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Federal Rule 26 – Friend or Foe?

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Date Published

May 26, 2016


California Employment Lawyers Association


Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26


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Many CELA members practice primarily in state court and are uncomfortable when they find themselves removed to federal court. Sound familiar? Join this webinar! Experienced federal practitioners will explain how Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure can serve as a road map to successful federal litigation. The panel, moderated by Matthew C. Helland, will cover the ins and outs of the Rule 26 disclosure requirements, provide tips on using Rule 26 to your advantage, and point you to helpful forms and templates.

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Jennifer L. Liu
Managing Partner - The Liu Law Firm, P.C.

Jennifer L. Liu is the Managing Partner of The Liu Law Firm, P.C., where she represents individuals in litigation and... Read More

Elizabeth Peck

Becoming a member of the Utah Legal Elite in 2005, and consistently voted a Super Lawyer by her peers every year since 2007,... Read More

Matthew C. Helland
Nichols Kaster LLP - San Francisco

Matthew C. Helland is a partner with the law firm of Nichols Kaster, LLP, where he manages the firm’s San Francisco office.... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Federal Rule 26 – Friend or Foe? - Video
Federal Rule 26 – Friend or Foe? - Slide Handout
Rule 26 Case Squibs - Paper
Attorney Meeting - Paper
Modified Planning Report - Paper
Standing Order - Paper
Disclosures General Form - Paper
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