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This panel will focus on the evolution of the summary judgment standard following the 7th Circuit’s decision in Ortiz v. Werner Enters., Inc. Our presenters will offer a survey of summary judgment decisions, in both district and appellate courts, following the 7th Circuit’s decision in Ortiz, and will discuss strategies and best practices for filing and responding to motions for summary judgment in employment cases.
This course has been approved in CA, OK, VT and IL. Please see your state's MCLE site for more information or to find out if attorneys may earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.
Adam Hansen Adam Hansen founded Apollo Law, a firm focusing on representing employees and consumers in the United States Courts of Appeals and Supreme Court. Through high impact cases, Apollo's attorneys aim to vindicate the rights of their clients while...MoreAdam Hansen founded Apollo Law, a firm focusing on representing employees and consumers in the United States Courts of Appeals and Supreme Court. Through high impact cases, Apollo's attorneys aim to vindicate the rights of their clients while improving the legal landscape for workers and individuals everywhere. Collapse
David L. Lee David L. Lee, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1952, has practiced and taught law for over forty years, the last thirty-three of which he has concentrated his practice on representing employees. David was President of NELA from 2013 to 2015 and...MoreDavid L. Lee, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1952, has practiced and taught law for over forty years, the last thirty-three of which he has concentrated his practice on representing employees. David was President of NELA from 2013 to 2015 and was President of NELA/Illinois from 2005 to 2007. David is also a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, is on the Labor and Employment Law advisory committee for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and has been named a "Leading Lawyer" and a Super Lawyer in the field of employment law. David received the highest possible score (800) on the national Law School Admission Test and graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in 1977 magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. From 1984 to 1991, David was a full-time clinical professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law's nationally-recognized clinic on employment discrimination with fellow NELA members Richard Gonzalez and Ron Schwartz. David speaks frequently to lawyers and human-resources personnel on employment law and has published extensively on that topic. David has also spoken and published on civil procedure, legal writing, and other aspects of the practice of law. He is an arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (formerly the National Association of Securities Dealers), and the National Futures Association and was a Hearing Officer for the Cook County Commission on Human Rights from 1992 to 2015. David attended Northwestern University for college, where he claims to have majored in the game of chess and ended up rated an "expert" by the U.S. Chess Federation, but actually graduated in 1974 with a B.A. in History. Collapse
June 27, 2018
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Summary Judgment Evidence After Ortiz - Audio
Summary Judgment Evidence After Ortiz - Paper
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.
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below).
If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a
Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions.
Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing
all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.