Annual Traveling CLE Program - New Orleans

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Annual Traveling CLE Program - New Orleans
Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
Time: 8:30am
Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans
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Friday, May 4
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA

A reception will immediately follow at the conclusion of the program.

6 Wisconsin CLE credits will be offered.

8:30 a.m. — Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 to 9:50 a.m. — Keeping Secrets: Some Cases Sketching Limits to the Lawyer's Duty

Michael McChrystal, L'75
Marquette University Law School

Familiar legal principles establish the lawyer's role as a keeper of secrets, including the ethical duty of confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, and the work-product doctrine. This presentation will discuss the trouble that can follow when lawyers keep the wrong secrets in the wrong way, either to protect clients or for self-interested reasons.

9:50 a.m. — Break

10:00 to 10:50 a.m. — Social Media, Smart Devices, and the Ethical and Effective Use in Litigation

Richard Duplantier, Sp'84, JD – Loyola University '87
Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith

The presentation will address the current judicial temperament regarding social media, as well as the proper use of social media, including the proper methods of collection of such information during the discovery phase and its introduction at trial.

10:50 a.m. — Break

11:00 to 11:50 a.m. — Role of Restorative Justice in Resolving High-Emotion Civil Cases

Janine Geske, L'75
Retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice
Retired Marquette Distinguished Professor of Law

The participants will learn the foundations of restorative processes and how they can be used to work through clients' anger and hurt. Several case studies will illustrate how lawyers can help their clients work at repairing the harm and settling their cases.

11:50 a.m. — Lunch

12:30 to 1:20 p.m. — Hot Coffee and Cold-Hearted Publicity

Jacob R. Reis, L'03
Habush Habush & Rottier

This presentation will discuss the the media portrayal versus the actual facts of the famous case Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants.

1:20 p.m. — Break

1:30 to 2:20 p.m. — Beware of the Carbon Monoxide Claim: A Look at Traumatic Brain Injury Through Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Barb O'Brien, L'87
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen SC

This presentation will include a discussion of traumatic brain injury cases in the context of a carbon monoxide exposure claim, including exploring necessary experts and discovery.

2:20 p.m. — Break

2:30 to 3:20 p.m. — From Manufacturing to Retail: A Recap of Issues Affecting America's Supply Chain

Frank L. Steeves, L'79
Retired General Counsel, Emerson Electric
Current Portfolio General Counsel KKR

This presentation will review today's hottest legal issues that echo from one end of the U.S. product-supply chain to the other, covering finance, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, insurance, and contracting issues, with an emphasis on how disputes at one end of the chain invariably impact events at the other end.

PRESENTERS

Richard Duplantier, Sp'84, JD–Loyola University '87
Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith

The Honorable Janine Geske, L'75
Retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice
Retired Marquette Distinguished Professor of Law

Michael McChrystal, L'75
Marquette University Law School

Barb O'Brien, L'87
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen SC

Jacob R. Reis, L'03
Habush Habush & Rottier

Frank L. Steeves, L'79
Retired General Counsel, Emerson Electric
Current Portfolio General Counsel, KKR

Questions?
Please contact Christine Wilczynski-Vogel, Associate Dean for External
Relations, Events, and Facilities, at 414.288.3167 or christine.wv@marquette.edu.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA
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