Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program: Navigating the New 2017 Rules and Procedures

Program Number: 2738

Program Date: 11/16/2017

Description

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In this important program for in-house and outside counsel and litigators, Megan Mathias provides an overview of recent 2017 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and discusses the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Program which has commenced in the Northern District of Illinois and the District of Arizona. The MIDP changes, in a significant way, the mandatory disclosures required of parties early in the litigation, and failure to follow the requirements can have major implications for your client.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys in NY

Presenters


Megan Lopp Mathias, Esq.

Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis, LLC

Megan Lopp Mathias, Esq., a member of the Chicago law firm Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis LLC, has significant experience assisting business owners with challenges relating to corporate governance, employment issues, shareholder disputes and contract disputes. Her clients range from technology start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, and she has experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, mortgage foreclosure litigation, lender liability claims, collection, and debt workouts. She has had significant trial victories involving such issues, including trade secret violations. Ms. Mathias, who has developed an e-Discovery consulting practice providing consulting services to clients and law firms, is also very active in community service, and has received numerous awards for her efforts. She was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star for 2016.

 

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