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Civil Practice and Procedure Symposium

Total Credits: 7.0 CLE, 0.25 Ethics

Average Rating:
Civil Litigation |  Trial Practice
Original Program Date:
Sep 22, 2022


Judges and experienced litigators will come together to discuss all major stages of Arizona pretrial civil litigation, and important related considerations. This seminar will provide value to civil litigators and trial attorneys of all experience levels. 
Topics include:
•Pre-suit Activities and Considerations/Pleadings
•Choice of Forum (Federal, State, or Alternative)
•Developing the Case - Disclosures/Discovery/Civil Justice Reform Amendments
•Interactions with the Court, persuasion, and recovering from mistakes
•Case dispositive motions
•Pre-Trial Activities (Motions in Limine, Pretrial Statements, etc.)
•Appellate Considerations

The full agenda is available by clicking on the materials tab.

Program Chair: William Fischbach, Tiffany & Bosco PA*

Honorable John Boyle, United States District Court of Arizona
Honorable Dominic Lanza, United States District Court of Arizona
Honorable Robert Brutinel, Chief Justice, Arizona Supreme Court
Honorable Maria Elena Cruz, Arizona Court of Appeals Division One
Honorable David B. Gass, Arizona Court of Appeals Division One
Honorable Pamela Gates, Maricopa County Superior Court
Honorable Steve Hopkins, Maricopa County Superior Court

Honorable Douglas Metcalf, Pima County Superior Court
Honorable Danielle Viola, Maricopa County Superior Court
Honorable Randall Warner, Maricopa County Superior Court
Lance Broberg, Tiffany & Bosco
Shayna Fernandez Watts, Fernandez Watts Law
Lindsay Fiore, Greenberg Traurig
Andrew Jacobs, Snell & Wilmer
Bill Klain, Lang & Klain
Andrea Marconi, Fennemore Craig
Jeff Walsh, Greenberg Traurig
Fabian Zazueta, Zazueta Law

*Also Speaking




Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 35


Kelcie J

"This course was informative and engaging"

Alexander D

"Covered topics that come up in my practice on a weekly basis. Very good topic selection (and panel)"

Larry D

"This was one of the most comprehensive and helpful CLEs I've done. "

Adam G

"A lot of important information was provided and explained concisely by and excellent panel. "

George C

"Learned a lot but all overview. "

Brooke F

"Very informative."

Mariah L

"Insightful panelist for any practitioner, but especially those who are new to practice (0-5 years). Very useful information. "

Steven C

"The examples and additional details are helpful. "

Daniel N

"It would be helpful if the summary of topics or questions not covered in the printed materials would be available after the presentation. Many panelists cited to hornbooks, treatises, reference materials but some without enough specificity for me to find them. "

F Lisa A

"Invaluable discussion regarding practice tips from both sides of the bench. I could have sat through more discussion, which I never say. "