Friday, March 28, 2014
371 Seventh Avenue at 31st Street
New York, NY 10001-3984
Not able to attend in person?
A live webcast option is available
7.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Skills; 3.0 Professional Practice
* Newly admitted attorneys (less than 24 months) must attend the program in-person to earn New York MCLE credit.
Overall Program Chair:
Andrew S. Kaufman, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP, New York, NY
Trial Lawyers Section, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association
Who should attend: A must for both new and experienced attorneys, this practical seminar will provide an overview of the key issues in medical malpractice litigation.
Reasons to attend: This seminar will be filled with valuable tips and useful information – learn recent developments, how to prepare your case, how to avoid common pitfalls, and how to examine expert witnesses. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn trial strategies and techniques in medical malpractice actions from top-notch litigators and distinguished State and Federal Judges.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:10 - 10:00 a.m. Developments in the Substantive Law
10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Discovery
10:50 - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Deposition/Trial Examination of the Defendant
11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Preparation of the Defendant for Deposition
1:50 - 2:40 p.m. Cross of Expert
2:40 - 2:50 p.m. Coffee Break
2:50 - 3:40 p.m. Openings and Summations
3:40 - 4:30 p.m. View from the Bench
4:30 p.m. Adjournment
Andrew S. Kaufman, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP, New York, NY (Chair) * Jeffrey B. Bloom, Partner, Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz, New York, NY * Eleni Coffinas, Member, Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo, PC, New York, NY * Joshua R. Cohen, Senior Partner, DeCorato Cohen Sheehan & Federico LLP, New York * Peter C. Kopff, Founder, Peter C. Kopff, LLC, Garden City, NY * Hon. Douglas E. McKeon, Supreme Court Of The State of NY, Bronx, NY * Paul Simonson, Founding Partner, Simonson Hess Leibowitz & Goodman, PC, New York, NY
NYSBA Members $150
Non Members $250
Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date.