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Webinar: Conducting Remote Depositions

Presenters:Shaun Fitzpatrick Bio Collin RitsemaBioOverview: Held on Friday, May 15th, 2020 This webinar is about how to successfully conduct remote depositions when all participants are at separate locations. The video covers the following topics: An overview of video...

Webinar: Adapting Your Business Development During COVID-19

Presenters:Jim StaplesBioDavid H. Freeman, J.D.BioOverview: Held Thursday, May 26th, 2020. Lawyers have suddenly been thrust into a world where many commonly used techniques for business development are not available, such as client visits, in-house presentations,...

Quarterly Segment: Legal Malpractice Update

Twice Baked, LLC, v. Lawyer Defendants, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued February 26, 2019 (Docket No. 341378); 2019 WL 943191About the Authors:Michael J. Sullivan and David C. Anderson are partners at Collins Einhorn Farrell, P.C. in...

Quarterly Segment: No Fault Report

Twice Baked, LLC, v. Lawyer Defendants, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued February 26, 2019 (Docket No. 341378); 2019 WL 943191About the Author:Ron Sangster concentrates his practice on insurance law, with a focus on Michigan no- fault...

Amicus News – Nexteer Automotive Corp v Mando America Corp

The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel has filed an amicus brief in support of the defendant’s application for leave to appeal in Nexteer Automotive Corp v Mando America Corp. The issue in Nexteer is whether a party can waive a contractual right to arbitrate...

Technology Corner: Eventbrite – Registration Made Simple

Author: Kyle PlattAttending an event can be a great experience, but registration can get complicated at times. Finding the form online or in an email, printing it, filling it out, writing a check, finding an envelope, putting a stamp on it ... and the list...

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Events

26th Annual Golf Outing

26th Annual Golf Outing

The 26th Annual Open Golf Tournament is on Friday, September 9, 2022 at the Mystic Creek Golf Club and Banquet Center in Milford, Michigan. Bring a Client, a Judge, or a Guest! (...Judges attend for free!) MDTC Golf Packet September 9, 2022 - Registration at 8:30...

How to be a Stand-Out Associate in a Firm

How to be a Stand-Out Associate in a Firm

Description: Join Randall Juip as he explains how to stand out as an associate, with strategies like billing hygiene, preparedness, trial preparation and sitting as a second chair, initiative, etc... Register Today! Any questions?...call MDTC at (517) 627-3745.Date:...

Civility Integrity and Professionalism

Civility Integrity and Professionalism

Description: The absence of civility is a growing concern in the legal profession. It is growing with the absence of meaningful interpersonal relationships among attorneys. The virtual world like the real world requires all lawyers and Judges to demonstrate civility,...

The Scales of Justice Are Not Always Even: Reptile Tactics

The Scales of Justice Are Not Always Even: Reptile Tactics

Description: The Reptile Theory is commonly used by Plaintiff lawyers in all forms of litigation. Whether during a deposition or at trial, when effectively used the Reptile Theory will frustrate the Defendant, Defense witnesses, and Defense counsel. Moreover, during...

The King Can Do No Wrong; Or, Can He?

The King Can Do No Wrong; Or, Can He?

About this event Government clients present unique challenges and opportunities for their litigation counsel. On the one hand, they can be challenging given how politics and the collective decision making approach of governing boards can interact with the litigation...

MDTC Winter Meeting

MDTC Winter Meeting

Please join us for an MDTC event unlike any other. Keynote speaker: Jim StaplesJim Staples Consulting LLCDevon, PA Title: Why Should I Hire you? How Building a Personal Brand Drives Business Development Description:Every time you interact with a colleague, a client, a...