Bar Association of Montgomery County

CLE: THE DYNAMICS OF EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION IN FEDERAL COURT

Thursday, January 10, 2013 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

A VIEW FROM THE BENCH AND THE BAR

Registration is now CLOSED.  No walk-ins will be accepted for the seminar.

FACULTY:
        

  • The Hon. Roger W. Titus, U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland 
  • The Hon. Charles B. Day, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District Court of Maryland 
  • Linda Hitt Thatcher, Thatcher Law Firm, LLC 
  • Timothy F. Maloney, Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
  • R. Scott Oswald, The Employment Law Group, P.C.


MODERATORS:

  • Jay P. Holland, Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. (Co-Chair, Employment Law Section, Prince George’s County Bar Association).
  • Gwen W. D’Souza, D’Souza Law Office, LLC (Co-Chair, Employment Law Section, Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland)

Participants will learn from esteemed members of the Bench and experienced practitioners: how to select and screen employment law cases; the advantage and disadvantage of summary judgment; the art of the effective opening statement; making the most of mediation with a United States Magistrate Judge; techniques for taking and using depositions effectively for trial purposes, and what Jurors tell Judges about trial presentation.





Agenda


5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Registration and Light Refreshments

 
6:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions


6:10 p.m.-6:40 p.m.
Panel Presentations and Discussion
  

Keeping in Mind the Burden of Proof when Selecting Employment Cases - Linda Hitt Thatcher

Effective Mediations.  And, If You Haven’t Settled, What Jurors Want to Know - The Honorable Charles B. Day

 

6:40 p.m.-6:50 p.m. Break  



6:50 p.m.-7:20 p.m. 
Panel Presentations and Discussion

Now You Know – Taking Depositions and Using them for Summary Judgment and at Trial - Timothy F. Maloney

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Summary Judgment, and How to Prepare For Opening Statements - The Honorable Roger W. Titus



7:20 p.m.-8:00 pm
Audience Questions
Final Comments and Adjournment


Presented by: The Employment Law Sections of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland
and the Prince George's County Bar Association


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