May 15 to 16, 2019

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Chatham Bars Inn

297 Shore Road Chatham, Massachusetts United States

Presented by the Litigation Section

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About the Program

This retreat will provide attendees with practical updates and skills training, networking, and opportunities to get to know other practitioners in a non-adversarial atmosphere. Invest in your litigation practice and your professional development.

You Will Learn

  • How to spot insurance coverage in a litigation haystack
  • About artificial intelligence issues
  • About social media and discovery
  • About forensic accounting
  • How to get to "yes" in mediation with psychology
  • About ethical pitfalls to avoid
  • Tips for jury success

Who Should Attend

Any attorney who wishes to develop or hone their litigation skills, and connect with like-minded colleagues.


(Includes sunset reception on May 15; continental breakfast and lunch on May 16 and May 17; and electronic materials. Dinners and hotel are not included.)
YLS Section Member $99
Member $199
Non-Member $399
Guest for Wednesday evening reception $25

Hotel Reservation Information

(This must be done by you separately from the CBA registration process)
Stay at the Chatham Bars Inn on May 15 or 16 for $275 per night. Rooms are available for double occupancy with two queen beds or one king bed. State your accommodation needs at the time of reservation. A limited block of rooms has been reserved and are being held on a “first come, first served” basis. All reservations must be received by Monday, April 15 to receive the group rate. Please contact Chatham Bars Inn at 1-800-527-4884 and reference the Connecticut Bar Association Litigation group to receive the above rates. One night's deposit is required at the time of booking. Seven (7) days prior to arrival, the remaining room balance is charged. Reservations may be cancelled up to thirty (30) days prior to arrival less a $25 cancellation fee. For cancellations received within twenty-nine (29) days of arrival, deposit is not refundable.

Except in compelling circumstances, refunds of seminar payments will not be granted for cancellations received after 5:00 p.m. on March 8, 2019.


Robert J. Ambrogi, Law Office of Robert J. Ambrogi, Gloucester, MA
Don Clarkson, MSW, LICSW, TEP, Cheltenham, MD
Joseph T. Corradino, Judicial District of Fairfield, Fairfield
Elaine Ducharme, PhD, Licensed/Board Certified Clinical Psychologist, Glastonbury
Michael T. McCormack, O'Sullivan McCormack Jensen & Bliss PC, Wethersfield
Frank Rudewicz, BlumShapiro, Boston, MA
James F. Sullivan, Howard Kohn Sprague & Fitzgerald LLP, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 8.0 CLE Credits (7.0 General; 1.0 Ethics)
NY: 9.5 CLE Credits (8.5 AOP; 1.0 Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided.


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