A10

Annual Review of Connecticut Supreme Court Cases

June 13, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Featured CLE Presenter/Trial Track

Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

This seminar provides an analytical and thought-provoking review of Connecticut Supreme Court cases from the past year by Kenneth J. Bartschi, followed by an insightful and practical review of Connecticut Appellate Court cases from the past year by Karen L. Dowd.

You Will Learn

•    The legal trends in the Connecticut Supreme Court and Appellate Court, including holdings in significant cases in all areas of the law
•    Changes in personnel on the courts and what affect the newer jurists are having on the courts’ jurisprudence
•    Practical tips, including the perils of failing to raise or present issues properly, to help attendees prepare their trial and appellate cases

CLE Credit

CLE Credit: 1.0 CT (General); 1.0 NY (AOP)

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

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.


Speakers

Kenneth Bartschi Kenneth J. Bartschi
Horton Dowd Bartschi & Levesque PC, Hartford

karen dowd Karen L. Dowd
Horton Dowd Bartschi & Levesque PC, Hartford




B08

Making the Case: Solving The Adversary's Dilemma (Part 1)

June 13, 2022

10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Featured CLE Presenter/Trial Track

Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

This two-part interactive session (B08 and C08) will help attendees identify the adversary’s challenges in making the case and how to overcome them.  Using real world examples from the simple to the complex, attendees will learn how to efficiently gather, analyze, and present the case while avoiding the perils and pitfalls of the adversarial mindset.  Whether plaintiff, defendant, or unsure, you will learn how to cope with the elemental forces of the legal universe that threaten, bedevil, and inspire every practitioner with power, facts, science, truth, law, and justice.

This program will not be recorded.

You Will Learn

How to efficiently gather, analyze, and present the case while avoiding the perils and pitfalls of the adversarial mindset
How to cope with the elemental forces of the legal universe that threaten, bedevil, and inspire every practitioner

CLE Credits

CLE Credit: 2.0 CT (General); 2.0 NY (AOP)

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

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speaker

jans1 Jan Schlichtmann
Environmental Lawyer & Author

Featured National CLE Presenter: Jan Schlichtmann Environmental Lawyer & Author, Subject of the Film A Civil Action



C08

Making the Case: Solving the Adversary's Dilemma (Part 2)

June 13, 2022

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Featured CLE Presenter/Trial Track

Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

This two-part interactive session (B08 and C08) will help attendees identify the adversary’s challenges in making the case and how to overcome them. Using real world examples from the simple to the complex, attendees will learn how to efficiently gather, analyze, and present the case while avoiding the perils and pitfalls of the adversarial mindset. Whether plaintiff, defendant, or unsure, you will learn how to cope with the elemental forces of the legal universe that threaten, bedevil, and inspire every practitioner with: power, facts, science, truth, law and justice. 

This program will not be recorded.

You Will Learn

How to efficiently gather, analyze, and present the case while avoiding the perils and pitfalls of the adversarial mindset
How to cope with the elemental forces of the legal universe that threaten, bedevil, and inspire every practitioner

CLE Credits

CLE Credit: 2.0 CT (General); 2.0 NY (AOP)

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

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speaker

jans1 Jan Schlichtmann
Environmental Lawyer & Author

Featured National CLE Presenter: Jan Schlichtmann Environmental Lawyer & Author, Subject of the Film A Civil Action



D09

Are We Done Yet? A Primer on When to Appeal

June 13, 2022

4:45 PM to 5:45 PM

Featured CLE Presenter/Trial

Presented by the Appellate Advocacy Section

About the Program

Three panelists—an Appellate Court judge, a Supreme and Appellate court staff attorney, and an experienced appellate practitioner—will speak with a moderator to explain the current state of the final judgment rule in Connecticut courts.

You Will Learn

What statutes, rules, and bellwether cases govern final judgment in Connecticut courts
What kinds of judgments are final, for purposes of appeal
What kinds of judgments are not final, for purposes of appeal

CLE Credit

CLE Credit: 1.0 CT (General); 1.0 NY (AOP)

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

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speakers

Judge Sheldon Headshot1 Hon. Michael Sheldon
Connecticut Appellate Court, Hartford

L Morkan1 Linda L. Morkan
Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford

Jessie Opinion Headshot1 Jessie Opinion
Connecticut Judicial Branch, Hartford

Moderator

Danielle resized Danielle Edwards
1818 Law PLLC, Stamford