6-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

Class action lawsuits remain an integral and exciting part of high stakes litigation. The courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice. You will gain the tools and strategies you need to effectively litigate these complex cases. Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up to date on important developments in class action litigation. You and your clients will benefit from this program whether your practice focuses on employment law, products liability, toxic tort, securities, antitrust, consumer fraud, or civil rights. The course also includes pragmatic tips on litigation strategies designed to improve your skills and your chances for success in the courtroom.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program participants will be able to:

  • Understand recent Supreme Court developments
  • Comply with the Class Action Fairness Act
  • Gain improved pretrial and courtroom skills
  • Conduct efficient discovery for class action cases
  • Deliver effective opening and closing arguments to obtain class action certification

Who Should Attend

This program will benefit outside attorneys who are prosecuting or defending class action cases as well as in-house counsel who want to gain a competitive edge in this fast-moving field.

Special Features:

  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit
  • Earn transitional Skills credits

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: An interest in litigating class action cases.

Advanced Preparation: None


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