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2020 Annual Meeting is rescheduled to 8/28, 2020

Join us at the Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Hotel & Conference Center for our 2020 Annual Meeting.

Agenda:

8:00am – 8:25am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:25am – 8:30am Welcome and Introduction

8:30am – 9:00am Under Review: Appellate Case Law Update Panel

9:00am – 9:30am The Grand Slam: Trial Evidence and the Four Major Trial Objections. This quick hitter presentation will focus the nuts and bolts of what all trial attorneys need to know to make proper objections and argument on the fly at trial.

9:30am – 10:00am Ball or Strike? Defining the Employment Relationship in Today’s Workforce. Two employment attorneys will cover the bases on the complicated definition of an employee and why it matters from a liability standpoint.

10:00am – 10:30am Call to the Bullpen: Coffee & Networking Break

10:30am – 11:30pm Hidden Ball Trick: No Evidence of Medical Expenses. This experienced panel will discuss the more recent trend of the plaintiffs bar to not offer evidence of medical expenses during trial. Panelists will discuss tips and tricks for use during motion practice and trial.

11:30pm – 11:45pm Power Hitters: Meet Our Sponsors and Vendors

11:45pm – 12:45pm All Star Break: Lunch Provided by NDCA

12:45pm – 1:15pm Awards and Business Meeting

1:15pm – 2:15pm The Warning Track: Combatting Juror Misconduct in the Digital Age. Nearly 40 percent of millennials admit to interacting more with their smartphones than with people. Is it realistic to think that they won’t search their phones for answers during a trial? This session will explore ways to combat the digital native’s instinct to go outside the courtroom for answers.

2:15pm – 3:00pm The Astros’ Trash Can: Surveillance. A primer on the use of surveillance during discovery and at trial

3:00pm – 3:15pm Seventh Inning Stretch: Afternoon Break & Networking

3:15pm – 4:00pm Playing by the Commissioner’s Rules: Governmental Immunity. This presentation will discuss the current status and cases of first impression involving the State Tort Claims Act and Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act.

4:00pm – 5:30pm Free Baseball:
Cocktail Reception Networking

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NDCA 2020 Annual Meeting
May 28, 2020, 12:00 AM

Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
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