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Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 4:30 pm
Complying with Rules of Professional Conduct P. Green
and Ethics during Litigation
Duty to preserve client confidences
Duty to keep clients fully informed
Duty to be diligent
Duties of truthfulness, candor and full disclosure
Assisting with Formal Discovery E. Buchanan
Drafting discovery documents
• Requests for production
• Requests for admission
Responding to discovery requests
Participating in motions to compel
Managing and organizing discovered information
Locating and Working with Expert Witnesses E. Cassidy
Determining when an expert is needed
Locating experts and reviewing experts’ qualifications
Communicating with experts
International Discovery in Litigation and Arbitration E. Cassidy
Discovery in international arbitration
Discovery in international litigation
Privilege issues in international disputes
The Hague Convention
Electronic discovery issues in international disputes
Ms. Buchanan is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Insurance Recovery Practice Groups in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Her practice focuses primarily on representing commercial policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. Ms. Buchanan advises clients regarding insurance programs and risk management efforts, as well as representing insureds in disputed insurance claims through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation. Her experience spans a wide range of business insurance, including various liability coverages, property and casualty coverage, and other specialized forms of coverage.
Gregor Cassidy Wynne, PLLC
Mr. Cassidy is recognized by Thomson Reuters as a litigator in the top five percent of business trial lawyers in Houston. Mr. Cassidy’s legal practice focuses on trying complex commercial cases, for big and small clients, both in court and arbitration. He has a proven track record of success.
He began his career by trying traditional oil and gas and commercial cases for a prestigious boutique law firm. Mr. Cassidy aggressively prepares each case for trial to a verdict or award. This approach adds value by streamlining costs and often forcing the opposition to reach a business solution or settlement to avoid an adverse result.
Mr. Cassidy has years of experience in commercial litigation, royalty cases, fraud and white-collar defense, domestic and international arbitration, trade secret litigation and internal investigations, and qui tam cases. As a first-chair trial lawyer, he has represented energy companies, software companies, oil and gas clients, executives, and businesses in nearly every kind of commercial case. No two clients are the same, and no two cases are the same. Mr. Cassidy’s history and experience make him uniquely qualified to resolve his client’s legal needs.
Calhoun Bhella Sechrest
Mr. Green represents large and small companies and individuals in various complex litigation matters. His practice primarily focuses on commercial litigation disputes involving fraud, breach of contract, business torts and various statutory and common law claims. He has vigorously and successfully represented clients in both federal and Texas state courts in cases involving agribusiness, construction, personal injury, and real estate, among others. Past clients include Fortune 500 companies, small business owners, and start-up companies. Mr. Green has extensive trial experience, including having tried over 20 cases to jury.