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CLE -Civil Practice 2019 - 4 hours, including 1.0 hr ethics - $165 WBA member
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When: April 19, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Wichita Bar Association
Sedgwick County Law Center
225 North Market, 1st Floor Conference Center
Wichita, Kansas  67202
United States
Presenter: The WBA's Continuing Legal Education Committee
Contact: Megan Bleier
316-263-2251, ext. 101

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                               Civil Practice 2019

                       Friday, April 19, 2019      8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                        4.0 hours of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics *
                                                   This seminar is fully accredited by the KS CLE Commission*

Welcome and Introductions
8:00 - 8:10 a.m., Matthew Holcomb and Sean McGivern, Moderators

8:10 – 9:00 a.m. (50 minutes) , presented by James R. Howell
Ever wonder what a mediator needs to get the case settled? This session will provide you with overall insight on what the mediator needs from you to help settle your case, including thoughts, dos and don'ts, and checklists to discuss with your clients.

Break 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

Anatomy of a Civil Rights Lawsuit
9:10 – 10:00 a.m. (50 minutes), presented by Robert Moody and Eric Turner
An overview of constitutional litigation, including the “Iqbal” pleading standard, the qualified immunity defense and other practical considerations that make § 1983 cases unique will be discussed.

Break 10:00 – 10:10 a.m.

Adversarial Ethics

10:10 - 11:00 a.m. (50 minutes - Ethics) presented by Joseph A. Schremmer
Litigation counsel are required to be zealous and collegial. But, can you do both at the same time? In this session, Joe Schremmer will identify and discuss common ethical issues that arise throughout the litigation process.

Break 11:00 – 11:10 a.m.

Summary Judgement: Searching for Issues of Fact
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (50 minutes), presented by Sean McGivern and Donald Peterson, II
What does it take for reasonable jurors to disagree about material facts? It depends on many factors. In this session, we address conventional and unconventional methods to help demonstrate the existence of factual disputes.

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Wichita, KS 67202