Combating Defense Strategies


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Combating Defense Strategies
April 27, The Brown Hotel
Louisville, Kentucky
Seminar Chair: Jared Smith
6 CLE Hours (Includes 1 Hour of Ethics)

You must pre-register and sign the agreement to attend. Other restrictions apply. Please read agreement to ensure your eligibility.
            If you meet the qualifications, sign the agreement and register for the event.

Participation Agreement for Combating Defense Strategies

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Stay on the Offensive: Defeating Defendants' Pre-trial Motions
Brian Vines, Hare Wynn Newell & Newton
9:30 a.m. Defense Strategies in Medical Negligence from Inside the Boardroom
Ron Wilt, Wilt & Klausing
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. Commonly Used Tactics of Local Defense Attorneys
Seth Gladstein, Gladstein Law Firm
11:45 a.m. Lunch On Your Own
1:00 p.m. Defense Strategies in Nursing Facility Litigation
Corey Fannin, Wilkes & McHugh
2:00 p.m. Ethical Considerations for the Trial Attorney
Sheila Hiestand, McCoy, Hiestand & Smith
3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 p.m. Pre-trial Strategies
Mike Schafer, The Schafer Law Office
4:15 p.m. Seminar Concludes



The Brown Hotel

335 W Broadway
Louisville, Ky.
(502) 583-1234


Materials available with registration:
Combating Defense Strategies:
Defense Strategies Participation Policy
Combating Defense Strategies Schedule
Common Tactics of Local Defense Attorneys
Defeating Defendants' Pre-trial Motions
Defense Strategies in Nursing Home Litigation
Defense Strategies Inside the Boardroom
Ethical Considerations for Trial Attorneys
Pre-trial Strategies


Overnight accomodations

Rooms are available at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky. by calling (502) 583-1234 no later than March 30, 2018. Mention Kentucky Justice Association to receive the special rate of $138.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by 5:00 p.m. on April 24 receive a 100 percent refund, cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. on April 24 receive a 50 percent refund and cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. on April 25 will not receive a refund, but do receive electronic and audio CLE materials.