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Attorney David Belfort to Co-Chair MCLE Panel on Successfully Trying & Negotiating Employment Cases

By April 1, 2024No Comments

Bennett & Belfort is pleased to announce that its founding partner, David E. Belfort has been invited to co-chair a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) panel on Successfully Trying & Negotiating Employment Cases on Wednesday, June 5th, 2024, by live telecast between the hours of 9:30am – 11:30am EST.

Mr. Belfort will be joined by co-chair Monica R. Shah, Esq., Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Boston and panelists Lynn A. Kappelmann, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Boston and Hon. Bonnie H. MacLeod, JAMS, Boston; Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Ret.).

The panel will discuss successful methods and risks to avoid for preparing and presenting cases in court, arbitration and mediation.  Agenda topics will include:

  • Preparing for Mediation: Timing and logistics; Selecting a good neutral; Tips on the mediation memo and how to present your case to a mediator to obtain the best settlement for your client
  • Pros and Cons of Arbitration: Cost-benefit of less delay versus potentially lower damages; Selecting a good arbitrator; Tips for presenting your case at a hearing without a jury and through proposed fact findings and conclusions of law
  • Preparing for Trial: Courtroom logistics and getting to know the judge; Preparing your client’s story for a jury; Use of witnesses and experts; Use of chalks and other visuals; Arguing legal issues through motions in limine, trial memos, and jury instructions
  • Top Ten Dos and Don’ts for Mediation, Arbitration, and Trial
  • “Ask the Experts” Q&A Session

Further details about the program and registration information can be found in the brochure attached and on the MCLE Website.

Successfully Trying & Negotiating Employment Cases