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Do Lawyers Ever Agree? Tips on Meet and Confer Conferences

David Joseph Scriven-Young

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Many areas of the law require attorneys to meet and confer, meaning lawyers must communicate the basis for their disagreement on a legal issue and make a meaningful attempt to reach a resolution. You may be surprised to learn that lawyers rarely agree on anything, but the law still mandates they try. So how can litigators encourage more meaningful and productive meet and confer sessions? And what strategies should they implement to protect their clients?

To answer these questions and more, Dave welcomes trial lawyer and experienced litigator, Rob Shapiro, to the show. Rob is a partner at Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP, in Chicago, and has more than 40 years of experience in commercial and intellectual property litigation.