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How to Try a Case in the Indiana Commercial Courts - 3 CLE - March 24



How to Try a Case in the Indiana Commercial Courts

3 CLE - Friday, March 24; 9:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR - ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE WEBCAST - From your home or office




TOPICS:

Welcome & Introduction

- Hon. Heather A. Welch, Program Chair


Getting your Case on the Commercial Court

Subject matter (business-to-business; business-to-person; insurance policy disputes)

Personal/general jurisdiction

Best practices/tips

Why the commercial court

Locations of Commercial Courts

- Peter M. Elliott, & Mallory A. Deardorff-Dawson, Moderator: Judge Welch


Discovery / Dispositive Motions

Centered around proportionality

Initial disclosures

Have a plan for ESI which may include the search terms used, will attorneys

Handling discovery disputes

Trade secret/ confidential information

- James M. Boyers, Helen K. Geib & Philip R. Zimmerly, Moderator: Judge Welch


Interlocutory Issues

Cross-motions for summary judgment

Interlocutory Appeals

- Michael R. Limrick, Adam Arceneaux & Scott S. Morrisson, Moderator: Judge Welch


Pre-Trial Topics

Narrowing the issues for trial/ explore bifurcation

Motions in limine

Motions to expert testimony

Being mindful of the court calendar

Preliminary jury instructions (see comm court treatise) & see new Model

Instructions which assist on Commercial Court cases

- Michael R. Limrick, Adam Arceneaux, Scott S. Morrisson & Christopher S. Stake, Moderator: Judge Welch


Trial Considerations

Jury selection (county or out-of-county jurors?)

Voir dire tips to get ideal jurors for business cases

Presentation of evidence (discussion of court technology)

Presentation of evidence, i.e., explaining complex business topics to jurors prejudgment/post-judgment interest

- Tracy N. Betz, Andrew M. McNeil, Alice M. Morical, & Wayne C. Turner, Moderator: Judge Welch

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FACULTY:

Hon. Heather A. Welch, Chair

Judge, Marion Superior Court, Civil 1, Indianapolis


Adam Arceneaux

Ice Miller LLP, Indianapolis


Tracy N. Betz

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis


James M. Boyers

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Indianapolis


Mallory A. Deardorff-Dawson

Indiana Commercial Court, Lafayette


Peter M. Elliott

Indiana Commercial Court, Indianapolis


Helen K. Geib

Hoover Hull Turner LLP, Indianapolis


Michael R. Limrick

Hoover Hull Turner LLP, Indianapolis


Andrew M. McNeil

Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indianapolis


Alice M. Morical

Hoover Hull Turner LLP, Indianapolis


Scott S. Morrisson

Krieg DeVault LLP, Carmel


Christopher S. Stake

DeLaney & DeLaney LLC, Indianapolis


Wayne C. Turner

Hoover Hull Turner LLP, Indianapolis


Philip R. Zimmerly

Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indianapolis

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How to Try a Case in the Indiana Commercial Courts

3 CLE - Friday, March 24; 9:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.


LIVE IN-PERSON SEMINAR - ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

LIVE WEBCAST - From your home or office


ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN • Premier Indiana CLE


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