More Than A Feeling
Presenting Compelling Emotional Distress Cases
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October 16, 2020
California Employment Lawyers Association
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.Expand summary
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How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
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