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch On Your Own
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Containing Parasitic Deposition Charges
Franklin Miner, Miner Scholz & Associates, P.C., L.L.O., Lincoln
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Preparation and Execution of Back-to-Back Jury Trials
Jason G. Ausman, Ausman Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O., OmahA
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Adversity as a Teacher: Learning to Be a Better Attorney When Things Don't Go Your Way
Brock D. Wurl, Paloucek Herman & Wurl, North Platte
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Plan Appropriately but Be Prepared to Improvise
Andrew D. Sibbernsen, Sibbernsen Law Firm, P.C., Omaha
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Picard v. P & C Group 1: What You Can Learn
Todd Bennett, Rehm, Bennett, Moore & Rehm, PC, LLO, LIncoln
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. Registration fees are the same for the live seminar at the Scott Conference Center and the live webcast. The seminar registration fee inlcudes lectures, electronic course materials, and payment for registrants' Nebraska MCLE credit.
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. 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 5.5 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics. Nebraska Activity#s: Live Seminar - #197011; Live Webcast - #197013. Iowa Activity #s: Live Seminar - #351634; Live Webcast - #351635
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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