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90-minute live streaming program
  • September 22
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Pursuing or Defending Law Enforcement Civil Rights or Criminal Cases

September 22

Learn how to pursue or defend law enforcement cases and be able to select the best law enforcement expert.

New and experienced plaintiff and defense civil rights attorneys can learn from one of America's foremost forensics and law enforcement experts, Dr. Ron Martinelli, on selecting or defending state and federal Title 42 §1983 USC law enforcement practices cases and selecting the right experts for their cases. Too many plaintiff attorneys waste precious time and money in trying to represent clients against federal, state and municipal entities and their law enforcement agencies, only to have their cases dismissed on Summary Judgment, or by triers of fact. Defending attorneys will learn the strengths and weaknesses of plaintiff cases they are defending.

This topic will assist attorneys in identifying valid from ‘loser' cases. Learn what cases to fight and which to offer a settlement on. In the legal community where there is a plethora of so-called ‘police experts,' this material will also provide important insight in how to select the proper law enforcement and forensic experts to review and opine on your important cases.

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Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

How to Select the Right Civil Rights Case

Do You Have a Winnable Case?

How to Identify and Articulate Your Complaint for Damages

How to Identify and Request Meaningful Discovery

How to Select and Interview a Law Enforcement Expert

Separating the Wheat From the Chaff

How Many Experts Will You Need?

What Experts Cost and Why

Critical Attorney and Expert Mistakes

Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses of Your Case

What to Expect From Your Expert's Report

Writing Deposition Questions

Trial Strategy

Your Attitude – How Not to Screw up With Your Expert and at Trial

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  • AK CLE 1.5
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.5 hours of continuing legal education for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CO CLE 2.0
     
  • This program may qualify for 2.0 credit hours through the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education through reciprocity. This course is accredited in other jurisdictions such as New Jersey. To receive CLE credit for this program, a home study affidavit must be submitted to the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • DE CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • FL CLE 2.0 including Civil Trial 2; Criminal Appellate 2; Criminal Trial 2
     
  • This course has been approved by The Florida Bar for 2.0 hours of CLE credit. This course has been approved by The Florida Bar Certification Plan in the areas of Civil Trial for 2.00 hours, Criminal Appellate for 2.00 hours, Criminal Trial for 2.00 hours. Course classification: Intermediate level.
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IA CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • Application is pending with the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • LA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Louisiana State Bar MCLE Committee for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.8 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NC CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • NE CLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the State of Nebraska and certifies that this activity has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE credit in the State of Nebraska.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • OH CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours. Please note that in order to receive OH CLE credit for this audio conference you MUST use the streaming option and enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • OK CLE 2.0 including Ethics 0
     
  • This course has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Oklahoma for a maximum of 2.0 hours credit, of which 0.00 hours are credits covering legal ethics.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • TX MCLE 1.5 including Civil Appellate Law 1.5; Civil Trial Law 1.5; Criminal Appellate Law 1.5; Criminal Law 1.5; Juvenile Law 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 credit hours. Lorman Education Services is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE. This course is eligible for specialization credits in the area(s) of Civil Appellate Law for 1.50 hours, Civil Trial Law for 1.50 hours, Criminal Appellate Law for 1.50 hours, Criminal Law for 1.50 hours, Juvenile Law for 1.50 hours. This program has been approved by the Texas State Bar College for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • VA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, for continuing legal assistant education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential for (s) hours.
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals or law enforcement officials may also benefit from attending.

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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., BCFT, CFA, CLS

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., BCFT, CFA, CLS

Martinelli & Associates, Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.

  • Founder of Martinelli & Associates, Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc., a multinational law enforcement, forensic and legal consulting, and training firm
  • Nationally renowned forensics and law enforcement expert with 28 years of law enforcement civil and criminal defense and prosecution experience
  • Been referred to as “The Expert’s Expert,” directs the nation’s only multidisciplinary Forensic Death Investigations & Independent Review Team
  • Only law enforcement expert in the country who is also certified as a medical investigator at the physician’s level
  • Prevailing expert in more than 90% of his retained cases and specializes in nationally high-profile civil and criminal officer-involved death cases
  • Well-known media consultant and crime expert to FOX News, OAN, CNN, HLN, NPR, USA TODAY and the History and Discovery Channels
  • Currently experts for USDOJ, several States Attorney Generals’ Offices, major municipalities and a number of prominent civil rights law firms
  • Retired police officer and investigator with more than 35 years of law enforcement, forensic experting and police training experience
  • Writer of four texts and numerous training manuals on the subjects of police practices, investigations, use of force and psychophysiology
  • Received Lorman’s Platinum Distinguished Faculty Award for his national webinars and lecture presentations
  • Can be contacted at 951-719-1450, [email protected] or www.martinelliandassoc.com
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Product ID: 400970
Published 2017
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