2019 Young Lawyers Section Best Practices Seminar
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3/15/2019
When: Friday, March 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CT
Where: Creighton University School of Law
2133 Cass St
Omaha, Nebraska  68178
United States

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ATTENTION:  Due to weather out west and the flooding in the east the YLS Best Practices Seminar has been CANCELLED. We will by trying to reschedule the event.

MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE #171734; IA MCLE #315841. 6.0 hours including, 1 hour Ethics. (Regular/Live)
NE MCLE #171735; IA MCLE #315840. 6.0 hours including, 1 hour Ethics. (Distance Learning)

Registration Fees
$205 - Regular Registration
FREE - ETHICS presentation ONLY
$155- NSBA dues-paying member
$130 - NSBA Young Lawyer Section Member
FREE - Law Students

Young Lawyers Section Members: To receive your discounted rate, use the promo code yls2019 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.

PLEASE NOTE:  In order to ensure proper and timely reporting of CLE hours, please log-in using the credentials of the person that is to be registered for the event.  If you need assistance, please contact the administrative department.


9:00 am     Ten Ways to Be More Persuasive in Your Next Mediation
Michael G. Mullin, Kutak Rock LLP
This session will provide lawyers with 10 practical tips to be more persuasive in a mediation.

10:00 am   The Basics of the Counsel for Discipline
Mark A. Weber, Nebraska Counsel for Discipline
This session will provide lawyers with an overview of the responsibilities of the Counsel for Discipline and will also address decorum, candor to the tribunal, punctuality and other issues of legal professionalism.

11:00 am    Break

11:15 am    Changing Our Approach to the Criminal Trial
Bell Island, Island Law Office, PC LLO
This session will provide attorneys who practice criminal law with practice tips for reframing their cases so they are proactive instead of just being reactive to the prosecutor’s case.
  12:15 pm    Lunch

12:45 pm    Should I or Shouldn’t I Take This Case?
Dave E. Copple, Copple, Rockey, McKeever & Schlecht, PC LLO
This session will explain the process of evaluating a potential personal injury case from a Plaintiff’s perspective.

1:45 pm     A View from the Bench: How Logic and Common Sense Can Lead to Success
Hon. James G. Kube, District Judge of the 7th Judicial District
This session will provide lawyers with a judge’s perspective on what it means to be a lawyer.

2:45 pm    Break

3:00 pm    Now Your Aunt Wants a Will: Estate Planning Tips Every Lawyer Should Know
Christin P. Lovegrove, Heinisch & Lovegrove Law Office, PC LLO
This presentation will cover the basic tips and issues when dealing with a client’s estate plan.