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Review the general principles of rule making and procedural due process in administrative law.
Utilize best practices to glean all the necessary information from clients during the initial consultation so you can start the case out on the right track.
Know when an informal hearing or settlement conference is in your client's best interest.
Effectively gather usable evidence and prepare witnesses that support your claim.
Understand the difference between civil litigation strategies and administrative hearing best practices.
Be prepared in case an administrative law judge requests additional documents be submitted after the hearing.
Identify the similarities and differences between the federal and state Administrative Procedures Act.
Case studies, step-by-step procedures and best practices will be discussed throughout the day.
Initial Client Consultation 9:00 - 9:45, Katherine A. Young
Informal Hearing and Settlement Conferences 9:45 - 10:30, Link A. Gibbons
Preparing to File Your Case 10:45 - 11:30, Benjamin S. Burton
Discovery and Evidentiary Issues 11:30 - 12:15, Katherine A. Young
Witness Preparation Strategies 1:15 - 2:00, Katherine A. Young
Mediation and Other ADR Methods 2:00 - 2:45, Link A. Gibbons
Hearing Strategies 3:00 - 3:45, Link A. Gibbons
Post-Hearing and Appeal Proceedings 3:45 - 4:30, Benjamin S. Burton