2019 Young Lawyers Section Best Practices Seminar
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When: Friday, May 17, 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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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

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9:00 am     Ten Ways to Be More Persuasive in Your Next Mediation
Amy Van Horne, 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,  & Allison K. Rockey, 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.