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How to Maintain or Destroy your Credibility with the Bench

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Time: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Presenters: Hon. John R. Perry
Hon. Jeffrey A. Donnell
Hon. Scott W. Skavdahl
Credits: 3 (including 3 ethics)

This program will consist of a panel of jurists moderated by Judge John Perry. Panelists include Judge Skavdahl from the Federal bench, as well as Judge Donnell from state District Court.

The panel will review current matters affecting the interaction between courts (judges) and counsel who appear, including civility in general, cooperation amongst attorneys in streamlining the efficient delivery of justice, issues with preparation of pleadings and documents, the court’s duty to report or enforce ethical problems, and tips on how to comply with discovery and avoid disputes. The program will be punctuated by various question and answer periods for audience participation.