2018 YLS Best Practices Seminar
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When: Friday, March 9, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CT
Where: Creighton University School of Law
2500 California Plz
Omaha, Nebraska  68178
United States

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MCLE Accreditation
*NE MCLE Activity #154175. IA MCLE Activity #289350. 5 CLE hours. (Regular/live)
*NE MCLE Activity #154176. IA MCLE Activity #289349. 5 CLE hours. (Distance learning)
*Only 5 distance learning CLE hours may be claimed per year for Nebraska.*
Ethics Essentials for Your Daily Practice (9:00 am)
NE MCLE Activity #154171. IA MCLE Activity #289370. 1 CLE ethics hour. (Regular/live)
NE MCLE Activity #154172. IA MCLE Activity #289369. 1 CLE ethics hour. (Distance learning)
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Registration Fees
$130 - NSBA Young Lawyers Section Member
$155 - NSBA dues-paying member
$205 - Regular registration
Free - Law student
Free - I will attend ONLY the ethics presentation at 9:00 am

Optional Fees
$45 - Attending Seminar Want Printed Materials (added to registration fee)
$95 - Printed Materials Only (not attending seminar)

Young Lawyers Section Members: To receive your discounted rate, use the promo code yls2018 while checking out in the NSBA store.   Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied. If you are unsure if your section member status, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.

8:30 am   Registration

9:00 am   Ethics Essentials for Your Daily Practice
Mark Weber, Nebraska Counsel for Discipline
This presentation will provide an overview of the Nebraska Counsel for Discipline and discuss the disciplinary process, the types of complaint filed, how the Counsel responds, how to avoid having a complaint file, and how to respond to a complaint if one is filed.

10:00 am   10 Strategies for Taking Witness Testimony in Depositions and Trials
Renee Eveland, Cline Williams Wright Johnson &Oldfather, Lincoln

11:00 am   Break

11:15 am   Criminal Law 101
Megan Lutz-Priefert, Anderson, Bressman Hoffman & Jacobs, P.C., L.L.O, Omaha
This presentation will provide you with how to evaluate your case and how to prepare for your first bench trial.

12:15 pm   Lunch (boxed lunch provided)
12:45 pm   Data Breaches – Legal and IT Responses
Bruce Wray, Kutak Rock LLP, Omaha
This presentation will explore the parallels between IT and legal responses during a data breach scenario, with an emphasis on steps the legal practitioner should be taking during this crisis.

1:45 pm    Do’s and Don’ts of Depositions
Dru M. Moses and Courtney R. Ruwe, Law Office of Patrick J. Sodoro, Omaha
This presentation will provide the basics of depositions from the Insurance Defense perspective.

2:45 pm    Break

3:00 pm    Workers’ Compensation 101
Dallas Jones, Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt LLP, Lincoln
This presentation will discuss the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court and explain compensability (e.g., jurisdiction, employment relationships, compensable events, causation, defenses to compensability), benefits, penalties, subrogation, and settlement of a claim.

4:00 pm     Adjourn