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Presenter: Emily Buchanan and 2 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Arlington, TX

The Bob Duncan Center
2800 South Center Street
Arlington, TX 76014
Phone: 817-465-6661

This seminar is closed or full.


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
      • Interrogatories
      • 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

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Paralegals/Legal Assistants

Texas Certified Paralegals
     6.5 Family Law CLE Hours
     6.5 Civil Trial Law CLE Hours

     6.5 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

     6.5 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization has approved this course for 6.5 CLE hours, in the specialty areas of Family Law and Civil Trial Law for certified paralegals.

The National Association of Legal Assistants has approved this course for 6.5 CLE hours, including 1.0 ethics hour, for its certified paralegals.

The National Federation of Paralegal Associations has approved this course for 6.5 CLE hours, including 1.0 ethics hour, for its certified paralegals.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Emily Buchanan


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.

Eric Cassidy

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.

Paul Green

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.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.