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NATA 2020 Annual Meeting and Fall Seminar



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LESSONS FROM COUNSEL'S TABLE: TRIAL STORIES TO PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR NEXT COURTROOM EXPERIENCE

Friday, September 25, 2020
Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha

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.

Please select your choice of attendance:

Register to Attend In Person at the Scott Conference Center      

Register to Attend Live Webcast


Seminar Program Schedule

8:00 A.M.                                 
Registration. Continental Breakfast

Morning Session

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                         
Break

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

Afternoon Session

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.                    
Break

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)

SPECIAL OFFER TO NEW MEMBERS OF NATA

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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.


Sponsors

Summit Structured Settlements
Global Litigation Consultants
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Professional Liability Insurance
Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

Refunds in full will be made if cancellations are received by September 18, 2020. After that date there will be an administrative fee charged for late cancellation.