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More Than A Feeling

Presenting Compelling Emotional Distress Cases

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Date Published

October 16, 2020

Publisher

California Employment Lawyers Association

Subjects

Emotional Distress

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Summary

This panel explores best practices and tips on presenting compelling emotional distress cases for your clients and maximizing recovery for emotional distress damages, especially when economic damages may be low or non-existent. Topics include: exploring your client’s mental and emotional states from intake through the litigation, building emotional rapport with your client, obtaining necessary discovery while protecting your client’s privacy, effective use of third-party witnesses and experts, and presenting winning arguments for emotional distress damages at mediation and trial. The panelists also incorporate discussion of how to effectively present emotional distress arguments given the current realities of a global pandemic and virtual litigation.

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Presenters

Navruz Avloni

Navruz Avloni is a partner at the California Civil Rights Law Group in San Francisco. She is a committed attorney and... Read More

Genie Harrison

Genie Harrison is the principal of the Genie Harrison Law Firm, APC, where she focuses her practice on sexual harassment,... Read More

Sandra Munoz


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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

More Than A Feeling: Presenting Compelling Emotional Distress Cases - Video
More Than A Feeling: Presenting Compelling Emotional Distress Cases - Paper
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