Litigating a Personal Injury Case in Federal Court (2022 Edition)

Dan Schiavetta, Jr.
Dan Schiavetta, Jr. | Russo & Gould LLP

Dan Schiavetta, Jr. (currently Of Counsel to Russo & Gould, LLP, New York, N.Y.) has been a lawyer for 30 years litigating personal injury actions in State and Federal courts. He has given several live presentations and webinars on defending the Catholic Church in sex abuse lawsuits, insurance coverage and bad faith, electronically stored information in litigation, and defense of nursing homes.

Live Video-Broadcast: June 30, 2022

Litigating a Personal Injury Case in Federal Court (2022 Edition)
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Program Summary

Designed for attorneys who already practice in state court, this presentation deals with why litigating in federal court is desirable or not, common pitfalls for one new to federal court, and the many new procedural issues one finds there.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Getting Into and Out of Federal Court: Why or Why Not? Jurisdictional Issues and Procedure
  • How Federal Court Is different from State Court: Jury Selection, Judges, Discovery
  • How Federal Court Is Different from State Court: Motion Practice, Trial, Appeal
  • Recent Developments in Federal Court Practice

Date / Time: June 30, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Dan-Schiavetta,-Jr._Russo-&-Gould-LLP_myLawCLEDan Schiavetta, Jr. | Russo & Gould LLP

Dan Schiavetta, Jr. (currently Of Counsel to Russo & Gould, LLP, New York, N.Y.) has been a lawyer for 30 years litigating personal injury actions in State and Federal courts. He has given several live presentations and webinars on defending the Catholic Church in sex abuse lawsuits, insurance coverage and bad faith, electronically stored information in litigation, and defense of nursing homes. Dan is admitted in New York, New Jersey, and all related federal District and Circuit courts. His prior career was as a social worker and director of a 24-hour crisis center.

Agenda

I. Getting Into and Out of Federal Court: Why or Why Not? Jurisdictional Issues and Procedure | 2:00pm – 2:30pm

II. How Federal Court Is different from State Court: Jury Selection, Judges, Discovery | 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm

III. How Federal Court Is Different from State Court: Motion Practice, Trial, Appeal | 3:10pm – 3:40pm

IV. Recent Developments in Federal Court Practice | 3:40pm – 4:10pm