Roundtables

Committee Roundtables are a FREE member benefit. Call in to hear a speaker or a panel discuss topics such as new case law/legislation, trial tips, and practice development. These non-CLE Programs last 30–60 minutes, and listeners can ask questions by email.

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Upcoming Roundtables

Navigating Your Path for Future Career Success with Advice from JIOP Alums

📆 Friday, February 22, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET | Judicial Intern Opportunity Program | Presented by the Section of Litigation's Judicial Intern Opportunity (JIOP), JIOP alumni discuss how interning for a judge as a law student shaped their legal careers through law school, preparing for the bar, networking, and current employment. Get useful tips, strategies, and anecdotes from JIOP alum Christoper Lopez-Loftis (Government Sector), Natassia Kwan (Private Practice), and Ariana Dindiyal (Law Clerk for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky) moderated by JIOP alum Tracey Foglia, Senior Attorney from the Florida Professional Law Group.

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Judicial Internships from a Judge's Perspective

📆 Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET | Judicial Intern Opportunity Program | Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Judge William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Zuberi B. Williams, District Court of Maryland, District 6, Montgomery County, Maryland, share their views on how to make the most of a judicial internship. Moderated by Julius Jefferson, Associate, Goodwin Procter.

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E-Discovery Made Easy: Perspectives from In-House and Outside Counsel

📆 Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET | Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee | E-discovery continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and evolving areas of the law. Clients increasingly seek and expect their litigators to possess top-notch e-discovery management skills while controlling costs. Regardless of your experience or the size of your firm, this roundtable program offers the opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical information about e-discovery best practices that will benefit you. Our panel of distinguished e-discovery experts—who are in-house and outside counsel at prominent companies and firms—intend to provide practical tips and advice to help you make e-discovery easy.

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Going the Distance: Maintaining Perspective Throughout the Journey

📆 Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 1:00–2:00 PM ET | Woman Advocate Committee | We’ve Come a Long Way Baby by Robin Frazer Clark. There is No Right Answer, Right Path or Easy Measure of Success—The Key is how you Make the Journey by Stasia Kelly A Reflection on Attorney Life in 1972 and the Forward Progress Made Since by Ellen Rosenblum. The Big Picture by Lauren Rikleen. My Career in Law by Bobbi Liebenberg.

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Making Commercial Arbitration Work for Your Client

📆 Friday, March 29, 2019 | 12:30-1:30 PM ET | Commercial & Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committees | Many litigators and inside counsel are concerned that commercial arbitration in the U.S. is not cost-effective, efficient, predictable, or fair. This program will examine the practical, real world differences between litigation and arbitration using empirical data and outline the many steps that counsel and their clients should be taking to get the most out of the arbitration process. We will discuss clause drafting, customized structuring of the arbitration process and innovations that alternative dispute resolution providers have developed in the past several years to make arbitration a better business alternative to protracted litigation.

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