CAOC Convention Kicks Off Friday With Speakers from Panish Shea & Boyle LLP

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Attorneys and staff at Panish Shea & Boyle LLP are honored to be among the Friday’s featured speakers at The 56th Annual Consumer Attorneys of California Convention held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Below is list their schedule and topics of discussion:

Rahul Ravipudi will discuss “Course And Scope — Even When You Are Not At Work” during the Brave New World: Emerging Issues in Automotive Litigation session beginning at 8:15 a.m. Other topics explored during this session include “Autonomous Vehicles: Liability, Legislation And Regulation” by Elise R. Sanguinetti with Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP and “Uber/Lyft And The Rideshare Riskshare Industry” by Christopher B. Dolan with Dolan Law Firm, PC.

Deborah Chang will be a featured speaker during a 9:25 a.m. session entitled Show And Tell: Effective Storytelling Techniques At Trial. Ms. Chang will discuss “New Ways To Tell The Liability And Damages Story.” Additional topics include “Psychological Techniques To Get More Creative At Storytelling” by Lisa Blue Baron with Baron and Blue, “Visual Storytelling” by Zoe Littlepage with Littlepage Booth and “Using Analogies, Metaphors, And Examples To Tell Your Story” by Rainey Booth with Littlepage Booth.

Tom Schultz will speak on “Winning the Case with One Deposition: The Person Most Qualified Deposition” during the 9:25 a.m. session Effective Deposition Techniques. Additional topics include “Use Of Technology In Depositions” by Abbas Kazerounian of Kazerouni Law Group and “Winning Your Trial Using Videotaped Depositions: Opening Statement, Direct/Cross Examination And Closing Argument” by Brian D. Chase of Bisnar Chase, Trial Lawyers LLP.

PSB paralegal Cesar R. Garcia will present “Case Files On The Go (Remote Data Management At Trial) and 10 Pitfalls For Paralegals To Avoid Prior To Trial: A Case Study Of A Recent Trial” at the How To Manage Your Cases And Attorney session at 1:30 p.m. Additional topics include “A Task In Un-Burying: An Attorney’s Perspective” by Tamarah Prevost of Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, “Discovery: The Nuts And Bolts” by Lupe Flores with Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP and “Trial And Post Trial Calendaring As Easy As One-Two-Three” by Sheri Dempsey of Greene, Broillet & Wheeler.

Brian Panish will speak on “Arguing General Damages” at the 3:30 p.m. session For Master Jedis: Lessons From Yoda. Additional topics include “Rebuttal Argument And Conscious Disregard For Safety” by Mark P. Robinson, Jr. of Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.,”Hope Springs: The Power Of Hope In Obtaining Justice For Your Clients” by Christine Spagnoli of Greene, Broillet & Wheeler LLP, and “The Harder You Work, The Smarter You Look: Creative Steps Which Lead To Courtroom Success” by Wylie A. Aitken of Aitken Aitken Cohn.

Adam Shea will present “Demonstratives” as part of the 3:30 p.m. session For Young Jedis: The First Trial. Additional topics include “Tips On Trial Techniques From The Second Chair Perspective” by Danica Crittenden of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP, “These Aren’t The Droids You’re Looking For: Persuasion Techniques For Your First Trial” by Alexander Wheeler of Parris Law Firm and “How To Put Together Your Personal Injury Trial” by Michael Alder of Alder Law.

For more information about the CAOC Convention, click here.