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    Difficult People: Dealing with Opposing Counsel and Clients

    1 PM EST

    This is a member benefit for Section of Family Law members.

    This session will explore ways to work with and overcome even the most obstinate opponents and restore some sanity to an otherwise chaotic profession.

    The obstreperous attorney. The angry pro se litigant. The uncooperative client. A family law attorney's job is hard enough without the added stress of dealing with difficult people.

     

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    Join our seasoned panel member as she discusses:

    • Identifying and assessing clients that will be difficult to represent, based on observed visual, behavioral and historical factors
    • Managing expectations of a difficult client by evaluating their emotional state and organizing case preparation accordingly
    • Identifying difficult opposing counsel and initiating courtroom and litigation strategies to neutralize their behavior

    Event Details

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Nov 14, 2018

    2018-11-14T13:00:00.000Z 2018-11-14T14:00:00.000Z Difficult People: Dealing with Opposing Counsel and Clients

    This is a member benefit for Section of Family Law members.

    This session will explore ways to work with and overcome even the most obstinate opponents and restore some sanity to an otherwise chaotic profession.

    The obstreperous attorney. The angry pro se litigant. The uncooperative client. A family law attorney's job is hard enough without the added stress of dealing with difficult people.

     

    Speakers

    Anne Hamer

    Wolff Ardis PC

    Anne’s family law practice focuses on divorce litigation, mediation, post-divorce modifications and prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements.  She is a Rule 31 Trained Family Law Mediator. 

    Anne has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including case assessment, alternative dispute resolution procedures, discovery (including e-discovery), motion practice, pre-trial preparation, trial, settlement and the appellate process.  She has successfully tried cases to both jury verdicts and before the bench, and has prevailed upon appeal.

    Anne has been admitted to practice in all three Federal Districts of Tennessee as well as the Court of Appeals of the Middle District of Tennessee.  She has litigated in Shelby and Davidson counties and numerous other counties throughout Tennessee, as well as in Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and other states. 

    Anne is a member of the Memphis Bar Association Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections, the American Bar Association Family Law and Dispute Resolution sections, and the Association of Women Attorneys.

    Anne graduated from New York University School of Law in 1996.  She practiced with Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC in Nashville and Wolff Ardis, P.C. in Memphis.  Prior to law school, she attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude in 1989.

    As a divorced single mom of two teenagers, Anne brings her personal experience to her work with clients engaged in the process of divorce and post-divorce parenting and financial issues.  She has personal experience with adoption as well, having adopted both her children domestically.  Her hobbies include tennis, travel and spending time with her girls.


    To contact Anne Hamer, email her at ahamer@bshrlaw.com or call 901.578.8888.

     

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    MCLE Information

    The ABA will seek 1.00 CLE credit hours in 60-minute-hour states, and 1.20 credit hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

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