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Front Loading the Litigation: The Keys to Pretrial Advocacy



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Today cases are won or lost in the pretrial process. In their book, Pretrial Advocacy (National Institute of Trial Advocacy/Wolters Kluwer 2021), Authors Reuben Guttman and JC Lore refer to the pretrial process as “front loaded.” Guttman and Lore explain that changes to the standards governing pleading, class certification, discovery, summary judgement, and experts -- along with the advent of electronic information including social media – have changed the face of litigation. 
 
In this 60-minute CLE, Guttman and Lore will highlight:
 
The key evidentiary and procedural rules for the pretrial process
How to think about the early stages of your case to be better prepared for long-term success Information collection and complaint preparation/investigation in the age of the internet
Practical approaches for motions and arguments
 
 
Presenter Bios
 
Reuben Guttman, is a founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC (GBB). His practice involves complex litigation and class actions.
 
The International Business Times called Mr. Guttman “one of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys,” and he has been recognized as a Washingtonian Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine. His has been counsel in cases brought under the Federal False Claims Act that have returned more than $5.5 million to the government. A February 19, 2015 profile of Mr Guttman by the Boston Globe’s STAT NEWS referred to him as the “Lawyer Pharma Loves to Hate.” Citing a $98 million recovery from Community Health Systems, Inc., Law 360 named Mr. Guttman a “Health Care MVP” and profiled him in a December 1, 2014 article.
 
In addition to his work on behalf of workers and whistleblowers, Mr. Guttman is the author and/or editor of numerous articles, book chapters, and technical publications. He has appeared on ABC Nightly News, CNN, BBC World News, and has been quoted by major news sources including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. His cases have been discussed in several books.
 
He has been a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and has been a Team Leader for Emory Law School’s Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program. He is currently the Senior Advisor to the Emory Law Corporate Governance and Accountability Review (ECGAR). He is a National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) faculty member and co-author, with J.C. Lore of Rutgers Law School, of Pretrial Advocacy, to be published by NITA in 2021.
 
As part of a U.S. State Department program in conjunction with the Emory law Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, he has been one of five visiting professors at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City, training Mexican Judges and practitioners on oral advocacy and trial practice. He has been a guest lecturer at a number of universities including John Hopkins, the University of Pennsylvania, Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, Peking University in Beijing and Renmin University in Beijing. In 2006, the Dutch Embassy in China invited him to share his perspectives with experts in China about changes to the nation’s labor laws. He also traveled to China and trained Shanghai fraud prosecutors on investigations.
 
Mr. Guttman earned his law degree at Emory University School of Law, (1985), and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Rochester, (1981), and he is a founder of the website www.whisleblowerlaws.com.
 
J.C. Lore III, is the Director of Trial Advocacy. He trains law students and attorneys throughout the country and internationally. His trainings have included statewide, regional and national trainings for both public interest attorneys and attorneys in private practice. He has also trained judges, lawyers, social service agency workers, law enforcment personnel, and students in countries such as Kenya, Ireland, Nigeria, Tanzania, Singapore, and China. Professor Lore has been a faculty member for the National Institu


Practice Areas: Complex Litigation, Litigation & Appeals, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 09/28/2022 2:00 PM EDT
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Expiration: 09/27/2023
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Speakers:
Reuben Guttman - Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC
John Lore, III - Rutgers Law School
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